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The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 6.3 earthquake has struck western Iran near its border with Iraq.
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November 25, 2018 - 3:48 pm
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck western Iran near its border with Iraq on Sunday night, injuring more than 500 people and sending fearful residents running into the streets, authorities said. The Sunday temblor hit near Sarpol-e Zahab in Iran's Kermanshah province, which was...
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This combination of two pictures shows U.S. President Donald Trump, left, on July 22, 2018, and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Feb. 6, 2018.
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November 05, 2018 - 10:18 am
By Matthew Lee, AP Diplomatic Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration's tough new sanctions on Iran took effect on Monday but eight major importers of Iranian oil were spared from immediate penalties. The sanctions target Iran's energy, financial and shipping sectors and are aimed at...
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo briefs reporters at the State Department in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018.
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October 03, 2018 - 12:38 pm
By Matthew Lee, AP Diplomatic Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — In response to a U.N. court order that the U.S. lift sanctions on Iran, the Trump administration said Wednesday it was terminating a decades-old treaty affirming friendly relations between the two countries. The move is a largely symbolic...
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United Nations
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September 25, 2018 - 10:15 am
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council tends to proceed in a scripted, measured way. U.S. President Donald Trump does not. But Trump is set to preside Wednesday over the U.N.'s most powerful body, one that incarnates the very concept of global governing that he swatted aside in a speech...
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Google offices
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September 21, 2018 - 11:09 am
By Jordan Valinsky (CNN Money) -- Google employees last year considered displaying pro-immigration information when people searched terms related to the Trump administration's controversial travel ban. In emails obtained by The Wall Street Journal, employees suggested ways to show different results...
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A United Nations flag flutters in the wind next to the International Court of Justice in the Hague, the Netherlands, Monday Aug. 27, 2018.
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August 27, 2018 - 11:45 am
By Mike Corder, Associated Press THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Iran went to the United Nations' highest court Monday in a bid to have U.S. sanctions lifted following President Donald Trump's decision earlier this year to re-impose them, calling the move "naked economic aggression." Iran filed the...
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Facebook takes down 652 pages
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August 22, 2018 - 9:58 am
By Heather Kelly, Julia Horowitz, Donie O'Sullivan (CNN Money) -- Facebook has taken down 652 pages, accounts and groups it identified as part of coordinated disinformation campaigns that originated in Iran and targeted countries around the world. It also found a number of new pages connected to...
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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, center, talks with Indonesian President Joko Widodo, unseen, during their meeting at Merdeka palace in Jakarta, Indonesia, Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018.
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August 06, 2018 - 12:06 pm
By Zeke Miller, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump signed an executive order Monday reimposing many sanctions on Iran, three months after pulling out of the Iran nuclear deal, saying the U.S. policy is to levy "maximum economic pressure" on the country. In a statement, Trump...
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In this photo provided by Tasnim News Agency, a traditional water cannon salute welcomes an Iran Air's new commercial aircraft at Mehrabad airport in Tehran, Iran, Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018.
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August 05, 2018 - 9:01 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran acquired five new commercial aircrafts on Sunday, a day before the U.S. begins restoring sanctions that had been lifted under the 2015 nuclear accord with world powers. The arrival of the ATR72-600 airplanes at Tehran's Mehrabad International Airport represented perhaps the...
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President Hassan Rouhani attends a meeting with a group of foreign ministry officials in Tehran, Iran, Sunday, July 22, 2018.
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July 23, 2018 - 7:09 am
By Nasser Karimi and Will Lester, Associated Press TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranians on Monday shrugged off the possibility that a bellicose exchange of words between President Donald Trump and his Iranian counterpart could escalate into military conflict, but expressed growing concern America's stepped...
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