Tehran Times http://www.tehrantimes.com/ Tue, 25 Nov 2014 01:13:15 GMT FeedCreator 1.8.0-dev (info@mypapit.net) Three Israelis attack, injure Palestinian man http://www.tehrantimes.com/world/119759-three-israelis-attack-injure-palestinian-man
A Palestinian man has been injured in East Jerusalem (al-Quds) after he was attacked by three Israelis, the latest in a string of such instances of violence in the occupied Palestinian territories. 
 
The Palestinian man was transferred to a hospital and is in good condition, reports suggest.
 
Israeli authorities said the attack is being investigated.
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]]> TehranTimes Mon, 24 Nov 2014 21:59:12 GMT http://www.tehrantimes.com/world/119759-three-israelis-attack-injure-palestinian-man British elite unit carrying out secret missions in Iraq http://www.tehrantimes.com/world/119758-british-elite-unit-carrying-out-secret-missions-in-iraq
British SAS (Special Air Service) troops have been conducting secret missions that have killed hundreds of ISIL (Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant) terrorists. Using quad bikes and 4x4’s in Iraq, they have been seeking out enemy forces usually at night, killing up to eight terrorists a day.
 
Sources from the Ministry of Defense had previously stated that the SAS which is... Read more

]]> TehranTimes Mon, 24 Nov 2014 21:56:57 GMT http://www.tehrantimes.com/world/119758-british-elite-unit-carrying-out-secret-missions-in-iraq Importance of arbitration http://www.tehrantimes.com/oped/119757-importance-of-arbitration- All legal systems contain provisions for parties to deal with civil matters through the courts. Some domestic courts (like the High Court in London) are so well recognized and respected that most of the disputes in the English Commercial Court concern non-UK parties who have chosen in the contracts or otherwise made themselves subject to the English jurisdiction.
 
Why parties choose arbitration?
 
For most commercial... Read more

]]> By Professor K. Qureshi QC Mon, 24 Nov 2014 21:52:24 GMT http://www.tehrantimes.com/oped/119757-importance-of-arbitration- There are obstacles to women’s entrepreneurship in tourism http://www.tehrantimes.com/society/119756-there-are-obstacles-to-womens-entrepreneurship-in-tourism-
TEHRAN – Commitment to family, financial problems and lower tendency to take risks are impeding women from entrepreneurship in tourism arena, secretary of the scientific congress of women’s entrepreneurship in tourism industry said here on Sunday.
 
One of the major benefits of tourism is creating jobs and boosting related industries, especially in local areas, yet women take lower positions in tourism... Read more

]]> TehranTimes Mon, 24 Nov 2014 21:48:09 GMT http://www.tehrantimes.com/society/119756-there-are-obstacles-to-womens-entrepreneurship-in-tourism- FIFA president expresses condolence over Mazloumi’s death http://www.tehrantimes.com/sports/119754-fifa-president-expresses-condolence-over-mazloumis-death
TEHRAN - FIFA president Sepp Blatter on Monday expressed grief over the demise of Gholamhossein Mazloumi.
 
“On behalf of FIFA and the global family of football, I would like to express my deepest condolences to the Iranian Football Federation (IFF) on learning of the death of legendary former Iran and Esteghlal striker Gholamhossein Mazloumi,” wrote the FIFA President.
 
Mazloumi died in Tehran’s Valiasr Hospital... Read more

]]> Sport Desk Mon, 24 Nov 2014 21:34:03 GMT http://www.tehrantimes.com/sports/119754-fifa-president-expresses-condolence-over-mazloumis-death Mansour Ebrahimzadeh parts company with Peykan http://www.tehrantimes.com/sports/119753-mansour-ebrahimzadeh-parts-company-with-peykan
TEHRAN--Mansour Ebrahim left Peykan football club by mutual consent after less than 6 month in charge.
 
Peykan managed to win just four games after fifteen rounds of the Iran Professional League. They are currently standing in 11th place with 17 points from 15 matches.
 
Former Rah Ahan and Naft Tehran coach had a great 4-year spell at Zob... Read more

]]> Sport Desk Mon, 24 Nov 2014 21:31:39 GMT http://www.tehrantimes.com/sports/119753-mansour-ebrahimzadeh-parts-company-with-peykan Iranian girl honored at Finnish art exhibit http://www.tehrantimes.com/arts-and-culture/119752-iranian-girl-honored-at-finnish-art-exhibit
TEHRAN – Eleven-year-old Iranian girl Hasti Moin has received a medal at the 15th International Art Exhibition for Children and Young People, which is currently underway in Hyvinkaa, Finland, organizers announced.
 
Moin received the medal for... Read more

]]> Art Desk Mon, 24 Nov 2014 21:24:16 GMT http://www.tehrantimes.com/arts-and-culture/119752-iranian-girl-honored-at-finnish-art-exhibit Exhibition of Persian miniature paintings underway in Istanbul http://www.tehrantimes.com/arts-and-culture/119751-exhibition-of-persian-miniature-paintings-underway-in-istanbul- TEHRAN – A collection of works by Iranian miniaturist Kamaleddin Qotb is currently on display at the Mehmet Akif Ersoy Art Center in Pendikt, a district in the Turkish capital Istanbul.
 
The collection contains 40 works with the central theme of peace and creation.
 
Iran’s cultural Attache Javad Amini and a number of Istanbul municipal officials attended the opening ceremony of the exhibition,... Read more

]]> Art Desk Mon, 24 Nov 2014 21:23:03 GMT http://www.tehrantimes.com/arts-and-culture/119751-exhibition-of-persian-miniature-paintings-underway-in-istanbul- Mastur books appear in English, Arabic http://www.tehrantimes.com/arts-and-culture/119750-mastur-books-appear-in-english-arabic-
TEHRAN – Two books by the renowned Iranian author Mostafa Mastur have been translated into Arabic and English.
 
Kian Soheil has translated the book “Bone of a Pig, Hands of a Leper” into English. The book was published by Ponte33 in Italy.
 
In this book, Mastur narrates the lives of different residents of a tower in... Read more

]]> Culture Desk Mon, 24 Nov 2014 21:20:59 GMT http://www.tehrantimes.com/arts-and-culture/119750-mastur-books-appear-in-english-arabic- Art news in brief http://www.tehrantimes.com/arts-and-culture/119749-art-news-in-brief-
TEHRAN – Iranian ceramist Abbas Akbari has won the Best Architectural Award of Elite Tile, the Fifth World Ceramic Tile Triennial held in Santo Domingo, the Dominican Republic.
 
Akbari won the award for his tile “Birth of a Star”, chosen from his collection “Jaam-e Jam”. The winners were announced at the Museum of Modern Art on November 14.
 
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