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{FD} Trump and Kerry trade barbs over ex-secretary of state’s meetings with Iranian regime

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President Trump blasted John Kerry for having “illegal meetings” with members of the Iranian Regime and questioned whether the former secretary of state was registered under the Foreign Agents Registration Act. Continue reading

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{FD} Trump blasts John Kerry for ‘illegal meetings’ with Iranian regime

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President Trump blasted John Kerry for having “illegal meetings” with members of the Iranian Regime and questioned whether the former secretary of state was registered under the Foreign Agents Registration Act. Continue reading

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{FD} Haley says Iran is ‘feeling the pain’ from Trump’s revived sanctions: ‘We are suffocating them’

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Iran is “feeling the pain” from the sweeping sanctions revived by President Trump in August, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, told Fox News exclusively in a wide-ranging interview on Wednesday. Continue reading

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{FD} Haley warns Syria, Russia, Iran against using chemical weapons: Don’t bet against the US

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The Trump administration is playing down talk of an imminent pullout of American forces from Syria, while simultaneously demanding a complete withdrawal of Iranian forces from Syrian territory. Continue reading

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{FD} Trump slams John Kerry as ‘father’ of Iran deal amid 2020 speculation

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President Trump slammed John Kerry on Monday, labeling the former Massachusetts senator and secretary of state the “father” of the Iran nuclear deal amid speculation that Kerry could challenge Trump in the 2020 election. Continue reading

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{FD} Iran’s secret weapons-smuggling air routes to Lebanon revealed by intel sources

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An Iranian civil aviation company is suspected of smuggling arms into Lebanon, destined for the militant group Hezbollah and Iranian weapons factories — and western intelligence sources said Monday they’ve uncovered the unexpected routes that Iran app… Continue reading

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{FD} Iran’s secret weapons-smuggling air route to Lebanon revealed by intel sources

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An Iranian civil aviation company is suspected of smuggling arms into Lebanon, destined for the militant group Hezbollah and Iranian weapons factories — and western intelligence sources said Monday they’ve uncovered the unexpected routes that Iran app… Continue reading

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{FD} US Navy seizes cache of small arms in Gulf of Aden, official says

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The U.S. Navy recently intercepted a large cache of small arms, including hundreds of AK-47s, that were on a ship in the Gulf of Aden earlier this week, a senior U.S. defense official told Fox News Wednesday. Continue reading

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{FD} Iran’s supreme leader says government should ‘give up hope’ on Europe to save nuclear deal

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The supreme leader of Iran casted doubt on saving the international nuclear deal after the U.S. withdrawal earlier this year, saying Wednesday that the government should stop pinning its hopes on Europe if it doesn’t serve its interests. Continue reading

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{FD} Arrest of Iranian spies in the US just ‘tip of the iceberg,’ lawmaker warns

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The recent arrest of two Iranian agents alleged to have been running spy operations on U.S. soil is just “the tip of the iceberg” in terms of the Islamic Republic’s efforts to conduct intelligence operations in America that could result in a terrorist … Continue reading

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{FD} Iran’s president vows to overcome ‘anti-Iranians’ in White House, as lawmakers issue public rebuke

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Iran’s president attempted to explain to parliament on Tuesday how he would pull the country out of its economic nosedive, taking shots at the U.S. before lawmakers voted to reject his explanation. Continue reading

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{FD} Iran claims it controls Strait of Hormuz, prompting Pompeo denial

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A major shipping route located between Oman and Iran where nearly one-third of the world’s sea-traded oil passes through daily may become a new flashpoint after a top Iranian navy general said Monday that the country has taken full control of the Strai… Continue reading

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{FD} Iran’s Strait of Hormuz control stokes tensions, could prompt US response

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A major shipping route located between Oman and Iran where nearly one-third of the world’s sea-traded oil passes through daily may become a new flashpoint after a top Iranian navy general said Monday that the country has taken full control of the Strai… Continue reading

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{FD} Iran says it has control of Gulf and Strait of Hormuz: report

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An Iranian top navy general said Monday the country took full control of the Gulf and the Strait of Hormuz, a major shipping route that the Iranians threatened to block in the past amid worsening American-Iranian relations. Continue reading

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{FD} Iran’s forgotten persecuted Christian minority

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Iranian Christians are in dire straits in the Islamic Republic because of a new wave of regime repression that has largely not registered in the media due to the country’s economic free fall and popular uprising by a people fed up with the tyrannical n… Continue reading

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{FD} Germany accused of betraying pledge to combat anti-Semitism by ignoring Iran sanctions

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The German government is under fire for betraying its pledge to combat anti-Semitism and Holocaust denial, in light of Berlin’s efforts to circumvent U.S. sanctions on Iran. Continue reading

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{FD} US sanctions in Iran lead to crackdown on persecuted Christian community

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U.S. sanctions on Iran have inadvertently led to a crackdown on its persecuted Christian community as the ayatollahs move to consolidate their power in the face of growing unrest across the country. Continue reading

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{FD} Iran regime ramps up crackdown on persecuted Christians after US sanctions

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U.S. sanctions on Iran have inadvertently led to a crackdown on its persecuted Christian community as the ayatollahs move to consolidate their power in the face of growing unrest across the country. Continue reading

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{FD} Former Iranian president Ahmadinejad says embattled Rouhani must step aside

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Add Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to the growing list of Iranians who believe Hassan Rouhani must go. Continue reading

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{FD} Iran sanctions are a good start — now it’s time to restore human rights to its people before it’s too late

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President Trump’s decision to slap what he called “the most biting sanctions ever” on Iran on Tuesday was a positive and necessary step to put pressure on the Islamic Republic’s corrupt regime that deprives its citizens of basic human rights, supports … Continue reading

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{FD} German central bank blocks $400 million cash delivery to Iran ahead of crippling US sanctions

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The U.S. campaign to rein in Iran has scored a victory in the German financial sector, after the Deutsche Bundesbank?the country’s central bank? imposed a rule stopping ay $400 million cash delivery to Tehran. Continue reading

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{FD} German central bank blocks $400 million cash delivery to Iran ahead of crippling U.S. sanctions

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The U.S. campaign to rein in Iran has scored a victory in the German financial sector, after the Deutsche Bundesbank?the country’s central bank? imposed a rule stopping ay $400 million cash delivery to Tehran. Continue reading

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{FD} Iran crowds reportedly chant ‘death to the dictator!’ as US sanctions increase economic unrest

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Days of unprecedented protests aimed at Iran’s sluggish economy along with “biting” sanctions imposed by President Trump are ramping up pressure Tuesday on the Islamic Republic’s ruling class and causing many analysts to wonder if regime change could b… Continue reading

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{FD} Trump reinstates Iran sanctions, slams ‘horrible’ nuclear deal

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President Trump on Monday renewed sanctions on Iran as he followed through on vows to unravel the Obama-era nuclear deal with Tehran. Continue reading

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{FD} Iran’s widespread and growing protests push citizens to brink

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Iranians protested for a third day in a row against the clerical regime that they blame for running the economy into the ground. Continue reading

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{FD} Iran deploys 50 small boats to Strait of Hormuz for large-scale ‘swarming’ exercise

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Iran began a large-scale exercise in the Strait of Hormuz on Thursday involving more than 50 small boats, practicing “swarming” operations that could potentially shut down the vital water way if ever deployed for real, U.S. officials said. Continue reading

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{FD} Iran planning Gulf ‘swarm’ drill involving 100 gun boats within days, US officials say

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Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard is expected to put 100 gun boats in the Persian Gulf sometime in the next 48 hours to practice “swarm” tactics simulating actions which could potentially shut down the Strait of Hormuz, where roughly 10 percent of the… Continue reading

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{FD} Inside Israel’s raid to seize nuclear documents in Iran

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Israeli agents covertly extracted documents detailing Iran’s nuclear program in a dramatic 6½-hour operation in Tehran in January, removing a trove of materials that included partial designs for a nuclear warhead, senior Israeli intelligence officials … Continue reading

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{FD} US Navy: No sign of Iranian harassment of American warships in 2018

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The usual harassment of U.S. warships by small Iranian gunboats in the Persian Gulf has stopped this year, according to the Navy, but the suspension of such activity could be in jeopardy as Iran threatens to block the Strait of Hormuz. Continue reading

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{FD} Iran general blames Israel for ‘cloud theft,’ then is rebuked by Islamic Republic scientist

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An Iranian general accused Israel of manipulating the weather over the Islamic Republic, claiming on Monday the Jewish state was stealing clouds and snow and contributing to climate change. Continue reading

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{FD} Belgian couple arrested in plot to bomb Iranian opposition event attended by Giuliani, Gingrich

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A Belgian couple were among four people arrested over the weekend in connection with a planned bomb attack at a large rally held by Iranian opposition groups and attended by President Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani, authorities in Brussels said Monday. Continue reading

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{FD} Obama administration granted citizenship to 2,500 Iranians during nuclear deal: Iran official

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The Obama administration granted citizenship to 2,500 Iranians, including family members of government officials, while negotiating the Iran nuclear deal, a senior cleric and member of parliament has claimed. Continue reading

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{FD} Protesters against Iranian regime see a free Tehran ahead

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Thousands of protestors gathered outside Paris for the annual meeting of the National Council of Resistance of Iran, the largest Iranian opposition group. Its followers, and others, have been staging months of anti-regime protests inside the country. T… Continue reading

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{FD} Protesters swarm Iran’s Grand Bazaar in Tehran, force shops to close in anger over economy

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Protesters in the Iranian capital swarmed its historic Grand Bazaar on Monday, news agencies reported, and forced shopkeepers to close their stalls in apparent anger over the Islamic Republic’s troubled economy, months after similar demonstrations rock… Continue reading

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{FD} Iran’s Rouhani blasts US trade policies, calls them ‘a threat to all’

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Iran’s president on Sunday blasted what he described as U.S. efforts to impose its trade policies on the world, saying the plans were “illegal” and a “threat to all.” Continue reading

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{FD} Marc Thiessen: Obama took lying to new heights with the Iran deal

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When it comes to the Iran nuclear deal, the Obama administration increasingly appears to have been a bottomless pit of deception. Continue reading

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{FD} Obama administration allegedly gave Iran access to US financial system

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The Obama administration granted a license letting Iran access the United States financial system despite officials’ pledges that they would prohibit it, according to a draft report from the Senate’s Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations. Continue reading

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{FD} Israel trolls Iran’s social media threat with ‘Mean Girls’ GIF

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Israel responded to a threatening tweet by Iran on Monday with a GIF from the hit movie “Mean Girls.” Continue reading

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{FD} Iran still seeking tech for weapons of mass destruction: German intel

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A recent report suggests Iran isn’t stopping its drive for the science and tech to build WMDs. Continue reading

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{FD} Iranian university students criticize country in meeting with supreme leader, report says

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Iranian university students offered harsh criticism of the country’s direction in a frank conversation with Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, local media reported Tuesday. Continue reading

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{FD} Morocco’s foreign minister warns Iran is seeking foothold in North Africa

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During Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s first major policy speech on Iran Monday, he warned Tehran that the U.S. would work closely with regional allies to deter its meddling. Continue reading

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{FD} US plans ‘pressure campaign’ against Iran if it doesn’t abandon nuclear work, Pompeo says

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The Trump administration promises to impose “the strongest sanctions in history” against Iran, urging all nations to participate in a new, aggressive campaign to economically isolate the regime. Continue reading

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{FD} Iranian general’s visit draws protest in Baghdad

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If last weekend’s federal elections demonstrated anything, it was that much of the Iraqi population is done with foreign intervention. Continue reading

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{FD} Protests continue for third day in southern Iran city as Pompeo tweets support for demonstrators

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As protests continued for a third day in the southern Iranian city of Kazerun, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo tweeted his support for Iranian protesters in that country. Continue reading

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{FD} Deadly protests continue in southern Iran for a second day: ‘Streets look war-torn’

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Deadly protests in the southern Iranian city of Kazerun continued for a second day following the deaths of two protesters Wednesday. Continue reading

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{FD} New anti-regime protests leave 2 dead in southern part of Iran: report

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A protest in the southern Iranian city of Kazerun reportedly turned deadly Wednesday when Iranian regime security forces opened fire against a large protest against a plan to change the city into two sections. Continue reading

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{FD} US intensifies pressure on Iran, sanctioning central banker

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The Trump administration is designating the head of Iran’s central bank as a terrorist and hitting him with sanctions intended to further isolate Iran from the global financial system. Continue reading

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{FD} Trump administration hits Iran’s central bank with terror sanctions

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The Trump administration designated the head of Iran’s central bank as a terrorist Tuesday, slapping sanctions intended to further isolate Iran from the global financial system. Continue reading

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{FD} U.S. wants Germany to halt trade with Iran

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Richard Grenell, the new U.S. ambassador to Berlin, came out swinging this week by reiterating the Trump administration’s position that European companies should stop working with the Islamic Republic of Iran. Continue reading

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{FD} Trump could pull off a ‘North Korea’ with Iran, experts say

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President Trump is taking the U.S. out of the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, but he expressed confidence that the Islamic Republic will, despite its protestations to the contrary, want to come back to the negotiating table. Continue reading

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