Suicide blasts hit Iran embassy in Lebanon

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Car bomb martyrs 23, injures 150 near Iran embassy in Beirut

A car bomb near Iran’s embassy in south of Beirut had rocked the area, martyred 23 people and injured 150 at least.



Salehi to join student human chain around Fordo site

Head of Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi will join a human chain that Iranian university students are to form around Fordo nuclear site, in central Iran, Tuesday afternoon.



Imposing new sanctions will hurt EU’s image; Afkham

Imposing new sanctions against Iran will hurt EU’s image, Iranian Foreign Ministry’s spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham said.



Iran-US direct flight likely by next 2 months

An Iranian official said on Tuesday that preparations are being made to launch Iran-US direct flight in the near future, saying that the first such flight could take off in two months’ time.



Jews to gather in front of UN office in support of Iran’s Nuclear activities

Representative of the Jewish minority at the Parliament Siamak Marreh Sedq announced that Iranian Jews from across the country will gather in front of the United Nations (UN) office in Tehran later today to show their support for Iran’s stances in the upcoming talks with the world powers.



Hague condemns ‘shocking terrorist attacks’ against Iran embassy

British Foreign Secretary William Hague condemned Tuesday what he described as ‘shocking terrorist attacks on the Iranian Embassy in Beirut,’ saying his country was strongly committed to supporting stability in Lebanon.



British, Iranian chargé d’affaires speak in phone

British and Iranian non-resident chargé d’affaires has spoken through phone call yesterday.



Defense minister dismisses MKO, Netanyahu false claims

Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan dismissed false claims made by the terrorist Mujahedin-e Khalq Organization (MKO) and the Zionist Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Iran’s military activities.



Indonesian speaker in Tehran for talks

Indonesian House Speaker Marzuki Alie arrived in Tehran on Tuesday at the head of a parliamentary delegation.



Iran to introduce new oil contracts in London

The Iranian Oil Ministry plans to hold a conference in London in March 2014 in order to introduce the revised version of its oil contracts, the head of the ministerial committee for oil contracts revision said.


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