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White House Names Russia, China, Iran, North Korea In Cyberattack Guidelines

The White House on July 26 issued new guidelines on how government agencies should respond to major cyberattacks. More

Iran Denies Harboring Al-Qaeda Operatives

Iran has denied recent U.S. accusations that three Al-Qaeda operatives were in Iran, helping the Islamist militant group with finance and logistics across the Middle East. More

Kosovo Authorities Charge Iranian NGO Leader With 'Financing Terrorism'

Authorities in Kosovo said on July 25 that they have charged an Iranian man with “financing terrorism and money laundering” through a nongovernmental group he operates called the Qur’an Foundation of Kosova. More

Tehran Confirms Arrest Of Iranian-American

Iran has confirmed the arrest of an Iranian-American who was visiting family in the country, the latest in a series of arrests of dual nationals by the Islamic republic over the past year. More

Iran Says Terrorists Stopped On Turkish Border

Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) has stopped a “terrorist group” from infiltrating the country from the Turkish border, an IRGC commander said on July 21. More

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Iranian Daily Under Fire For Airbrushing Cigarette From Cleric's Hand

A major reformist Iranian daily has created controversy by altering an iconic image of a prominent deceased cleric to remove a cigarette he was holding. More

Tots Caught: Tehran Kindergarten Shut Down Over Mixed-Gender Swimming Pool

An Iranian official says a kindergarten has been shut down in the capital, Tehran, over a mixed-gender swimming pool. More
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Features & Commentary

Cleric's Kosovo Arrest Puts Iran's Balkan Activities Under Spotlight

The Islamic republic's history of exporting its brand of Islam to the Balkans has come under scrutiny after an Iranian national in Kosovo was charged with financing terrorism.

One Year On: Why Iran Has Yet To Cash In On Nuclear Deal

In the year since a landmark nuclear deal was signed between Iran and world powers, there have been expectations that Tehran would cash in big time. Yet despite the lifting of many UN and Western sanctions, Iran is still internationally isolated and suffering economic hardship.

Iran Promotes Its New 'Martyrs,' Cementing Role In Syria Fighting

Iranian officials appear to be doubling down on their public portrayal of Syria as the front line in a war to defend their brand of "Islamic society."

Explainer: What's Behind Sudden Clashes In Northwestern Iran?

Clashes erupted this month between Kurdish fighters and Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC), with each side claiming to have inflicted casualties on the other. Why the sudden flare-up?

WHO's Cancer Warning No Shock For 'Hot Tea'-Happy Iran

Iranian tea-drinking practices are likely to come under the spotlight after a review of more than 1,000 studies indicated that drinking "very hot" beverages is "probably carcinogenic to humans
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