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Iran Claims To Foil Sabotage Attempt On Heavy Water Tanks

Iranian authorities claim they have thwarted a sabotage attempt on containers used for transporting heavy water, a key component in nuclear reactors. More

Iranian Parliament Rejects Rohani Nominee

Iran's parliament has rejected President Hassan Rohani's nominee for the post of science minister, saying he is not fully committed to Islamic values. More

'Alarming Increase' In Iran Executions

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the human rights situation in Iran is warning about a surge in executions by the Islamic republic. More

An Iranian woman, hiding her face so as not to be identified, raises a placard during a protest to show solidarity with the acid-attack victims, in front of the judiciary building in Isfahan on October 22.

Iran Moves To Muzzle Media Coverage Of Acid Attacks

Iranian authorities have warned domestic media over their coverage of a string of acid attacks targeting young women in the city of Isfahan. More

Toxic Gas Closes Iranian Schools

Iran’s official IRNA news agency reports that 130 people have been hospitalized in the southeastern city of Zahedan after inhaling toxic gas. More

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As West Applauds Kurdish Female Fighters, Iran Praises Peshmerga 'Elders'

While Western media and social networks have lauded the courage of young Kurdish female fighters, the Iranian press has praised their older, male Iraqi Peshmerga counterparts. More

Video Video Asks Tehranis About Their Fears

In a newly released video, Iranian artist Ali Molavi has asked a group of citizens in the Iranian capital what they're afraid of. More
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Features & Commentary

Iran's Isfahan Outraged Over Acid Attacks

A spate of vicious acid attacks on women has sown fear in the Iranian city of Isfahan.
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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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