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Sweden defends officials wearing headscarves in Iran

BBC – The Swedish government has defended its decision to have its officials wear headscarves during a trip to Iran, saying that failing to do so would have broken the law. Trade Minister Ann Linde led a business team last week and faced criticism for wearing a headscarf, or hijab. Sweden says it has the world’s first “feminist government”. A …

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Tehran Says Eight Sunni Militants Arrested For Planning Attacks During Past Week

RFL/RE – Iran’s Intelligence Minister Mahmud Alavi says security forces have arrested eight hard-line Sunni Islamists who were suspected of planning attacks to disrupt celebrations marking the anniversary of Iran’s 1979 Islamic Revolution. Alavi said on February 11 that the eight suspects were all foreigners and that some were linked to a Sunni militant leader who had been killed in …

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Iranian Prince to Trump: Be Sensitive in Considering New Immigration Order

VOA – The son of Iran’s last monarch is appealing to U.S. President Donald Trump to distinguish between the Iranian people and their Islamist rulers as the president considers whether to impose new restrictions on immigration to the United States. In an exclusive studio interview with VOA’s Persian Service, Crown Prince Reza Pahlavi said Iranians are sensitive to being “confused” …

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Iran, Sweden Initial Accords During Swedish Prime Minister’s Visit

RFL/RE – Iran’s supreme leader has told Sweden’s Prime Minister Stefan Lofven that Sweden has a good reputation among Iranians and is seen by Tehran as a reliable economic partner. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei made the remarks to Lofven during a meeting in Tehran on February 11. Left to Right: Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven President Hassan Rohani Supreme Leader Ali …

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Iran Oil revenues set to reach $45B-$50B in next fiscal year: Oil Minister

PayvandNews – Iranian oil minister has said that considering oil prices at $55 per barrels, the country’s revenues from oil and gas condensate exports will reach $45-$50 billion in the next Iranian calendar year (March 21, 2017-March 20, 2018), IRNA reported on Saturday. According to Bijan Namdar Zanganeh, the country’s oil and gas condensate’s exports stand near 2.8 million barrels …

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