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Netanyahu warns Putin on Iran involvement

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday that Iran is seeking to establish a permanent military presence in Syria — and hinted at a possible Israeli military response to such a development. Continue reading

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Iran says only 5 days needed to ramp up uranium enrichment

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Iran’s atomic chief warned Tuesday the country needs only five days to bolster its uranium enrichment to a level at which the material could be used for a nuclear weapon. Continue reading

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‘Unsafe’ incident between Iranian drone, US Navy aircraft carrier in Persian Gulf

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Iran on Sunday sent another drone close to a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier in the Persian Gulf — the second time in a week such an episode occurred, and an incident the Navy called “unsafe.” Continue reading

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Iran arrests 6 for teaching Zumba

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Government authorities arrested six individuals in Iran for allegedly teaching “Western dance moves,” including Zumba, and creating videos which they uploaded and posted on social media. Continue reading

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Iranian drone nearly hits US Navy fighter jet in Gulf, US defense official says

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An Iranian drone nearly collided with a U.S. Navy F-18 Super Hornet while the American jet was in a holding pattern, a U.S. defense official told Fox News. Continue reading

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Iranian soldier opens fire at air base, kills 3, report says

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An Iranian soldier opened fire on his colleagues, killing three and wounding 12 of them at a military air base in south Tehran, the semi-official Mehr news agency reported on Sunday. Continue reading

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Iran vows ‘unified’ response to breach of nuclear deal

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Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said that his administration and country will show a “unified” response to a breach of the 2015 landmark nuclear deal with world powers. Continue reading

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US Navy warning shot in Gulf was ‘unprofessional,’ Iran says

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A U.S. Navy vessel fired a warning shot in an “unprofessional” encounter with ships from Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guard, Iran’s state news agency reported Saturday. Continue reading

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‘Axis of Evil’ still alive as North Korea, Iran launch missiles, flout sanctions

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North Korea launched a ballistic missile on Friday, the Pentagon confirmed. Continue reading

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Iran rocket suffered ‘catastrophic failure,’ likely blew up, US official says

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A much-hyped Tehran space launch turned out to be a dud, as the Iranian Simorgh rocket suffered a “catastrophic failure” shortly after liftoff on Thursday and likely blew up before it reached space, two U.S. officials told Fox News. Continue reading

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Iran launched rocket carrying satellite, official says

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Iran launched a rocket carrying a satellite on Thursday, a U.S. official confirmed to Fox News — but it’s unclear if the Islamic Republic achieved its ultimate objective of putting the satellite into orbit. Continue reading

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Iranian TV host under fire after she’s caught not wearing headscarf, apparently drinking beer

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A conservative Iranian state television host, who is known for being a proponent of a strict Islamic dress code, is under fire after a video emerged allegedly showing her drinking beer and not wearing a hijab while on vacation. Continue reading

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

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Two American foes 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… Continue reading

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

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

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Syria ceasefire brokered by US, Russia holding, but with flaws, ‘tricks’ in play

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The Trump and Putin-brokered ceasefire went into effect early last week and has – for the most part – brought some peace and quiet to a small strip of war-torn southwestern Syria. Continue reading

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Iran’s presidents says his country will ‘stand up to’ the US

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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. Continue reading

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Iran foreign minister distances himself from US citizen’s espionage sentencing, ‘doubts’ Syria used chemical weapons

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Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Monday that his country has an entirely “independent judiciary” set in stone in its constitution, and deflected the notion that he or the government had much immediate authority in helping free the jail… Continue reading

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American sentenced in Iran to 10 years for spying is identified

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An Iranian court has sentenced a United States national, who is also a dual citizen of another country other than Iran, to a decade behind bars under the conviction of spying. Continue reading

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Iranian opposition upbeat as Trump Administration talks of regime change

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As thousands of supporters of the largest Iranian opposition group, the National Council of Resistance of Iran, gathered outside Paris today, there is new confidence that pressure on the Iranian regime could finally lead to change. Continue reading

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Iran once used Star of David as missile target

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Iran used a Star of David as a target for a missile test last year, the Israeli ambassador to the United Nations revealed Wednesday. Continue reading

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Iran accuses US of ‘brazen plan’ to change its government, violating UN charter

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Iran is accusing U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson of “a brazen interventionist plan” to change the current government that violates international law and the U.N. Charter. Continue reading

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Iran accuses to US of ‘brazen plan’ to change its government, violating UN charter

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Iran is accusing U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson of “a brazen interventionist plan” to change the current government that violates international law and the U.N. Charter. Continue reading

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North Korea helping Iran grow its ballistic missile program, details revealed in report

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An Iranian opposition group has found 12 sites, not previously disclosed, where the Islamic government is developing ballistic missiles with the help of North Korean experts. Continue reading

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Iran says ISIS strike serves as warning to US, Saudi Arabia

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Iran said its ballistic missile strike targeting ISIS in Syria also served as a warning to archrival Saudi Arabia and the United States, with a former Revolutionary Guard chief writing on Twitter that “The bigger slap is yet to come.” Continue reading

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Iran launches strikes against ISIS in Syria in response to Tehran attacks

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Iran’s Revolutionary Guard said Sunday it launched missiles into eastern Syria targeting Islamic State (ISIS) militants in response to an attack on Iran’s parliament and a shrine in Tehran, warning that it would similarly retaliate on anyone else carry… Continue reading

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Iranian naval vessel trains laser on helicopter in the Strait of Hormuz

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An Iranian missile boat pointed a laser at a U.S. Marine helicopter while two Navy warships and a cargo ship were transiting out of the Persian Gulf through the Strait of Hormuz on Tuesday, a senior US defense official said. Continue reading

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Brutal revenge: Rare attack in Iran shows how country responds to terrorism

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Iran vowed quick revenge after ISIS suicide bombers and gunmen stormed parliament and the mausoleum of the country’s revered spiritual leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, killing 13 people and injuring 41. Continue reading

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IRAN ATTACK: ISIS claims responsibility for pair of assaults in Tehran

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ISIS claimed responsibility for a pair of Wednesday attacks in Tehran in which suicide bombers and teams of gunmen stormed Iran’s parliament and the nearby shrine of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, killing at least 12 and injuring dozens of others. Continue reading

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Attacks reported at Tehran parliament, Khomeini shrine

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Four “terrorists,” including a suicide bomber attacked Khomeini shrine and another gunman opened fire at the parliament in Tehran on Wednesday, state media reported. Continue reading

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IRAN ATTACKS: ‘Terror’ reported at Tehran parliament, Khomeini shrine

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Four “terrorists,” including a suicide bomber attacked Khomeini shrine and another gunman opened fire at the parliament in Tehran on Wednesday, state media reported. Continue reading

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Iran’s Supreme Leader Khamenei lashes out against Saudi Arabia for strengthening US ties

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Iran’s Supreme Leader said Saturday that Saudi Arabia is a “cow being milked” by the U.S. Continue reading

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Iran missile program growing, not slowing, according to senior commander

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As President Trump wrapped up his first foreign trip on Friday, Iranian leaders made another defiant declaration in the war of words unfolding between Tehran and Washington. Continue reading

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Iran’s Rouhani: We will not wait for US’s permission to test ballistic missiles

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Iran’s newly-elected president Hassan Rouhani said on Monday that the country will continue its ballistic missile program despite criticism from United States President Donald Trump. Continue reading

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Iran’s President Rouhani secures second term in decisive win

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Iran’s state television announced Saturday that incumbent President Hassan Rouhani won the country’s presidential election, earning him a second term. Continue reading

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Iran extends voting deadline in presidential election, first since nuclear deal

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Iranians voted in the country’s presidential election on Friday. President Hassan Rouhani, who is seeking a second term, is running against three challengers, including hard-line cleric Ebrahim Raisi. Continue reading

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A look at Iran’s presidential candidates

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Iranians head to the polls Friday to vote in the Islamic Republic’s presidential election, casting ballots in a contest largely seen as a referendum on the country’s nuclear deal with world powers. Continue reading

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Iranian election is a sham and a ‘joke,’ government opponents say

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This week’s presidential election in Iran has activists from outlawed opposition groups risking their lives, they say, in what they have branded as an unfair and undemocratic election. Continue reading

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Israel’s public enemy No. 1 may be Iran – and tensions are escalating

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Israel has often had hostile relations with its Muslim neighbors. But right now its greatest enemy may be Iran, which has one of the most powerful militaries in the region and has for years been openly hostile toward the very existence of Israel. The s… Continue reading

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Iran’s vice president drops out of presidential race to support Rouhani

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Iran’s Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri dropped out the country’s presidential election Tuesday to throw his support behind President Hassan Rouhani, who is seeking a second term. Continue reading

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Iran’s exiled Prince Reza Pahlavi calls for civil disobedience and protests

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“The regime has been given enough chance to come clean. Continue reading

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Iran’s Rouhani attacks hardliners in final debate before presidential election

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Iranian president Hassan Rouhani attacked his hardline rivals in the final televised debate on Friday, a week before the presidential election. Continue reading

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Iran test-fires torpedo in the Strait of Hormuz

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Iran test-fired a high-speed torpedo on Sunday, a senior U.S. defense official told Fox News, marking the latest provocative action from the Islamic Republic. Continue reading

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Tehran warns Saudi Arabia over prince’s bringing ‘battle’ to Iran remark

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Iran’s defense minister on Monday lashed back at Saudi Arabia, slamming the kingdom’s deputy crown prince over belligerent comments last week that underscored the deep rivalries between the Sunni and Shiite power. Continue reading

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Safe-zone deal in Syria takes effect as US pledges to continue fight against ISIS

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U.S. and coalition military planes will not be allowed to fly over designated “safe zones” in Syria under a Russian proposal that has the backing of Iran and Turkey. Continue reading

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Iran attempted missile launch from submarine, US officials say

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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. Continue reading

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Israel strikes arms depot near Syrian capital

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Israel on Thursday reportedly struck an arms depot near Damascus airport over its policy to “act to prevent Iran’s smuggling of advanced weapons via Syria to Hezbollah in Iran.” Continue reading

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Bob Levinson’s wife asks Trump to make a deal with Iran to free her husband

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Christine Levinson – the wife of a former FBI agent who disappeared on an Iranian island – has waited 10 years, one month and 20 days, through three presidential administrations, for someone to help her bring Bob Levinson home. Continue reading

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Hard-line Iranian candidate says US should fear Iran

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A hard-line candidate in Iran’s upcoming presidential election says the United States should be made to fear Iran so that it will back off on sanctions and threats. Continue reading

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Navy destroyer has close encounter with Iran vessel in Persian Gulf

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A U.S. Navy destroyer had another close encounter with an Iranian Revolutionary Guard “fast attack craft” in the Persian Gulf Monday. Continue reading

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Navy destroyer has close encounter with Iranian vessel in Persian Gulf

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A U.S. Navy destroyer had another close encounter with an Iranian Revolutionary Guard “fast attack craft” in the Persian Gulf Monday. Continue reading

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