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February 16, 2020, 7:25 PM

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

War would harm Trump's 2020 reelection bid, Iran president says.
February 16, 2020, 7:25 PM
February 16, 2020, 11:33 AM

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
February 16, 2020, 11:33 AM
Canada, others nations push Iran on downed airliner probe
February 15, 2020, 3:15 AM

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.
February 15, 2020, 3:15 AM
Iranians face critical questions on anniversary of revolution
February 13, 2020, 3:01 PM

Iran remembers 1979 Islamic Revolution amid high US tension

State media said rallies would take place in more than 5,000 places.
February 13, 2020, 3:01 PM
Iranians rally, mark anniversary of 1979 Islamic Revolution
February 11, 2020, 5:39 PM

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.
February 11, 2020, 5:39 PM
Iranians mark 1979 revolution amid US tension
February 11, 2020, 2:30 AM

Pentagon: 109 troops suffer brain injuries from Iran strike

More troops suffer aftereffects of the Iranian missile attack last month in Iraq
February 11, 2020, 2:30 AM
February 10, 2020, 3:00 PM

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
February 10, 2020, 3:00 PM
Iran: US killing of Iranian general weakens IS fight
February 9, 2020, 8:50 PM

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.
February 9, 2020, 8:50 PM
February 7, 2020, 3:14 PM

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
February 7, 2020, 3:14 PM
French researchers in Iranian jail petition to get married
February 7, 2020, 2:11 PM

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
February 7, 2020, 2:11 PM
Iran to execute alleged spy who gave nuclear secrets to CIA
February 2, 2020, 10:59 AM

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.
February 2, 2020, 10:59 AM
Defense secretary says Trump 'very concerned' about Iran attack brain injury victims
January 31, 2020, 1:39 PM

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
January 31, 2020, 1:39 PM
Iran calls US sanctions on nuke organization chief 'unwise'
January 31, 2020, 9:36 AM

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.
January 31, 2020, 9:36 AM
US envoy for Iran Brian Hook says Iranian government uses humanitarian aid for elite
January 29, 2020, 12:43 PM

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.
January 29, 2020, 12:43 PM
Iran strike on US bases left 50 soldiers injured
January 29, 2020, 12:33 PM

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.
January 29, 2020, 12:33 PM
Pentagon now says 50 service members suffered brain injuries from Iran attack
January 27, 2020, 9:29 AM

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

The incident happened in the southern city of Mahshahr.
January 27, 2020, 9:29 AM
Iranian airliner skids into street; all 150 passengers safe
1 month 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.
1 month ago
More TBIs reported from Iran missile strike
1 month ago

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.
1 month ago
34 service members suffered brain injuries from Iran missiles: Pentagon
1 month ago

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.
1 month ago
34 service members diagnosed with traumatic brain injuries after Iran missile attack
1 month 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
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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
1 month ago
Masked gunmen kill local commander of Iran's security forces
1 month 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.
1 month ago
11 US service members treated for blast injuries in Iran attack, military confirms
1 month 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
1 month 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
1 month 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.
1 month ago
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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.
1 month ago
Military base strike took shot at US stance as a 'superpower': Iran's Supreme Leader
1 month 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.
1 month ago
US service members injured in Iran bombing
1 month ago

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
1 month ago
5 nations with crash victims press Tehran on investigation
1 month 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
1 month 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.
1 month ago
US sentences 2 Iranian men to prison for spying
1 month 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.
1 month ago
What's behind the latest European bid to save the Iran nuclear deal
1 month 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.
1 month ago
Video shows 2 missiles shooting down Ukraine passenger plane
1 month 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.
1 month ago
Iran announces arrests over shootdown of Ukrainian passenger plane that killed 176
1 month ago

Iran announces arrests over downing of plane that killed 176

Iran says authorities have made arrests for the accidental shootdown of a Ukrainian passenger plane
1 month ago
Iran announces arrests over downing of Ukrainian plane
1 month ago

Arrests made in Iran after Ukrainian plane shot down

Iran confirmed some arrests have been made related to the accidental shooting down of a passenger plane.
1 month ago
Arrests made in Iran after Ukrainian plane shot down
1 month ago

Iran protests over downed Ukrainian plane turn violent as Trump tweets support

Anti-government protesters turned violent over the weekend in Tehran, with protesters angry at being lied to over the downed Ukrainian plane.
1 month ago
Iran anti-government protests turn violent
1 month ago

Iran disqualifies thousands from running for parliament

Iran’s constitutional watchdog has barred thousands of people from running in next month's parliamentary elections, including 90 current lawmakers
1 month ago
Iran disqualifies thousands from running for parliament
1 month ago

Thousands flood Iran's streets, outraged over deadly plane crash

National security forces have cracked down, using tear gas and reportedly live ammunition against demonstrators -- some of them calling for the removal of Iran's supreme leader.
1 month ago
Thousands flood Iran's streets, outraged over deadly plane crash
1 month ago

Anger in Iran over jet's downing; gunfire disperses protests

There was no immediate report in Iranian state-run media on the incident.
1 month ago
Iran police shoot at those protesting plane shootdown: Video
1 month ago

Iran should behave like a normal nation: Pompeo

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo stated, “We just want Iran to behave more like a normal country, to be like Norway.”
1 month ago
Iran should behave like a normal nation: Pompeo
1 month ago

Thousands of Iranians protest after military forces shot down passenger jet

A horde of protesters reacted to the regime’s shocking admission that its military forces shot down a Ukrainian plane that they mistook for a missile.
1 month ago
Thousands of Iranians protest after military forces shot down passenger jet
1 month ago

Majority of Americans disapprove of Trump’s handling of Iran, feel less safe after strike: POLL

A majority of Americans disapprove of President Trump’s handling of the situation with Iran and feel less safe, according to a new ABC News/Ipsos poll.
1 month ago
Majority of Americans disapprove of Trump's handling of Iran, feel less safe: POLL
1 month ago

Protests break out in Iran after plane shot down

Protesters marching against the regime, chanting, “Shame on President Rouhani,” were hit with tear gas.
1 month ago
Protests break out in Iran after plane shot down
1 month ago

Iranians anguished after military admits shooting down Ukrainian jet

Iranians are taking to social media to express their grief, shock and anger after authorities admitted that the Iranian military had shot down Ukrainian Flight 582.
1 month ago
Iranians anguished after military admits shooting down Ukrainian jet
1 month ago

Ticket change in Tehran saves Ukrainian's life

A Ukrainian political analyst visiting Tehran decided to stay another day.
1 month ago
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Defying police, Iranians protest over plane shootdown

Videos show protesters shouting anti-government slogans in subway stations.
1 month ago
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Hezbollah says payback for US strike has just begun

Leader described Iran's ballistic missile response as a “slap” to Washington.
1 month ago
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'We're not going to cut and run': National security adviser on embassy threats

ABC News' George Stephanopoulos pressed O'Brien on why the U.S. did not evacuate embassies given the claim that Soleimani had been planning to attack "four embassies."
1 month ago
'We're not going to cut and run': National security adviser on embassy threats
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Iranians protest after government admits to shooting down Ukrainian airliner

Iran admitted to mistakenly downing the commercial passenger plane which was carrying at least 82 Iranian citizens.
1 month ago
Iranians protest after government admits to shooting down Ukrainian airliner