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Dancing woman flouts Iranian rules on Tehran Metro - BBC News

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BBC News

Dancing woman flouts Iranian rules on Tehran Metro
BBC News
Dancing woman flouts Iranian rules on Tehran Metro. 28 November 2014 Last updated at 12:43 GMT. An online video which appears to show an Iranian woman defying Iran's strict laws by dancing publicly on the Tehran metro has gone viral. In the video, the ...
Iranian woman filmed dancing to a song without her hijab on the Tehran subway ...Times of India
Watch Iranian woman breakdance to Little Mix in protest against country's ...Mirror.co.uk
Iran Hijab Law: Iranian Woman Breaks Two Laws With Uncovered Dance On ...International Business Times
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Iran to unveil advanced destroyer

PressTV - 6 hours 16 min ago

Iran’s Navy will unveil a domestically-manufactured destroyer capable of carrying helicopters and launching missiles in the near future, an Iranian commander says.

Iran's human rights situation has not improved, says activist - Al-Arabiya

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Al-Arabiya

Iran's human rights situation has not improved, says activist
Al-Arabiya
Last month, Iran executed a 26-year-old woman, Reyhaneh Jabbari, for allegedly murdering her rapist, in defiance to international pressure to spare her life. The United Nations reported that around 411 people were executed in Iran since the beginning ...

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Iran's human rights situation has not improved, says activist - Al-Arabiya

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Iran's human rights situation has not improved, says activist
Al-Arabiya
Last month, Iran executed a 26-year-old woman, Reyhaneh Jabbari, for allegedly murdering her rapist, in defiance to international pressure to spare her life. The United Nations reported that around 411 people were executed in Iran since the beginning ...

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OPEC Gusher to Hit Weakest Players, From Wildcatters to Iran - Bloomberg

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Bloomberg

OPEC Gusher to Hit Weakest Players, From Wildcatters to Iran
Bloomberg
Marginal producers in less profitable U.S. shale areas, as well as countries from Iran to Russia and operations from Canada to Norway will see the knife sooner, according to analyses by Wells Fargo & Co., IHS Inc. and ITG Investment Research. “We're in ...
Why Saudi Arabia's rivalry with Iran could keep oil prices down for yearsThe Week Magazine
Iran grapples with lower oil price as OPEC influence waneseuronews
OPEC decision will keep oil prices low & hit Russia, Iran, US – expertsRT
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Israel's next army chief 'would only strike Iran as last resort' - The Times of Israel

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Israel's next army chief 'would only strike Iran as last resort'
The Times of Israel
Eizenkot, the current deputy chief, holds to the view that Israel should not strike at Iran “unless the sword is at our throat,” Channel 10 reported. That phrase was first used in the Iranian context almost four years ago by Israel's former Mossad ...

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Oil countries wasted chance to build strong economies, expert says

Guardian UK - 8 hours 38 min ago
Analyst warns nations including Saudi Arabia, Venezuela and Kuwait have no other industries to rely on as oil bubble bursts

Many of the large oil-producing nations such as Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Venezuela have squandered their chance to build strong and sustainable economies on the proceeds of high oil prices, a leading energy analyst has warned.

Fadel Gheit, an oil expert at the Oppenheimer & Co brokerage in New York, said prices at $90 a barrel had allowed nations to temporarily prosper without regard to the cyclical nature of commodity prices.

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Iran transformed: IRGC commander proclaims Iran as global power - World Tribune

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Iran transformed: IRGC commander proclaims Iran as global power
World Tribune
NICOSIA — Iran, fresh from an extension of its nuclear agreement with the West, has begun touting itself as a global power. Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corp said Teheran has been tranformed from a regional into a world power. IRGC deputy ...
Iran News Round Up (26 NOVEMBER 2014)Critical Threats Project

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Top Nuclear Official: We Have 2 Problems With The Iran Talks - Business Insider

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Business Insider

Top Nuclear Official: We Have 2 Problems With The Iran Talks
Business Insider
"We have two problems: one is that Iran is not fully cooperating with the Agency to clarify the information that may have military aspects," Amano continued. "Another problem is that Iran is not allowing us to implement a more powerful verification ...
Missing out on an Iran dealThe Japan Times
Don't delay, deal with IranLos Angeles Times
Israel satisfied with delay in Iran nuclear dealAl-Monitor
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Iran to unveil missile-launching destroyer: Cmdr. - Press TV

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Iran to unveil missile-launching destroyer: Cmdr.
Press TV
Khanzadi pointed to the Iranian Navy's remarkable achievements in acquiring the know-how for the production of its required military equipment, underlining the need for maintaining the security of maritime borders, as they constitute one-third of ...
Iran to launch its first destroyer in Caspian Sea until marchTrend.az

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Iranian director Bahram Beizaii to present ";Ardaviraf's Report"; at Stanford University

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Prominent Iranian playwright and director Bahram Beyzaie will stage reading performances of his latest play ";Ardaviraf's Report"; at Stanford University on January 24 and 25.

OPEC Maintains Output, Prices Hit 4-year Low

Payvand - 11 hours 47 min ago
The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries has decided to maintain current levels of production, despite a worldwide oil glut that has driven market prices down more than 30 percent since June. Meeting Thursday in Vienna, Austria, OPEC oil ministers decided to maintain the present output target of 30 million barrels a day.

Iran and the United Nations 1982 Convention on the Law of the Sea

Payvand - 11 hours 47 min ago
The 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) is considered as one of the most important international legal documents in the world. The Convention which is almost a thousand pages is the result of more than 10 years deliberations of thousands of scientists, policy makers and diplomats and legal experts from a large number of the countries in the world. -Bahman Aghai Diba

Iranian Human Rights Lawyer Vows to Continue Protest

Payvand - 11 hours 47 min ago
Well-known Iranian human rights attorney Nasrin Sotoudeh says she's determined to continue protesting a decision to ban her from practicing law. Sotoudeh started picketing outside the offices of the Iranian Bar Association in Tehran a month ago, holding signs reading ";right to work"; and ";rights of dissenters,"; after the association, reportedly under official pressure, banned her from working as a lawyer for three years. -Golnaz Esfandiari, RFE

U.S. follows EU example on Iran sanctions relief

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Following the European Union's suspension of sanctions against Iran, the US Treasury announced that it will also extend the sanctions relief provided for in the plan of action implemented by the parties.

Farhadi gets approval to run Iran's Science Ministry

Payvand - 11 hours 47 min ago
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani's new nominee for minister of science, research and technology, Mohammad Farhadi, was overwhelmingly approved by parliamentarians on Wednesday. Out of the 235 votes cast, 197 MPs voted in favor, 28 against, and 10 abstained.

Iran's Supreme Leader Supports Extension of Nuclear Talks

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Iran's Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, says he supports the move to extend the Iranian nuclear talks, but he says the United States has the most to lose if the negotiations fail. In a speech broadcast on state television Thursday, Khamenei said he does not oppose the seven-month extension for the same reason he has not opposed the talks thus far.

Divine Religion or Secular Humanism?

Payvand - 11 hours 47 min ago
Religious beliefs have been deeply rooted since pre-historic times; nonetheless, religions are still prevalent among many humans in the modern world today. Religion was the inevitable conceptualization of primitive psyche of humans and perhaps hominids... -Rachel Eliasi Kohan, Thanksgiving 2014, New York

Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif says nuclear deal can be reached before July deadline

Payvand - 11 hours 47 min ago
";All of us are insisting that we don't even need seven months, and we believe we can do it much faster than that, and we decided -- because sometimes we diplomats try to wait until the last month before we start really negotiating, because we believe that until you get to the last minute you don't really want to really give up your cards -- but this time we have decided that we'd start negotiating immediately,"; Zarif noted.

Tales from the Vienna Woods

Payvand - 11 hours 47 min ago
It's too early to tell all there is to be told about the negotiations in Vienna between the so-called P5+1 and Iran on the latter's nuclear program. The ";telling"; by each and every participant of what happened will surely take place in the next several days, and then better-informed assessments can be made. -Robert E. Hunter, LobeLog
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