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Iraqi prime minister declares end of Islamic State reign: Here's why the victory is only symbolic
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Iraqi prime minister declares end of Islamic State reign: Here's why the victory is only symbolic

Iraqi prime minister Haider al-Abadi declared the end of the protracted reign of the Islamic State in the country on Thursday.

Iran's Ayatollah Ali Khamenei urges Muslims in Kashmir to 'repudiate oppressors'
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Iran's Ayatollah Ali Khamenei urges Muslims in Kashmir to 'repudiate oppressors'

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei bashed attacks at Bahrain, Kashmir and Yemen that occurred during the holy month of Ramadan, saying that the Muslim world must "express their disdain against the oppressors."

Tehran blasts: Iran arrests 50 more suspected militants from western province
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Tehran blasts: Iran arrests 50 more suspected militants from western province

Iranian authorities have rounded up at least 50 people suspected of links to militant groups in a western province, a prosecutor said on Sunday, the latest in a wave of arrests following twin bomb and gun attacks in Tehran in early June.

Iran accuses US, Saudi Arabia for Tehran attacks, calls them global versions of Islamic State
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Iran accuses US, Saudi Arabia for Tehran attacks, calls them global versions of Islamic State

Iranian leaders accused the United States and Saudi Arabia of supporting the Islamic State-claimed dual attacks that killed 17 people in Tehran this week, as thousands of Iranians attended a funeral ceremony for the victims.

Tehran attacks were 'fire crackers': Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei dismisses Islamic State terror strikes
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Tehran attacks were 'fire crackers': Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei dismisses Islamic State terror strikes

Iran's supreme leader shrugged off attacks on Wednesday by gunmen and suicide bombers in Tehran that killed 13 people as US president Donald Trump warned the nation was reaping what it sowed.

Hassan Rouhani bullish after re-election: But does the President of Iran have any real powers?
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Hassan Rouhani bullish after re-election: But does the President of Iran have any real powers?

At the heart of Iran's complex power-sharing government created after its 1979 Islamic Revolution is the supreme leader, a position now held by Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.

Iran Election: All you need to know about the moderate cleric President Hassan Rouhani
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Iran Election: All you need to know about the moderate cleric President Hassan Rouhani

President Hassan Rouhani, who won re-election, has spent three decades at the heart of Iran's revolutionary establishment but still faces opposition from hardliners for trying to rebuild ties with the West.

Iran Presidential Elections 2017: Polling extended as Iranians deliver verdict on Hassan Rouhani
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Iran Presidential Elections 2017: Polling extended as Iranians deliver verdict on Hassan Rouhani

Iran's polls finally closed after Friday's election was extended to cope with the large numbers turning out to give their verdict on President Hassan Rouhani and his troubled efforts to rebuild international ties and kickstart the struggling economy.

Iran Presidential Election 2017: A primer on voting, governance and clerical power
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Iran Presidential Election 2017: A primer on voting, governance and clerical power

Iranians are voting Friday for the next president of the Islamic Republic, but how does that elected leader fit into the country's clerically managed government that approves candidates ultimately overseen by its supreme leader?

Iran Presidential Election 2017: Voters weigh in on Hassan Rouhani's economy, diplomacy
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Iran Presidential Election 2017: Voters weigh in on Hassan Rouhani's economy, diplomacy

Tehran: Polls opened in Iran with voters set to give their verdict on president Hassan Rouhani's policy of opening up to the world and efforts to rebuild the stagnant economy. He faces stiff competition from hardline cleric Ebrahim Raisi, 56, who has positioned himself as a defender of the poor and called for a much tougher line with the West.

Iran presidential polls: Key test for Hassan Rouhani's efforts to rebuild stagnant economy
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Iran presidential polls: Key test for Hassan Rouhani's efforts to rebuild stagnant economy

Polls opened in Iran on Friday, with voters set to give their verdict on President Hassan Rouhani's policy of opening up to the world and efforts to rebuild the stagnant economy

Iran Presidential Election 2017: All you need to know about the candidates and the issues
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Iran Presidential Election 2017: All you need to know about the candidates and the issues

On Friday, Iran goes to the polls to pick their next president. History favours incumbent president Hassan Rouhani—every Iranian president since 1981 has won re-election—but there are signs of trouble on the horizon.

Iran election: Hassan Rouhani looks to beat hardliners as nation prepares for poll
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Iran election: Hassan Rouhani looks to beat hardliners as nation prepares for poll

The consequences of Hassan Rouhani's decision to open up Iran and secure a historic nuclear deal in exchange for relief from sanctions will play out in the upcoming Iran elections

Iran Election 2017: Ayatollah Ali Khamenei warns against violence during polls, says troublemakers will be 'slapped'
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Iran Election 2017: Ayatollah Ali Khamenei warns against violence during polls, says troublemakers will be 'slapped'

Iran's supreme leader warned today that anyone trying to foment unrest around the upcoming presidential election "will definitely be slapped in the face" a sign authorities want to avoid a repetition of the violence that followed the country's disputed 2009 poll.

Iran won't coordinate with US on Syria, says Ayatollah Ali Khamenei
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Iran won't coordinate with US on Syria, says Ayatollah Ali Khamenei

Iran will never coordinate with the United States in Syria and other regional conflicts, supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said.

Huge mistake to trust evil Britain and the great satan US, says Iran's Khamenei
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Huge mistake to trust evil Britain and the great satan US, says Iran's Khamenei

Iranian Supreme Leader Khamenei said Tehran had no intention of cooperating on regional issues with its main enemies, the United States and "evil" Britain.

Aim will be to boost trade, energy partnership: PM Modi on Iran visit
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Aim will be to boost trade, energy partnership: PM Modi on Iran visit

Ahead of his maiden visit to energy-rich Iran, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said enhancing connectivity, trade, investment and energy partnership will be his priority with the post-sanction Persian Gulf nation.

How to greet Iran's Ayatollah Khamenei: Donald Trump plans to say, 'Hey baby, how ya doing?'
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How to greet Iran's Ayatollah Khamenei: Donald Trump plans to say, 'Hey baby, how ya doing?'

US Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump said he would not call Iran's Ayatollah Ali Khamenei the "Supreme Leader," he would rather say 'Hey baby, how ya doing?'

Iran to boycott Frankfurt Book Fair after Salman Rushdie invited as guest speaker
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Iran to boycott Frankfurt Book Fair after Salman Rushdie invited as guest speaker

Iran on Wednesday said that it will boycott next week's Frankfurt Book Fair after organisers invited the controversial author Salman Rushdie, whom Iranian scholars said should be killed, as a guest speaker.

Hajj stampede: Saudi Arabia, Iran agree to repatriate dead pilgrims
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Hajj stampede: Saudi Arabia, Iran agree to repatriate dead pilgrims

Saudi and Iranian health ministers have agreed to repatriate Iranian pilgrims killed in last week's Hajj stampede, Saudi state media said, after Tehran threatened a "fierce" response over delays.