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Be more Internet-tolerant, Iran’s Rouhani urges clerics
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has called on the country’s clerics to be more tolerant of the Internet and new technologies. The hard-liners in the Persian country harshly oppose 3G, Facebook, and YouTube.

01.09.2014 19:36

‘First shot’: Iran tests Bavar-373 system aimed to substitute Russian S-300
Tehran has showcased an indigenous long-range air defense system, the Bavar-373 missile, developed as an alternative to the Russian S-300 after Moscow canceled its contract.

30.08.2014 03:36

Iran slams new round of US sanctions as ‘invasion’, says they violate nuclear deal
Iran’s president has condemned as an “invasion” new sanctions on around 30 firms, banks and individuals, imposed by the US amid stalled talks on Tehran’s nuclear program. Iran believes Washington’s move contradicts earlier agreements.

30.08.2014 09:25

​Carrots and sticks: New Iraq crisis is part of US agenda to target Syria and Iran
By hook or by crook or by carrots or sticks, the US and its NATO and regional allies will not stop targeting Syria and Iran until they vanquish both. The crisis in Iraq is just a new phase in those objectives.

28.08.2014 09:32

Iran displays Israeli drone downed near nuclear facility (VIDEO)
Iran has strongly condemned Israel for deploying a spy drone over its nuclear research facility and threatened retaliation after airing footage of a destroyed UAV was shot down by the Revolutionary Guard over the weekend.

25.08.2014 16:52

Iran unveils new-generation drones and missiles (VIDEO)
New generation short-range anti-ship missiles and UAVs have been unveiled in Iran. Tehran’s revamped military doctrine is based on “deterrence and effective defense,” President Hassan Rouhani said at the presentation.

24.08.2014 10:47

Israeli spy drone downed near Iran’s Natanz nuclear plant – Revolutionary Guards
Iran has shot down an Israeli spy drone trying to penetrate the "nuclear off-limits area" of the Natanz nuclear site, the Revolutionary Guards said on their website.

24.08.2014 13:19

US and UK should back Assad to defeat ISIS - senior UK MP
The US and UK must work with Bashar Assad’s Syrian regime if they are to defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), the chairman of Britain’s intelligence and security committee warns.

22.08.2014 10:24

​Energy ballet: Iran, Russia and 'Pipelineistan'
A fascinating nuclear/energy ballet involving Iran, Russia, the US and the EU is bound to determine much of what happens next in the new great game in Eurasia.

19.08.2014 13:21

​Iraq – a crisis for the Western elites? Or is it all going to plan?
It has all turned out rather differently from how those very distinguished neocon “experts”’ told us it would, hasn’t it?

13.08.2014 09:24

No longer a man's world: Iranian woman becomes 1st female winner of ‘math Nobel’
Iranian scientist Maryam Mirzakhani has become the first-ever woman to receive the prestigious Fields Medal, often described as the "Nobel Prize in Mathematics."

13.08.2014 04:49

Iran bans permanent contraception, birth control ads
The Iranian parliament has voted to ban all forms of permanent contraception and prohibit the advertisement of birth control. The vote endorses Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's calls to increase the population, local media reported.

11.08.2014 19:20

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