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Iran Says It Sent a Monkey Into Space - New York Times Tue, 29 Jan 2013 01:12:51 GMT

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Iran Says It Sent a Monkey Into Space
New York Times
Iranian state television said Monday that the nation had put a monkey into space “as a prelude to sending humans.” The successful flight involved a relatively small rocket that went straight up and down, according to the state-sponsored news report ...
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Iran arrests 14 journalists accused of cooperation with foreign-based media ... - Washington Post Mon, 28 Jan 2013 18:08:01 GMT

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Iran arrests 14 journalists accused of cooperation with foreign-based media ...
Washington Post
TEHRAN, Iran — Iran has arrested 14 journalists for alleged cooperation with foreign-based Persian-language media organizations, several chief editors of Iranian outlets said Monday. The arrests signal a major escalation in a press crackdown that ...
Iranian Journalists Are Arrested and Accused of Links With Foreign News MediaNew York Times
Iran arrests more than a dozen journalistsLos Angeles Times
Iran arrests 14 reporters over 'foreign ties'Aljazeera.com
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Israel: Iran slowing nuclear program, won't have bomb before 2015 - MiamiHerald.com Mon, 28 Jan 2013 21:47:19 GMT

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Israel: Iran slowing nuclear program, won't have bomb before 2015
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TEL AVIV, Israel -- Israeli intelligence officials now estimate that Iran won't be able to build a nuclear weapon before 2015 or 2016, pushing back by several years previous assessments of Iran's nuclear ambitions. Intelligence briefings given to ...
Ex-CIA man: Iran blast largest sabotage in decadesJerusalem Post
Russian foreign minister says Iran and West need to set venue for nuclear talksFox News
US says Iran blast reports not credibleChannel News Asia
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Iran Claims 'Major Achievement;' Says Monkey Was Sent Into Space - NPR (blog) Mon, 28 Jan 2013 15:45:22 GMT

Iran Claims 'Major Achievement;' Says Monkey Was Sent Into Space
NPR (blog)
Iranian state TV says that nation today successfully launched a "living creature into space." More specifically, it says a monkey was sent up about 75 miles and later "was retrieved on the ground, intact ... [and] alive." It's part of what Iran says is ...


Iran: We sent a monkey into space -- and brought it back - CNET (blog) Mon, 28 Jan 2013 18:49:58 GMT

Iran: We sent a monkey into space -- and brought it back
CNET (blog)
Iran officials today said that the country successfully launched a rocket, named Pishgam, or Pioneer in Farsi, into space, the Associated Press is reporting. Pishgam was carrying a monkey, according to state-sponsored TV, which safely returned back to ...


US plays down purchase of Iran oil by company in South Korea - Reuters Mon, 28 Jan 2013 21:31:35 GMT

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US plays down purchase of Iran oil by company in South Korea
Reuters
As the United States and the European Union placed new sanctions on purchases of oil from Iran last year, South Korea slashed crude purchases from Iran 36 percent to about 153,000 barrels per day in 2012. The sanctions aim to slow Tehran's nuclear ...
Total Says Korean JV Buying Iran Crude Complies With LawWall Street Journal (blog)

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US pastor sentenced to 8 years in Iran - CBS News Mon, 28 Jan 2013 14:50:48 GMT

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US pastor sentenced to 8 years in Iran
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Earlier this month, Iran's semi-official news agency, ISNA, quoted Abedini's attorney, Nasser Sarbazi, as saying his client stood trial in the Revolutionary Court on charges of attempting to undermine state security by creating a network of Christian ...
Iran Gives Iranian-American Pastor 8-Year TermNew York Times
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Attorneys for American jailed in Iran file appealWBRC
American Center for Law and Justice (blog) -Catholic News Agency
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Iran's Space Program Isn't Monkeying Around - Forbes Mon, 28 Jan 2013 18:15:41 GMT

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Iran's Space Program Isn't Monkeying Around
Forbes
The Islamic Republic of Iran says it successfully sent a monkey into space on Monday and retrieved the animal alive. If true, the mission represents a major step towards the nation putting human astronauts into orbit. The state-run Islamic Republic ...


Iran-donated power plants won't dent Afghans' energy needs - MiamiHerald.com Mon, 28 Jan 2013 19:56:42 GMT

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Iran-donated power plants won't dent Afghans' energy needs
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KABUL, Afghanistan -- There were fresh-cut flowers and a bouquet of two dozen microphones at the news conference held Monday by the notorious warlord who's now Afghanistan's utilities minister and a distinguished visitor, his Iranian counterpart. And ...
Iran Wants More Water, Power Ties With Afghanistan, Fars ReportsBloomberg
Iran, Afghanistan sign energy cooperation agreementPress TV

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Iran Says It Sent Monkey Into Space - Wall Street Journal Mon, 28 Jan 2013 16:42:35 GMT

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Iran Says It Sent Monkey Into Space
Wall Street Journal
TEHRAN, Iran—Iran said Monday it successfully sent a monkey into space, describing the launch as another step toward Tehran's goal of a manned space flight. According to a brief report on state TV, the rocket dubbed Pishgam, or Pioneer in Farsi ...