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Students shave heads in sympathy with teacher (Photos)

Students in a school in Hamadan, western Iran, have shaved their heads to show sympathy with their teacher who is terminally ill.
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Carlos Queiroz expects difficult match against Qatar

The Iranian national football team coach says that Qatar is a good team and the match against them is a big challenge for Iran.
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Iranian FM urges respect for sanctities

Iran's foreign minister has stressed the need for respecting sanctities of all religions and cultures, saying that such respect makes it easier to have respectful relations.
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Al-Azhar has voiced readiness to host a gathering of Shiite and Sunni scholars

The gathering between Shiite and Sunni scholars is aimed at having differences between the two sides discussed and settled.
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Iran obtains queen bee artificial insemination expertise as world’s 3rd country

The method boosts honey production by 60 percent, keeps the hives clean and creates fewer baby bees. It also promotes resistance of the bees against the diseases.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marziyeh Afkham

Iran Condemns Charlie Hebdo’s Insulting Cartoon as “Provocative”

We condemn the French weekly’s provocative move, because it hurts the sentiments of Muslims, said the Foreign Ministry spokeswoman.
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Germans rally to oppose terrorism and Islamophobia

A tolerance rally by Muslims in Berlin, joined by German officials, condemns in the strongest terms acts of terror which are committed in the name of Islam.
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Equal opportunities for people is social justice: Rouhani

President Rouhani says 8 out of around 9 million Iranians who did not have health insurance when he took office have already received insurance cards.
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Iranian players fire two shots at sanctions

The Portuguese coach of Iran's national soccer team Carlos Queiroz has dismissed sanctions as an unfair tool victimizing his squad.
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Mountaineering stick with piezoelectric generator; technology at the disposal of climbers

The stick is designed to help mountaineers produce the energy they need for heating, cooking, heating up food, charging batteries and so on.

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