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25 vessels damaged by fire in Iran’s southern port

A total of 25 vessels were either lost or damaged after a blazing inferno engulfed a wharf in the southern port city of Bandar Kangan, the general manager of Bushehr Province Department of Ports and Maritime Organization said Saturday, Tasnim …

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Iran to participate in International Army Games 2017

 Iranian armed forces will take part in the International Army Games 2017, which will be held on the territory of Russia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan and China. The International Army Games are annual military competitions held …

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Tehran responds to Washington's sanctions

The Iranian parliament said it will introduce a measure in reaction to Washington “adventurism” in the Middle East, ISNA reported. "The U.S. needs to get this message clearly. Their undertakings represent a …

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Zarif tells why Iran needs missiles

Iran's missiles are only for self defense, the country's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said, speaking at the Council on Foreign Relations think tank in New York. "We need them to make sure …

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Rouhani's brother released on bail - media

Hossein Fereydoun, the brother of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, has been released on bail following his arrest on charges of financial crime, media reported. "The court has accepted the …

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Trump says Iran complying with nuclear deal

US President Donald Trump's administration declared that Iran was complying with its nuclear agreement with world powers, but warned that Tehran was in default of the spirit of the accord and that Washington would look for …

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Washington preparing new sanctions against Tehran - media

The US administration is expected to ratchet up pressure on Iran with a slew of new sanctions targeting the Islamic Republic's illicit ballistic missile program and regional support for terrorism, according to senior U.S. officials who deemed …

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Iran limits death penalty for drug traffickers

The Iranian parliament approved a bill on Sunday to limit death penalty for drug offenders. 182 out of 245 MPs present in the parliament voted in favor of the bill. The bill will be turned into a law when it is studied by …

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