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2 hrs ago | CBC News

Canadian embassy in Iran gauged security in months before closing

As protesters set fire to the UK embassy in Tehran on Nov. 29, 2011, Canadian diplomats considered leaving Iran and debated what they could do for their British counterparts - including sheltering someone from the household of the U.K. ambassador.

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4 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Iran jails 8 youths for Facebook posts: reports

Access to social networks, including Twitter and Facebook, is routinely filtered by Iranian authorities, as are other websites considered un-Islamic or detrimental to the regime.

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5 hrs ago | Tehran Times

President Rouhani honors Quran activists

President Hassan Rouhani visits the 22nd International Holy Quran Exhibition in Tehran on July 12, 2014 after honoring a number of Iranian Quran activists on the sidelines of the exhibit.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

RedState

Iranian nuclear negotiations on the verge of failure

On July 20, Iran and the United States reach a self-imposed deadline for reining in Iran's nuclear weapons program.

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Payvand News of Iran

Ed Levine Dissects Royce-Engel Letter on Iran Deal

Ed Levine, an arms control specialist who worked for both Republican and Democratic senators for 20 years on the Intelligence Committee and another ten on the Foreign Relations Committee, wrote a detailed and devastating analysis of S. 1881 , the Kirk-Menendez bill , for the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation on whose advisory board he ... (more)

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Jerusalem Post

In praise of Iron Dome

If not for Iron Dome's tremendous success, Israel might have found itself dragged into an even more violent confrontation, The strategic importance of Iron Dome cannot be understated.

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Christian Science Monitor

As Iraq's politicians fumble, Iran fears its own quagmire

Men line up for a ceremony as Shiite Muslim pilgrims visit the tiled shrine and gilt inner sanctum of Imam Hossein, a grandson of Prophet Mohamed and Shia Islam's third and most revered imam, in Karbala, Iraq, on June 20, 2014.

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Bloomberg

Israel Tells Gazans to Leave Homes Before Intensified Attacks

Israel told residents of the northern Gaza Strip to evacuate their homes as it prepared intensified attacks against the territory's Hamas leadership.

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TrekEarth

Esfahan

The role of the world, the second largest square in the world, a large collection of buildings Imam Mosque, Sheikh Lotf Allah Mosque, Isfahan Alighapoo is a traditional market and the Sardvrh Allama Shaykh Baha'i in Isfahan Safavid architecture, a set of two very beautiful mosques Sheikh Lotf Allah mosque Imam and military rule sets Alighapoo ... (more)

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Tehran Times

Khazaii appointed new head of OIETAI

TEHRAN Mohammad Khazaii, the former Iranian ambassador to the United Nations, has been appointed as the new head of the Organization for Investment, Economic, and Technical Assistance of Iran .

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Los Angeles Times

U.S. sets condition for extending deadline on nuclear talks with Iran

Police stand guard at the Hotel Palais Coburg in Vienna where negotiators have been meeting with Iranian officials.

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Payvand News of Iran

Jailed tycoon's debts to Iran exceed his assets

Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namadar says the assets of jailed tycoon Babak Zanjani will only cover 40 percent of his debts to the ministry.

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Tehran Times

EU court annuals sanctions against Iranian insurance company

TEHRAN The European Court of Justice has annulled sanctions imposed by the European Union against Iran's Moallem Insurance Company, the company's managing director Mohammad-Hossein Tahsiri, said on Saturday.

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NCR Iran

Iran: Four men lashed in public in Shiraz

Two of the men were sentenced to 74 lashes and three years in prison for stealing from houses and shops.

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NCR Iran

Iranian cleric detained in Saudi Arabia

NCR I - The Saudi police is holding an Iranian cleric in city of Medina for making provoking remarks.

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Tehran Times

Art fans impressed by Bibi Haazer exhibit

The grandchild of Bibi Haazer Omidvari says that gallery goers were impressed by the exhibition which was held by his 88-year-old doll maker grandmother at the Iranian Artists Forum .

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Tehran Times

South Korea plans to launch production plants in Iran

South Korea plans to launch production plants in Iran to manufacture various products, including cars and home appliances, South Korean Ambassador to Tehran Sung Wung Yeub said on Thursday.

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Foreign Policy

Take One for Tehran

July 20 is drop-dead day for negotiations on Iran's nuclear program. On Jan. 20, diplomats gave themselves six months to reach an agreement to bring Iran into compliance with the terms of the Non-Proliferation Treaty .

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Time

Officials Say Iran Is Hamas' 'Enabler' in Fight Against Israel

Members of Hamas' armed wing, attend a funeral in the town of Deir al-Balah, in the central Gaza Strip on June 30. In a reminder of the Middle East's intertwined nature, the latest violence between Israel and Hamas has U.S. and Israeli officials lamenting the role of a key actor hundreds of miles east of Gaza: Iran.

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Tehran Times

Iranian children's writer Azar Yazdi literary award established

An Azar Yazdi Award is on display after the unveiling ceremony in Tehran on July 9, 2014.

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