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Rouhani Talks Peace at Military Parade

Friday, April 18th, 2014

By moc.swenaovnull@ksedbew (VOA News) Iran's president said during an annual military parade his country does not want war, but has the means to deter any attacks.

Hassan Rouhani said Friday in Tehran his country would not invade another country, but would “resist any aggression.”

The president said “we are not after war, we are after logic, Read Full Story

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US freeing Iran funds as Tehran cuts uranium stockpile - BBC News

Friday, April 18th, 2014

BBC NewsUS freeing Iran funds as Tehran cuts uranium stockpileBBC NewsThe United States is to release frozen Iranian funds, saying Tehran has kept commitments made under an interim deal over its nuclear programme. It said $450m (£270m) would be made available in light of a report by the world's nuclear Read Full Story

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US freeing Iran funds as deal 'kept'

Friday, April 18th, 2014

The United States is to release frozen Iranian funds, saying Tehran has kept commitments made under an interim deal over its nuclear programme. Read Full Story

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Christians Mark Good Friday

Friday, April 18th, 2014

By moc.swenaovnull@ksedbew (VOA News) Christians around the world on Friday mark the crucifixion of Jesus. The day is known as Good Friday.

Christians in the Holy Land commemorate the crucifixion in prayers and processions through Jerusalem's Old City.

Christian pilgrims in Jerusalem walked along the route believed to be taken by Jesus on the way to Read Full Story

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Iran says will firmly deter any attacks as military displays might - Reuters

Friday, April 18th, 2014

Al-MonitorIran says will firmly deter any attacks as military displays mightReuters”We don't attack any country and don't want war but we will firmly confront any aggression against Iran,” he said, as helicopters and fighter jets flew overhead and parachutists landed in the parade area in the south of the capital Read Full Story

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Iran: Rouhani Talks Peace, Outreach at Army Parade - ABC News

Friday, April 18th, 2014

Iran: Rouhani Talks Peace, Outreach at Army ParadeABC NewsIran's president has underscored his moderate policies and outreach to the West during a military parade marking the country's National Army Day. Hassan Rouhani said on Friday that Iran has no hostile intentions toward anyone in the world, including …and more Read Full Story

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Evin political prisoners target of punishing attack

Friday, April 18th, 2014

By en-publisher1 In a fierce attack by Intelligence Ministry and Revolutionary Guards Intelligence forces and more than 100 Prison Guard soldiers, more than 30 political prisoners in Ward 350 of Evin Prison were subjected to severe beatings that resulted in several serious injuries.

The Kaleme opposition website reports that following the attack, which Read Full Story

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Hunger strike aims to support families of prisoners

Friday, April 18th, 2014

By en-publisher1 Arash Mohammadi and Ayat Mehralibeglo two Iranian political prisoners, have been on hunger strike in Tabriz Central Prison since Tuesday April 15 to protest the mistreatment of prisoners’ families by prison authorities.

HRANA reports that in a joint letter, the two men have written that in protest against the “punishment of Read Full Story

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Iran ahead of schedule in complying with nuclear deal, UN watchdog says (+video) - Christian Science Monitor

Friday, April 18th, 2014

Christian Science MonitorIran ahead of schedule in complying with nuclear deal, UN watchdog says (+video)Christian Science MonitorToday, the United Nations nuclear watchdog reported that Iran has significantly reduced its stockpile of 20 percent enriched uranium – the material that is a few technical steps from bomb-grade – and is ahead Read Full Story

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US: Forfeiture Deal Over Iran Assets Sets Record - TIME

Friday, April 18th, 2014

US: Forfeiture Deal Over Iran Assets Sets RecordTIME(NEW YORK) — A prosecutor says plans to sell a 36-story New York office building and other properties owned by Iran will produce the largest ever terrorism-related forfeiture. U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara (buh-RAH'-ruh) says a federal judge Thursday …and more Read Full Story

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US: Forfeiture Deal Over Iran Assets Sets Record - ABC News

Friday, April 18th, 2014

US: Forfeiture Deal Over Iran Assets Sets RecordABC NewsU.S. Attorney Preet Bharara (buh-RAH'-ruh) says a federal judge Thursday approved a settlement with 19 holders of terrorism-related judgments against the government of Iran. The settling creditors include families and estates of victims of the 1983 …and more Read Full Story

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Iran Gets an Unlikely Visitor, an American Plane, but No One Seems to Know Why - New York Times

Friday, April 18th, 2014

Iran Gets an Unlikely Visitor, an American Plane, but No One Seems to Know WhyNew York TimesPresident Obama has warned that Iran is not open for business, even as the United States has loosened some of its punishing economic sanctions as part of an interim nuclear pact. Yet, on Tuesday Read Full Story

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