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    Conservatives ahead as Iran polls results trickle in

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 01:42am on February 23, 2020

    Conservatives appeared to be in the lead as the first results of Iran’s parliamentary election came in Saturday, amid expectations of a low turnout after...

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    Voting underway in Iran parliamentary election

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 11:52am on February 21, 2020

    Iranians began voting Friday in a parliamentary election which conservatives are expected to dominate, capitalising on public anger against moderate conservative president Hassan Rouhani over...

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    Iran unveils ballistic missile, ‘new generation’ engines

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 10:43pm on February 09, 2020

    Iran’s Revolutionary Guards unveiled Sunday a short-range ballistic missile that they said can be powered by a ‘new generation’ of engines designed to put satellites...

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    Iran must become strong to end enemy threat: Khamenei

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 10:41pm on February 08, 2020

    Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Saturday that the Islamic republic must become strong enough to ward off the ‘enemy’s threats’ and prevent a...

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    Iranians must have right to choose at polls: Rouhani

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 12:34am on February 03, 2020

    Iranians must have the ‘right to choose’ between different political movements, president Hassan Rouhani said Sunday, as controversy grows over the disqualification of thousands of...

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    Iran accuses Europe of ‘racism’ over nuclear deal move

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 10:08pm on January 27, 2020

    Iran’s foreign minister on Monday said Britain, France and Germany had shown ‘racism’ by activating a dispute mechanism in the 2015 nuclear deal. In a...

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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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