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Iranian Parliament Rejects Rohani's Science Minister Nominee

Source: RFE/RLIran's parliament has rejected President Hassan Rohani's nominee for the post of science minister, saying he is not fully committed to Islamic values.Science Minister Nominee, Mahmoud Nili AhmadabadiThe legislature's rejection of Mahmoud ... [Published Payvand Iran News - 21 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night: An Iranian Vampire Western

A Girl Walks Home Alone at NightAn Iranian Vampire Western...In a ghost-town called BAD CITY, a place that reeks of death and loneliness, the depraved townspeople are unaware they are being stalked by a lonesome vampire.A Girl Walks Home Alone at Nig ... [Published Payvand Iran News - 21 hours ago]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Kobani Kurds Expose the Hypocrisy of the Coalition to Fight ISIS

By Ismael Hossein-zadehThe coalition’s purported fight against ISIS is essentially akin to a parent’s trying to discipline a disruptive or disobedient teenage child. No matter how harsh the punishment for the child’s unruly behavior may be, it will ... [Published Payvand Iran News - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

Iranian MP complains of mass firing at Kurdistan university

Source: Radio ZamanehMarivon MP Omid Karimian has spoken out against the termination of 300 members of the Kurdistan Medical Sciences University staff, calling the move even more concerning in view of the province's high rate of unemployment.Kord Press ... [Published Payvand Iran News - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

Iran foreign trade value tops $57.214bn in 7 months

Source: Islamic Republic News AgencyBased on latest statistics of the Customs Administration's Public Relations Department, value of Iran's foreign trade reached $57.214 billion in the first seven months of the year.Persian Gulf port of Shahid Rajaee ... [Published Payvand Iran News - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

Chemical waste sends 235 to hospital in Zahedan, Iran

Source: Radio ZamanehMore than 200 hundred people in Zahedan, most of them schoolchildren, were hospitalized because of poisoning due to the inadequate disposal of oil and gasoline waste in the city.Read related article by Shahrvand_URL dailyMahmoudreza ... [Published Payvand Iran News - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 27 2014 - 1 reports

Unnatural Selection: Installation by Pantea Karimi and Amber Stucke

Source: Mohr Gallery, Mountain View, CaliforniaMOUNTAIN VIEW, CA - The Mohr Gallery in Finn Center presents UNNATURAL SELECTION, an installation exhibition by artists Pantea Karimi and Amber Stucke. The exhibition will be on display from October 27, 2014 ... [Published Payvand Iran News - Oct 27 2014]
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 27 2014 - 1 reports

Cage fish farming in Caspian, catastrophic or beneficial?

Source: Islamic Republic News AgencySari, Mazandaran Prov., Oct 27 - While some lecturers describe implementation of the plan for farming rainbow trout in cage in the Caspian Sea unprincipled and catastrophic for the environment, executive officials believe ... [Published Payvand Iran News - Oct 27 2014]
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 27 2014 - 1 reports

Al-Baghdadi, Self-Proclaimed Caliph of the Islamic State - Part 2

By Farhang Jahanpour (first published by TFF Associates & Themes Blog )A shorter version of this article has been published by IPSAbu-Bakr al-Baghdadi al-Husseini al-Quraishi, leader of Islamic State (IS)Part 1 of this seriesWhen Ibrahim al-Badri al-Samarrai ... [Published Payvand Iran News - Oct 27 2014]
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 27 2014 - 1 reports

Probe into Iran's veterans' foundation stirs controversy

Source: Radio ZamanehA member of the probe committee charged with investigation of Martyrs and Veteran's Affairs Foundation announced that their committee is facing serious obstacles in its mission.Morteza Afsalifard told Shahrvand on Sunday October 26: ... [Published Payvand Iran News - Oct 27 2014]
First reported Oct 25 2014 - Updated Oct 26 2014 - 1 reports

As Optimism Grows, Possible Iran Deal Gains Key Endorsement

By Jim Lobe (source: LobeLog )Ambassador Stuart E. EizenstatOptimism that the US and world powers can, after all, strike a nuclear deal with Iran by or shortly after the current November 24 deadline appeared to grow here in Washington substantially this ... [Published Payvand Iran News - Oct 25 2014]
First reported Oct 25 2014 - Updated Oct 25 2014 - 1 reports

France to award Legion of Honor to Iranian cartoonist Kambiz Derambakhsh

Source: Tehran TimesIranian cartoonist Kambiz Derambakhs(by Bozorgmehr Hosseinpur on the occasion of Derambakhsh's birthday in June 2012)Iranian cartoonist Kambiz Derambakhsh will be decorated with a Legion of Honor medal , Derambakhsh told the Persian ... [Published Payvand Iran News - Oct 25 2014]

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Kord Press reports that on Sunday October 26, Karimian gave an oral warning to the minister health in parliament saying: "Such rigid and dogmatic approaches by the Selection Committee of the Kurdistan Medical Sciences University is not becoming in an administration that has dubbed itself the government of hope and wisdom and termination of 300 staff members of the university with the high rate of unemployment in the province and the shortage of manpower in health care is highly concerning."
Morteza Afsalifard told Shahrvand on Sunday October 26: "We did not expect former heads of the foundation to slander us. A former head asked me on several occasions to stop the investigations."
In a report on Etemad daily on Tuesday October 21, Ali Jannati was quoted as saying: "Films are distributed according to a series of regulations and criteria; we are not supposed to take directions from whomever regarding this responsibility."
"We are thrilled to present Shaun Toub with the 2014 Reza Badiyi Achievement Award. He is a remarkable actor and a kind man. His commitment, dedication to cherishing and representing our community has shined the brightest light on Iranian-Americans" said Siamak Ghahremani, Co-Founder and Director of The Noor Film Festival

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