Iran News Round Up December 7, 2012

 A selection of the latest news stories and editorials published in Iranian news outlets, compiled by Ali Alfoneh and Ahmad Majidyar. To receive this daily newsletter, please subscribe online.

(E) = Article in English  

 

Politics

  • Speaker of the Parliament Ali Larijani discusses the drastic reduction in the budget for development projects: "This year we are experiencing economic drought but the authorities should demonstrate acumen and direct the capacities of the country in the right direction." 

Diplomacy

  • Gholamreza Ansari replaces Mehdi Nabizadeh as ambassador to India.

Military and Security

Media

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