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  1. Pompeo establishes Iran task forceRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KAPP-TV Yakima

    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Thursday that the Trump administration is establishing an interagency task force aimed at cracking down on Iran. "We are committed to a whole-of-government effort to change the Iranian regime's behavior, and the Iran Action Group will ensure that the Department of State remains closely synchronized with our interagency partners," Pompeo told reporters at the State Department.

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  2. Pentagon delays Trump's veterans parade until at least 2019Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Darien News-Review

    ... Victory Day military parade on Thursday, May 3, 2018. The parade took ... more PHOTOS: U.S. Veterans Day by the numbers Iran's Revolutionary Guard marches in a military parade on Sept. 21, 2016, marking the 36th anniversary of Iraq's 1980 invasion ...

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  3. Pompeo launches Iran task force to shore up support for US pressure campaignRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | ABC News

    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announces the creation of the "Iran Action Group" during a press briefing at the State department in Washington, Aug. 16, 2018. The Trump administration is launching a new task force to focus on Iran , highlighting the threat from the country as a top foreign policy priority.

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  4. The harsh effects of Trump's Iran sanctions, and why Iranians worry the worst is still to comeRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    People check currency exchange rates in front of a shop in Tehran on Aug. 8. In the days since some U.S. sanctions on Iran snapped back into place, the signs of misery have been everywhere in Tehran's commercial districts. Stores are open but empty.

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  5. Is It still possible to distance Iraq from Iran?Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

    ... Politics makes strange bedfellows. Good news seemed to have arrived in early August when Abadi shocked both America and Iran by stating that although he thinks new US sanctions against Iran are a "strategic mistake we [Iraq] will abide by them." It ...

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  6. Tehran Broadcast Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington TimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Washington Times

    As the economic situation in Iran continues to deteriorate due to renewed sanctions imposed by the Trump administration and protesters point fingers at the regime, the most important tool in America's arsenal to ensure a peaceful transition to a new political order in Iran is the media. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo alluded to this at a recent speech in Los Angeles, where he said that the Broadcasting Board of Governors will soon launch a 24/7 Farsi-language TV station.

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  7. Official says Trump's military parade would cost about $92MRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Westport News

    ... Victory Day military parade on Thursday, May 3, 2018. The parade took ... more PHOTOS: U.S. Veterans Day by the numbers Iran's Revolutionary Guard marches in a military parade on Sept. 21, 2016, marking the 36th anniversary of Iraq's 1980 invasion ...

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  8. More of the same?Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

    ... Yet we don't want to expose people living near Gaza to frequent attacks. Turkey is somewhere in the area, as well as Iran and Hezbollah, plus the government of Bashar al-Assad. Today they may all be less pressing than Gazans. To our south is the ...

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  9. Trump puts Iraq in a bind over IranRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    ... but a potentially bigger crisis looms in neighboring Iraq, which is feeling the effects of Trump's attempts to squeeze Iran. Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi reluctantly admitted last week that Iraq had no choice but to abide by the terms of ...

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  10. Nearly $100,000 worth of ramen noodles stolen in tractor trailer heistRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... the earthquake mourn and try to get closer to the body of a relative around the wreckage of their home in Pole-Zahab, Iran on Nov. 13, 2017. A 7.2 magnitude earthquake that struck Iran's Kermanshah province bordering Iraq has killed over 328 ...

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  11. Petrochemical and construction companies to be hit hardest by sanctionsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    The Korean government is ramping up efforts to request exemptions from the US administration's Iran sanctions amid growing concerns from the local petrochemical and plant construction industries that heavily rely for their businesses on the regime. Following US President Donald Trump's decision to reimpose sanctions on Iran in May, the first round of sanctions began in August to curb Iran's purchase of US dollars and its trading of metals and coal.

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  12. Iranian Lawyers: Kurdish Dissident's Prison Transfer Violated RightsRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Voice of America

    Undated photo of Iranian Kurdish dissident Ramin Hossein Panahi, who was sentenced to death in Iran in January 2018 on charges of taking up arms against the state. Iranian lawyers who say they are representing an Iranian Kurdish dissident facing a death sentence have criticized authorities for transferring him to a prison near Tehran, far from his home.

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  13. ANALYSIS: Iran and ISIS profiting from turmoil in IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    The resurge of ISIS is taking place against the backdrop of a continuing popular uprising in the south of Iraq. Iraq is once again in turmoil and profiting from the massive unrest in the war-torn country is the Islamic State group and the Islamic Republic of Iran.

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  14. Let's toast: "confusion to the enemy".Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Jerusalem Post

    ... days are numbered in this job. Pompeo was clear from the day that he took office setting 12 conditions for talks with Iran in May, which were dismissed by Tehran. He insisted that the Iranians demonstrate a commitment to make fundamental changes in ...

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  15. Five Reasons for the Global Pushback on New Iran SanctionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 14 | Yahoo!

    Not surprisingly the Trump administration's precipitous withdrawal from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action -known as the Iran Nuclear Deal-has lead to significant pushback from the other five signatories to the deal as well from several other nations which have benefitted from the agreement. This strong disagreement has also been amplified by President Trump's decision to re-imposition sanctions on Iran which the Obama administration had canceled as part of the JCPOA.

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  16. Blockchain Authoritarianism: The Regime In Iran Goes CryptoRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Forbes.com

    This intention to create blockchain-based infrastructure for the country's banking sector comes as the Trump administration has that the U.S. suspended as part of the Iran nuclear deal. Like with the regime in Venezuela, which tried to launch its own cryptocurrency , this appears to be a desperate attempt by Tehran to defy Washington while trying to usurp the burgeoning growth of Bitcoin in Iran.

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  17. Iranians Want Our Country BackRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Wall Street Journal

    As cities across Iran erupted in another round of nationwide protest against the Islamic Republic, a young man named Reza Otadi joined his neighbors on the streets of Karaj, northwest of Tehran. They shouted "Death to the dictator!" and "Clerics get lost!" Shortly thereafter, Reza was identified by the regime's domestic-security apparatus.

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  18. Iranian VP says talks with U.S. - not acceptable'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Tehran Times

    The Iranian first vice president on Tuesday said that negotiations with the U.S. "is not acceptable" with regard to the Trump administration's hostile policies against the Islamic Republic. "With approval of the majority of Iranian elites, at the current situation, and considering hostile policies and disrespect of the American government against the Islamic Republic of Iran, it is unacceptable to negotiate with the country," Es'haq Jahangiri said in an address to a gathering of university presidents and academia.

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  19. Tehran Official: 'Tsunami' of Poverty Bearing Down on IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Voice of America

    A municipal leader in the Iranian capital, Tehran, has issued a stark warning about Iran's economic problems, saying a "tsunami" of poverty is bearing down on society. Iranian state media said Tehran City Council Chairman Mohsen Hashemi Rafsanjani made the comment in a Tuesday speech about urban governance in the capital.

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  20. Thyroid medication recalled: Chinese manufacture's failed inspection leads to recallRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WFAA-TV Dallas

    ... the earthquake mourn and try to get closer to the body of a relative around the wreckage of their home in Pole-Zahab, Iran on Nov. 13, 2017. A 7.2 magnitude earthquake that struck Iran's Kermanshah province bordering Iraq has killed over 328 ...

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