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Iran hits new COVID infection record for 2nd straight day
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Iran hits new COVID infection record for 2nd straight day

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran recorded over 34,900 new coronavirus infections on Tuesday, setting the nation’s single-day record for cases…
Iran: Drought, water shortages spark protests
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Iran: Drought, water shortages spark protests

People in Iran’s southwestern Khuzestan province are desperate. Suffering from drought and water shortages since March, they’ve taken to the streets…
Iran says police officer killed in unrest amid water protest
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Iran says police officer killed in unrest amid water protest

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An Iranian police officer was killed during unrest in the country’s restive southwest amid…
Iran imposes week-long lockdown of Tehran as virus surges
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Iran imposes week-long lockdown of Tehran as virus surges

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran on Monday imposed a week-long lockdown on the capital, Tehran, and the surrounding region as…
COVID infections among imprisoned women spark alarm in Iran
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COVID infections among imprisoned women spark alarm in Iran

Dozens of Iranian cities, including the capital, Tehran, are currently designated as “red zones” as they battle a spike in COVID-19…
EXCLUSIVE UN expert backs probe into Iran’s 1988 killings, Raisi’s role
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EXCLUSIVE UN expert backs probe into Iran’s 1988 killings, Raisi’s role

GENEVA, June 29 (Reuters) – The UN investigator on human rights in Iran has called for an independent inquiry into…
Iran: No decision on camera deal with UN nuclear inspectors
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Iran: No decision on camera deal with UN nuclear inspectors

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran has not made a decision yet about whether to extend an agreement with the U.N.…
Iran says nuclear site images won’t be given to IAEA as deal has expired
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Iran says nuclear site images won’t be given to IAEA as deal has expired

DUBAI, June 27 (Reuters) – The speaker of Iran’s parliament said on Sunday Tehran will never hand over images from…
Iran’s leader gets locally made coronavirus vaccine shot
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Iran’s leader gets locally made coronavirus vaccine shot

DUBAI, June 25 (Reuters) – Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei received his first dose of a homegrown COVID-19 vaccine…
Iran likely had failed rocket launch, preparing for another
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Iran likely had failed rocket launch, preparing for another

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran likely conducted a failed launch of a satellite-carrying rocket in recent days and…
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