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56 min ago | The Nation

Iran oil being smuggled into Balochistan, Senate panel told

For news details visit : http://www.nation.com.pk/editors-picks/10-Jul-2014/iran-oil-being-smuggled-into-balochistan-senate-panel-told For news details Read on : Iran oil being smuggled into Balochistan, Senate panel told ISLAMABAD - The Frontier Corps Balochistan Wednesday claimed before a Senate committee that the government of Iran was involved ... (more)

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1 hr ago | Reuters

Exclusive: Commerzbank may pay $600 million-$800 million to settle U.S. probe - sources

German lender Commerzbank AG is expected to pay between $600 million and $800 million to resolve investigations into its dealings with Iran and other countries under U.S. sanctions, sources familiar with the matter said.

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6 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

Iran connection: Why are Gaza rockets reaching so deep into Israel?

Evidence that Hamas is firing more sophisticated weapons at Israel - including longer-range rockets - than in past conflicts is focusing a new light on Iran 's role in arming the militant organization.

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7 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

Stabbing victim 'adored' son

A Sydney father stabbed to death in the middle of a Parramatta shopping centre had just returned from a weekend away with a six-year-old son he ''adored''.

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9 hrs ago | Reuters

U.S. court rules for Beirut bombing victims in Iran funds case

A U.S. appeals court on Wednesday ruled that $1.75 billion in Iranian funds be turned over to families of the victims of the 1983 bombings of a Marine barracks in Beirut.

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10 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

Iran says offers ways to ease impasse over underground nuclear plant

Iran said on Wednesday it had offered ways to address foreign concerns over its underground Fordow uranium enrichment plant, hinting at flexibility on a serious obstacle to a nuclear deal with big powers as a self-imposed July 20 deadline nears.

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11 hrs ago | Trend

Iran rejects arms shipment, supply of fighter jets to Iraq

Iran on Wednesday once again rejected media reports alleging that it has supplied Iraq with weapons and fighter jets, and expressed the hope that Iraqi groups agree to form a new government and strengthen unity against terrorist groups, Fars News Agency reported.

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14 hrs ago | Payvand News of Iran

Wave of Hunger Strikes in Iranian Prisons; Are We Aware?

A widescale hunger strike is currently underway among Iranian political prisoners yet we are unaware of its details and are not doing anything about it.

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16 hrs ago | Tehran Times

It could happen to you': A school caretaker is now a believer

The world's luckiest school custodian, who works at a girls' high school in Karaj, never thought in thousand years that one day he would be holding the lucky ticket in hand when he bought a juice.

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20 hrs ago | Tehran Times

Rouhani, Rafsanjani have similar intellectual roots'

TEHRAN The head of Iran's National Library says he believes that President Hassan Rouhani and former president Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani have similar "intellectual roots".

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Air & Space

Persian Cats

FIVE YEARS BEFORE THE 1979 Islamic Revolution transformed Iran, Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, a pilot who had earned his wings in 1946 flying a British Tiger Moth, arranged for Iran to purchase 80 Grumman F-14A Tomcats and 633 Hughes AIM-54 Phoenix missiles for $2 billion.

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Payvand News of Iran

New Report Reveals Iranian TV's Continued Human Rights Violations

July 8, 2014-The United States should reinstate sanctions on Iran's state TV and radio broadcasting agency, the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting , for the continuation of its widespread human rights violations, the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran said today.

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Payvand News of Iran

Iran's Khar Turan 2nd largest biosphere reserve in world

The national park of Khar Turan , located southeast of the Iranian city of Shahrud, is believed to be the second largest biosphere reserve in the world.

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Tehran Times

Iranian director to make film on fraternity between Rumi and Shams

Iranian filmmaker Mojtaba Raei plans to put the spotlight on the fraternity between the Persian poet Jalal ad-Din Rumi and his tutor Shams of Tabriz in his new film.

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BBC News

Iranian 'flag' dresses upset critics

A fashion show in Tehran has upset Iranian authorities by using variations of the national flag and pictures of animals in its designs, it's reported.

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Xinhuanet

Iran needs 190,000 SWUs for uranium enrichment

Iran needs 190,000 separative work units for uranium enrichment, Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei was quoted as saying by state IRIB TV on Tuesday.

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UAport

Iran needs 190.000 enrichment SWUs for N. plant annual fuel

Iran needs 190.000 enrichment Separative Work Units to meet Bushehr nuclear power plant's annual fuel, said Head of Atomic Energy Organization of Iran Ali Akbar Salehi.

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NCR Iran

Video: US must tackle human rights abuses in Iran, congressman Royce demands

The United States must focus as much on halting human rights abuses in Iran as on nuclear negotiations with the regime, the Chairman of the US House Foreign Relations Committee has demanded.

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Tehran Times

Iran not considering new UN envoy'

TEHRAN An official at the presidential office has rejected reports claiming that Iran may name the presidential chief of staff as the country's next ambassador to the United Nations.

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Malaysian National News Agency

"Wide Differences" Remain Between Iran, 5+1: Iranian Nuclear Negotiator

A member of the Iranian negotiating team said there are still "wide differences" between Iran and the six major powers in their talks over Tehran's nuclear programme, Iran's Mehr News Agency reported.

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