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    Half of imports still subsidized

    March 17, 2017 An official of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Catriona Purfield, told the Financial Tribune that half of Iran’s imports are now made at the open market exchange…

    And the rains came

    And the rains came

    March 17, 2017 Energy Minister Hamid Chitchian (photo) says the rainfall this Persian year has been 1 percent greater than last year.  He said the reservoirs behind Iran’s dams are…

    Religious sex

    March 17, 2017 A man and woman leading a religious sect the government says is based on “sexual perversion” have been sentenced to death, the Tasnim news agency reported.  No…

    Blame the foreigners

    March 17, 2017 The Iranian government has written the United Nations asserting that most of the dry spots that produce the sand and dust blowing into Iranian cities come from…

    More war dead found

    March 17, 2017 The bodies of another 165 Iranian soldiers who died fighting inside Iraq during the 1980-88 Iran-Iraq war were repatriated Sunday.  That was 28 1/2 years after the…

    Almost half of docks for smuggling

    March 17, 2017 The Mojahedin-e Khalq reports that of Iran’s 212 docks for importing goods, 90 docks or 42 percent are under the control of the Pasdaran and are used…

    Second Airbus arrives

    March 17, 2017 The second Airbus bought as part of Iran Air’s massive purchase was delivered to Iran Saturday.  The first delivery was of a single-aisle A321.  The plane delivered…

    Longer deployment

    March 17, 2017 The two Navy ships dispatched on anti-piracy patrol off Somalia returned to their homeport at Bandar Abbas Saturday after 150 days at sea.  That is the longest…