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Russia plans to finish expansion of Iran’s main nuclear plant by 2019
The completion of two Russian-built reactors for Iran's Bushehr nuclear power plant, which will start on September 10, could take just three years, said nuclear energy expert Hassan Beheshtipour in an interview with Sputnik. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Rocket launchers, tanks on display at this museum

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Women in Iran dress as men in bid to watch soccer game
Soccer is hugely popular in Iran across sexes, but it is considered inappropriate for women to view games in person.       
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Iran says holds eight foreigners planning attacks
DUBAI (Reuters) - Iranian security forces have arrested eight hardline Sunni Islamists suspected of planning attacks to disrupt celebrations for Iran's Islamic revolution in the past week, Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi said on Saturday.
-2 points by Reuters | Iran Islam Iraq Shia Islam Iranian Revolution Reuters Mohammad Reza Pahlavi Sharia
Iran after Khamenei
Who would lead the Islamic Republic if the Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei passes away unexpectedly?
206 points by Al Jazeera English | Ali Khamenei Iran Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Ruhollah Khomeini Assembly of Experts Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani Iranian Revolution Supreme Leader of Iran
Trump to Iran's Rouhani: Better be careful
ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that Iran President Hassan Rouhani "better be careful" after Rouhani was quoted as saying that anyone who speaks to Iranians with threats would regret it.
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What's behind Trump's tough talk on Iran?
Iran marked the 38th anniversary of the 1979 revolution with large rallies on Friday.
976 points by Al Jazeera English | Iran Middle East Tehran North Africa Ruhollah Khomeini Islam Iranian Revolution United States
Iranians celebrate 1979 Islamic revolution with rallies, American flag desecration
Iranians on Friday marked the anniversary of the country's 1979 Islamic Revolution with nationwide celebrations and mass rallies that saw people step on large U.S. flags laid out on the streets while President Hassan Rouhani called the new American administration "a problem." This year, the anniversary...
60 points by Chicago Tribune | Iran Ruhollah Khomeini Ali Khamenei Iranian Revolution Mohammad Reza Pahlavi Pahlavi dynasty Supreme Leader of Iran Iran hostage crisis
Analysis: Trump's hostility to help keep Iran's Rouhani in office, but make his life harder
ANKARA (Reuters) - Donald Trump's bellicose rhetoric towards Iran now appears likely to help keep President Hassan Rouhani in office for another term, but will make it harder for the Iranian leader's team of moderates to govern.
51 points by Reuters | Iran Ruhollah Khomeini Ali Khamenei Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Supreme Leader of Iran Iranian Revolution Mir-Hossein Mousavi Assembly of Experts
Iranian president rips US, Trump on anniversary of revolution
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani used a nationwide celebration Friday to stir up hatred against the US and lash out against the Trump administration. During the commemoration of the anniversary of the 1979 Islamic revolution, marchers carried “Death to America” banners and effigies of President Trump, who warned last week that the nation was “on notice”...
14 points by New York Post | Iran Ruhollah Khomeini Ali Khamenei Iranian Revolution Mohammad Reza Pahlavi Pahlavi dynasty Supreme Leader of Iran Iran hostage crisis
Hundreds of thousands rally in Iran against Trump, chant 'Death to America'
Hundreds of thousands of Iranians rallied on Friday to swear allegiance to the clerical establishment following U.S. President Donald Trump's warning that he had put the Islamic Republic "on notice", state TV reported.
16 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Iran Ruhollah Khomeini Ali Khamenei United States Pakistan Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani Supreme Leader of Iran Iranian Revolution
‘Death to America’: Thousands rally in Iran celebrating Islamic Revolution (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
Hundreds of thousands of Iranians have taken to the streets of Tehran to celebrate the anniversary of the Islamic Revolution and denounce US President Donald Trump’s recent statements regarding the Muslim state. Read Full Article at RT.com
4184 points by Russia Today | Iran Iranian Revolution Tehran Middle East Ruhollah Khomeini Islam Mohammad Reza Pahlavi Pahlavi dynasty
Iranians celebrate 1979 revolution with rallies across the country
Iranians began a nationwide celebration Friday to commemorate the 38th anniversary of the 1979 revolution with rallies around the country.
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Thousands pour onto streets as Iran commemorates 1979
Traditional celebration of US-backed Shah's toppling comes after Donald Trump sparked war of words with Tehran.
2998 points by Al Jazeera English | Iran Ruhollah Khomeini Ali Khamenei Mohammad Reza Pahlavi Iranian Revolution Pahlavi dynasty Supreme Leader of Iran Reza Shah
US defense, intel warn against designating Iran’s Revolutionary Guards as terrorist group – media
Top military officials have cautioned the White House against designating Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guards Corps as a terrorist group, arguing the move would endanger American troops in Iraq, where the Corps is also fighting Islamic State, US media revealed. Read Full Article at RT.com
1554 points by Russia Today | Iran President of the United States Iran–Iraq War Ruhollah Khomeini Iraq Iranian Revolution Islam Army of the Guardians of the Islamic Revolution
Iran launches surface-to-air missile, reports say
The reported launch comes days after Ayatollah Ali Khamenei mocked President Trump.       
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Iran leader mocks 'Mr. Newcomer' Trump's threats
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei also scoffed at Trump for tweeting that Iran was "playing with fire" by conducting a missile test.       
18006 points by USA Today | Iran Ruhollah Khomeini Ali Khamenei Supreme Leader of Iran Syria President of the United States Iranian Revolution Assembly of Experts
Iran’s Ayatollah Khamenei says Trump ‘shows real face of America’
In his first speech since the inauguration of Donald Trump as US president, Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said the Republican has shown the real face of America to the world. Read Full Article at RT.com
4317 points by Russia Today | Iran Iranian Revolution President of the United States Ruhollah Khomeini Mohammad Reza Pahlavi Pakistan United States Barack Obama
Iran's Supreme Leader says Trump exposes 'America's real face'
Iran’s Supreme Leader said President Trump’s tumultuous first weeks in office exposes “America’s real face.”
2551 points by Daily News | Iran Ruhollah Khomeini Iranian Revolution Ali Khamenei United States Islam Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani Shia Islam
US Navy base in Bahrain would be ‘razed to ground’ by retaliatory Iranian missiles
If Iran were attacked, it would retaliate against the US Navy base in Bahrain as well as Israel, a senior Iranian MP warned. It comes amid an escalation of tensions between Washington and Tehran over new anti-Iranian sanctions imposed by the US. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Iranian-Americans feel stuck, confused, afraid of travel ban
Iranian-American supermarket supervisor Alan Tahmasebi voted for Donald Trump last year, hoping a businessman would be more trustworthy than a politician. The 35-year-old now sorely regrets it, seeing the havoc wreaked upon his fellow countrymen — and his family — since the new president issued...
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Iran Carries Out Military Drills as Standoff With U.S. Heats Up
Iran held military exercises involving missile and radar systems, just a day after the Trump administration imposed new sanctions on Tehran for a recent ballistic missile test.
474 points by The Wall Street Journal | Iran Iran–Iraq War Ballistic missile Ballistics Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Basij Iranian Revolution Economy of Iran
How an Iranian refugee rose to lead Camden's schools
"My family would have encountered a very different fate if it weren't for the compassionate policies of our country."
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Iran bans travel of U.S. wrestlers in response to Trump order
TEHRAN, Iran — Iran today banned U.S. wrestlers from an important international tournament this month in response to President Donald Trump’s executive order forbidding visas for Iranians, the official IRNA news agency reported.
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Iranian woman to be blinded in ‘eye-for-an-eye’ retribution punishment – report
An Iranian woman is to be blinded in one eye as punishment for an acid attack that left her victim without sight, the country’s Supreme Court has ruled, local Tasnim agency has reported, as cited by Reuters. Read Full Article at RT.com
1428 points by Russia Today | Iran Iranian Revolution Sharia Capital punishment Shia Islam Crime Amnesty International Human rights
U.S. grants Airbus, Boeing permission to sell aircraft to Iran
Aviation giants Airbus and Boeing Co. have received permission from the U.S. government to sell aircraft to Iran, part of landmark deals potentially worth some $50 billion in total following last year's nuclear accord ...
-1 points by Las Vegas Sun | Mohammad Reza Pahlavi Iran Iranian Revolution Pahlavi dynasty Reza Shah President of the United States Barack Obama United Arab Emirates
Iran 'determined' to boost military after U.S.-Israel deal
Iran's chief of staff of the armed forces says a $38 billion aid deal between the United States and Israel makes Iran more determined to strengthen its ...
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Jailed British-Iranian woman discussed at UN meeting between nations’ leaders
Theresa May raised the case of a jailed British-Iranian aid worker with Iran’s leader, Hassan Rouhani, during a meeting at the UN. Read Full Article at RT.com
27 points by Russia Today | Iran Iran–Iraq War Iraq Ali Khamenei Islam Iranian Revolution Family Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
Utah state senator's summer visit to Iran sparks firestorm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - A Utah state senator who traveled to Iran last week has set off a firestorm there, where hard-liners accuse him of being "part of a major Western project to infiltrate" the country as authorities imprison others with ties abroad. And that was even before ...
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Iran Sentences Iranian-British Charity Worker to Five Years in Prison
Iran has sentenced Iranian-British charity worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe to five years in prison, after detaining her while on a family trip to the country in April, her husband says.
120 points by The Wall Street Journal | Iran Iranian Revolution Thomson Reuters Evin Prison Ali Khamenei Pakistan Tehran Ruhollah Khomeini
Iranian opposition group in Iraq resettled to Albania
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The remaining members of an exiled Iranian opposition group based in Iraq for decades left on Friday for resettlement in Albania following several attacks on their camps in recent years.
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Iranian court jails British-Iranian aid worker for five years: family
(Reuters) - An Iranian Revolutionary court has sentenced Iranian-British aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe to five years in prison on charges that remain secret, her family said on Friday.
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