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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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DAESH CLAIMS IRAN ATTACKS … GUARD VOWS REVENGE – Parliament, shrine assault claims 12

Intelligence minister says third attack foiled TEHRAN, Iran, June 7, (Agencies): The Islamic State group claimed responsibility Wednesday for a stunning pair of attacks on Iran’s parliament and the mausoleum of its modern founder, the first such attack claimed by the Sunni extremist group in the Shiite-ruled nation. The lethal …

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Rouhani faces pressure to improve rights

‘Expectations are running high’ BEIRUT, May 30, (Agencies): In the week before the May 19 presidential election in Iran, the eventual victor, Hassan Rouhani, criticised the judiciary and the powerful Revolutionary Guards with rhetoric rarely heard in public in the Islamic republic. Now, in the eyes of his supporters, it …

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Iran builds 3rd underground factory to manufacture ‘ballistic missiles’

TEHRAN, May 25, (Agencies): Iran has built a third underground plant to manufacture ballistic missiles, the head of its Revolutionary Guards aerospace division General Amir-Ali Hadjizadeh said on Thursday. The announcement as US President Donald Trump makes a maiden foreign tour in which Saudi and Israeli concerns about Iran have …

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Amir congratulates Rouhani – ‘Iran has chosen path of engagement’

KUWAIT CITY, May 20, (Agencies): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sent Saturday a cable of congratulations to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, congratulating him on his reelection as president of the Islamic Republic. His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and His Highness the …

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