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No Iran servers, claims Telegram

TEHRAN, Iran, July 30, (AP): Iran’s communications and information technology minister was quoted Sunday as saying the widely used Telegram messenger service has transferred some of its servers into the country, but the encrypted application’s founder swiftly denied the claim. The report from Iran’s semi-official ISNA news agency quoted Mahmoud …

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U.S. SANCTIONS IRAN SAT-ROCKET LAUNCH – ‘Tehran rules out halt to tests’

TEHRAN, July 29, (Agencies): A defiant Iran vowed on Saturday to press ahead with its missile programme and condemned new US sanctions, as tensions rise after the West hardened its tone against the Islamic republic. In the latest incident on the ground, Iran’s Revolutionary Guards said the US Navy had …

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IRAN SAT-LAUNCH ROCKET ‘SUCCESSFUL’ – Inspection push to test N-deal

WASHINGTON, July 27, (Agencies): The Trump administration is pushing for inspections of suspicious Iranian military sites in a bid to test the strength of the nuclear deal that President Donald Trump desperately wants to cancel, senior US officials said. The inspections are one element of what is designed to be …

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Iran says envoy to remain in Kuwait despite row – ‘Talks continue’

DUBAI, July 24, (Agencies): Iran on Monday denied reports that Kuwait had expelled its ambassador, saying it would maintain a dialogue with the Gulf Arab state after a diplomatic row over Tehran’s alleged links to a “spy and terror” cell. Iranian and Kuwaiti media reported on Thursday that Kuwait had …

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TRUMP KEEPS IRAN DEAL BUT SANCTIONS ON BALLISTICS – MPs mandate millions more for missiles, foreign Guard ‘Quds’

TEHRAN, July 18, (Agencies): Iran’s parliament voted Tuesday to urgently work towards increasing funds for the country’s missile programme and Revolutionary Guards in response to Washington’s “adventurism” in the region, media reported. An overwhelming majority of Iranian lawmakers passed a motion to prioritise legislation “to confront terrorist and adventurist actions …

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Iran, China hold naval drill in Gulf

BEIRUT, June 18, (Agencies): Iran and China began a joint naval exercise in the Gulf on Sunday, the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) reported. The military drill comes at a time of heightened tension between the Iranian and US military in the Gulf and is likely to be a cause …

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Attack ‘brain’ killed: Tehran

LONDON, June 11, (RTRS): Iran has arrested almost 50 people in connection with twin attacks on Tehran that killed 17 people last week, officials said, as security forces stepped up efforts to crack down on suspected militants. Islamic State claimed responsibility for the suicide bombings and gun attacks on parliament …

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More arrests in Iran over Tehran attacks

DUBAI, June 10, (RTRS): Iranian authorities have arrested seven people it suspects of helping militants involved in this week’s attacks in the capital Tehran, a judiciary official said on Saturday. Islamic State claimed responsibility for the suicide bombings and gun attacks on parliament and the mausoleum of the Islamic Republic’s …

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Iran attackers in Iraq, Syria – Kuwait condemns

TEHRAN, Iran, June 8, (Agencies): Five of the men who launched an attack in the heart of Iran’s capital previously fought for the Islamic State group, the country’s Intelligence Ministry said Thursday, acknowledging the first such assault by the extremists in the Shiite power. The attacks Wednesday on Iran’s parliament …

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Iran eating own poison

THROUGHOUT the past 38 years, Iran’s regime has been cooking the terrorism poison and planting it on the plates of various countries, starting with its neighbors and then going on to the furthest corners of the world. Every time, the name of the poisoned Iranian meal varies — sometimes it …

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