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Irani broadcasting correspondent detained by Egyptian Police in Cairo

CAIRO: (Ibagh Desk)- Samira Montazeri, a Cairo-based reporter for the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB) has been detained by Egyptian police in Cairo, according to Al-Alam News Network correspondent. The Alalam News Network correspondent said, Egyptian police has arrested the Iranian Broadcasting reporter Samira Montazeri yesterday evening, Monday August …

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Iran in Talks with Japan to Purchase 20 Small Airplanes

TEHRAN (Web Desk)- Iran’s Deputy Road and Urban Development Minister Asqar Fakhriyeh Kashan announced that his country is holding negotiations with the Japanese Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation to buy 20 small passenger airplanes. “We have held negotiations with Japan to purchase MRJ (Mitsubishi Regional Jet passenger) planes from Mitsubishi,” Fakhriyeh Kashan …

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Iranian nuclear scientist executes on treason for spying for US

TEHRAN: (Iblagh News Desk)- An Iranian scientist who provided the US with information about the country’s nuclear programme has been hanged for treason, the government has confirmed. Shahram Amiri was executed for giving “vital information to the enemy”, a judiciary spokesman said. Amiri disappeared in Saudi Arabia in 2009 and …

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Iran supertanker smashes into container ship in Singapore Strait

An Iranian supertanker collided with a container ship in the Singapore Strait with no loss of life or pollution despite damage to both vessels, shipping officials said on Thursday. The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) said the collision took place just before midnight Thursday between Dream II, owned …

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Iran president says US wasted nuclear deal opportunity

TEHRAN: (Web Desk)- Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said Tuesday the United States had wasted the opportunity presented by the nuclear accord and prevented the two countries from working more closely on regional issues. “As the supreme guide said, the nuclear agreement was a test,” Rouhani said in a televised address. …

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Iran Receives First Cargo of Russian S-300 Defense System Missiles

TEHRAN (Iblagh Desk)- The first cargo of missiles special to the Russian S-300 missile defense system which was delivered to Tehran by Moscow in April arrived in Iran. The recently-delivered missiles can be used in the S-300 PMU2 defense shield which is known as the most advanced and deadliest missile …

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US House passes new Iran sanctions legislation

WASHINGTON: (Web Desk)- The Republican-dominated US House of Representatives has passed two bills imposing new restrictions on Iran one year after a historic nuclear agreement. The lower chamber of Congress voted 246 to 179 Thursday to pass a new set of sanctions on the Islamic Republic and 246 to 181 …

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Iran summons Egyptian envoy over MPs presence in MKO rally

TEHRAN: (Web Desk)- Iran has summoned the caretaker of Egypt’s Interests Section in Tehran over the presence of several Egyptian parliamentarians in a rally held recently by the terrorist Mujahedin-e Khalq Organization (MKO). Iran’s Foreign Ministry summoned the official on Wednesday, and strongly protested Cairo’s act of interference and support …

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