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    Khamenei calls US officials ‘first-class idiots’

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 04:25pm on January 09, 2019

    Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said some US officials are ‘first-class idiots’ in a speech on Wednesday. ‘Some US officials pretend that they are...

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    Broadway hits Iran with unique take on Les Miserables

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 12:00am on January 05, 2019

    Iranian theatre director Hossein Parsaee calls Victor Hugo’s classic a ‘masterpiece without borders’ but his groundbreaking production of ‘Les Miserables’ that has hit the stage...

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    Iran TV boss fired over Jackie Chan sex scene

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 12:00am on January 02, 2019

    A regional boss of Iran’s state broadcaster IRIB has been fired after inadvertently letting a Jackie Chan sex scene slip through its tight censorship rules,...

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    Iran economic woes go beyond sanctions: analysts

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 12:00am on December 26, 2018

    Iran’s government faces acute economic challenges as it announces its annual budget, expected on Tuesday, and not all of its problems are the result of...

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    Rouhani brands US sanctions ‘economic terrorism’

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 02:03pm on December 08, 2018

    Iran’s president Hassan Rouhani said US sanctions were ‘economic terrorism’, as he sought to foster a united front from visiting regional officials on Saturday.  ‘America’s...

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    Iran faces ‘chronic challenges’ beyond US sanctions

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 12:00am on December 04, 2018

    Iran is facing ‘chronic challenges’ that existed long before US sanctions were reimposed, the influential parliament speaker Ali Larijani said on Monday.‘External factors do affect...

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    More than 700 hurt in Iran quake

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 01:06pm on November 26, 2018

    More than 700 people were injured in a 6.4-magnitude earthquake that shook western Iran, state television reported in an updated toll Monday.The quake struck Kermanshah...

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    Iran urges Muslims to unite against US

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 12:52am on November 25, 2018

    Iranian president Hassan Rouhani urged Muslims worldwide on Saturday to unite against the United States and assured Saudis they were ‘brothers’ who had nothing to...

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    Iran rejects US chemical weapons accusations

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 12:00am on November 24, 2018

    Iran ‘strongly rejected’ on Friday US accusations that it has a chemical weapons programme and accused Washington of breaching its own commitments to the international...

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    Trump has disgraced US prestige: Khamenei

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 12:00am on November 04, 2018

    Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Saturday that president Donald Trump has ‘disgraced’ US prestige and would be the ultimate loser from renewing sanctions...

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