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Israel launches strikes in Syria after F-16 crashes


Israel launched heavy air strikes in Syria on Saturday, saying it hit air defenses and Iranian targets, and the Syrian army claimed to have brought

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Iran, America
Coup, revolution and mistrust: Moments in Iran-US relations

President Donald Trump’s decision to not re-certify the Iranian nuclear deal marks yet another key moment in relations between Iran and America, which has seen decades of mistrust and mutual

Shiite Muslims
Iran recruits Afghan and Pakistani Shiites to fight in Syria

Thousands of Shiite Muslims from Afghanistan and Pakistan are being recruited by Iran to fight with President Bashar al-Assad’s forces in Syria, lured by promises of housing, a monthly salary

At least 35 killed in Iran coal mine explosion

TEHRAN, Iran, May 5: A coal mine explosion that struck northern Iran killed at least 35 people, semi-official news agencies reported Thursday, as rescuers worked a second day to reach

Iran president: Nation wants foreign policy change

TEHRAN, Iran: Iran’s new president said Saturday that his countrymen elected him to change the country’s foreign policy and shift away from the bombastic style adopted under his predecessor, Mahmoud

Iran’s polls open in presidential vote

Iran: In the end, Iran’s presidential election may be defined by who doesn’t vote. As polls opened early Friday, arguments over whether to boycott the ballot still boiled over at

Kerry warns Iraq on Iran flights to Syria

  BAGHDAD: Just days after the 10th anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry confronted Baghdad for continuing to grant Iran access to its

Iran may allow UN team to visit key military site

TEHRAN, Iran: Iran’s Foreign Ministry on Tuesday raised prospects that Tehran may allow inspectors from the U.N. nuclear agency to visit a military site where the country is suspected of

Iran bans export of 50 goods as sanctions bite: report

DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran banned the export of around 50 basic goods, its media said on Tuesday, as the country takes steps to preserve supplies of essential items in the