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Iran oil minister says will keep raising its production – Russian minister says may meet Saudi counterpart before Doha event

DUBAI, April 4, (RTRS): Iran will continue increasing its oil production and exports until it reaches the market position it enjoyed before the imposition of sanctions, Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh was quoted by the semi-official Mehr news agency as saying. Zanganeh was speaking at the weekend ahead of an April …

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Cabin crew to Tehran told to wear headscarf

 PARIS, April 3, (AFP): A number of female Air France cabin crew are resisting an airline ruling that they should wear a headscarf while in Tehran, when flights to the Iranian capital resume on April 17, a union representative told AFP on Saturday. “Every day we have calls from worried …

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Iran, enough with the ‘ballistic’ talk

IN THE past two decades, we have been hearing many names for Iran’s missiles – from ‘Zilzal’, ‘Sijeel’ to ‘Shihab’ and its types. Revolutionary Guard officials said all these missiles are aimed at Israel, bragging about their capability to hit any target in Israel or anywhere in the region. In …

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Iran tests missile – Biden issues warning

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, March 9, (AP): Iran test-fi red two ballistic missiles Wednesday with the phrase “Israel must be wiped out” written in Hebrew on them, state media reported, a show of strength by the Islamic Republic as US Vice- President Joe Biden visited Israel. The new missile fi …

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Beware of Iran ‘Trojan horses’

  WHEN the issue is about the national security of any country, there is no room for tradeoff between emotional disposition and national position — because it is punishable by law for the former to supersede the latter as such an act weakens morale of the people. When the GCC …

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‘Patience’ has limits

UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al-Nahyan spoke the truth when he placed Iraq’s Hashd Al-Sha’abi (Popular Mobilisation) militias (along with Badr Corps, Hezbollah and the Abbas Brigade fighting in Syria) in the same terrorist camp as the Islamic State and the Al-Qaeda-linked Al-Nusra Front. They are all driven …

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Iran’s law of retaliation in ‘Lantouri’ – Dormishian’s film a tough watch

LOS ANGELES, March 2, (RTRS): Unreeling with near-cyclonic force in a nonlinear style, “Lantouri” marks another ambitious examination of the churning frustrations of Iran’s disenfranchised younger generation from multihyphenate Reza Dormishian (“I’m Not Angry”). At its most basic level, this social drama is about lex talionis, the “eye for an …

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Iran in front of wind of change

PRELIMINARY results of the Iranian elections depicted features of the coming phase, as majority of the nation declared their intention in terms of rejecting radicals who hold on to the country and drag it into the adventures of their frivolous wars. These radicals have been depleting a big percentage of …

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Women denied entry to beach volleyball – ‘Misunderstandings’ in Iran

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, Feb 17, (AP): Volleyball’s world governing body said “misunderstandings” in Iran were to blame for female spectators being denied entry to a Beach Volleyball World Tour event. Allowing women to attend the five-day competition at Kish Island had been a condition of world body FIVB for the Iranian …

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Whom should we believe in Tehran?

THE statement made by Iran’s Foreign Affairs Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in Munich on “better future between Iran and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia” did not even reach the information media when he contradicted himself in Brussels by attacking the Kingdom through its concerns in Syria. In fact, the minister …

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