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Iran says security forces to clampdown on protests

Iranian security forces will “resolutely confront” unrest that could be exploited by the United States and other enemies, a judiciary spokesman said on Sunday, after a wave of protests across the country mainly about economic issues. The likely return of US economic sanctions after Washington withdrew from an Iranian nuclear …

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Young Baluch Men Killed In Rock-Throwing Attack By The State Police

The state police threw stones at a vehicle on Friday morning which caused a car crash, leaving two young Baluch men killed in Lirdof village in Hormozgan Province (southern Iran). Locals say the driver, Ramin Gargij, 26, lost control of the vehicle when the state forces hit him in the …

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Protesters gather in Iran’s Baluchestan after professor insults Balochs

A number of university students and citizens of the Zahedan, the capital city of Iran’s Baluchestan province, protested on Saturday after a college professor reportedly insulted Baluch and Sunni minorities. Baloch activists published a video on YouTube which included the professor while insulting the minority groups and threatening them with …

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Deep in the Desert, Iran Quietly Advances Missile Technology

By Max Fisher May 23, 2018 When an explosion nearly razed Iran’s long-range missile research facility in 2011 — and killed the military scientist who ran it — many Western intelligence analysts viewed it as devastating to Tehran’s technological ambitions. Since then, there has been little indication of Iranian work …

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US Sanctions On Iran Threaten Vital India-Afghanistan Chabahar Project

Chabahar is among a number of projects of transport and energy networks projects designed to boost Afghanistan’s trade WASHINGTON/KABUL:  US President Donald Trump’s decision to pull out of the Iran nuclear accord and re-impose sanctions on Tehran threatens to derail a project to help build Afghanistan’s economy, endangering a key …

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Iran still an Al-Qaeda sanctuary, claims US Secretary of State

WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday alleged Iran has been a sanctuary for Al-Qaeda since the 9/11 attacks. “For years, Iran has been the number one state sponsor of terror. Iran … remains unwilling to bring to justice senior Al-Qaeda members residing in the country,” Pompeo …

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Iran told: comply with US demands or face ‘strongest sanctions in history’

Mike Pompeo threatens Tehran with additional measures and warns: ‘The Iranian regime should know this is just the beginning’ Mike Pompeo has threatened Iran with the “strongest sanctions in history” if it does not comply with a list of a dozen US demands. In a speech that attempted to lay …

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Pompeo set to unveil US “Plan B” to confront Iran

Play Video Pompeo: We need to be in every corner of globe 00:50 Washington (CNN)Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will unveil the administration’s “Plan B” for countering Iran on Monday, an idea that some critics call a “pipe dream,” while others question whether the administration is coming clean on its …

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Who will join Washington’s coalition against Tehran?

The US government is seeking a global coalition to counter what it calls Iran’s ‘destabilising activities’. A threat to the world. That’s how US President Donald Trump‘s administration is describing Iran’s government. The State Department has announced plans to form an international coalition to counter what it calls Iran’s destabilising …

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US closely monitoring Iranian forces in Persian Gulf: Navy chief

The United States Navy is closely monitoring Iranian forces in the Persian Gulf and expects a “period of uncertainty” and increased level of alertness, the US Navy chief has said. “It is a period of uncertainty that we are entering into right, how the whole world will respond to this …

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