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Iran urges U.S., France to honor int’l nuclear disarmament agreements

  Kampala, Uganda | XINHUA | Iran’s representative to international organizations in Vienna urged the United States and France to honor nuclear disarmament treaties and refrain from nuclear-capable military tests, Tasnim news agency reported on Friday. Kazem Gharibabadi referred to recent French Navy’s launch of a new generation of intercontinental …

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Iran to execute spy who helped US target general: judiciary

Tehran, Iran | AFP | Iran said Tuesday it will execute a man whose conviction for spying for the US and Israel by helping target a top Iranian general has been upheld by the supreme court. Mahmoud Mousavi Majd was convicted of spying on Iran’s armed forces “especially the Quds Force and on the whereabouts …

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America’s war with Iran

Many think it is now more likely as Republicans rally behind Trump’s killing of top Iranian general | THE INDEPENDENT | Republicans of all stripes are standing solidly in support of President Donald Trump’s decision to kill a top Iranian general—even though some believe it makes war more likely. Conversations …

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Iran’s Rouhani urges ‘unity’ after plane protests

Tehran, Iran | AFP | President Hassan Rouhani appealed Wednesday for “unity” and flagged the need for radical changes to the way Iran is run, after a wave of angry protests over the accidental downing of a Ukrainian airliner. The Kiev-bound Boeing 737 was shot down in a catastrophic error shortly …

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Under pressure, Iran makes first arrests over airliner downing

Tehran, Iran | AFP | Iran announced Tuesday its first arrests over the shooting down of a Ukrainian airliner last week, as it struggles to contain the fallout from the disaster that sparked three days of protests. The Ukraine International Airlines plane was brought down by a missile shortly after takeoff …

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EU states launch dispute process over Iran nuclear deal violations

Paris, France | AFP | Three EU countries on Tuesday said they were launching a dispute mechanism under the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran after accusing Tehran of repeated violations, but insisted they were committed to the agreement. The move by Britain, France and Germany comes as tensions soar between the West and Iran following …

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Iran denies ‘cover-up’ as anger mounts over downed airliner

Tehran, Iran | AFP | Iran denied a “cover-up” Monday after taking days to reveal an airliner was accidentally shot down last week, a disaster that sparked demonstrations and calls for a fully transparent investigation. The Ukraine International Airlines Boeing 737 was shot down by a missile shortly after taking off …

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