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    Iran, the US and the world

    by Robert Fantina | Updated at 12:05am on July 11, 2017

    MAINTAINING a straight face, United States secretary of ‘defence’ James Mattis calls Iran ‘the primary state sponsor of terrorism’. This from the man whose country...

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    Chalk and cheese

    | Updated at 12:05am on July 07, 2017

    ARE Iran and Saudi Arabia uninhabited regions, without citizens, without societies? These days, people frequently talk about both these nations as though they were solely...

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    Iran fires missiles at militant groups in eastern Syria

    Reuters . Beirut | Updated at 01:27am on June 19, 2017

    The Iranian Revolutionary Guards fired ground-to-ground missiles from western Iran into eastern Syria, aiming at the bases of militant groups Iran held responsible for attacks...

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    Deciphering the Iranian elections

    by Akbar E. Torbat | Updated at 12:05am on June 18, 2017

    IRANIANS voted in the presidential as well as the city and village councils elections on May 19. The two elections were arranged to be on...

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    Iran’s Khamenei blames US for regional instability, creation of Islamic State

    Reuters . Ankara | Updated at 01:28am on June 13, 2017

    Iran’s supreme leader Ayatullah Ali Khamenei on Monday blamed the United States for instability in the Middle East and also said Washington’s fight against Islamic...

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    Iran kills mastermind behind Tehran attacks, arrests more

    Reuters | Updated at 09:05am on June 11, 2017

    Iran said its security forces on Saturday killed the mastermind of a twin attack on Tehran that left 17 people dead this week, as security...

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    NATO on a collision course with Russia, Iran in Syria

    by Martin Berger | Updated at 12:05am on June 11, 2017

    IT’S been noted that NATO has officially joined the so-called anti-ISIS coalition, vowing to fight the terror group with resolve in both Iraq and Syria...

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    Tehran attacks: local and regional significance

    | Updated at 12:05am on June 11, 2017

    The traumatic experience of a terror attack has ‘finally’ reached the streets of Iran. Some have long expected this to happen, and shivered at the...

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    Iran says arrests seven suspects linked to Tehran attacks

    Reuters | Updated at 12:50pm on June 10, 2017

    Iranian authorities have arrested seven people suspected of helping militants involved in this week's attacks in the capital Tehran, a judiciary official said on Saturday...

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    Significance of Rouhani’s win

    | Updated at 12:05am on June 09, 2017

    What lies ahead for Iran? Two personal views on the Iranian elections, one hopeful and one pessimistic from two people who supported Rouhani in the...