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Iran’s wrestling team overpowers U.S. in a friendly match

May 16, 2013

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Iran’s National Freestyle wrestling team has overpowered its opponents from the U.S. on its soil, in a friendly match, Mehr news agency reported. The match took place in New York’s Madison Square Garden, where Iran came out victorious with a 6-1 final score. The fans waving Iranian flags and stomping on the temporary bleachers were […]

Friendly wrestling match between U.S., Iran to take place on New York Times Square

March 12, 2013

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A friendly wrestling match between the teams of United States of America and The Islamic Republic of Iran will take place in 2 months on New York Times Square, Parsfootball website reported. The exact date of the match was revealed as well – the wrestlers will lock horns on May 15. Iran’s Wrestling Federation confirmed […]

Possible new sanctions on Iran not to significantly affect nuclear talks – expert

March 6, 2013

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The possible new sanctions on Iran not going to have an immediate impact, Senior fellow at Nanyang Technological University’s S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, James M. Dorsey said. The expert was commenting on the possibility of new sanctions on Iran from the U.S. side taking place. Meanwhile, Gen. James Mattis, head of U.S. Central […]

“Iran pushed for political solution for Syrian crisis and failed”

September 20, 2012

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The key to resolving Syrian crisis remains in U.S. and Russia, Senior fellow at Nanyang Technological University’s S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, James M. Dorsey said. Speaking on the ongoing Syrian protests, Dorsey said the question is whether anyone holds the key or whether Syria is a desperate struggle for survival till the end. […]

Expert: “Iran to concede only in case of imminent U.S. strike”

September 11, 2012

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Iran will only concede if there is a real deal on the table or when a US strike is imminent, Senior fellow at Nanyang Technological University’s S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, James M. Dorsey believes. Commenting on the recent U.S.-Israeli search-and-rescue exercises and Iran’s upcoming military maneuvers, Dorsey said both of those serve several […]

If virus attacks on Iran continue, U.S. will get its teeth knocked out – official

July 26, 2012

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If the U.S. continues to spread virus attacks on Iran, it will suffer a fatal blow and get its teeth knocked out, an official from Iran’s General Defense Headquarters Cyber Security department said, IRNA reported. Commenting on the recent news about Iranian nuclear plants being attacked by the virus, the official noted that cyber-attacks against […]

The least you need to know about Iran and imposed sanctions

June 30, 2012

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The U.S. and Europe want to deprive Iran of the oil income it needs to run its government and, most importantly, fund what they believe is an effort to build a nuclear weapon. Their efforts are entering a new phase this week. The U.S. will penalize banks that do oil deals with Iran, while European […]

EU advisor: U.S. gave clear message to China regarding imports of Iran’s oil

June 26, 2012

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The U.S. government’s decision to exempt India but not China from the sanctions, was a clear message that Chinese firms were soon to be included in the list of sanctioned firms with serious financial and market-access consequences for them, EU economic advisor Mehrdad Emadi said. The advisor was commenting on how China will continue to […]

Following “flame” attack on Iran, Kaspersky issues cyberwar warning

June 4, 2012

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Europe’s largest antivirus company Kaspersky Lab warned against possible cyberwar, following the “flame” virus that attacked computers in Iran and the Middle East, NY Times reported. Kaspersky Lab recognized “Flame” as a technologically sophisticated virus that only a government could create. Kaspersky Lab said most infections (189) were found in Iran, and, although other infections […]

“Arab states to desist from direct involvement even if Israel joins U.S. in attacking Iran”

May 12, 2012

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The Arab governments would desist from direct involvement if Israeli forces join the US strike on Iran, expert on South Asian and Middle East Studies, research scholar at the University of Texas at Austin Saif Shahin said.

“Lack of confidence on both sides prevent Iran and U.S. from holding talks”

April 5, 2012

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Iran and the U.S. both have a deficit confidence towards each other, and this prevents parties from holding talks, Senior fellow at Nanyang Technological University’s S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, James M. Dorsey believes.

Iran’s ex president says Iran-U.S. have to hold talks

April 3, 2012

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Iran should hold talks with the U.S., Expediency Council Chairman, ex president of Iran, Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani said at the meeting with heads of the International Studies Journal, Sharq newspaper reported. “The U.S. is a world power, same as Russia, China, Europe. If we can negotiate with Europe, China, Russia, so why cannot we establish […]