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55 min ago | Power Line
Palestinian Islamic Jihad is one of the genocidal terrorist groups operating out of Gaza. I forgot to mention last week, consistent with the teaching of Imam Obama , that - along with the Islamic State, the Islamic Republic of Iran, and Hamas - they are not Islamic.
5 hrs ago | The Daily Star
In the 2005 presidential election, young women on roller skates whizzed round north Tehran with "Hashemi" headbands campaigning for Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani. While their gyrations attracted foreign photographers, it was unclear whether they gained or cost votes for the revolutionary veteran.
8 hrs ago | Payvand News of Iran
The largest German university scientific delegation is visiting Iran to discuss mutual cooperation with Iranian universities, said Iranian Deputy Minister of Science for International Affairs Hossein Amoli. During the meeting, Caretaker of Iran's Ministry of Science, Research and Technology Mohammad-Ali Najafi and President of the German Academic Exchange Service, Prof.
11 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post
The commander of Iran's Basij paramilitary force has said that the Islamic Republic's enemies are using satellite television to "infect" Iranian society. Brigadier General Mohammad Reza Naqdi blamed Zionist-run satellite television channels for a variety of ills, including population decline in the West, according to Iran's Fars News, which is affiliated with the Revolutionary Guards.
13 hrs ago | The Washington Post
Accompanied by instrumentalists from the Concert Band, this 29-member choral group will perform portions of several popular operas, including Humperdinck's "Hansel and Gretel" and Mozart's "Don Giovanni" and "The Magic Flute." As part of the DC Shorts film festival, several animated films will be screened, including "Yearbook," a short about a man who is asked to document the apocalypse, and "Foxed!," about a little girl who is kidnapped by a group of foxes.
17 hrs ago | Trend
The furnace of Iran's Keyvan Ardakan Steel Plant, located in central province of Yazd, exploded on Saturday night, causing huge financial losses. The estimated financial loss stands at 4 trillion rials .
The race is on to build a coalition against the Islamic State jihadist group now holding large parts of Iraq and Syria. The race is on to build a coalition against the Islamic State jihadist group now holding large parts of Iraq and Syria.
An earthquake measuring 4.1 on the Richter scale hit the city of Behabad in Yazd province, central Iran, on Sunday morning, IRNA reported. The Seismological center of Yazd province affiliated to the Geophysics Institute of Tehran University registered the quake at 00:12 hours local time.
The village is 2600 meters above sea level and is about 50 kilometers away from Yazd and Taft route passes through the town about an hour and a half from the city. The area near the mountain is a mountain in the snow house, standing there.
In his speech on Wednesday night, President Obama emphasized yet again that American military involvement in the fight against ISIS would be limited to airstrikes and providing material support for others who would be doing the actual ground fighting against a terrorist organization that has looked more and more like an army as the summer has passed. This would be made possible, he assured us then and Administration officials have assured Americans in subsequent comments on countless news programs, thanks to the cooperation and material assistance that would be provided by the coalition that the President intends to assemble to fight this new threat.
The headquarters of Naftiran Intertrade Company a subsidiary of the National Iranian Petroleum Company which provides global sales of Iranian oil and is on the list of Iranian companies subject to sanctions by the European Union is seen on September 5, 2014 in Lausanne. AFP PHOTO/Fabrice Coffrini TEHRAN: A top Iranian nuclear negotiator said Saturday that "disagreements over serious questions" persisted in the latest talks with the world powers on his country's atomic program.
Tehran, Iran, September 13 By Milad Fashtami - Trend: The Speaker of Iran's Parliament Ali Larijani said that the presence of Americans in the region is like playing with gunpowder. Referring to the United States' plan for fighting ISIL in Iraq and Syria, Larijani said that, "The US is pursuing its own interests in the region, but the country should know that the nations of the region are awake and Washington's game may result in a huge fire."
Special Guards at Tehran's notorious Evin prison attacked ward 8 of the prison on Thursday destroying the prisoners belonging on the pretext of inspection. The guards also attacked two Gonabadi Dervishes who have been hunger strike for past two weeks.
The Iranian regime is definitely the biggest loser of Minister Nouri Al-Maliki withdrawing his candidacy for a third term as Iraq's Prime Minister. During eight years of divisive and sectarian rule, Maliki had proved himself to be the Iranian regime's greatest ally in the region, dedicating his power and resources to furthering Iran's agendas in Iraq and the region.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani's promises of greater freedoms for the Islamic Republic have not resulted in any major improvements regarding human rights and freedom of expression, the U.N. chief said in a new report on Iran. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's annual report to the General Assembly on human rights in Iran, obtained by Reuters on Friday, also expressed alarm at the reported recent increase in executions in Iran.
An Iranian Gran Ayatollah has declared that broadband -- specifically 3G connections -- are morally unsound . Grand Ayatollah Nasser Makarem Shirazi, in a response to questions on his website recently, proclaimed that "all third generation [3G] and high-speed internet services, prior to realization of the required conditions for the National Information Network , is against Sharia and against moral and human standards."
SPEAKING FREELY Iranians' fractured hope for US deal By Reza Ekhtiari Amiri Speaking Freely is an Asia Times Online feature that allows guest writers to have their say. Please click here if you are interested in contributing.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 07:57 pm
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