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Iran's Ahmadinejad disqualified from running for president

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and hardline rival Ebrahim Raisi were both approved to run in May’s presidential election by a government vetting body, while former president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and hardline rival Ebrahim Raisi were both approved to run in May’s presidential election by a government vetting body, while former president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was

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Iran marks national Army Day with parades

Trucks carrying missiles drove past a podium in Tehran draped with images of President Hassan Rouhani. There was an air display by fighter jets and bombers.

Trucks carrying missiles drove past a podium in Tehran draped with images of President Hassan Rouhani. There was an air display by fighter jets and bombers.

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Floods in Iran kill at least 35

At least 35 people have died and eight are reported missing after heavy rains triggered flash floods in north-west Iran.

At least 35 people have died and eight are reported missing after heavy rains triggered flash floods in north-west Iran.

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Rouhani to run in Iran's election

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has registered to run in the country's upcoming presidential poll in May.

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has registered to run in the country's upcoming presidential poll in May.

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Defiant Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to run for Iran's presidential election

Iran's former president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has registered to run in next month's presidential election, despite being told by the Supreme Leader to stay out of the race.

Iran's former president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has registered to run in next month's presidential election, despite being told by the Supreme Leader to stay out of the race.

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Scores of candidates register for Iran's presidential election

Discontent has risen over steep rises in consumer prices, coupled with stubbornly high unemployment. Many Iranians are struggling to make ends meet, despite the lifting of international sanctions that

Discontent has risen over steep rises in consumer prices, coupled with stubbornly high unemployment. Many Iranians are struggling to make ends meet, despite the lifting of international sanctions that

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Iran's 'religious freedom' angers ISIL

It comes as Iran's President Hassan Rouhani met Vladimir Putin on his first official visit to Russia.

It comes as Iran's President Hassan Rouhani met Vladimir Putin on his first official visit to Russia.

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Anger and dismay in countries targeted by Trump travel ban

The United Nations has voiced its concern amid reports that tens of thousands of refugees already vetted for resettlement to the United States will now be stranded in crisis…

The United Nations has voiced its concern amid reports that tens of thousands of refugees already vetted for resettlement to the United States will now be stranded in crisis…

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Iran tests Russian-made air defence system

Moscow had suspended delivery of the system back in 2010 after objections from the US and Israel

Moscow had suspended delivery of the system back in 2010 after objections from the US and Israel

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Iran proud of "The Salesman" and its Oscar triumph

The film was already a hit in Iran, breaking all box office records since it came out six months ago. But opinion is divided. Does the Oscar reward the political message - or a straightforward work of

The film was already a hit in Iran, breaking all box office records since it came out six months ago. But opinion is divided. Does the Oscar reward the political message - or a straightforward work of

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Iran celebrates the 38th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution

Iran's President Rouhani warns "newly elected" western leaders that his country is united and will not be cowed by threats on the 38th anniversary of the Islamic revolution.

Iran's President Rouhani warns "newly elected" western leaders that his country is united and will not be cowed by threats on the 38th anniversary of the Islamic revolution.

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Trump and Iran Adjusting to New Realities?

By Mehrdad Khonsari, former Iranian diplomat and an independent commentator on Iranian Affairs No one really knows what to expect from President

By Mehrdad Khonsari, former Iranian diplomat and an independent commentator on Iranian Affairs No one really knows what to expect from President

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Tens of thousands in Tehran for firefighters' funeral

Tens of thousands of Iranians paid their final respects on Monday to 16 firefighters killed when a burning building collapsed in Tehran earlier this month.

Tens of thousands of Iranians paid their final respects on Monday to 16 firefighters killed when a burning building collapsed in Tehran earlier this month.

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Iran's FM Zarif blasts Trump's travel ban

Iran’s foreign minister Javad Zarif has blasted Donald Trump’s travel ban on nationals from seven majority Muslim countries.

Iran’s foreign minister Javad Zarif has blasted Donald Trump’s travel ban on nationals from seven majority Muslim countries.

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Why the Iran nuclear deal will likely survive President Trump

Officially in office for less than a week, US President Donald Trump keeps using executive orders to dismantle or overturn policies put in place by his predecessor Barack…

Officially in office for less than a week, US President Donald Trump keeps using executive orders to dismantle or overturn policies put in place by his predecessor Barack…

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Tehran building collapse: search for missing firefighters

Rescuers are digging through the rubble of a collapsed building in Tehran, Iran, looking for as many as 25 missing people including firefighters.

Rescuers are digging through the rubble of a collapsed building in Tehran, Iran, looking for as many as 25 missing people including firefighters.