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USA POLITICS: 50 Percent Fewer Visas Issued in April to Citizens of Countries Covered by Trump’s Travel Bans

USA POLITICS: 50 Percent Fewer Visas Issued in April to Citizens of Countries Covered by Trump’s Travel Bans 0

Trump, who has said the travel bans were intended to make Americans safer from attacks, signed an executive order on Jan. 27 barring people from the seven countries from entering the United States for 90 days.

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IRAN POLITICS: Missile Advancement to Continue With Utmost Determination: Bahram Qassemi

IRAN POLITICS: Missile Advancement to Continue With Utmost Determination: Bahram Qassemi 0

Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi was reacting to remarks by US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who called on re-elected Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to end the country’s defensive missile tests during a visit to Saudi Arabia over the weekend.

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IRAN POLITICS: New Underground Missile Factory Built: Senior IRGC Commander

IRAN POLITICS: New Underground Missile Factory Built: Senior IRGC Commander 0

“I hereby announce that in recent years the third underground missile production factory has been inaugurated by the IRGC,” added the commander.

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IRAN POLITICS: Middle East Stability Impossible Without Iran: Rouhani

IRAN POLITICS: Middle East Stability Impossible Without Iran: Rouhani 0

Hassan Rouhani said: “Who can say regional stability can be restored without Iran? Who can say the region will experience total stability without Iran?”

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IRAN POLITICS: Hassan Rouhani Wins 2017 Presidential Election

IRAN POLITICS: Hassan Rouhani Wins 2017 Presidential Election 0

Hassan Rouhani won Iran’s 12th presidential election. President Rouhani will speak live on state television at 6:00 p.m. Iran time (1330 GMT) on Saturday.

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IRAN POLITICS: Iran Fiercely Contested Election Takes Center Stage

IRAN POLITICS: Iran Fiercely Contested Election Takes Center Stage 0

In the last election, Rouhani won more than three times as many votes as his closest challenger. But this time the outcome promises to be much closer.

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IRAN POLITICS: Hassan Rouhani Breaks Political Taboos

IRAN POLITICS: Hassan Rouhani Breaks Political Taboos 0

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has reinvented himself as a rabble-rousing political street fighter to shore up his chances in an unexpectedly tight race against a united conservative bloc.

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IRAN POLITICS: Life Better For Jews in Iran Than in Europe: Siamak Moreh Sedgh Jewish MP Admits

IRAN POLITICS: Life Better For Jews in Iran Than in Europe: Siamak Moreh Sedgh Jewish MP Admits 0

“The hospital I work in is a Jewish hospital, for example, but more than 95 percent of both our personnel and patients are Muslim,” Siamak Moreh Sedgh says.

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IRAN POLITICS: Israel Impediment to Middle East Free of Nuclear Weapons: Reza Najafi

IRAN POLITICS: Israel Impediment to Middle East Free of Nuclear Weapons: Reza Najafi 0

“Israeli regime, with the indiscriminate support of US, is main obstacle to the establishment of a Middle East region free of nuclear weapons,” Reza Najafi.

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IRAN POLITICS: Saudi Arabia Will Be Razed Except for Mecca, Medina If It Attacks Iran: Defense Minister

IRAN POLITICS: Saudi Arabia Will Be Razed Except for Mecca, Medina If It Attacks Iran: Defense Minister 0

“If they do something ignorant, we will leave nowhere untouched apart from Mecca and Medina,” Iranian Defense Minister Hossein Dehghan says.

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IRAN POLITICS: Riyadh Implementing Hostile Policies of US, Israel in Region: Iran General

IRAN POLITICS: Riyadh Implementing Hostile Policies of US, Israel in Region: Iran General 0

“There is nothing new with false claims made by some Saudi officials against Iran and independent countries in the region. Unfortunately, the Saudi regime carries out hostile measures against some Muslim countries in the region on behalf of the US and the Zionists,” Deputy Chief of Staff of Iran’s Armed Forces Brigadier General Massoud Jazayeri said on Sunday.

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SYRIA POLITICS: Russia Bans US-Led Coalition Warplanes From Syria Safe Zones

SYRIA POLITICS: Russia Bans US-Led Coalition Warplanes From Syria Safe Zones 0

“In terms of their actions in the de-escalation zones then from this moment these zones are closed for their flights,” Kremlin’s envoy Kazakhstan Alexander Lavrentyev says.

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IRAN POLITICS: Rouhani Defends His Economic Record Ahead of May Election

IRAN POLITICS: Rouhani Defends His Economic Record Ahead of May Election 0

“We should avoid scaring away foreign and domestic investors … we can attract 140 billion dollars investment that can help to tackle unemployment,” Rouhani said in a live radio programme.

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SYRIA POLITICS: Israel Says Airstrike at Damascus Airport ‘in Line With Israel Policy to Stop Iran Arms Transfers’

SYRIA POLITICS: Israel Says Airstrike at Damascus Airport ‘in Line With Israel Policy to Stop Iran Arms Transfers’ 0

According to “senior” Syrian rebel sources who spoke to Reuters, the blasts allegedly struck an ammunition warehouse “used by Iranian-backed forces.”

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IRAN POLITICS: Here’s the Final List of Presidential Candidates

IRAN POLITICS: Here’s the Final List of Presidential Candidates 0

Iran will hold the 12th presidential election, 5th City and the Village Councils Elections on May 19. Iran’s Interior Ministry eligible candidates list are:

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IRAN POLITICS: ‘US in No Position to Talk About Human Rights’: Iran’s Bahram Qassemi Says

IRAN POLITICS: ‘US in No Position to Talk About Human Rights’: Iran’s Bahram Qassemi Says 0

“The US government, due to its failed domestic and international record, is not in a position to comment or act on the human rights situation in other countries,” Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said Friday.

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SYRIA POLITICS: Russia, Syria, Iran to US: ‘No Further Strikes on Syria’

SYRIA POLITICS: Russia, Syria, Iran to US: ‘No Further Strikes on Syria’ 0

“We call on the US and its allies to respect Syria’s sovereignty and refrain from actions similar to what happened on April 7, and which have serious ramification not only for regional, but also global security,” he added.

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IRAN POLITICS: Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Biography

IRAN POLITICS: Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Biography 0

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was born Mahmoud Saborjhian October 28, 1956, in Aradan, near Garmsar, in north-central Iran. Read Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Biography.

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IRAN POLITICS: Ahmadinejad to Run For Office For Third Time

IRAN POLITICS: Ahmadinejad to Run For Office For Third Time 0

“I didn’t tell him don’t run, I said it’s not in your own or the country’s best interests to run,” Khamenei said at that time, according to Fars news agency.

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SYRIA POLITICS: Isolate Assad: G7 Seeks Broad Support Against Syria

SYRIA POLITICS: Isolate Assad: G7 Seeks Broad Support Against Syria 0

U.S. fired missiles at a Syrian air base in retaliation for the alleged chemical weapons attack by Assad’s government on civilians, including many children.

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