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Iran touts high turnout in election

03 Mar 2012

TEHRAN Iran, under intense Western pressure over its disputed nuclear programme, on Saturday declared an initial turnout of 64 percent in a parliamentary election shunned by most reformists as a sham.

Iran touts high turnout in election

03 Mar 2012

TEHRAN Iran, under intense Western pressure over its disputed nuclear program, on Saturday declared an initial turnout of 64 percent in a parliamentary election shunned by most reformists as a sham.

Iran touts high turnout, Ahmadinejad faction losing

03 Mar 2012

TEHRAN Iran, under intense Western pressure over its disputed nuclear programme, on Saturday declared an initial turnout of 64 percent in a parliamentary election shunned by most reformists as a sham.

Iranians in Isfahan say economic worries key to vote

29 Feb 2012

ISFAHAN, Iran Retired Iranian army officer Ali Zolfaghari is a loyal lieutenant of the Islamic republic and sees casting his vote in Friday's parliamentary election as part of his revolutionary duty.

Iran to announce nuclear progress - Ahmadinejad

11 Feb 2012

TEHRAN Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Saturday that the Islamic Republic, targeted by tougher Western sanctions, would soon announce advances in its nuclear programme.

Iran to announce nuclear progress: Ahmadinejad

11 Feb 2012

TEHRAN Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Saturday that the Islamic Republic, targeted by tougher Western sanctions, would soon announce advances in its nuclear program.

Iran to announce nuclear progress - Ahmadinejad

11 Feb 2012

TEHRAN Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Saturday that the Islamic Republic, targeted by tougher Western sanctions, would soon announce advances in its nuclear programme.

Iran says sanctions to fail, repeats Hormuz threat

25 Jan 2012

TEHRAN Iranian politicians said on Tuesday they expected the European Union to backtrack on its oil embargo and repeated a threat to close the vital Strait of Hormuz shipping lane if the West succeeds in preventing Tehran from exporting crude.

Iran's Ahmadinejad ups rates to stem money crisis

25 Jan 2012

TEHRAN Iran increased bank interest rates on Wednesday and indicated it would further restrict sales of foreign currency, hoping to halt a spiralling currency crisis after new Western sanctions accelerated a dash for dollars by Iranians worried about their economic future.

Iran's Ahmadinejad ups rates to stem money crisis

25 Jan 2012

TEHRAN Iran increased bank interest rates Wednesday and indicated it would further restrict sales of foreign currency, hoping to halt a spiralling currency crisis after new Western sanctions accelerated a dash for dollars by Iranians worried about their economic future.

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