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Judiciary chief says Iran foundations are strong

As Iran prepares for the Persian New Year, the Judiciary chief said Sunday the events of the past year, which ends March 21st, have made the Islamic Republic stronger than before. Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli Larijani said although the year was... (Continue reading)

Former Iraqi premier leading in Kirkuk

Former Iraqi premier leading in Kirkuk

Early results from Iraq’s general election show former premier Iyad Allawi’s Iraqiya Alliance is leading in the northern province of Kirkuk. Iraqiya garnered 123,862 votes, while the Kurdistania Alliance, which had been expected to secure most of the votes, was... (Continue reading)

Rafsanjani calls for ‘rational’ expression of opinion

Chairman of Iran’s Expediency Council Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani calls on Iranian youth and university students to choose a “rational” manner to express their views. Rafsanjani said Sunday that everybody should be free to express their views, adding that “I... (Continue reading)

Iran says working to secure journalist release in Italy

Iran says working to secure journalist release in Italy

Iran’s envoy to the Vatican said Sunday diplomatic efforts are underway to secure the release of an Iranian journalist detained in Italy over alleged arms smuggling. Ali Akbar Naseri, the Iranian ambassador, made the comments in Tehran where he met... (Continue reading)

Kyrgyz elders want US base shut, troops gone

Kyrgyz elders want US base shut, troops gone

The Council of Elders in Kyrgyzstan has demanded that the country’s authorities shut down a US base at Manas International airport outside the capital, Bishkek. Besides the closure demand, the council is also calling for an immediate withdrawal of the... (Continue reading)

Iran says Brazil’s Lula plans official visit

President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva of Brazil is planning to pay an official visit to Tehran in May, an Iranian official said Sunday. Mir Qassem Momeni, the head of Iran-Brazil Friendship Association, said economy will top President Lula’s agenda... (Continue reading)

Maliki coalition leading in Basra

Early results from Iraq’s general elections show Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki’s coalition having a wide lead in the southern oil hub of Basra. Maliki’s State of Law coalition had 219,657 votes compared to 121,497 for the Iraqi National Alliance. Iraqiya,... (Continue reading)

Iran sees no need for hike in OPEC output

Iran’s envoy to OPEC says there is no need for the organization to change output targets in the upcoming meeting in Vienna. ”OPEC is expected to insist on the members’ quota compliance in the next meeting,” Mohammad Ali Khatibi was... (Continue reading)

US soldier killed in central Iraq

An American soldier has been killed and two others have been wounded in an attack on a US military base in central Iraq. The US military said in a Sunday statement that the soldier, who was not named, was killed... (Continue reading)

Iran to launch in space 2nd payload of living organism

After of series of breakthroughs in space research and technology, Iranian scientists prepare to send a rocket carrying a new payload of living organisms into orbit. Mohammad Rezaei, a senior expert with Iran’s Aerospace Organization, said Sunday that the space... (Continue reading)

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