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World Jan 17Amid month of turmoil, Iran’s supreme leader says country won’t bow to U.S.
Iran's supreme leader lashed out at Western countries as he led Friday prayers in Tehran for the first time in eight years.
World Jan 09Iran sends mixed signals as tensions with the U.S. ease
President Hassan Rouhani warned of a “very dangerous response” if the U.S. makes “another mistake” and a senior commander vowing “harsher revenge" for the killing of a top Iranian general.
World Jan 09Iran says Ukrainian plane was on fire and tried to turn back
The Iranian report suggests that a sudden emergency struck the Boeing 737 operated by Ukrainian International Airlines that crashed just minutes after taking off from Imam Khomeini International Airport in Tehran.
World Jan 07Iran strikes back at U.S. with missile attack at bases in Iraq
According to State TV, Iran has launched “tens” of surface-to-surface missiles at Iraq’s Ain Assad air base housing U.S. troops over America’s killing of a top Iranian general.
World Jan 07Stampede kills 40 at funeral for Iranian general slain by U.S.
The stampede took place in Kerman, the hometown of Revolutionary Guard Gen. Qassem Soleimani, as the procession began, said the semi-official Fars and ISNA news agencies, citing Pirhossein Koulivand, head of Iran’s emergency medical services.
World Jan 04Iran general steps out of Soleimani’s shadow to lead proxies
A new Iranian general has stepped out of the shadows to lead the country's expeditionary Quds Force, becoming responsible for Tehran's proxies across the Mideast as the Islamic Republic threatens the U.S. with “harsh revenge” for killing its previous head,…
World Nov 10Iran’s president: New oil field found with over 50B barrels
Iran has discovered a new oil field in the country's south with over 50 billion barrels of crude, its president said Sunday, a find that could boost the country's proven reserves by a third as it struggles to sell energy…
World Oct 10Iranian women freely attend FIFA soccer match for first time in decades
Iran allocated only 4,000 tickets for women in a stadium that seats about 80,000 people.
World Sep 21Iran’s Guard says ready for ‘any scenario’ amid U.S. standoff
Iran has denied involvement in the Sept. 14 attack on major oil sites in Saudi Arabia, which was initially claimed by Yemen's Iranian-backed Houthi rebels.
World Sep 05Iran poised to work on faster centrifuges as nuclear deal collapses
Centrifuges that speed enrichment further shorten the time Tehran would need to have enough material available to build a nuclear weapon — if it chose to do so.