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    Iran MP offers $3m ‘to anyone who kills Trump’

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 10:44pm on January 22, 2020

    An Iranian lawmaker on Tuesday offered a $3-million reward to ‘anyone who kills’ US president Donald Trump to avenge the assassination of a top general,...

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    Iran confirms two missiles fired at Ukraine airliner

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 10:28pm on January 21, 2020

    Iran has confirmed two missiles were fired at a Ukrainian airliner brought down this month, in a catastrophic error that killed all 176 people on...

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    Iran says it may pull out of nuclear treaty over Europe dispute

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 02:08am on January 21, 2020

    Iran said Monday it will consider withdrawing from the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons if a dispute over its atomic programme goes before...

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    Khamenei defends military over plane disaster

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 12:34am on January 18, 2020

    Iran’s supreme leader called the accidental downing of a Ukrainian airliner a ‘bitter’ tragedy Friday but said it should not overshadow the ‘sacrifice’ of a...

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    Rouhani says Iran wants dialogue, working to ‘prevent war’

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 06:10pm on January 17, 2020

    Iranian president Hassan Rouhani said he wants to avoid war after Tehran and Washington appeared on the brink of direct military confrontation in early January...

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    Iran wants dialogue, working to prevent war, says Rouhani

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 05:26pm on January 16, 2020

    Iran’s president said Thursday dialogue with the world was ‘possible’ despite high tensions with the United States, and stressed that Tehran was working daily ‘to...

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    Rouhani urges unity after plane protests

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 12:12am on January 16, 2020

    President Hassan Rouhani appealed Wednesday for ‘unity’ and flagged the need for radical changes to the way Iran is run, after a wave of angry...

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    Iran makes first arrests over downed airliner

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 06:18pm on January 14, 2020

    Iran announced Tuesday its first arrests over the accidental shooting down of a Ukrainian passenger jet, as protesters vented their anger over the catastrophic blunder...

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    Iran denies ‘cover-up’ as anger mounts over downed airliner

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 01:09am on January 14, 2020

    Iran denied a ‘cover-up’ Monday after taking days to reveal an airliner was accidentally shot down last week, a disaster that sparked demonstrations and calls...

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    Iran denies missile downed Ukrainian plane

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 05:56pm on January 10, 2020

    Iran’s civil aviation chief denied Friday that a missile downed a Ukrainian airliner which crashed killing all 176 on board, dismissing claims of a catastrophic...

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