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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.
World Aug 21Iran proposes striking 4 zeros from its currency
Iran's rial has been battered by escalating U.S. sanctions on the country since President Donald Trump's decision to pull out of Tehran's nuclear deal with world powers over a year ago.
World Jul 29New video from Iran shows Revolutionary Guard warning UK warship
An Iranian Revolutionary Guard officer is heard telling a British warship not to interfere as the paramilitary force seized a U.K.-flagged commercial vessel.
World Jul 19Iran says it’s seized a British oil tanker in Strait of Hormuz
The website of Iran's Revolutionary Guard said the tanker was seized Friday for "non-compliance with international maritime laws and regulations" and was taken to an Iranian port.
World Jul 19Iran denies Trump’s claim that the U.S. destroyed its drone
The Iranian military said all its drones had returned safely to their bases and denied there was any confrontation with a U.S. vessel the previous day.
World Jul 11UK says Iranian vessels tried to block its tanker
Iran's Revolutionary Guard denied the allegations, saying if it had received orders to seize any ships it would have done so immediately.