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2010-03-29 01:00:00

ALMATY, Kazakhstan, March 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Senior officials from Iran are expected to discuss their country's fraught relations with the West during the annual Eurasian Media Forum (EAMF) to be held in Almaty, Kazakhstan, on April 27 - 28. An analysis of the issues that keep Iran in the world news headlines will be one of the highlights of this year's two-day conference, along with other topical themes such as the impact of Kazakhstan's current chairmanship of the...

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2009-06-17 12:00:00

Twitter became the forum for supporters of defeated Iranian presidential candidate Mirhossein Mousavi, as they posted defiant messages to the micro-blogging service on Tuesday, Reuters reported.The Twitter posting called for a second banned pro-Mousavi rally to go ahead and included security updates.Young, urban Iranians opposers of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, who defeated Mousavi in Friday's presidential election and whose government controls the state media, have begun using social...

2009-06-17 07:00:00

Three Years in the Making, Landmark Television Event Presents the Behind-the-Scenes Story of Decades-Old Misunderstandings and Mistrust -- As Told by Key Officials on Both Sides Iran and The West Premieres Monday, June 22, 2009, at 9 p.m. ET/PT WASHINGTON, June 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For decades, the Western world has watched as Iran generated alarming headlines -- the advent of the first Islamic Republic; the seizure of U.S. diplomats in Tehran; the support of terrorist groups; the...

2008-11-11 09:00:13

Politics have prompted Iran's conservatives to reverse their criticism of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's letter to Barack Obama, observers say. Ahmadinejad last week sent a letter to the U.S. president-elect congratulating him on his election win and urging him to develop better relations with Iran, the first time since the Islamic Revolution of 1979 that an Iranian leader had made an overture to a U.S. president-elect. The move was initially blasted by conservatives in Iran's parliament,...

2008-08-27 03:00:52

Text of report by the Economic Desk headlined "Replacing two deputy ministers from the Ministry of Power due to electricity and water problems" published by Iranian newspaper E'temad website on 24 August The power cuts and electricity blackouts have claimed a sacrificial victim in the days when the minister of power had announced that there was going to be a reduction in power disruptions. Mohammad Ahmadian, the deputy minister of power in charge of electricity affairs, was speedily...

2006-09-05 17:59:27

BOSTON (Reuters) - Gov. Mitt Romney on Tuesday said Massachusetts would not provide any security support for former Iranian President Mohammed Khatami's weekend visit, calling his planned speech at Harvard "propaganda." Khatami is due to speak on Sunday at Harvard University in Cambridge on the "Ethics of Tolerance in the Age of Violence." Romney said Khatami will not receive a state police escort or any other state help. Federal officials will attend to his security. Romney...

2006-09-01 15:10:00

By Carol Giacomo, Diplomatic Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former Iranian president Mohammad Khatami enters the fray between Iran and the United States in an unprecedented U.S. visit fraught with risks for two countries in a showdown over Tehran's nuclear ambitions. American officials hope the visit, expected to begin on Friday, will force Khatami to answer tough questions as the nuclear crisis escalates, but some experts say it could help Tehran's campaign to avoid international...

2006-08-29 17:28:18

By Sue Pleming WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States, which is at loggerheads with Tehran over Iranian nuclear plans, issued a visa on Tuesday to Iran's former President Mohammad Khatami to visit the United States next week, the State Department said. State Department spokesman Tom Casey said the visa allowed Khatami to make a private visit that includes giving a speech at Washington's National Cathedral next week and attending a U.N. conference in New York on September 5 and 6....

2006-08-29 13:08:23

By Sue Pleming WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States, which is at loggerheads with Tehran over Iranian nuclear plans, issued a visa on Tuesday to Iran's former President Mohammad Khatami to visit the United States next week, the State Department said. State Department spokesman Tom Casey said the visa allowed Khatami to make a private visit that includes giving a speech at Washington's National Cathedral next week and attending a U.N. conference in New York on September 5 and 6....

2006-08-28 13:22:25

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Bush administration, which is in a diplomatic tussle with Tehran over its nuclear plans, will allow Iran's ex-president Mohammad Khatami to visit Washington next week, the State Department said on Monday. Khatami, whose reformist government ceded power last year to current President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, has asked for a visa to deliver a speech on reconciliation and other issues at Washington's National Cathedral on September 7. "If he (Khatami) does intend...


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