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Latest Iran News

Iraqi PM In Tehran For Crisis Talks On IS

Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi has arrived in Tehran on his first visit to Iran since taking office. More

Scope Of Iran Nuke Program 'Uncertain'

The head of the United Nations’ nuclear agency says Iran has yet to carry out all of the nuclear transparency steps it agreed to implement by late August and suggested Tehran’s atomic research may not be confined to civilian purposes. More

Suspects In Iranian Acid Attacks Held

Iranian officials say they have arrested several people suspected of throwing acid at women in a series of attacks in the historic city of Isfahan. More

Police investigators next to a car splashed with acid that was reportedly thrown at a woman in the central Iranian city of Isfahan.

Iran Probes Acid Attacks On Women

Iranian officials said they are investigating a series of acid attacks on women that occurred in the historic city of Isfahan in recent days. More

Nasrin Sotoudeh after her release from Evin Prison in 2013

Iran Bans Rights Lawyer From Work

Prominent Iranian human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh says she has been banned from practicing her profession for three years. More

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Iran's Suleimani: IS, U.S. 'Doomed To Failure' in Syria

The commander of Iran's powerful Qods Force, Qassem Suleimani, has said that both the Islamic State (IS) group and the United States are "doomed to failure" in Iraq and Syria. More

In Iran, Political Cartoons Reflect Attitudes Toward IS

The rise of the Islamic State (IS) group in Syria and Iraq, and the advent of the anti-IS coalition led by the United States and including several of Iran's rivals has inspired political cartoonists in several of Iran's media outlets. More
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Features & Commentary

Desired Traits Of A Nameless Soldier Of The Hidden Imam

Are you virtuous, pious, and committed to learning the language of the enemy? You just might have what it takes to be an Iranian intelligence officer.
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Falling Oil Prices Spell Trouble For Some, But Could Also Boost Global Growth

The price of oil has fallen some 20 percent since June, spelling big trouble for oil exporting countries like Russia and Iran. What's behind the drop?
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Six Iranian Filmmakers Launch Campaign Urging Deal Over Nuclear Crisis

A group of six internationally-known Iranian filmmakers have started an Internet campaign urging Tehran and world powers to reach a deal to end the crisis over Tehran's nuclear program.
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Coalition Of One: Iran Leads Own Fight Against Islamic State

Iran is not part of the international coalition against Islamic State militants. But it is waging a war of its own with the group that is likely to overlap with the U.S.-led effort in unpredictable ways.
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Tehran In No Mood To Laugh At Khomeini Jokes

Jokes mocking Islamic republic founder Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, spread widely on social media, have attracted the attention of the authorities.
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Iranian Women's Monthly Under Pressure From Hard-Liners

Prominent Iranian female editor Shahla Sherkat has come under pressure by Iranian hard-liners over her recently launched publication devoted to women's issues.
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