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Iran nuclear deal met with hope and anger


Iran, the United States and five other nations announced a ground-breaking agreement Tuesday aimed at preventing Iran from developing a nuclear weapon. Continue reading

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Five things your class needs to know about the Iran nuclear deal


By Gabby Shacknai On Tuesday, after two years of negotiations, a group of six nations led by the United States achieved a comprehensive long-term deal…read more

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Five things your class needs to know about U.S.-Iranian relations


By Gabby Shacknai Iran’s nuclear program has been a point of international attention since it began negotiating with the U.S. and a group of other…read more

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Iranian American reporter faces espionage trial in Iran


A closed trial began in Tehran yesterday for Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian, who is charged with espionage, colluding with hostile governments and anti-government propaganda. Continue reading

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Iraq asks for more U.S. help after loss of major city


Fighters from the Islamic State (ISIL) captured the city of Ramadi over the weekend, prompting the Iraqi government to ask for increased U.S. military airstrikes and help from fighters supported by Iraq’s neighbor, Iran. Continue reading

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