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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.

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Airbus bests Boeing in orders

Airbus announces more orders than rival Boeing but fewer deliveries; sales chief John Leahy tells Euronews there is a future for the A380 superjumbo.

Airbus announces more orders than rival Boeing but fewer deliveries; sales chief John Leahy tells Euronews there is a future for the A380 superjumbo.

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Iranians rebel at former President Rafsanjani's funeral

The funeral in Tehran of former President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani presents a rare occasion for Iranians to voice discord.

The funeral in Tehran of former President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani presents a rare occasion for Iranians to voice discord.

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Rafsanjani funeral draws huge crowds to Tehran

Tens of thousands of Iranians have turned out for the funeral of former President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani in the Iranian capital. The 82-year-old died of a heart attack on Sunday.

Tens of thousands of Iranians have turned out for the funeral of former President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani in the Iranian capital. The 82-year-old died of a heart attack on Sunday.

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Iran mourns "a great man of the revolution"

Iran has begun three days of national mourning following the death of former President Hashemi Rafsanjani.

Iran has begun three days of national mourning following the death of former President Hashemi Rafsanjani.

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Opinion: Will Syria's conflict redraw the map of the Middle East?

By Fabrice Balanche, associate professor and research director at the University of Lyon 2, visiting fellow at The Washington Institute In 1990

By Fabrice Balanche, associate professor and research director at the University of Lyon 2, visiting fellow at The Washington Institute In 1990

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''Let it be an arms race'', says President-elect Donald Trump

Donald Trump has reportedly said ‘‘let it be an arms race,’‘ the day after he called for the US to strengthen and expand its nuclear capability.

Donald Trump has reportedly said ‘‘let it be an arms race,’‘ the day after he called for the US to strengthen and expand its nuclear capability.

Business

Airbus seals deal to sell 100 aircraft to Iran

Airbus has signed a firm agreement on the sale of 100 aircraft to Iran Air, almost a year after international sanctions on Iran were lifted.

Airbus has signed a firm agreement on the sale of 100 aircraft to Iran Air, almost a year after international sanctions on Iran were lifted.

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OPEC and Russia oil cut deals promise to address supply glut

Business Line considers the details of the agreements reached by oil producers from OPEC and other countries to cut output. Will it boost oil prices?

Business Line considers the details of the agreements reached by oil producers from OPEC and other countries to cut output. Will it boost oil prices?

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Russia signs oil development deals with Iran

Russia is moving forward with its plans to become a major investor in Iran through initial agreements covering various industries, particularly oil.

Russia is moving forward with its plans to become a major investor in Iran through initial agreements covering various industries, particularly oil.

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Call for Iraq inquiry over 'dozens killed' in air strikes

Iraq’s parliamentary speaker has called for a government inquiry into air strikes on a town controlled by ISIL, amid reports that dozens of people, mostly civilians, were…

Iraq’s parliamentary speaker has called for a government inquiry into air strikes on a town controlled by ISIL, amid reports that dozens of people, mostly civilians, were…

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Iran considers currency change

The Rhouhani government approved on Wednesday a call by central bank to replace the rial with the more colloquially and historically known toman

The Rhouhani government approved on Wednesday a call by central bank to replace the rial with the more colloquially and historically known toman

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Iran won't let Trump tear up nuclear deal, says Rouhani

Iran’s president Rouhani has said he will not let US President-elect Donald Trump tear up the global nuclear deal agreed with several world powers, warning of unspecified repercussions if that…

Iran’s president Rouhani has said he will not let US President-elect Donald Trump tear up the global nuclear deal agreed with several world powers, warning of unspecified repercussions if that…

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Two Iranian passenger trains collide killing 36 people

A passenger train has collided with another at a station in Iran, killing at least 36 people and injuring some 95 others.

A passenger train has collided with another at a station in Iran, killing at least 36 people and injuring some 95 others.

Culture

'The Salesman': a masterwork of neorealism

With ‘The Salesman’, Iran’s Oscar-winning director Asghar Farhadi offers once again a multi-layered masterwork of neorealism.

With ‘The Salesman’, Iran’s Oscar-winning director Asghar Farhadi offers once again a multi-layered masterwork of neorealism.

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Ashgar Farhadi on shooting 'The Salesman'

Picking up two awards at the Cannes film festival, for Best Screenplay and Best Actor (for Shahab Hosseini), Ashgar Farhadi’s latest movie ‘The Salesman’ tells the story of a middle-class couple who m

Picking up two awards at the Cannes film festival, for Best Screenplay and Best Actor (for Shahab Hosseini), Ashgar Farhadi’s latest movie ‘The Salesman’ tells the story of a middle-class couple who m