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Iran, an Eye on U.S. Election, Tries a New Tack: Curbing Provocations

BAGHDAD — After years of increasing tensions that nearly led to war, Iran has moderated its approach to the West, shifting from a policy of provocation to one of limited cooperation. The change reflects an effort to avoid direct confrontation [...]

Iran Says It Launched a Military Satellite Into Orbit

TEHRAN — The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps of Iran said on Wednesday that it had put a military satellite into orbit for the first time, a surprise launch that came amid wider tensions with the United States. The launch of [...]

Coronavirus World Updates: Iraq Resists Calls to Quickly Open Border with Iran

Iraq resists Iranian pressure to reopen their border. Truck by truck, border post by border post, a power struggle is unfolding between Iraq and Iran over when to reopen the frontier between the two countries, which Iraq closed five [...]

In Iran, Leaks of Coronavirus Information May Spur Increased Government Repression.

Facebook Twitter Email Print As soon as accurate information about the coronavirus outbreak began leaking out of Iran, the country’s security forces began arresting people. Late last month, authorities responsible for monitoring online activity [...]

Iran, Devastated by Coronavirus, Says U.S. Sanctions Are Taking Lives

As Iran struggles with a devastating coronavirus outbreak, a broken economy and a severe shortage of medical equipment, it says that American trade sanctions are taking Iranian lives and has called for the United States to lift them [...]

US Iran rep says Tehran must let inspectors into nuke site

PARIS (AP) – The U.S. special representative for Iran said Thursday the Islamic Republic must “immediately” ensure inspectors have access to sites that harbor traces of nuclear material or activity. The finding was made public in [...]

With 4 Deaths in Iran and More Cases on 3 Continents, Fears of Coronavirus Pandemic Rise

HONG KONG — An alarming surge of new coronavirus cases outside China, with fears of a major outbreak in Iran, is threatening to transform the contagion into a global pandemic, as countries around the Middle East scrambled to close [...]

Austrian minister to travel to Iran amid nuclear tensions

BERLIN (AP) – Austria’s foreign minister said Wednesday that he will travel to Tehran this weekend amid efforts by European countries to keep alive Iran’s nuclear agreement with world powers. Alexander Schallenberg said after meeting [...]

Trump’s Iran Sanctions Will Enhance America’s Long-Term Economic Dominance.

Facebook Twitter Email Print U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to quit the JCPOA deal in 2017 drew substantial criticism, especially after the recent exchange of strikes between the US and Iran brought the nations to the brink of the [...]

Anatomy of a Lie: How Iran Covered Up the Downing of an Airliner

When the Revolutionary Guards officer spotted what he thought was an unidentified aircraft near Tehran’s international airport, he had seconds to decide whether to pull the trigger. Iran had just fired a barrage of ballistic missiles [...]