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  1. Trump's New Cold WarRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Atlantic

    ... war in the Middle East. When it comes to the Middle East, Trump and his foreign-policy advisers have a simple analysis: Iran is the problem and Saudi Arabia is part of the answer. The Iranians are revolutionaries; the Saudis are moderates. Iran ...


  2. Iran arrests militants planning attacks on pilgrims - ministerRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago |

    LONDON: Iran said on Tuesday it had arrested 15 militants planning attacks on Shi'ite Muslims making an annual pilgrimage to Iraq. Hundreds of thousands of Iranians travel to the Iraqi city of Kerbala each year for the ritual of Arbaeen, which marks the end of a 40-day mourning period for the grandson of the Prophet Mohammad, Imam Hussein.


  3. UPDATE 1-Iran's oil minister says U.S. sanctions cannot stop crude exportsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Reuters

    The United States cannot stop Iranian oil exports by imposing sanctions on Tehran, Iran's oil minister said on Tuesday, warning that such restrictions will ensure the market remains volatile. Iran's Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh talks to journalists at the beginning of an OPEC meeting in Vienna, Austria, June 22, 2018.


  4. Mossad director warns of Iran's expansionist aspirationsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Ynetnews

    Mossad Director Yossi Cohen warned of Iranian expansionist aspirations in the Middle East in a rare public speech on Monday. One of Israel's main objectives, he said at a budget conference held by the Finance Ministry, "is to push Iran out of the Middle East.


  5. Russian Air Defense Boost to Syria Seen Unlikely to Shield Iran's Forces from IsraelRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Voice of America

    A Russian-made S-300 air defense system, left, is on display for the annual Defense Week, marking the 37th anniversary of the 1980s Iran-Iraq war, at Baharestan Sq. in Tehran, Iran, Sunday, Sept.


  6. Gwadar to soon be established as centre of economic activity: SanjraniRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ... promoting peace and human rights in Asia. In the year 2006, AAPP was converted into APA in Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran. The senate of Pakistan has played a vibrant and active role in making Asian Parliamentary Assembly an active and useful tool ...


  7. Iranian terrorist group claims kidnapping of border guardsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Daily Times

    A terrorist group has claimed responsibility for the abduction of 12 Iranian security personnel near the border with Pakistan, Iran's semi-official news agency ISNA reported on Monday. Jaish al Adl has posted two photos claiming that those in the pictures are the troops abducted on October 16, ISNA said.


  8. Assad's Iranian guestsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

    A man carries a giant flag made of flags of Iran, Palestine, Syria and Hezbollah, during a ceremony marking the 37th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution, in Tehran, Feburary 2016. Syria and Iran are entwined tighter than an intricately woven Persian carpet.


  9. IRICA's anti-sanctions package being implementedRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Tehran Times

    Head of the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration Foroud Asgari announced on Monday that his organization's package to tackle U.S.-led sanctions, back domestic production and spur exports of Iranian goods is being implemented, IRNA quoted him as saying. As he also informed, exports procedures have been electronicized at customs offices and exporters can do the required exports procedures without presence in IRICA offices.


  10. Tooth of Neanderthal kid unearthed in western IranRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Tehran Times

    A team of Iranian archeologists have discovered a focalized tooth, believed to be from a Neanderthal kid, in a mountainous area in western Iran, Mehr reported on Sunday. According to the Research Institute of Cultural Heritage and Tourism, the fossil was discovered in Yawan stone hills that is starched across a vast prehistoric area in Kermanshah province.


  11. Iran upholds death sentences for 2 convicted of fraudRead the original story

    Yesterday | The New Zealand Herald

    ... later. Whether you're looking to buy or rent, has everything you need to find your dream home. TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iran's state TV is reporting that the Supreme Court has upheld the death sentences for two individuals convicted of ...


  12. U.S.-Saudi Relations Stress Tested By Khashoggi CrisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    ... of 1979, or against Saddam Hussein in 1991 and again in 2003. The Saudi pledge to increase oil production in lieu of Iran's export shortfall - brought on by U.S. sanctions - is the latest testament to these convergent energy interests. The market ...


  13. Mass Arrests in Ahwaz, Iran Benefits from "Military Parade Attack"Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NewsBlaze

    Iran takes advantage of the Military Parade attack to make mass arrests in Ahwaz and unite the ranks behind the besieged regime. But they have bigger worry than a single armed operation in Ahwaz as the incident is just another terror attack done by the Iranian regime.


  14. Europeans want Iran bank connected to world: French senatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Turkish Daily News

    Philippe Bonnecarrere ,president of France-Iran Friendship Group at the French Senate, Kazem Jalali , president of France-Iran Friendship Group at IranA's Parliament and Delphine O , president of France-Iran Friendship Group at the French National Assembly, give a joint press conference in the Iranian capital Tehran on Oct. 21. European nations are seeking to ensure at least one Iranian bank stays connected to the world after the U.S. imposed new sanctions against the country, a French senator said in Tehran on Oct. 21. The United States pulled out of a landmark 2015 nuclear deal with Iran in May and has been re-imposing punishing sanctions on the Islamic republic, targeting in particular its financial system.


  15. Pakistan working to locate kidnapped Iranian guardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 18 | Tehran Times

    A day after 14 Iranian guards were kidnapped by militants in the border region with Pakistan, Pakistan on Tuesday said its military forces were working closely their counterparts in Iran to trace them. "No effort will be spared to assist our Iranian brothers in finding the Iranian guards," the Pakistani foreign ministry said in a statement issued on Tuesday.


  16. Jihadist group claims responsibility for abduction of Iran troopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2016 | The Times of Israel

    A jihadist group has claimed responsibility for the abduction of 12 Iranian security personnel near the border with Pakistan, Iran's semi-official news agency ISNA reported Monday. "The terrorist group Jaish al-Adl has posted two photos claiming that those in it are the forces abducted" on October 16, ISNA said.


  17. $8.5bln worth petchem projects underway in Iran - " officialRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Today.Az

    The managing director of the Persian Gulf Holding Company said petrochemical projects worth $8.5 billion are currently underway across Iran. $8.5 billion worth of projects are being implemented in the sector of petrochemistry, Jafar Rabiee said, IRNA reported on October 21. He added that three major petrochemical projects will come on stream in the cities of Lordegan, Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province, Olefin in Ilam, and Bid Boland in Khuzestan.


  18. Suspicious flying object spotted in SW IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Trend

    A suspicious flying object has reportedly been seen over a sensitive area in the city of Ahvaz, southwestern Iran, IRNA reports. The object was flying above the house of a senior cleric of the city Ayatollah Mohammad-Ali Mousavi Jazayeri, said his office's representative Komeil Asakereh.


  19. Germany and the puzzle of JCPOARead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Tehran Times

    The current dispute raised between senior German officials over Iran nuclear deal can be analyzed in different dimensions As reported by Handensblatt, the German business newspaper, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas recently mentioned that Europe and the U.S. "have been drifting apart for years" and urged Europe to "assume our equal share of responsibility" in order to "form a counterweight when the U.S. crosses the line," pull "our weight when America retreats a [and] start a new conversation." Among his bolder suggestions on how to do this, he came with the suggestion of an independent system of financial transactions that would protect European companies seeking to do business with Iran.


  20. US blasts international court on Iran ruling, pulls out of 1955 treatyRead the original story

    Yesterday | WAAY

    The Trump administration walked back its commitment to two international agreements Wednesday, withdrawing from a 63-year-old friendship treaty with Iran and limiting its exposure to decisions by the International Court of Justice. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Wednesday that the US is withdrawing from a 1955 "Treaty of Amity" with Iran after Tehran successfully made an international complaint that Washington had violated that accord.