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Foreign tourist spent $32B in Iran in last four years

PayvandNews – Foreign tourists have spent some $32 billion in Iran over the past four years, said an official with the Cultural Heritage, Tourism, and Handicrafts Organization. A total of 19.9 million travelers visited the country during the mentioned period (March 2013 – March 2017), IRIB quoted CHTHO Deputy Director Morteza Rahmani-Movahhed as saying on April 23. Foreign tourists in …

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Iran launches national fiber optic connectivity plan

PayvandNews – Iran has launched an ambitious project to connect houses to a nationwide fiber optic network – what the administration of President Hassan Rouhani would provide citizens with an easy access to high-speed internet.  The project, which had been developed by Iran Telecommunications Company (ICT), was launched by Iran’s Minister of Communication and Information Technology Mahmoud Vaezi. photo by Islamic …

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Ten Iranian Guards At Border With Pakistan Reported Killed By Sunni Militants

RFL/RE – Ten Iranian border guards were killed by Sunni militants in a cross-border attack on the frontier with Pakistan on April 26, Iranian media reported. The militant group called Jaish al Adl, or the Army of Justice, has claimed responsibility for the attack in Sistan-Baluchestan province, reports said. Iranian police said the guards were killed by long-range guns and …

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Israel Wants U.S. To Ensure Iranian Forces Don’t Stay In Syria, Minister Tells Reuters

RFL/RE – Israel is seeking an “understanding” with the Trump administration that Iran must not be allowed to establish a permanent military foothold in Syria, Israel’s intelligence minister told Reuters in an interview on April 26. Yisrael Katz, who was visiting Washington, said he was pressing White House officials and key lawmakers to impose further U.S. sanctions on Iran and …

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Murky details emerge of the deal that Obama struck with Iran

Al-Arabia – More than a year ago on January 17, 2016, then President Barack Obama announced on TV the nuclear deal with Iran and also another secretly concluded deal securing freedom for four Iranian-Americans incarcerated by Tehran. In exchange, Obama said he had granted clemency to six Iranian-Americans and one Iranian man convicted or awaiting trial or appeal in the …

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