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Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani (R) shakes hands with German FM Frank-Walter Steinmeier
Former Iranian president Rafsanjani dies of heart attack

Rafsanjani, 82, died from a heart attack despite efforts by doctors to save him.

By REUTERS
08/01/2017
The IranAir Boeing 747SP aircraft with Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad onboard is pictured befo
Iran reaches 100-jet deal with Airbus, sees first delivery in Jan

The US Treasury has granted export licenses to allow both deals to go ahead, a step required for both suppliers because of the heavy use of American parts in Boeing and Airbus jets.

By REUTERS
19/12/2016
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivers a speech during a memorial ceremony for Yitzhak Rabin
Netanyahu: Palestinians won't recognize a Jewish state within any borders

PM speaks at memorial for slain predecessor, saying that, while Rabin yearned for peace, he understood the “unwillingness of a significant portion of the Palestinians” to make peace.

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Iran court issues verdict for suspects in Saudi embassy attack

Assaults on foreign embassies have occurred throughout the Islamic Republic's 37-year history, often harming its diplomatic relations.

By REUTERS
01/11/2016
The tomb of Cyrus the Great, a revered King of the Persian Empire, is seen at Pasargadae outside Shi
Iranians arrested after celebrating ancient Persian king Cyrus the Great

Crowds of mostly young Iranians attended the march near the ancient city of Pasargadae in central province of Fars on Friday.

By REUTERS
31/10/2016
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Two American citizens sentenced by Iran to 10 years in jail

Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps detained Siamak Namazi, an Iranian-American businessman in his mid-40s, in October 2015, while he was visiting family in Tehran.

By REUTERS
18/10/2016
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'Islamic State militants paid to stage bomb attacks in Iran'

Officials in predominantly Shi'ite Iran have said in recent weeks that Sunni militants from Islamic State are targeting the country.

By REUTERS
05/07/2016
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Iran claims it thwarts bombings in Tehran, other cities

Iranian Intelligence agency points finger at radical Sunni groups.

By REUTERS
20/06/2016
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Iranian forces kill five Kurdish separatists in northwest of country

The five were allegedly responsible for the killings of two members of the Revolutionary Guards and an engineer in Sardasht last month.

By REUTERS
13/06/2016
ISLAMIC JIHAD leader Ramadan Shalah (left) meets with Iranian Defense Minister Hossein Dehqan
Iran’s Dehqan tells Islamic Jihad head: Unity key to defeating Israel

Ramadan Shalah and his delegation met Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Sunday, and have met other Iranian leaders during their current visit.

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