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Iranians Gather To Mark Anniversary of 1979 Embassy Takeover
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Jeff Katz
January 02, 2020 - 3:52 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The attack on the U.S. Embassy compound in Baghdad by Iran-supported militiamen Tuesday is a stark demonstration that Iran can still strike at American interests despite President Donald Trump's economic pressure campaign. Trump said Iran would be held "fully responsible" for the...
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In this picture released by the official website of the office of the Iranian supreme leader, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei speaks in a meeting in Iran, Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019. (Office of the Iranian Supreme Leader via AP)
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November 27, 2019 - 9:40 am
By JON GAMBRELL Associated Press DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran’s supreme leader on Wednesday claimed without evidence that recent protests across the Islamic Republic over government-set gasoline prices rising were part of a “conspiracy” involving the U.S., as authorities began to...
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November 19, 2019 - 11:56 am
By JON GAMBRELL Associated Press DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Amnesty International, citing “credible reports,” said Tuesday it believes at least 106 people have been killed during protests in Iran over a rise in government-set gasoline prices. Iran’s government, which has not made nationwide...
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Jeff Katz
November 12, 2019 - 3:12 pm
According to a leaked report from the United Nations' International Atomic Energy Agency, Iran was caught with uranium particles at an undeclared facility. The report stipulates that the man-made uranium was discovered in Iran at a facility that was not previously known to the agency. It also marks...
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Jeff Katz
November 05, 2019 - 4:23 pm
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on Monday that the reward for information on the whereabouts of missing American Robert Levinson has been increased to $20 million. The former FBI and DEA agent disappeared in Iran in 2007. READ MORE .
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October 04, 2019 - 1:44 pm
By TAMI ABDOLLAH, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Microsoft said Friday that hackers linked to the Iranian government targeted a U.S. presidential campaign, as well as government officials, media targets and prominent expatriate Iranians. Overall, the hackers attempted to penetrate 241 accounts...
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September 21, 2019 - 7:56 am
By AMIR VAHDAT Associated Press TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard is ready for combat and "any scenario," its chief commander said Saturday, as the country's nuclear deal with world powers collapses and the U.S. alleged Iran was behind a weekend attack on major oil sites in...
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September 21, 2019 - 7:29 am
By LOLITA C. BALDOR and ROBERT BURNS Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon on Friday announced it will deploy additional U.S. troops and missile defense equipment to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, as President Donald Trump has at least for now put off any immediate military...
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September 18, 2019 - 6:18 pm
By ROBERT BURNS AP National Security Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Saudi Arabia spent billions to protect a kingdom built on oil but could not stop the suspected Iranian drone and missile attack, exposing gaps that even America's most advanced weaponry failed to fill. In addition to deciding whether...
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September 18, 2019 - 5:16 pm
By CATHY BUSSEWITZ Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Oil prices retreated for a second day Wednesday even as the Saudi military blamed Iran for recent attacks to critical oil infrastructure and U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called the strike an "act of war." Benchmark U.S. crude fell 2% to...
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