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Iran arrests three over deadly train crash


© Tasnim News/AFP | Smoke billows from destroyed train carriages following an accident in Semnan province, some 250 kms east of the Iranian capital Tehran, on November 25, 2016… 191 more words

Iran's supreme leader criticizes US presidential candidates

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — It seems everyone has an opinion about the U.S. presidential election, including Iran’s supreme leader.

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei criticized both Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump in a speech Wednesday marking the 1979 takeover of the U.S. 227 more words


Iranian Commander Threatens to Close Strait of Hormuz to US

The Associated Press

TEHRAN, Iran — The deputy commander of Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guard said Iranian forces will close the strategic Strait of Hormuz to the United States and its allies if they “threaten” the Islamic Republic, Iranian state media reported on Wednesday. 480 more words

Rouhani Says Iran Not a Threat, Wants Interaction With World


APRIL 7, 2016, 4:12 A.M. E.D.T.

ANKARA — Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Thursday his country was not a threat to any other nation and that it wanted interaction with the rest of the world, state TV reported. 207 more words

Attack on Saudi Embassy in Tehran Could Ultimately Backfire on Iran's Hardliners

The arson attack on the Saudi Arabian Embassy in Tehran could ultimately backfire on Iran’s hardliners ahead of Iranian parliamentary elections next month, according to analysts. 734 more words