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Strong earthquake rocks western Iran
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Strong earthquake rocks western Iran

[FILES] At least 210 people were injured in Sarpol-e Zahab and the neighbouring city of Gilan-e Gharb, Kermanshah governor Houshang Bazvand told state television. Photo/ ENMEHWEMS A strong 6.4-magnitude earthquake hit Iran’s western province of Kermanshah late Sunday, the country’s institute of geophysics said, with local officials reporting over 200 […]

Strong earthquake rocks western Iran
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Strong earthquake rocks western Iran

[FILES] At least 210 people were injured in Sarpol-e Zahab and the neighbouring city of Gilan-e Gharb, Kermanshah governor Houshang Bazvand told state television. Photo/ ENMEHWEMS A strong 6.4-magnitude earthquake hit Iran’s western province of Kermanshah late Sunday, the country’s institute of geophysics said, with local officials reporting over 200 […]

Israel’s Netanyahu hails Trump for Iran sanctions
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Israel’s Netanyahu hails Trump for Iran sanctions

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends the weekly cabinet meeting at his office in Jerusalem, on October 28, 2018. (Photo by Oded Balilty / POOL / AFP) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday hailed US leader Donald Trump for reimposing sanctions against mutual foe Iran, ahead of a fresh […]

US Iran sanctions move hits European companies
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US Iran sanctions move hits European companies

US President Donald Trump’s decision to pull the United States out of the 2015 nuclear accord with Iran and reimpose a raft of sanctions puts European businesses on the spot. While the European Union insists it will stick by the nuclear accord to allow trade to continue with Iran, European […]

Almost 2 million Iranian pilgrims head into Iraq for Arbaeen
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Almost 2 million Iranian pilgrims head into Iraq for Arbaeen

Iranian Shiite Muslim pilgrims walk at the Iranian-Iraqi Mehran border as they head towards the central Iraqi shrine city of Karbala on October 27, 2018, ahead of the Arbaeen religious festival which marks the 40th day after Ashura, commemorating the seventh century killing of the Prophet Mohammed's grandson Imam Hussein. […]

US is loser by abandoning Iran nuclear deal
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US is loser by abandoning Iran nuclear deal

A handout picture provided by the office of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on October 14, 2018 shows him giving a speech during a ceremony at Tehran University marking the beginning of the new Iranian academic year. (Photo by STRINGER / IRANIAN PRESIDENCY / AFP) / Iran’s president boasted Sunday that […]

Iranian diplomat extradited to Belgium over ‘bomb plot’
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Iranian diplomat extradited to Belgium over ‘bomb plot’

Iranian diplomat linked to an alleged bomb plot against an Iranian opposition rally in France has been extradited to Belgium from Germany, prosecutors said on Tuesday. An Iranian diplomat linked to an alleged bomb plot against an Iranian opposition rally in France has been extradited to Belgium from Germany, prosecutors […]

Iran Guard warns Netanyahu will be ‘forced into the sea’
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Iran Guard warns Netanyahu will be ‘forced into the sea’

EDITORS' NOTE: Reuters and other foreign media are subject to Iranian restrictions on leaving the office to report, film or take pictures in Tehran. Hossein Salami, deputy head of Iran's Revolutionary Guard, speaks during Tehran's Friday prayers July 16, 2010. REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl (IRAN – Tags: MILITARY POLITICS RELIGION) The deputy […]

UN court tells US to ease Iran sanctions in blow for Trump
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UN court tells US to ease Iran sanctions in blow for Trump

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani meets with UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres in New York on September 26, 2018, on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly. / AFP PHOTO / Don EMMERT The UN’s top court ordered the United States Wednesday to lift sanctions on humanitarian goods for Iran […]

Trump urges Iran’s isolation, praises Kim in combative UN address
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Trump urges Iran’s isolation, praises Kim in combative UN address

US President Donald Trump speaks during his meeting with Colombian President Iván Duque at the United Nations in New York September 25, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Nicholas Kamm President Donald Trump on Tuesday called for Iran’s isolation while welcoming another former adversary, North Korea, in from the cold in […]

Iran points finger at US allies over deadly attack
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Iran points finger at US allies over deadly attack

This picture taken on September 22, 2018 in the southwestern Iranian city of Ahvaz shows Iranian soldiers carrying away an injured comrade at the scene of an attack on a military parade that was marking the anniversary of the outbreak of its devastating 1980-1988 war with Saddam Hussein's Iraq. Dozens […]

Putin ‘appalled’ by ‘terrorist’ attack in Iran
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Putin ‘appalled’ by ‘terrorist’ attack in Iran

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani arrives to attend the annual military parade marking the anniversary of the outbreak of the devastating 1980-1988 war with Saddam Hussein's Iraq, in the capital Tehran on September 22, 2018.<br />In Iran's southwestern city of Ahvaz during commemoration of the same event, dozens of people were […]

Iran FM blames ‘foreign regime’ backed by US for parade attack
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Iran FM blames ‘foreign regime’ backed by US for parade attack

This picture taken on September 22, 2018 in the southwestern Iranian city of Ahvaz shows injured soldiers lying on the ground at the scene of an attack on a military parade that was marking the anniversary of the outbreak of its devastating 1980-1988 war with Saddam Hussein's Iraq.<br />At least […]

Trump lashes ex-secretary of state Kerry for Iran meetings
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Trump lashes ex-secretary of state Kerry for Iran meetings

[FILE PHOTO] US Secretary of State John Kerry / AFP PHOTO / dpa / Bodo Marks / Germany OUT President Donald Trump lashed out at former Secretary of State John Kerry for his meetings with Iran’s foreign minister after the Obama-appointee had left office. “John Kerry had illegal meetings with […]

Iraq PM urged to quit as key ally deserts him over unrest
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Iraq PM urged to quit as key ally deserts him over unrest

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi speaks during a parliament meeting in the capital Baghdad on September 3, 2018.<br />Iraq's parliament convened today with a populist cleric who triumphed in May elections allying with Abadi to try to form a government and sideline pro-Iran rivals.<br />/ AFP PHOTO / SABAH ARAR […]