Iran confiscates Buddha statues in crackdown on 'cultural invasion'
The newspaper quoted Saeed Jaberi Ansari, an official for the protection of Iran's cultural heritage, as calling the Buddha statues symbols of "cultural invasion". He reportedly said authorities would not permit a specific belief to be promoted through ...
Iran bans Buddha statue sales
Report: Iran confiscates Buddha statues to stop promotion of Buddhism
Iran bans Buddha
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Iran Supreme Leader, Scolds Ahmadinejad Ahead Of ...
Hardball politics are nothing new in Iran, whose elected parliament and government can make even Washington's bickering seem genteel. It also is unlikely to threaten the real power in Iran: The ruling clerics and their guardians led by the ...
'Iran will never shut down Fordow nuclear plant'
Ayatollah Says Iran Will Control Nuclear Aims
Lawmaker Says Iran Will Never Close Nuclear Site
Baird concerned with Iran ties with Venezuela
Canada is increasingly concerned with the growing cozy relations between Iran and Venezuela and intends to press the issue with the regime of Hugo Chavez in Caracas next week, Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird said Sunday. "I'm concerned about Iran ...
Iran will never shut down underground enrichment facilities: lawmaker
Alluding to recent media reports about world powers' decision to ease gold sanctions on Iran in exchange for the closure of Fordow, Boroujerdi, the head of Iran's Majlis' (parliament) National Security and Foreign Policy Commission, said that "Fordow ...
If Iran wanted bomb, US couldn't stop it: Khamenei
A handout picture released by the official website of Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei shows Khamenei gesturing as he arrives for a meeting with Iranian Azeri ethnic people in Tehran on February 16, 2013. — AFP Photo. TEHRAN: Iran has no ...
Khamenei Condemns Iran Leadership Quarrels
Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei reprimanded the nation's president and his political rival for starting a battle in the public eye, stating again the need to preserve a united front to fight western sanctions. Khamenei spoke yesterday ...
Iran: Pistachio Exports Are Suspended
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Pistachio nuts, one of Iran's most profitable products, appear to be latest victim of domestic inflation, so much so that the government has ordered a moratorium on exports as part of an effort to increase the supply at home and reduce the price, which ...
Iran's Pistachio Export Ban May Backfire on Tehran
Iran Bans Pistachio Exports to Control Price Hike
Iran reaches out to Egypt in bid for increased regional power
Iran reached out to Egypt on Saturday, just as Egyptian sources leaked to a Saudi newspaper what Egyptian intelligence officials had told Morsi: that resuming diplomatic ties with Iran would do more harm than good. “I suggest you adopt the Iranian ...
Iran plans to establish new navy base
The IRNA report on Sunday quotes Adm. Habibollah Sayyari as saying that the base will be built in Pasabandar, about 30 kilometers (100 miles) west of Pakistani major port of Gwadar. Iran has conducted numerous naval drills in past years as it increases ...
Bahrain: Alleged Terror Cell Tied to Iran, Allies
Bahrain's interior minister says police have arrested eight members of an alleged terrorist cell linked to Iran and other countries following widespread clashes in the Gulf nation during protests marking the second anniversary of an Arab Spring ...
Bahrain arrests 'terror cell' with ties to Iran, Iraq and Lebanon