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Khamenei says plane tragedy should not overshadow loss of commander
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Khamenei says plane tragedy should not overshadow loss of commander

Iran’s supreme leader called the accidental downing of a Ukrainian airliner a “bitter” tragedy Friday but said it should not…
Iran social media posts call for more protests after plane disaster
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Iran social media posts call for more protests after plane disaster

DUBAI (Reuters) — Iranian social media posts urged citizens to take to the streets for a fifth day on Wednesday,…
Video: Iran police shoot at those protesting plane shootdown
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Video: Iran police shoot at those protesting plane shootdown

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iranian police and security forces fired both live ammunition and tear gas to disperse…
Weeping, Iran supreme leader prays over general slain by US
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Weeping, Iran supreme leader prays over general slain by US

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Weeping amid wails from a sea of mourners, Iran’s supreme leader on Monday prayed over the…
Pompeo accuses Iran of suppressing protest memorials
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Pompeo accuses Iran of suppressing protest memorials

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday slammed Iran for using “violence” and censorship to prevent memorials for those…
Amnesty raises to 304 number of Iranians killed in protests
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Amnesty raises to 304 number of Iranians killed in protests

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Amnesty International said Monday that at least 304 people were killed in last month’s…
Iran ready for more prisoner swaps with US, not negotiations
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Iran ready for more prisoner swaps with US, not negotiations

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran is ready for more prisoner swaps with the United States, the Cabinet spokesman said Monday…
US considers sending several thousand more troops to Mideast
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US considers sending several thousand more troops to Mideast

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon is considering sending several thousand additional troops to the Middle East to help deter Iranian…
Anti-headscarf law activist sues Iran in US over harassment
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Anti-headscarf law activist sues Iran in US over harassment

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An Iranian-American activist famous for her campaign against the Islamic Republic’s mandatory headscarf, or…
Iran’s Rouhani calls for release of innocent, unarmed protesters
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Iran’s Rouhani calls for release of innocent, unarmed protesters

DUBAI (Reuters) — Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani called on Wednesday for the release of any unarmed and innocent people who…
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