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Iranian General Calls For More IS Funds

An Iranian general has called for more funds to confront the Islamic State militant group, whose influence is growing in neighboring countries. More

Report: Iran To Allow Military Site Inspections

An Iranian negotiator has announced that Tehran has agreed to give UN inspectors "managed access" to military facilities as part of a deal with world powers over its contentious nuclear program. More

Iranian Minister Says OPEC Production Cut 'Unlikely'

Iran's oil minister has said that OPEC is unlikely to cut oil output when the group of oil-exporting countries meets in June. More

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Iranian Aid Boat For Yemen Offloaded

United Nations officials in the port of Djibouti say they have taken charge of aid cargo carried by an Iranian boat that was headed for war-torn Yemen. More

Obama Signs Iran Nuclear Bill

U.S. President Barack Obama has signed into law legislation giving Congress a say on any international nuclear agreement with Iran. More

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Tehran's Friday Prayer Leader Calls On Saudis To Rise Up

Tehran's temporary Friday Prayers leader, Ayatollah Mohammad Ali Movahedi Kermani, has called on Saudi citizens to rise up against their country's rulers and to speak out against their "crimes." More

'Why Nations Fail' Among Works Seized At Tehran Book Fair

Several books have already been confiscated from one of Iran's largest cultural events, the annual Tehran International Book Fair, which kicked off last week. More
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Features & Commentary

Iraqi Battle Plans Altered By IS Capture Of Ramadi

The fall of Ramadi to Islamic State (IS) militants has changed the way Iraq is trying to confront the Sunni-led extremists -- with Iranian-backed Shi'ite militia fighters being brought in to defend Sunni tribal lands.
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Iran's Army Of Deterrence

Iran's army of deterrence was on parade during National Army Day. While armed robots and quirky tanks made the headlines, many of the country's innovative military advances and tactics are formidable.
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Rogue Iranian Lawmakers Issue Nuclear Deal 'Fact Sheet'

A group of rogue lawmakers in Iran has issued their own "recommended fact sheet" on the framework nuclear agreement between Tehran and world powers.
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Alleged Assault On Iranian Teens Stokes Anti-Arab Sentiment

The suspected sexual assault of two Iranian pilgrims at a Saudi airport has prompted strong reactions in Iran -- and brought to the surface some deep-seated prejudices about Arabs.
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Russia Flexes Missile Diplomacy With Iran

Russia’s potential delivery of antiaircraft S-300 missile systems to Iran has long been shrouded in controversy and contradictions. But with Russian President Vladimir Putin’s decree allowing shipments of these high-precision systems to Tehran, will Moscow finally make good on these shipments?
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Will A Nuclear Deal Bring The U.S. And Iran Together?

A nuclear deal would remove some long-standing barriers between Iran and the United States, but don't expect the walls to come tumbling down.
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Washington, Tehran Spin Framework Deal Different Ways

Faced with the difficult task of selling their framework nuclear deal to naysayers at home, Tehran and Washington have come away from the negotiating table with different interpretations of what was agreed.
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Nuclear Deal Sparks Mixed Reactions In Iran

A tentative nuclear deal between Iran and world powers has prompted mixed reactions in Tehran.
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For Iran, Was It Worth The Wait?

Iranian officials must now be wondering why they waited so long to agree to international terms to open up their nuclear program -- terms they essentially could have had years ago. Economic sanctions cost the country billions and it's not clear what, if anything, was gained.
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Framework Agreement Leaves Loose Ends

Iran and world powers may have reached a framework nuclear deal, but numerous loose ends must be addressed before a final agreement can be signed.
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