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Latest fatwa from Iran: No online chatting between sexes - Fox News Wed, 08 Jan 2014 02:02:58 GMT

Guardian Liberty Voice

Latest fatwa from Iran: No online chatting between sexes
Fox News
The latest religious edict from Iran's supreme leader takes aim at the Islamic Republic's lonely hearts. Online chatting between men and women on social networks is forbidden under Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's latest fatwa, delivered ironically enough on ...
Iran Forbids Men and Women Chatting Online for Sinister PurposesGuardian Liberty Voice
Khamenei prohibits men and women from chatting online in IranJerusalem Post

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US and Iran Face Common Enemies in Mideast Strife - New York Times Tue, 07 Jan 2014 14:59:58 GMT

New York Times

US and Iran Face Common Enemies in Mideast Strife
New York Times
TEHRAN — Even as the United States and Iran pursue negotiations on Tehran's nuclear program, they find themselves on the same side of a range of regional issues surrounding an insurgency raging across the Middle East.
Iran's Rouhani defends nuclear dealAljazeera.com
EU, Iran delegates to meet for talks on implementing nuclear dealCNN
British lawmakers visit Iran ahead of talksWashington Post
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The moral case for ending America's cold war with Iran - Haaretz (blog) Tue, 07 Jan 2014 18:49:34 GMT

Haaretz (blog)

The moral case for ending America's cold war with Iran
Haaretz (blog)
The debate over a final nuclear deal with Iran can be mind-numbingly technical. To what percentage will Tehran be allowed to enrich uranium? What rules will govern inspections of its nuclear sites? Which sanctions will be lifted and how? But to a large ...
Kerry faces pushback after floating role for terror sponsor Iran in Syria talksFox News
Iran Urged to Use Influence With Syrian LeaderNew York Times
Iran rejects 'sideline' involvement in Geneva II talksRT
Aljazeera.com -Christian Science Monitor -Reuters
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Fifty US senators line up behind new Iran sanctions bill - Jerusalem Post Tue, 07 Jan 2014 19:25:58 GMT

Washington Post (blog)

Fifty US senators line up behind new Iran sanctions bill
Jerusalem Post
50 senators across party lines now co-sponsor the Nuclear Weapons Free Iran Act of 2013, according to multiple Senate aides, who expect support to increase in the coming days. That amounts to half of all Senate members, just one shy of the number ...
Iran sanctions opponents desperateWashington Post (blog)
Iran sanctions bill opposed by Obama gains Senate backersReuters
Iran's Arak Plutonium ReactorAmerican Thinker
Press TV -Politico -Washington Free Beacon
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On Tour of Mideast, Kerry Says Iran Might Play Role in Syria Peace Talks - New York Times Mon, 06 Jan 2014 01:56:41 GMT

On Tour of Mideast, Kerry Says Iran Might Play Role in Syria Peace Talks
New York Times
Mr. Kerry said there would be limits on Iran's involvement unless it accepted that the purpose of the conference should be to work out transitional arrangements for governing Syria if opponents of President Bashar al-Assad could persuade him to ...


Is Iran the United States' new best friend in the Middle East? - Christian Science Monitor Tue, 07 Jan 2014 14:08:35 GMT

Christian Science Monitor

Is Iran the United States' new best friend in the Middle East?
Christian Science Monitor
Iran denounced the US suggestion that it play a role on the sidelines of the second United Nations Syria peace conference this month because the minimal role “does not respect its dignity,” a foreign ministry spokeswoman said Monday. But with ...


Iran Wants to Give Families Gold Coins for Having Babies - The Slatest (blog) Tue, 07 Jan 2014 17:23:16 GMT

The Slatest (blog)

Iran Wants to Give Families Gold Coins for Having Babies
The Slatest (blog)
As part of a plan to encourage Iranians to have more children, the Iranian parliament approved a bill that allows the government to increase maternity leaves to nine months from six months and to give fathers a two-week leave. Iran's constitutional ...

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Iran Tries to Reverse a Slumping Birth Rate - ABC News Mon, 06 Jan 2014 18:34:11 GMT

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Iran Tries to Reverse a Slumping Birth Rate
ABC News
Having successfully curbed birth rates for two decades, Iran now is promoting a baby boom to help make up for its graying population. But experts say it is difficult to encourage Iranians to have more children in a mismanaged economy hit by Western ...
Pro-Iran Shadow Lobby Launches Bid to Kill Iran SanctionsWashington Free Beacon
Iran tries to reverse its slumping birthrateThe Japan Times

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Iranian cleric: 'Having a nuclear bomb is necessary to put down Israel' - Fox News Mon, 06 Jan 2014 23:40:42 GMT

Iranian cleric: 'Having a nuclear bomb is necessary to put down Israel'
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A top Iranian lawmaker and cleric said that the country's uranium enrichment program could allow it to build a nuclear weapon “in two weeks” in order to “put down Israel,” according to multiple reports in the Farsi language press. Iranian lawmaker and ...


'Iran's Hemingway' visited Israel in 1963, and wrote about it - Public Radio International Tue, 07 Jan 2014 22:04:25 GMT

Public Radio International

'Iran's Hemingway' visited Israel in 1963, and wrote about it
Public Radio International
Before the Islamic revolution, the two countries traded, quietly cooperated on defense projects and enjoyed some cultural ties. Few remember today that a celebrated Iranian author, who some consider to be Iran's Ernest Hemingway, traveled to Israel and ...