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Iran Says It Detained Leader of California-Based Exile Group

Iran Says It Detained Leader of California-Based Exile Group

Iran Says It Detained Leader of California-Based Exile Group Iran Says It Detained Leader of California-Based Exile Group TEHRAN — Iran on Saturday said it had detained an Iranian-American leader of a little-known, California-based opposition group for allegedly planning a 2008 attack on a mosque that killed 14 people and wounded over 200 others. Iran’s Intelligence Ministry also asserted that …

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Iran Will Expand Nuclear Program and Won’t Talk to U.S., Ayatollah Says

Iran Will Expand Nuclear Program and Won’t Talk to U.S., Ayatollah Says

Iran Will Expand Nuclear Program and Won’t Talk to U.S., Ayatollah Says Iran Will Expand Nuclear Program and Won’t Talk to U.S., Ayatollah Says Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, has said in a televised address that Iran will expand its nuclear program and will not negotiate with the United States, doubling down on his defiance of the Trump administration’s …

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Burning Ships in Iran Add to String of Dozens of Explosions and Fires

Burning Ships in Iran Add to String of Dozens of Explosions and Fires

Burning Ships in Iran Add to String of Dozens of Explosions and Fires Burning Ships in Iran Add to String of Dozens of Explosions and Fires A large fire broke out at a shipyard in the southern Iranian port city of Bushehr on Wednesday, burning seven ships and sending plumes of black smoke billowing above the city skyline, according to …

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In Iran, Rare Protests (Online) Against Capital Punishment

In Rare Surge of Online Unity, Iranians Call for Halt to Executions

In Iran, Rare Protests (Online) Against Capital Punishment In Iran, Rare Protests (Online) Against Capital Punishment Actors, scholars, star athletes and millions of others called for three young protesters’ lives to be spared. “I’m next, you’re next, we’re next,” one meme read. Source link

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Defying U.S., China and Iran Near Trade and Military Partnership

Defying U.S., China and Iran Near Trade and Military Partnership

Defying U.S., China and Iran Near Trade and Military Partnership Defying U.S., China and Iran Near Trade and Military Partnership Iran and China have quietly drafted a sweeping economic and security partnership that would clear the way for billions of dollars of Chinese investments in energy and other sectors, undercutting the Trump administration’s efforts to isolate the Iranian government because …

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Major Explosion Rocks Iran Again, the 3rd Blast in 3 Weeks

Major Explosion Rocks Iran Again, the 3rd Blast in 3 Weeks

Major Explosion Rocks Iran Again, the 3rd Blast in 3 Weeks Major Explosion Rocks Iran Again, the 3rd Blast in 3 Weeks An explosion rocked western Tehran early Friday, state media reported, causing widespread power failures in two residential areas and unnerving Iranians awakened for the third consecutive week by an early-morning blast. The precise location of Friday’s explosion was …

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Iran Nuclear Program Set Back Months; Bomb Used, Official Says

Iran Nuclear Program Set Back Months; Bomb Used, Official Says

Iran Nuclear Program Set Back Months; Bomb Used, Official Says Iran Nuclear Program Set Back Months; Bomb Used, Official Says A fire at Iran’s main nuclear fuel enrichment site caused significant damage, setting back the country’s nuclear program by months, the government acknowledged on Sunday, after initially saying the destruction was minor. A Middle Eastern intelligence official with knowledge of …

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U.N. Security Council Rebuffs Pompeo on Iran Arms Ban

U.N. Security Council Rebuffs Pompeo on Iran Arms Ban

U.N. Security Council Rebuffs Pompeo on Iran Arms Ban U.N. Security Council Rebuffs Pompeo on Iran Arms Ban Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called on Tuesday for an arms embargo on Iran to be extended indefinitely, but his appeal fell flat at the United Nations Security Council, where Russia and China rejected it outright and close allies of the United …

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Explosion in Iran Kills 19, State TV Says

Explosion in Iran Kills 19, State TV Says

Explosion in Iran Kills 19, State TV Says Explosion in Iran Kills 19, State TV Says TEHRAN, Iran — An explosion from a gas leak in a medical clinic in northern Tehran killed 19 people, Iranian state TV reported Tuesday. Authorities initially said 13 people were dead, but Jalal Maleki, a spokesman for the Tehran Fire Department, later told state …

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Iran Issues Death Sentence for Opposition Journalist

Iran Issues Death Sentence for Opposition Journalist

Iran Issues Death Sentence for Opposition Journalist Iran Issues Death Sentence for Opposition Journalist An Iranian opposition journalist who played an active role in widespread protests that engulfed the country in 2017 and 2018 has been sentenced to death, Iranian authorities said on Tuesday, months after he disappeared in neighboring Iraq and ended up in his home country under murky …

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