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Irananian Revolutionary Guard Commander takes 'full responsibility' for accidentally shooting down Ukranian passenger plane
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Irananian Revolutionary Guard Commander takes 'full responsibility' for accidentally shooting down Ukranian passenger plane

An Iranian Revolutionary Guard commander says his unit accepts “full responsibility” for the accidental shootdown of a Ukrainian passenger plane.

US-Iran tensions: Commercial airlines reroute flights crossing West Asia to avoid danger amid escalating conflict
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US-Iran tensions: Commercial airlines reroute flights crossing West Asia to avoid danger amid escalating conflict

Commercial airlines on Wednesday rerouted flights crossing the West Asia to avoid possible danger amid escalating tensions between the United States and Iran.

Iran launches retaliation against killing of Gen Qassem Soleimani by attacking US' Al Asad Air Base in Iraq
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Iran launches retaliation against killing of Gen Qassem Soleimani by attacking US' Al Asad Air Base in Iraq

Iran attacked a US base in western Iraq early Wednesday, Iranian official news media and US officials said, the start of what Iran had promised would be retaliation for the killing of a top Revolutionary Guards commander

With brutal crackdown, Iran convulsed by worst unrest in 40 Years; at least 180 killed amid angry protests
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With brutal crackdown, Iran convulsed by worst unrest in 40 Years; at least 180 killed amid angry protests

Iran is experiencing its deadliest political unrest since the Islamic Revolution 40 years ago, with at least 180 people killed — and possibly hundreds more — as angry protests have been smothered in a government crackdown of unbridled force

US Navy claims mine fragments, magnet indicate Iranian involvement in attack on Japanese oil tanker
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US Navy claims mine fragments, magnet indicate Iranian involvement in attack on Japanese oil tanker

The limpet mines used to attack a Japanese-owned oil tanker near the Strait of Hormuz last week bore "a striking resemblance" to mines displayed by Iran, a US Navy explosives expert said

Iran blames Pakistan for attack on Revolutionary Guard that killed 27, tells Islamabad to ‘punish’ perpetrators
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Iran blames Pakistan for attack on Revolutionary Guard that killed 27, tells Islamabad to ‘punish’ perpetrators

Iran’s parliament speaker said on Sunday that an attack that killed 27 members of Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guard was “planned and carried out from inside Pakistan,” which, he said, should answer for it.

At least 20 Revolutionary Guard personnel killed in Iran bombing; Al-Qaeda linked group claims responsibility
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At least 20 Revolutionary Guard personnel killed in Iran bombing; Al-Qaeda linked group claims responsibility

A suicide bombing targeting a bus carrying personnel of Iran's elite paramilitary Revolutionary Guard force killed at least 20 people and wounded 20 in the country's southeast

Iranian security chief Ali Shamkhani says country has no intention of increasing range of its ballistic missiles
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Iranian security chief Ali Shamkhani says country has no intention of increasing range of its ballistic missiles

The West is suspicious that Iran's missile programme is capable of delivering nuclear weapons

Iran fires ballistic missiles in Syria, targets militants over Ahvaz parade attack
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Iran fires ballistic missiles in Syria, targets militants over Ahvaz parade attack

The TV aired footage of one of its reporters standing by as one of the missiles was launched, identifying the area as being in Iran's western province of Kermanshah.

US accuses Iran of supplying missile to Yemen rebels that was fired into Saudi Arabia
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US accuses Iran of supplying missile to Yemen rebels that was fired into Saudi Arabia

The United States accused Iran of supplying a missile to Yemeni rebels that was fired into Saudi Arabia in July and called for an international response.

Iranian ballistic missiles can only reach regional West Asian targets, says General Mohammad Ali Jafari
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Iranian ballistic missiles can only reach regional West Asian targets, says General Mohammad Ali Jafari

Iran's supreme leader has restricted the range of ballistic missiles manufactured in the country to 2,000 kilometres, the head of the paramilitary Revolutionary Guard said.

Iran's Revolutionary Guard drills near Iraq border ahead of Kurdish independence referendum
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Iran's Revolutionary Guard drills near Iraq border ahead of Kurdish independence referendum

Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard has begun a military exercise in the northwestern Kurdish region near the Iraqi border ahead of a Kurdish independence referendum in the neighbouring country.

Iran's Revolutionary Guard says it has hit Syria in response for Tehran attacks
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Iran's Revolutionary Guard says it has hit Syria in response for Tehran attacks

Tehran: Iran's Revolutionary Guard says it has launched a series of missile strikes on eastern Syria over Islamic State-claimed attacks on Tehran.

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 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 to keep up military support for Syria regime: Revolutionary Guard Commander
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Iran to keep up military support for Syria regime: Revolutionary Guard Commander

Tehran: Iran will maintain its support for the Syrian government despite the deaths of hundreds of its advisers and volunteers in the six-year civil war, a commander said in comments published today.

After nuclear deal, Iran faces hard-line test at home
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After nuclear deal, Iran faces hard-line test at home

ran's ability to fulfill its part of the six-month bargain — which includes greater access for UN inspectors and a cap on the level of uranium enrichment — will depend largely on the Revolutionary Guard and its network.

Voter apathy: Will there be a mass boycott of Iran's elections?
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Voter apathy: Will there be a mass boycott of Iran's elections?

As polls opened early Friday, arguments over whether to boycott the ballot still boiled over at coffee shops, kitchen tables and on social media among many liberal-leaning Iranians.