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    Iranian cleric gets second powerful job

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:00am on March 13, 2019

    Hardline cleric Ebrahim Raisi has swiftly emerged as one of Iran’s most powerful figures and a contender to succeed Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.Last week,...

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    Iran rights lawyer Sotoudeh jailed for seven years

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 01:37pm on March 12, 2019

    Iranian human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh has been sentenced to seven years in jail for security offences, a judge at Tehran’s revolutionary court told semi-official...

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    Rouhani seeks to counter US pressure on Iraq

    Agence France-Presse . Baghdad | Updated at 12:00am on March 12, 2019

    Iran’s president Hassan Rouhani hit back Monday against pressure from the ‘aggressor’ United States on Iraq to limit ties with its neighbour, during his first...

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    Iran’s Rouhani arrives in Iraq on first official visit

    Agence France-Presse . Baghdad | Updated at 01:42pm on March 11, 2019

    Iran’s president Hassan Rouhani arrived in Iraq on Monday for his first official visit, state television said, as Baghdad is under pressure from Washington to...

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    Rouhani urges Pakistan to act against extremists

    Reuters . Dubai | Updated at 12:00am on March 11, 2019

    Iranian president Hassan Rouhani called on Saturday for ‘decisive’ action by Pakistan against a militant group behind a deadly suicide attack in a border area,...

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    US trying to change Iran govt: Rouhani

    Reuters . Dubai | Updated at 12:00am on March 07, 2019

    Iranian president Hassan Rouhani accused the United States on Wednesday of plotting to use economic pressure to overthrow the Islamic republic’s clerical establishment, and ruled...

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