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Iran struggles to buy food in a world wary of touching its money
Middle East

Iran struggles to buy food in a world wary of touching its money

LONDON/SAO PAULO/SEOUL (Reuters) — Iran, creaking under the impact of US sanctions, a collapse in oil sales and a severe…
Iran moves mock aircraft carrier to sea amid US tensions
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Iran moves mock aircraft carrier to sea amid US tensions

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran has moved a mock aircraft carrier to the strategic Strait of Hormuz amid…
Iran vows to ‘deal decisively’ with further protests
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Iran vows to ‘deal decisively’ with further protests

DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran promised on Friday to deal “decisively” with further protests over economic hardship, a day after security…
Internet disrupted in Iran province as police disperse rally
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Internet disrupted in Iran province as police disperse rally

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Police dispersed protesters in southwestern Iran angry over the Islamic Republic’s anemic economy amid…
Iran’s oil storage almost full as sanctions and pandemic weigh
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Iran’s oil storage almost full as sanctions and pandemic weigh

LONDON (Reuters) — Iran has slashed crude oil production to its lowest level in four decades as storage tanks and…
Iran imposes new curbs as coronavirus toll rises
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Iran imposes new curbs as coronavirus toll rises

(Reuters) – Iranians who do not wear masks will be denied state services and workplaces that fail to comply with…
Families of Syria detainees hope for news amid US sanctions
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Families of Syria detainees hope for news amid US sanctions

BEIRUT (AP) — Alaa Arnous and his family found the photo of his father Mohammed online last week, the first…
Kim Jong Un urges North Koreans to keep up virus fight
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Kim Jong Un urges North Koreans to keep up virus fight

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un urged officials to maintain alertness against the coronavirus, warning…
US sanctions, coronavirus make for Iran’s toughest year, Rouhani says
Middle East

US sanctions, coronavirus make for Iran’s toughest year, Rouhani says

DUBAI (Reuters) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday that his country is experiencing its toughest year because of…
No sweet victory for Assad as economy collapses and US sanctions hit
Middle East

No sweet victory for Assad as economy collapses and US sanctions hit

BEIRUT/AMMAN (Reuters) — Just last year, President Bashar al-Assad seemed on the brink of crowning military victories by easing his…
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