Polls close in Iran presidential election

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Yemen calls on Iran to send special envoy

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Shimon Peres: "US should be the leader in dealing with Iran"

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US Congress approves Iran sanctions bill

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Vladimir Putin says Iran sanctions talk premature

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China lauds ties with Iran

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Defying U.S. pressure as Secretary of State Hillary Clinton begins a visit to Moscow, Russia's top diplomat promotes negotiation over punishment to persuade Iran to halt its nuclear program.

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