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Pompeo Says Iran Is New Base for Al Qaeda, but Offers Little Proof

Pompeo Says Iran Is New Base for Al Qaeda, but Offers Little Proof

Pompeo Says Iran Is New Base for Al Qaeda, but Offers Little Proof Pompeo Says Iran Is New Base for Al Qaeda, but Offers Little Proof WASHINGTON — Al Qaeda’s new base of operations is in Iran, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday, using his last days in office to tie together two of what he called the …

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Iran May Pass #MeToo Law

Iran May Pass #MeToo Law

Iran May Pass #MeToo Law Iran May Pass #MeToo Law After a decade of deliberation, Iran’s government approved a bill on Sunday that criminalizes violence and sexual misconduct against women and specifies punishments for perpetrators. The decision to move ahead with the bill — which, if approved, will be the first law of its kind in Iran’s penal code — …

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South Korea Will Send Delegation to Iran Over Seized Ship

South Korea Will Send Delegation to Iran Over Seized Ship

South Korea Will Send Delegation to Iran Over Seized Ship South Korea Will Send Delegation to Iran Over Seized Ship South Korea will send a delegation to negotiate the release of a ship and its 20-member crew after the vessel was seized by Iranian forces, officials said on Tuesday, the latest development in a provocation by the government in Tehran, …

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Iran Increases Uranium Enrichment at Key Nuclear Facility

Iran Increases Uranium Enrichment at Key Nuclear Facility

Iran Increases Uranium Enrichment at Key Nuclear Facility Iran Increases Uranium Enrichment at Key Nuclear Facility Iran announced on Monday that it had increased its uranium enrichment levels, bringing it closer to developing the capacity to produce a nuclear weapon within six months. The resumption of enrichment to 20 percent was the latest in a series of escalations that have …

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In Abrupt Reversal of Iran Strategy, Pentagon Orders Aircraft Carrier Home

In Abrupt Reversal of Iran Strategy, Pentagon Orders Aircraft Carrier Home

In Abrupt Reversal of Iran Strategy, Pentagon Orders Aircraft Carrier Home In Abrupt Reversal of Iran Strategy, Pentagon Orders Aircraft Carrier Home WASHINGTON — The Pentagon has abruptly sent the aircraft carrier Nimitz home from the Middle East and Africa over the objections of top military advisers, marking a reversal of a weekslong muscle-flexing strategy aimed at deterring Iran from …

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Iran Approves Payments for Shooting Down Ukraine Airliner

Iran Approves Payments for Shooting Down Ukraine Airliner

Iran Approves Payments for Shooting Down Ukraine Airliner Iran Approves Payments for Shooting Down Ukraine Airliner Iran’s Cabinet on Wednesday allocated $150,000 for the families of each of the 176 people killed when Iranian forces shot down a Ukrainian airliner in January, the official IRNA news agency reported. Describing Iran’s handling of the situation as “unacceptable,” Ukraine said the amount …

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U.K. Says It Can’t Guarantee Help for Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, Citizen Held in Iran

U.K. Says It Can't Guarantee Assistance for Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, Citizen Held in Iran

U.K. Says It Can’t Guarantee Help for Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, Citizen Held in Iran U.K. Says It Can’t Guarantee Help for Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, Citizen Held in Iran The British Foreign Office has said it is not legally obligated to provide assistance to a British-Iranian woman held in Iran since 2016, a position that raises questions about how much protection a Western …

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U.K. Says It Can’t Guarantee Assistance for Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, Citizen Held in Iran

U.K. Says It Can't Guarantee Assistance for Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, Citizen Held in Iran

U.K. Says It Can’t Guarantee Assistance for Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, Citizen Held in Iran U.K. Says It Can’t Guarantee Assistance for Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, Citizen Held in Iran The British Foreign Office has said it is not legally obligated to provide assistance to a British-Iranian woman held in Iran since 2016, a position that raises questions about how much protection a Western …

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Trump Warns Iran of Retaliation After Attacks on U.S. Embassy in Baghdad

Trump Warns Iran of Retaliation After Attacks on U.S. Embassy in Baghdad

Trump Warns Iran of Retaliation After Attacks on U.S. Embassy in Baghdad Trump Warns Iran of Retaliation After Attacks on U.S. Embassy in Baghdad WASHINGTON — President Trump warned Iran on Wednesday that he would hold it accountable “if one American is killed” in rocket attacks in Iraq that the Trump administration and military officials blamed on Tehran. In a …

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Iran summons EU envoys for protesting reporter’s hanging journalist reporter Iran Execution Work

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Iran summons EU envoys for protesting reporter’s hanging journalist reporter Iran Execution Work Iran summons EU envoys for protesting reporter’s hanging journalist reporter Iran Execution Work Iran on Sunday summoned the German envoy to Tehran after the European Union condemned the execution of an Iranian journalist whose work helped inspire nationwide economic protests in 2017, Iranian state media has reported. …

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