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Double-Edged Sword: Opinion Poll Shows Trump’s Iran Policy Risks

Beirut (AMN) – US President Donald J. Trump’s inclination to withdraw from a three-year-old international agreement that curbs Iran’s nuclear program is likely to strengthen the country’s hardliners even if the withdrawal would put responsibility for mounting economic and social discontent squarely on the shoulder of President Hassan Rouhani’s government. That is the conclusion from a public opinion poll that […]

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Russian Ambassador Hopes for Enhanced Economic Ties with Iran

Tehran (TNA) – Russian Ambassador to Iran Levan Jagarian highlighted the common stances of Moscow and Tehran on Syria and against terrorism, expressing the hope for the development of bilateral ties in various fields, particularly in economic areas through facilitated banking interaction. In a meeting with the governor of Iran’s central city of Isfahan, the Russian […]

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Iran Seizes Hauls of Explosives Smuggled for Terror Attacks

Tehran (TNA) – Iranian intelligence forces confiscated two consignments of bombs and explosives in separate operations east and west of the country, finding out that Saudi Arabia’s intelligence services were behind the smuggling of explosive devices from eastern borders. In a statement on Wednesday, Iran’s Intelligence Ministry said its forces had seized two caches of explosives […]

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Iran, as Supporter of Self-Determination, a Thorn in Imperial Washington’s Side

Tehran (MPN) – Iran’s unapologetic self-determination, including its ballistic missile and nuclear energy program as well its resistance to economic imperialism, make it a constant thorn in Washington’s side. Washington’s hostility towards the Islamic Republic of Iran dates back nearly 40 years to February of 1979 when revolutionary forces overthrew the Western-backed monarchy of Mohammad […]

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The MEK: From Revolutionary Group to Imperialist Asset

Tehran (MPN) – With the recent protests across Iran, some people are, for the first time, being exposed to a fringe group of Iranian exiles known as the Mujahideen-e-Khalq, or MEK, and their political front group, The National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI). While audiences of Western media may be seeing the group, they aren’t actually […]

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US Encircles Iran with 45 Bases, But Concerned With Iran in Syria

Washington D.C. (AHT) – With the imminent defeat of United States-supported terrorist groups in Syria by the Syrian government, with assistance from Russia and the Islamic Republic of Iran, one might reasonably think that the U.S. would finally just go home. After all, U.S. President Donald Trump wants, or so he says, to stop ‘nation […]

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Syrian ‘Rebels’ Flaunt Turkish Equipment in Idlib [VIDEO]

Damascus (GPA) – Militants in Idlib release photos and a video showing off their Turkish military equipment. As the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) offensive in Idlib province heats up, besieged rebel coalitions are putting up a fair amount of resistance. One factor enabling these rebels is apparently an influx of new Turkish equipment, which signals […]

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Trump Demands Release of Jailed Iranian Protesters

Washington (MEE) – The White House on Wednesday demanded that Iran release people its security forces rounded up during countrywide protests, increasing pressure on Tehran as US President Donald Trump weighs the future of a key nuclear deal. “The Trump Administration is deeply concerned by reports that the Iranian regime has imprisoned thousands of ‎Iranian citizens in […]

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Turkey Summons Russia and Iran to Protect Syrian Rebels in Idlib

Damascus (GPA) – Turkey has called on the Syrian Army to halt their advance into territory under control of Syrian rebels Idlib. The renewed relations between Turkey, Russia, and Iran seem to have hit a roadblock when earlier today Russia’s and Iran’s ambassadors were summoned to the Turkish Foreign Ministry. Ankara’s reasons for summoning the […]

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Israel Carried out 3 Major Assaults in Syria: Army Officials

Damascus (TeleSUR) – Early Tuesday, Syrian army officials said Israel carried out three separate assaults, on its territories, using jets and ground-to-ground missiles. The army’s statement said the attack was a “flagrant Israeli aggression” and it will hold Israel “fully responsible for its consequences.” The statement further detailed that the Israeli jets targeted the al-Qutaifa area near Damascus, […]