Tehran Times http://www.tehrantimes.com/ Wed, 26 Nov 2014 13:24:21 GMT FeedCreator 1.8.0-dev (info@mypapit.net) I wanted to rejoin Persepolis, Eamon Zayed says http://www.tehrantimes.com/sports/119793-i-wanted-to-rejoin-persepolis-eamon-zayed-says
Eamon Zayed has revealed he wanted to return to Persepolis before agreeing a move to Malaysian football team Sabah FA.
 
Dublin-born Zayed, who spent the second half of last season on loan to Sligo Rovers, has joined Malaysian club Sabah Rhinos.
 
“I know the coach (George O'Callaghan) and he asked me to come and play and score goals because they need a striker,” Zayed told Tehran Times.Read more

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Sport Desk Wed, 26 Nov 2014 12:28:49 GMT http://www.tehrantimes.com/sports/119793-i-wanted-to-rejoin-persepolis-eamon-zayed-says
Saudi Arabia’s unexpected behavior toward Vienna talks http://www.tehrantimes.com/oped/119792-saudi-arabias-unexpected-behavior-toward-vienna-talks
 
It was clear that Saud al-Faisal was not there to help facilitate the signing of a final nuclear pact between Iran and the 5+1 group (the U.S., Britain, France, China, Russia, and Germany). In fact he was there to somehow complicate the process of... Read more

]]> TehranTimes Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:21:54 GMT http://www.tehrantimes.com/oped/119792-saudi-arabias-unexpected-behavior-toward-vienna-talks 140% increase in number of foreign tourists visiting Milad Tower http://www.tehrantimes.com/society/119791-140-increase-in-number-of-foreign-tourists-visiting-milad-tower
There has been a sharp increase in the number of foreign tourists who visit Milad Tower, the tower manager said on Monday.
Hoshyar Parsian said about 20% of visitors to the tower are foreign tourists. 
 
The tower has unique specifications such including a revolving restaurant which is the biggest of its kind in the world.
 
Designed and built by Iranian engineers, it is a... Read more

]]> TehranTimes Wed, 26 Nov 2014 06:33:16 GMT http://www.tehrantimes.com/society/119791-140-increase-in-number-of-foreign-tourists-visiting-milad-tower Turkey, U.S. ease strains on ISIL but differences remain http://www.tehrantimes.com/world/119790-turkey-us-ease-strains-on-isil-but-differences-remain Turkey and the United States smoothed over some differences in the fight against the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) terrorist group during a weekend visit by U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, but the talks heralded little in the way of deeper military cooperation between the NATO allies.
 
Turkey has been a reluctant partner in the U.S.-led coalition against ISIL, refusing to take a frontline military role despite... Read more

]]> TehranTimes Wed, 26 Nov 2014 06:29:45 GMT http://www.tehrantimes.com/world/119790-turkey-us-ease-strains-on-isil-but-differences-remain Saudi Arabia: ISIL ordered attack on Shias in al-Ahsa http://www.tehrantimes.com/world/119789-saudi-arabia-isil-ordered-attack-on-shias-in-al-ahsa Saudi Arabia has arrested the four main suspects in an attack on Shia Muslims this month and believes it was ordered by the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) terrorists from abroad, the state news agency cited an Interior Ministry security spokesman as saying on Monday.
 
Seven members of the kingdom's Shia minority were shot dead in the Eastern Province district of al-Ahsa on Nov. 3 as they... Read more

]]> TehranTimes Wed, 26 Nov 2014 06:28:38 GMT http://www.tehrantimes.com/world/119789-saudi-arabia-isil-ordered-attack-on-shias-in-al-ahsa Ferguson time bomb explodes, ignites outrage across USA http://www.tehrantimes.com/world/119788-ferguson-time-bomb-explodes-ignites-outrage-across-usa
Chaos broke out on the streets of Ferguson, Missouri after a grand jury declined to indict white police officer Darren Wilson for fatally shooting unarmed Black teenager Michael Brown.
 
The decision enraged protesters, some of whom set fire to buildings and cars and looted businesses in the area where the 18-year-old Brown was shot dead.
 
The rioting soon spread to many other... Read more

]]> TehranTimes Wed, 26 Nov 2014 06:24:50 GMT http://www.tehrantimes.com/world/119788-ferguson-time-bomb-explodes-ignites-outrage-across-usa Comprehensive social and healthcare protection plan for elderly drawn http://www.tehrantimes.com/society/119786-comprehensive-social-and-healthcare-protection-plan-for-elderly-drawn-
TEHRAN – The managing director of State Welfare Organization of Iran has said that a comprehensive protection plan in social and medical services for senior citizens is ready and will come into effect after its approval by Iran’s national council of elderly.
 
Homayoon Hashemi said the final plan was drawn in cooperation with the UN, some NGOs and a... Read more

]]> TehranTimes Tue, 25 Nov 2014 20:50:12 GMT http://www.tehrantimes.com/society/119786-comprehensive-social-and-healthcare-protection-plan-for-elderly-drawn- National earthquake drill in schools of Iran http://www.tehrantimes.com/society/119785-national-earthquake-drill-in-schools-of-iran
TEHRAN - On November 29 all schools around the country will go through an earthquake drill guided by the Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) for training purposes, the Mehr news agency reported on Sunday.
 
Saeed Babaei, an official at the IRCS, announced that this is the 16th drill plan that is held nationally. 
 
“Is my school safe in an earthquake?”... Read more

]]> TehranTimes Tue, 25 Nov 2014 20:48:05 GMT http://www.tehrantimes.com/society/119785-national-earthquake-drill-in-schools-of-iran Iran, China agree to boost ties against money laundering http://www.tehrantimes.com/society/119783-iran-china-agree-to-boost-ties-against-money-laundering TEHRAN – Iran and China have signed an agreement to boost joint campaign against money laundering and extradition of financial offenders
 
Iranian General Inspectorate Organization director Nasser Seraj and Chinese deputy prosecutor general Jiang Xian Chu signed the agreement in Tehran on Tuesday.
 
“We are willing to increase our cooperation in campaign against financial and political corruption, terrorism, and money laundering,” Seraj said... Read more

]]> TehranTimes Tue, 25 Nov 2014 20:44:07 GMT http://www.tehrantimes.com/society/119783-iran-china-agree-to-boost-ties-against-money-laundering Iran to take part in World Taekwondo Grand Prix http://www.tehrantimes.com/sports/119782-iran-to-take-part-in-world-taekwondo-grand-prix
Four Iranian taekwondo athletes will participate in the 2014 WTF World Taekwondo Grand Prix.
 
The two-day competition will kick off in Queretaro, Mexico on December 3. 
 
A total of 64 top athletes from 27 countries will participate in the tournament. 
 
Farzan Ashourzadeh, Behnam Asbaghi, Mehdi Khodabakhshi and Sajjad Mardani will leave Tehran on Friday to take part in... Read more

]]> Sport Desk Tue, 25 Nov 2014 20:37:31 GMT http://www.tehrantimes.com/sports/119782-iran-to-take-part-in-world-taekwondo-grand-prix