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April 4, 2020, 12:54 AM

Europe's trade system with Iran finally makes first deal

European countries trying to keep Iran's nuclear deal with world powers alive said Tuesday that a system they set up to enable trade with Tehran has finally concluded its first transaction, facilitating the export of medical goods
April 4, 2020, 12:54 AM
Europe's trade system with Iran finally makes first deal
March 27, 2020, 10:36 PM

Iran confronts deadly alcohol crisis in midst of dealing with coronavirus

Hundreds have died drinking tainted alcohol in Iran.
March 27, 2020, 10:36 PM
Iran confronts deadly alcohol crisis in midst of dealing with coronavirus
March 26, 2020, 3:01 AM

Retired FBI agent, missing in Iran since 2007, died in captivity: Family

The family of Bob Levinson, a former FBI agent who went missing inside Iran 13 years ago, says that U.S. officials have information leading them to believe he has died.
March 26, 2020, 3:01 AM
Retired FBI agent, missing in Iran since 2007, died in captivity: Family
March 24, 2020, 12:08 PM

Iran furloughs imprisoned US Navy vet amid virus concerns

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says Iran has granted a medical furlough to a U.S. Navy veteran imprisoned for more than a year
March 24, 2020, 12:08 PM
Iran furloughs imprisoned US Navy vet amid virus
March 23, 2020, 2:17 PM

US, UAE troops hold major exercise amid virus, Iran tensions

U.S. Marines and Emirati forces have held a major military exercise that saw forces seize a sprawling model Mideast city
March 23, 2020, 2:17 PM
US, UAE troops hold major exercise amid virus, Iran tensions
March 22, 2020, 8:45 PM

Virus now in Gaza, Syria, raising fears in vulnerable areas

The new coronavirus has arrived in the Gaza Strip and Syria, raising fears that the pandemic may now prey on some of the most vulnerable populations in the world
March 22, 2020, 8:45 PM
Iran leader refuses US help, citing virus conspiracy theory
March 21, 2020, 10:25 AM

Iran frees French researcher in apparent prisoner swap

Iranian state TV says authorities have released a jailed French researcher, an apparent prisoner swap for an Iranian held in France
March 21, 2020, 10:25 AM
Iran frees French researcher in apparent prisoner swap
March 19, 2020, 8:21 AM

Iran state TV: Khamenei to pardon 10,000 more prisoners

The country has already released 85,000 prisoners on temporary leave.
March 19, 2020, 8:21 AM
Iran state TV: Khamenei to pardon 10,000 more prisoners
March 14, 2020, 4:49 PM

US judge: Iran liable in disappearance of retired FBI agent

A federal judge has held Iran responsible for the kidnapping of former FBI agent Robert Levinson
March 14, 2020, 4:49 PM
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Iran accuses US of `economic terrorism,' urges sanctions end

Iran’s foreign minister is demanding that the United States immediately halt what he called a “campaign of economic terrorism” and lift sanctions
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Lawyer says award-winning Iran filmmaker summoned to prison

A lawyer for Iranian filmmaker Mohammad Rasoulof, who just won the Berlin Film Festival's Golden Bear, says he's been summoned to serve a one-year prison sentence
1 month ago
Award-winning Iran filmmaker summoned to prison: Lawyer
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UN agency: Iran nearly triples stockpile of enriched uranium

The U.N.'s nuclear watchdog says Iran has nearly tripled its stockpile of enriched uranium since November in violation of its deal with world powers
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Iran has 3 possible undeclared nuclear sites: UN watchdog
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Fire kills 5 in residential building in Iranian city of Qom

A fire that erupted in a residential building in the Iranian city of Qom has killed at least five people, including a 2-year-old, and injured 38
1 month ago
Fire kills 5 in residential building in Iranian city of Qom
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Iranian director wins prize at Berlin festival in absentia

Director couldn't attend because authorities barred him from leaving Iran.
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Iran's hard-liners take early lead in Tehran after vote

Iranian state TV is announcing the first partial results from the country’s parliamentary elections
2 months ago
Iran's hard-liners take early lead in Tehran after vote
2 months ago

Conservatives poised to make gains in Iran elections amid sanctions, domestic problems

Conservatives are likely to hold majority seats in Iran's parliament after Friday's elections.
2 months ago
Conservatives poised to make gains in Iran elections amid sanctions
2 months ago

Iran's president: Trump doesn't want war ahead of 2020 vote

War would harm Trump's 2020 reelection bid, Iran president says.
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Canada, others nations push Iran on downed airliner probe

Diplomats from nations that lost citizens when Iran shot down a Ukrainian airliner are pushing Iran’s foreign minister for more cooperation on the investigation and other issues
2 months ago
Canada, others nations push Iran on downed airliner probe
2 months ago

Resistance or diplomacy? Iranians face crucial questions on 41st anniversary of Islamic Revolution

Iranians are faced with crucial questions on the future of the country on the 41st anniversary of the Islamic Revolution.
2 months ago
Iranians face critical questions on anniversary of revolution
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Iran remembers 1979 Islamic Revolution amid high US tension

State media said rallies would take place in more than 5,000 places.
2 months ago
Iranians rally, mark anniversary of 1979 Islamic Revolution
2 months ago

Iranians mark 1979 revolution amid US tension

Hundreds of thousands across Iran marked the anniversary of its 1979 Islamic Revolution against a backdrop of escalating tensions with the United States.
2 months ago
Iranians mark 1979 revolution amid US tension
2 months ago

Pentagon: 109 troops suffer brain injuries from Iran strike

More troops suffer aftereffects of the Iranian missile attack last month in Iraq
2 months ago
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Iran: US killing of Iranian general weakens IS fight

The head of Iran's nuclear program says the U.S. killing of a high-ranking Iranian general weakened the fight against the Islamic State extremist group in the region
2 months ago
Iran: US killing of Iranian general weakens IS fight
2 months ago

Iran again fails to put satellite into orbit amid US worries

New setback for a program U.S. claims helps Tehran's ballistic missile program.
2 months ago
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French researchers in Iranian jail petition to get married

An Iranian lawyer says his clients, two French researchers held for months in a Tehran prison, have petitioned prison authorities to allow them to get married
2 months ago
French researchers in Iranian jail petition to get married
2 months ago

Iran to execute alleged spy who gave nuclear secrets to CIA

Iran says its top court has confirmed a death sentence for an Iranian man convicted of spying for the CIA
2 months ago
Iran to execute alleged spy who gave nuclear secrets to CIA
2 months ago

Defense secretary says Trump 'very concerned' about Iran attack brain injury victims

The Pentagon now says Trump is "very concerned" about the traumatic brain injuries suffered by 50 service members following the Iran missile attack.
2 months ago
Defense secretary says Trump 'very concerned' about Iran attack brain injury victims
2 months ago

Iran calls US sanctions on nuke organization chief 'unwise'

Iran’s nuclear energy organization called recent sanctions on the head of the agency by the U.S. an “unwise move" that won't interrupt Iran's peaceful nuclear policies
2 months ago
Iran calls US sanctions on nuke organization chief 'unwise'
2 months ago

US envoy for Iran Brian Hook says the Iranian government manipulates humanitarian aid to benefit its elite

Brian Hook, the U.S. special representative for Iran, said Thursday that the Iranian regime had diverted humanitarian money and goods to its elite members.
2 months ago
US envoy for Iran Brian Hook says Iranian government uses humanitarian aid for elite
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Iran strike on US bases left 50 soldiers injured

The Pentagon announced that 50 American soldiers suffered traumatic brain injuries after the Iranian missile attack on a U.S. base in Iraq earlier this month.
2 months ago
Iran strike on US bases left 50 soldiers injured
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Pentagon now says 50 service members suffered brain injuries from Iran attack

Pentagon says 50 U.S. military service members suffered Traumatic Brain Injuries as a result of the Iranian missile attack on a base in Iraq.
2 months ago
Pentagon now says 50 service members suffered brain injuries from Iran attack
2 months ago

Aging Iran airliner crash-lands on highway, injuring only 2

The incident happened in the southern city of Mahshahr.
2 months ago
Iranian airliner skids into street; all 150 passengers safe
2 months ago

Iranian FM: Tehran still willing to negotiate with US

A US drone strike that killed an Iranian general hasn't ended hopes for a deal.
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More TBIs reported from Iran missile strike

The number of American service members suffering from traumatic brain injury has tripled, the Pentagon said.
2 months ago
More TBIs reported from Iran missile strike
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34 service members suffered brain injuries from Iran missiles: Pentagon

The Pentagon said nearly three dozen service members were diagnosed with traumatic brain injuries after an Iranian missile strike on a U.S. base in Iraq.
2 months ago
34 service members suffered brain injuries from Iran missiles: Pentagon
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34 service members diagnosed with traumatic brain injuries after Iran missile attack: Pentagon

Pentagon now says 34 service members have been diagnosed with Traumatic Brain Injuries or concussions from Iranian missile attack.
2 months ago
34 service members diagnosed with traumatic brain injuries after Iran missile attack
3 months ago

US bars Iranian investors from certain types of visas

The Trump administration is barring Iranian investors and business people from entering or staying in the United States on certain types of visas
3 months ago
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Masked gunmen kill local commander of Iran's security forces

Iran's official news agency says that masked gunmen ambushed and killed the local commander of a paramilitary security force in a southwestern town
3 months ago
Masked gunmen kill local commander of Iran's security forces
3 months ago

11 US service members treated for blast injuries in Iran missile attack, military confirms

Eleven service members were treated for blast injuries from last week's Iran missile attack in Iraq, the U.S. military confirmed.
3 months ago
11 US service members treated for blast injuries in Iran attack, military confirms
3 months ago

Iran backtracks on plan to send flight recorders to Ukraine

The Iranian official leading the investigation into the accidental shootdown of a Ukrainian jetliner appeared to backtrack on plans to send the flight recorders abroad for analysis
3 months ago
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Iran says it is preparing for satellite launch

Iran says two newly constructed satellites have passed pre-launch tests and will be transported to the nation's space center for eventual launch, without elaborating
3 months ago
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Iran to send flight recorders from downed jet to Ukraine

Tehran official said it was not possible to read the black boxes in Iran.
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Iran Supreme Leader Ayatalloh Ali Khamenei says attack against US military base was a “strike at America’s track record as a superpower"

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatalloh Ali Khamenei led prayers Friday for the first time in eight years.
3 months ago
Military base strike took shot at US stance as a 'superpower': Iran's Supreme Leader
3 months ago

US service members injured in Iran bombing

U.S. officials confirmed some troops were injured in Iran's attack on U.S. troops in Iraq despite prior claims that no one was hurt.
3 months ago
US service members injured in Iran bombing
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Nations of Iran crash victims seek compensation for families

The governments of countries that lost citizens when Iran shot down a Ukrainian airliner are demanding Tehran accept “full responsibility” and pay compensation to the victims’ families
3 months ago
5 nations with crash victims press Tehran on investigation
3 months ago

Iran's president says 'no limit' to nuclear enrichment

Iran's president says there is “no limit” to the country's enrichment of uranium following its decision to abandon its commitments under the 2015 nuclear deal
3 months ago
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US sentences 2 Iranian men to prison for spying

Two men have been sentenced to prison in the United States for conducting surveillance on behalf of Iran's government.
3 months ago
US sentences 2 Iranian men to prison for spying
3 months ago

What's behind the latest European bid to save the Iran nuclear deal and how it could end up killing it

While the European powers hope they have found an avenue to fix the Iran nuclear deal, it may actually spell its end.
3 months ago
What's behind the latest European bid to save the Iran nuclear deal
3 months ago

Video shows 2 missiles shooting down Ukraine passenger plane

Iran, which admitted to firing at the 737 and killing all 176 on board, said it has arrested some individuals, but Iranians continue to protest in the streets.
3 months ago
Video shows 2 missiles shooting down Ukraine passenger plane
3 months ago

Iran announces arrests over shootdown of Ukrainian passenger plane that killed 176

Iran's judiciary spokesman on Tuesday announced the arrests of an unspecified number of suspects in connection with the accidental shootdown of a Ukrainian airliner.
3 months ago
Iran announces arrests over shootdown of Ukrainian passenger plane that killed 176