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I had the same problem occur recently with iPhone 5. After several days of trying everything under the sun I deleted the account and set it up from scratch. Not really a solution cause I'll be upset if I have to do this frequently.
Ended up having to delete the account and start from scratch
I have switched to AltaMail (info) which handles notifications for IMAP, POP & Exchange via either a forwarding address or a Mac/PC application on my own computer. Not quite as simple as Apple Mail but you can add contact sounds and use the calendar to disable for meetings.
Marking a message as read is claimed to be a client action but Exchange is able to perform it. The clients are not able to set up the rule. You can use Exchange's web interface (Outlook Web Access) to create a server-side rule to mark messages as read. An example with Exchange 2010:
So I went through the settings to see what might have been different. The only thing I noticed was that I was syncing "unlimited" emails on my iPad but only a month on my phone. I changed the setting on my iPad and the inbox seems to have cleaned itself up. We'll see if it sticks. I'll mark this as answered tomorrow if it does.
There is an exact guide offered by copytrans (mentioned in the previous answer) which shows how to transfer iphone contacts to Outlook on a PC: http://www.copytrans.net/support/how-to-transfer-iphone-contacts-to-outlook/
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