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Iran's Rial hits record-low 100,000 to the dollar

TEHRAN (AFP) - Iran's currency hit a record low on Sunday of 100,000 rials to the dollar amid a deepening economic crisis and the imminent return of full US sanctions.

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Trump warns Iran's President Rouhani: 'NEVER, EVER THREATEN THE UNITED STATES AGAIN'

Trump's tweet followed Iranian President Hassan Rouhani cautioning the American leader on Sunday about pursuing hostile policies against Tehran, saying: "War with Iran is the mother of all wars."

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Iran's Revolutionary Guard Says "Awaiting Orders" To Attack Israel Ahead Of Putin-Netanyahu Summit

Though by many accounts the situation in Syria's south is stabilizing as the government is fast securing the border with Jordan after a major offensive against FSA, al-Qaeda, and ISIS factions in the region, the possibility for further clashes between Israel and Damascus remains high, as we previously warned here

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U.S. - Iran tensions rise over oil route as EU tries to save nuclear deal

LONDON (Reuters) - The U.S. Navy stands ready to ensure free navigation and the flow of commerce, the U.S. military’s Central Command said on Thursday, as Iran’s Revolutionary Guards warned they would block oil shipments through the Strait of Hormuz if necessary.

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Water shortage, pollution spark fresh protests in Iran's Abadan

Protesters have clashed with security forces in southwestern Iran, a day after several demonstrators were injured in nighttime skirmishes over water shortages and pollution, Iranian state media reported.

 

 

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Iran Economic Protests Shut Tehran's Grand Bazaar

Traders at Tehran's Grand Bazaar have taken part in a big protest against rising prices and the plummeting value of Iran's currency, the rial.

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Iran defiant as it holds day of anti-Israel protests

Thousands took to the streets in the capital and other cities for Qods (Jerusalem) Day, held every year since the early days of Iran's Islamic revolution to show support for the Palestinians.

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Secret files prove Iran tried to build a nuclear bomb, Israeli spy agency claims

Israel’s intelligence agency Mossad shared top-secret files with European governments on Sunday night, purporting to prove Iran’s efforts to build a nuclear weapon, claims which the regime in Tehran has always denied.

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Deep In the Desert, Iran Quietly Advances Missile Technology

For weeks, California-based weapons researchers picked through satellite photos of the Iranian facility 25 miles from Shahrud, Iran. They found, they say, that work on the site now appears to focus on advanced rocket engines and rocket fuel, and is often conducted under cover of night. 

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Iran's Leader Warns: Era of 'Hit and Run' Attacks Has Ended

Iran's Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei threatened on Monday to respond harshly to the overnight attack on the outskirts of Hama. "The era of 'hit and run' attacks has ended, and from now on, any attacks will be answered resolutely," Khamenei was quoted as saying by the Hamas-affiliated Al-Manar website. "The enemies understand that they will achieve nothing by means of war."

 

 

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Recent Iranian shipments to Syria concern US intelligence

Washington (CNN)US intelligence is monitoring a series of cargo flights from Iran into Syria that the US suspects may be carrying weapons systems into Syria for potential use by Bashar al-Assad's regime or Iranian forces, CNN has learned.

 

 

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Israeli army reveals images allegedly showing Iran's involvement in Syria

Satellite images released Tuesday by Israeli Defense Forces show the scope of the military relationship between Iran and Syria.

 

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Iran’s Nuclear Industry Moving at a Faster Pace

TEHRAN, Apr. 09 (MNA) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday Iran’s nuclear industry is moving forward faster than before.

 

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World War 3: Iran Vows to Obliterate Israel in 25 Years as Middle East Tensions Escalate

Iran’s army chief has vowed to completely destroy Israel within just 25 years, in a dramatic threat issued to their Middle East rival it has been revealed.

 

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Germany Selling Iran Chemical Weapons Tech, Boosting Anti-Israel Efforts as U.S. Dems Block Trump Ambassador

U.S. officials are increasingly alarmed by a congressional block on President Donald Trump's pick to be the next ambassador to Germany, a holdup that comes as Berlin pursues a host of anti-Israel measures and is growing closer to Iran, according to multiple administration insiders who spoke to the Washington Free Beacon.

 

 

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Iran says missile production up three-fold

TEHRAN, March 7 (Xinhua) -- Iran's missile production has increased three-fold over the past years, said a senior commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Wednesday.

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Iran says missile production up three-fold

TEHRAN, March 7 (Xinhua) -- Iran's missile production has increased three-fold over the past years, said a senior commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Wednesday.

 

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Iran’s Russian Anti-Aircraft Missile Now Operational, U.S. Says

Iran tested and deployed a Russian-made anti-aircraft missile system last year that has long worried U.S. and Israeli military officials because it gives the Islamic Republic a “generational improvement in capabilities,” the Pentagon’s Defense Intelligence Agency disclosed.

 

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New satellite photos show Iran establishing another base in Syria

Iran has built another permanent military base outside Syria’s capital city complete with hangers used to store missiles capable of hitting all of Israel, according to Western intelligence sources. 

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Iran could soon be spying on smartphones worldwide, report claims

Millions of smartphone users in the United States, and around the world, are vulnerable to being spied on by the Iranian government, according to a new report. And apparently, all it takes is downloading the wrong app.

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Israel military targets Iranian drone and strikes Syria, F-16 crashes

Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Israel will protect itself from “any threat or any attempt to harm its sovereignty” after its military downed an Iranian drone that infiltrated the region.

 

“Israel is seeking for peace, but we will continue to defend ourselves against any attack against us, and against any attempt by Iran to establish military bases in Syria or anywhere else,” Netanyahu said Saturday after meeting with top brass at military headquarters in Tel Aviv.

 

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Syria chemical attack rockets ‘Made in Germany,’ report says

The rockets used in the recent chemical attacks in Syria that poisoned dozens of civilians, including children, were “Made in Germany,” Bild reports.Following the attacks in East Ghouta, a suburb outside Damascus with a population of 400,000, the remains of Iranian 107-millimeter rockets with the company logo of Krempel and the product signature “Made in Germany” were found at the sites, Bild reported Monday.

 

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Iran rejects possibility of renegotiation on nuclear deal with any side

TEHRAN, Feb. 5 (Xinhua) -- Iran's Foreign Ministry announced on Monday that Iran will never engage in the probable calls for renewed talks on the 2105 international deal which put an end to the disputes over the country's nuclear program.

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Iran Resumes Building Missile Plants in Lebanon, Israeli Army Warns in Rare Article in Arab Media

In a rare article published on Arabic-language media, IDF spokesperson warns Lebanese civilians of possible war if Iran develops precision weapons in Lebanon and if Hezbollah takes control of the political system there.

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Iran spends billions on weapons programs, terrorism while ignoring Iranians' basic needs, report finds

Iran is spending billions of dollars on its weapons programs and supporting terrorism around the globe while it ignores the basic needs of its people, a new report asserts.

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Iran ‘will not negotiate on its missile program’

Iran says it will not negotiate on its missile program with European countries, reiterating that its defensive missile activities are off-limits.

Recent reports in the German weekly Der Spiegel and French daily Le Figaro have suggested that Europe is eying to pressure Iran over its missile program and/or regional policies.

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Iran Army to stage massive military drills along Makran coast: Commander

Iran's Army says is planning to hold large-scale joint military exercises in a vast area along the Makran coastal strip, including the shores of the Sea of Oman, in the country's southern and southeastern regions, a senior commander says.

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Iran president slams sanctions policy targeting independent nations

President Hassan Rouhani says Iran is resolved to strengthen its relations with Cuba, especially in the economic sector, expressing his opposition to the sanctions policy targeting independent nations.

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Iran lawmaker says 3,700 arrested in days of protest, unrest

An Iranian reformist lawmaker said Tuesday that some 3,700 people were arrested in the days of protests and unrest that roiled Iran over the past two weeks, offering a far higher number than authorities previously released.

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Houthi attacks supported by Iran: Saudi envoy to Yemen

RIYADH: Houthi attacks against the Yemeni people and Saudi Arabia are supported by Iran, the Saudi ambassador to Yemen said Wednesday.

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Obama's Alternative Facts on the Iran Nuclear Deal

When the Obama administration sold its Iran nuclear deal to Congress in 2015, one of its primary arguments was that the agreement was narrow. It lifted only nuclear sanctions. America, President Barack Obama told us, would remain a vigilant foe of Iran's regional predations through sanctions and other means.

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Iran Nuclear Deal Fix It Or Nix It

In October, President Trump received a chorus of catcalls when he refused to "recertify" Iran's compliance with Barack Obama's flawed nuclear weapons deal with that country. The Europeans, Russia, China and numerous domestic pundits and politicians (including some within Trump's own government) were critical.

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Trove of Bin Laden documents reveal Iran's secret dealings with al-Qaeda

newly released trove of documents recovered from Osama bin Laden’s Pakistan compound have revealed “secret dealings” between Iran and al-Qaeda. 

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Iran Used ‘Some’ Nuclear Deal Money To Fund Terror Campaigns

The Islamic Republic of Iran used some of the funds released to the country under the 2015 nuclear agreement to fund activity in the Middle East, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Marine Gen. Joseph Dunford told the Senate Armed Services Committee Tuesday.

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U.S. House votes to block aircraft sales to Iran

The US House of Representatives has voted in favor of new measures that block sales of commercial aircraft to Iran, ignoring some lawmakers’ warnings that the hostile move would undermine the 2015 nuclear agreement between the Islamic Republic and the six world powers.

 

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Trump to weigh more aggressive US strategy on Iran, sources say

President Donald Trump is weighing a strategy that calls for more aggressive U.S. responses to Iran's forces, its Shi'ite Muslim proxies in Iraq and Syria, and its support for militant groups, according to five current and former U.S. officials.

 

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WHO ARE THE FIVE AMERICANS CURRENTLY DETAINED IN IRAN?

An Iranian court upheld a 10 year prison sentence for Chinese-American student Xi Yue Wang on Sunday on charges of collaborating with foreign governments.

 

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Iran tests first ever long-range missile defence system

Iran has tested its first ever long-range missile defense system amid tensions with the US over its weapons programme, Iranian state media has said.

 

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U.S. pressure or not, U.N. nuclear watchdog sees no need to check Iran military sites

The United States is pushing U.N. nuclear inspectors to check military sites in Iran to verify it is not breaching its nuclear deal with world powers. But for this to happen, inspectors must believe such checks are necessary and so far they do not, officials say.

 

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Iran Building Weapons Factories in Lebanon and Syria, Israel Says

Israel is using a visit this week by the United Nations secretary general, Antonio Guterres, to highlight concerns about what it says are Iran’s efforts to produce advanced, precision weapons in Lebanon and Syria.

 

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Iran Slaps Down Haley: No One Sees Military Sites Without Ayatollah’s Permission

Two years after the Obama administration contended that the nuclear deal it reached with Iran had opened the door to international inspection of military sites, a senior military adviser to supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei declared Sunday that it does not.

 

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'Strong indications' Trump won't recertify Iranian compliance with nuclear deal

The Trump administration is giving "strong indications" that it is preparing a case to decertify Iran's compliance with the international nuclear agreement, an expert says.

 

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Qatar defies Saudi Arabia by restoring diplomatic ties with Iran

Qatar has defied Saudi Arabia by strengthening its diplomatic ties with Iran - rather than cutting them back as Saudi Arabia and its allies have demanded.

 

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Iran: Five days needed to ramp up uranium enrichment

Iran's atomic chief has warned that Tehran needs only five days to ramp up its uranium enrichment to 20 percent, a level at which the material could be used for a nuclear weapon.

 

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US must pay $245mn in damage to chemical victims of Iraq-Iran war: Judiciary

The Iranian Judiciary has issued a ruling demanding that the US government pay around 245 million dollars in damage to a number of victims of chemical attacks carried out by Saddam Hussein’s troops during the 1980 to 1988 imposed war on Iran.

      

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Israeli satellite images reveal ‘Iranian missile facility’ under construction in Syria

New imagery released by imageSat, which operates Israel’s EROS-B satellite, reportedly show the first ever Scud missile factory being built inside wartorn Syria. 

 

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Iran’s President Threatens to Restart Nuclear Program

Iran’s nuclear program could be restarted in a matter of “hours,” if the American government imposes further sanctions on Tehran, the country’s president, Hassan Rouhani, said on Tuesday.

 

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Iran Sending Warships to Atlantic Ocean Amid Massive New Military Buildup

Iran is preparing to send a flotilla of warships to the Atlantic Ocean following the announcement of a massive $500 million investment in war spending, according to Iranian leaders, who say the military moves are in response to recent efforts by the United States to impose a package of new economic sanctions on Tehran.

 

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Iran lawmakers vote to boost spending on missile program

By a huge majority, members of Iran’s parliament voted Sunday to increase spending on the nation’s ballistic missile program and finance its paramilitary Revolutionary Guard.

 

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Iran Bans Two Soccer Stars for Playing Against Israelis

Two players on Iran’s national soccer team were banned for life from playing for their country on Thursday after they participated in a match with their club team in Greece against an Israeli team, an Iranian governmental official said.

 

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Iran's 'Shameful' Execution Of Man Arrested At Age 15

Iran has executed a 21-year-old man who was arrested at age 15, Amnesty International and an Iranian news agency reported.

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Iranian drone forces US jet to take evasive action

An Iranian drone came within 100 feet of a US Navy F/A-18 attempting to land on the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz in the Persian Gulf on Tuesday, according to two US defense officials with knowledge of the incident. The officials said the drone forced the US aircraft to take evasive action.

 

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Iran: €3 billion credit line by Siemens on the way

German industrial group Siemens is about to undertake financing rail and power plant projects worth 3 billion euros in Iran, a senior Iranian official says.

 

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Rouhani gets Iranian supreme leader's nod as second-term president, faces risks

Hassan Rouhani won the endorsement of Iran's supreme leader for his second term of president on Thursday after an easy election win, pledging to open Iran to foreign trade and investment but facing internal hardline resistance and renewed U.S. antagonism.

 

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New York Congressman Demands Investigation Into Iranian Funding of US Universities Through Alavi Foundation

A New York congressman is urging US Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to investigate the funneling of millions of dollars by an Iranian regime-controlled foundation to Ivy League universities, including Harvard, Columbia and Princeton.

 

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Exclusive: Iran Revolutionary Guards find new route to arm Yemen rebels

Iran's Revolutionary Guards have started using a new route across the Gulf to funnel covert arms shipments to their Houthi allies in Yemen's civil war, sources familiar with the matter have told Reuters.

 

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Iran complains to UN over new US sanctions against Tehran

Iran has complained to the U.N. Security Council over the latest U.S. sanctions imposed on Tehran.

 

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Trump administration wants more Iran inspections

The Trump administration is pushing for inspections of suspicious Iranian military sites in a bid to test the strength of the nuclear deal that President Donald Trump desperately wants to cancel, senior U.S. officials said.

 

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Iran poised to launch rocket into space, as North Korea readies another missile test, US officials say

Two enemies of America are poised for upcoming rocket launches, two senior U.S. officials told Fox News, with another North Korean intercontinental ballistic missile launch expected as soon as Wednesday night and Iran on the verge of sending its own vehicle into space.

 

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US Navy ship fires warning shots at Iranian ship in Persian Gulf

A U.S. Navy ship fired warning shots at an Iranian ship in the Persian Gulf on Tuesday, U.S. defense officials confirmed to Fox News.

 

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Family of Americans detained in Iran pleads for their release "before it's too late"

The families of four prisoners detained in Iran say Tehran is using them to extract political and financial concessions from Washington. Those families will testify before Congress Tuesday.

 

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Iran and Iraq sign accord to boost military cooperation

Iran and Iraq signed an agreement on Sunday to step up military cooperation and the fight against "terrorism and extremism", Iranian media reported, an accord which is likely to raise concerns in Washington.

 

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Kuwait closes Iran cultural mission, expels diplomats

Kuwait is closing the Iranian cultural mission and related offices in the Gulf Arab state and reducing the number of Iranian diplomats stationed in the country, according to the official news agency, KUNA.

 

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Iran's president says his country will 'stand up to' the US

Iran's president said on Wednesday that his country will stand up to the United States and reciprocate for any new sanctions that America imposes on the Islamic Republic.

 

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Trump reluctantly lets WH say Iran still complying with nuke deal

The Trump administration told Congress for a second time Monday that Iran is complying with the nuclear deal and can keep getting sanctions relief, even as it insisted Tehran would face consequences for breaching "the spirit" of the deal.

 

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Iran Sentences U.S. Graduate Student to 10 Years on Spying Charges

An American student from Princeton University was arrested in Iran and has been sentenced to 10 years in prison on charges he was spying for the United States, an Iranian judiciary official said on Sunday, an action bound to aggravate relations between the two countries.

 

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Iranian Researcher Denied U.S. Entry Allegedly Has Ties to Militia

An Iranian cancer researcher who was denied entry to the United States previously headed a student branch of a volunteer paramilitary militia, according to footage aired on Iranian state television on Thursday.

 

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Report: Iran Building Long-Range Ballistic Missiles in Syria

Iran is said to be building new long-range ballistic missiles at a Syrian weapons factory identified by the United States as developing non-conventional weaponry, according to regional reports alleging that Russia and North Korea are aiding in the endeavor.

 

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Iran Poised to Gain as ISIS Falls in Mosul

Iraq’s U.S.-backed prime minister declared victory over Islamic State in Mosul on Monday, but Iran is shaping up to be one of the biggest winners in the struggle with Washington for influence in Baghdad and across the region.

 

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Iran launches missiles into eastern Syria, targets ISIS

Iran's military said Sunday that it has launched several missiles into eastern Syria, targeting Islamic State fighters in retaliation for the twin attacks that rocked Tehran on June 7.

 

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IRAN SEEKING NUCLEAR WEAPONS TECHNOLOGY, GERMAN INTEL SAYS

Damning German intelligence reports emerged in June and July revealing the Iranian regime’s continued pursuit of nuclear weapons and missile technology in defiance of international sanctions and UN resolutions. A federal intelligence report also said that the Islamic Republic targets Jewish and Israeli institutions with espionage.

 

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Iran illegally seeking weapons tech from German firms, according to report

Iran is targeting German companies in its bid to advance its missile program, in possible violation of an international agreement, and at least on occasion with the aid of a Chinese company, according to a damning recent report from a German intelligence agency.

 

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Trump Admin Authorizes Strikes on Iranian-Backed Forces

U.S. forces have been instructed to take all measures needed to protect American interests in Syria, including military measures, as part of an effort that comes after top officials in the Trump administration assessed that Iran is deliberately probing American weaknesses and reactions on the Syrian battlefield, according to senior Trump administration officials who spoke to the Washington Free Beacon.

 

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British-Iranian woman jailed in Tehran in state of 'despair'

A British-Iranian woman serving a five-year jail sentence in Tehran on unspecified charges relating to national security is losing her hair and experiencing “low and despairing” moods as her incarceration lasts far beyond her family’s expectation.

 

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France's Total Signs $4.8 Billion Natural Gas Project With Iran

The French energy firm Total says it has signed a multibillion-dollar agreement with Iran on the development of an Iranian offshore natural-gas field -- the first major Western energy investment since international sanctions were lifted against Tehran under its nuclear accord with world powers.

 

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US delegation: Iran bears historic responsibility for regional instability

The Iranian regime bears historic responsibility for the instability and crisis in the region today and Tehran has been responsible for a series of deadly terrorist attacks against the United States, a bipartisan group of former American officials has said. The 30-member delegation also expressed solidarity with thousands of Iranians gathered in Paris on July 1, 2017 for the annual rally of the Iranian opposition.

 

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Iranian protesters unveil countdown showing 8,411 days 'to the destruction of Israel'

Anti-Israel protesters in Iran unveiled a digital countdown showing 8,411 days to what they said would be the "destruction of Israel", as part of an annual rally in support of the Palestinian Territories.

 

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IDF: Iran Paying $195 Million Annually to Fund Anti-Israel Terrorist Groups

Iran’s massive funding of terrorist groups that endanger Israel was exposed in shocking detail by IDF Military Intelligence chief Maj.- Gen. Hertzi Halevi on Wednesday. 

 

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U.S. on collision course with Syria and Iran once de facto Islamic State capital falls

Trump administration officials, anticipating the defeat of the Islamic State in its de facto Syrian capital of Raqqa, are planning for what they see as the next stage of the war, a complex fight that will bring them into direct conflict with Syrian government and Iranian forces contesting control of a vast desert stretch in the eastern part of the country.

 

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Iranian vessel in "unsafe" encounter with U.S. warships

U.S. officials told CBS News on Wednesday that an Iranian warship had shined a spotlight and laser at an American military helicopter accompanying two U.S. Navy vessels sailing through the strategic Strait of Hormuz during the night.

 

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Iran attempts to expand control through Syria as ISIS nears defeat

New efforts by Iranian-backed militias to control supply lines in southern Syria highlight an alarming trend in the war-torn region: Militias and their foreign backers are accelerating their rivalry for power as the U.S.-led coalition shrinks the Islamic State’s territory.

 

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Iran Arrests Almost 50 After Deadly Tehran Attacks

Iran has arrested almost 50 people in connection with twin attacks on Tehran that killed 17 people last week, officials said, as security forces stepped up efforts to crack down on suspected militants.

 

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12 dead in attacks on Iran Parliament, Khomenei's mausoleum

Gunmen and suicide bombers on Wednesday launched twin assaults on Iran's parliament and the tomb of the country's revolutionary founder Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini in Tehran, leaving at least 12 people dead and scores of others injured.

 

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Alleged NSA leaker vowed to stand with Iranian terror regime

A government contractor who was charged Monday with leaking top secret U.S. intelligence to the media appears to be a climate change activist and vociferous anti-Trump leftist who is sympathetic to the terrorist regime in Iran, according to her social media profiles.

 

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Iran Developing Advanced Nuclear Capabilities, Reducing Time to Weapon

Iran is believed to be developing advanced nuclear-related capabilities that could significantly reduce the time it needs to build a deliverable nuclear weapon, according to statements by Iranian officials that have fueled speculation among White House officials and nuclear experts that the landmark accord has heightened rather than reduced the Islamic Regime's nuclear threat.

 

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Indications Iran Doubling Down on Use of Proxy Forces

An influx of cash that was the byproduct of the deal Iran struck with a group of world powers to curtail its nuclear program may not be changing the way Iran goes about wielding influence across the Middle East and beyond.

 

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As Iran and U.S. Leaders Trade Barbs, Big Deals Proceed

President Trump, who has never made a secret of his hostility toward Iran, called recently for a grand regional strategy among Sunni nations to isolate the country. But Tehran received that threat with surprising equanimity because, in practice, the Trump administration has shown a willingness to do business with the country.

 

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Iran says it has built third underground ballistic missile factory

Iran has built a third underground ballistic missile production factory and will keep developing its missile program, the semi-official Fars news agency quoted a senior commander of the elite Revolutionary Guard as saying.

 

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Iran’s President Mocks Trump’s Saudi Arabia Trip as ‘Just a Show’

TEHRAN — Flush from his decisive re-election victoryIran’s president struck back on Monday after a weekend of verbal affronts from the Saudi-American summit meeting, describing President Trump’s visit to Riyadh as empty theatrics and mocking his support for a monarchy that has “never seen a ballot box.”

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U.S. sanctions Iran officials

The United States on Wednesday sanctioned two Iranian defense officials, an Iranian company and members of a China-based network for supporting Iran's ballistic missile program, the U.S. Treasury said in a statement.

 

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France's ATR delivers first planes to Iran as trade grows

European plane maker ATR is delivering small passenger jets to Iran, the latest big-budget deal to emerge in the wake of Iran's 2015 nuclear accord with world powers that ended years of sanctions.

 

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Tribunal lets fake Iranian refugees stay in Australia

SIX Iranian boat people were caught holidaying in their homeland after lying on their visa applications about fearing for their lives if they had to return there.

 

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Iran to Launch Two New Satellites, Likely Cover for Illicit ICBM Program

Iran is preparing to launch two new domestic satellites into space, according to a new announcement by Iranian military leaders that is stirring discussion among U.S. national security insiders who say the move is likely cover for the test firing of advanced intercontinental ballistic missile technology that could be used as part of Iran's nuclear program.

 

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Iran minister warns Saudi Arabia after 'battle' comments: Tasnim

Iran will hit back at most of Saudi Arabia with the exception of Islam's holiest places if the kingdom does anything "ignorant", Tehran's defense minister was quoted as saying on Sunday after a Saudi prince threatened to move the "battle" to Iran.

 

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British grandfather begins seventh year in notorious Iran jail

British-Iranian grandfather will be entering his seventh year in prison for alleged espionage charges in Iran, his family said.

 

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Iran attempted missile launch from submarine, US officials say

Iran attempted to launch a cruise missile from a submarine in the Strait of Hormuz on Tuesday but the test failed, two U.S. officials told Fox News.

 

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Iran Using U.S. Cash to Fund Unprecedented, Massive Military Buildup

Tehran seeks to completely overhaul, revamp military might to counter U.S.

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Boeing Moves Ahead on Delivering First Jets to Iran Next Year

Boeing Co. is making “steady progress” to complete the terms of an 80-jetliner sale to Iran Air and expects to deliver the initial planes next year, the first U.S. aircraft exports to Iran since the country’s revolution in 1979.

 

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The nuclear deal takes center stage as Iran’s election campaign gets underway

Iran’s short, intense presidential campaign kicks off Friday with the first televised debate featuring six candidates in a race widely seen as a referendum on whether Iranians feel they have benefited from the nuclear deal that took effect last year.

 

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Israel strikes Iran-supplied arms depot near Damascus airport

AMMAN/BEIRUT, April 27 (Reuters) - Israel struck an arms supply hub operated by the Lebanese group Hezbollah near Damascus airport on Thursday, Syrian rebel and regional intelligence sources said, targeting weapons sent from Iran via commercial and military cargo planes.

 

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