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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

Kuwait Condemns 'Iranian Spy' To Death

A Kuwaiti appeals court on July 21 upheld the death sentence of a man convicted of spying for Iran as part of a cell that was allegedly working with Tehran to destabilize the Gulf Arab state. More

Another Iranian-American Detained In Iran, Family Says

The U.S. State Department said on July 21 that it is looking into reports that another Iranian-American has been detained in Iran. More

French Carmaker Signs Deal To Build Citroens In Iran

French carmaker Peugeot-Citroen (PSA) said it has signed a preliminary agreement with Iranian company SAIPA to produce and sell Citroen cars in the country. More

Iran Arrests 40 'Terrorists' In Southeast

Iranian media reports say authorities have arrested 40 people suspected of plotting an attack against military installations in the country's restive southeast, near the border with Pakistan. More

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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

Leaked Salaries Cast Iran Officials In Harsh Light, But To What End?

Simmering anger in Iran's hard-line media over official salaries has forced President Hassan Rohani's administration onto the defensive with a likely reelection bid for the relative moderate on the horizon. More
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Features & Commentary

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.
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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."
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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?
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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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