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Three Turkish citizens executed in Iran Days after Erdogan visit to Tehran

Iran Human Rights – Three Turkish citizens were reportedly executed in Iran 11 days after Erdogan paid an official visit to Tehran. Iran Human Rights (IHR) has discovered that three Turkish citizens were executed in Iran last year on April 18, 2015. The executions took place 11 days after Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrived in Tehran on an official visit with …

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The main reason Rouhani replaced three of his ministers

Al-monitor — After much speculation, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has appointed caretakers for the three empty seats in his Cabinet: Reza Salehi Amiri (from the Moderation and Development Party) for minister of culture and Islamic guidance; Fakhrodin Ahmadi Danesh-Ashtiani (from the Islamic Iran Participation Front) for education minister; and Masoud Soltanifar (from the National Trust Party) for minister of sports and youth affairs — all of whom …

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Will Iran allow the EU to open shop in Tehran?

Al-monitor – The European Union Parliament passed a resolution Oct. 25 calling for normalization of relations with Iran — a decision that Tehran cautiously welcomed. AUTHORRohollah Faghihi In response to the resolution, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said that the EU Parliament seeks “renormalization and expansion of long-term relations with the Islamic Republic of Iran.” He added, “This shows the positive will of the European …

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Sense of mission leads young artist in way to promote Persian literature

PayvandNews – Young calligrapher Amir Jalilvand, who is also a prominent photographer, talks about a sense of responsibility that leads him in a way to promote contemporary Persian literature in Iran today. Calligrapher/photographer Amir Jalilvand By Seyyed Mostafa Mousavi Sabet, Tehran Times He believes that Iranians, many of whom nowadays have an academic education, are suffering from a dearth of …

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Iran says imports from Germany up 25 percent

PayvandNews – Figures released by the Customs Administration of Iran show that the country’s exports from Germany have increased by 25 percent. This is Iran’s main entry and exit point for cargoes. Iran’s official figures show that the country’s imports from Germany have increased by a quarter in what could be a fresh indication of growing opening in Iran’s post-sanctions …

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