Tillerson: Staying in the Iran deal in best interest of the US

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Iran announces sanctions on 15 US companies

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Festival of Fire leaves 1 dead, 2600 injured in Iran

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Ali Khamenei pardons prisoners on eve of Norouz

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Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei pardoned and commuted jail terms of a large number of eligible inmates on the eve of Norouz holidays.

Tehran, Moscow discuss naval co-op

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Iran sentences 2 sect leaders to death

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Iran has sentenced to death a man and a woman who it says had created a new sect, Tasnim news agency reported March 12.

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13.03.2017 11:55 GMT

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Iran says it expects to receive the third new Airbus aircraft from a batch of 100 planes purchased from the European aviation giant later this week.

Iran unveils highly-advanced Karrar Tank

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Iran’s first highly-advanced domestically-manufactured tank called ‘Karrar’ has been unveiled on Sunday in the presence of Defense Minister, Mehr news agency reports.

Iran’s Rouhani to run for another presidential term

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Iran’s next presidential election is scheduled for May 2017.

Iran successfully test fires a naval missile, Tasnim reports

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Iran's foreign minister visits Qatar, meets ruler

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No positive change in Saudi political approaches: Iran FM

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