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Thousands mourn Iran general killed by Israel

Civilians and armed forces members carry the flag-draped coffin of Iranian Revolutionary Guards Brig. Gen. Mohammad Ali Allahdad

Thousands gathered on Wednesday in Tehran at a funeral procession for a Revolutionary Guards general killed by Israel, after his commander warned the Jewish state it should “await destructive thunderb

Khamenei urges Western youth to examine Islam

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has urged Western youth to examine Islam for themselves rather than swallow prejudiced views, in a message posted on his Twitter account.

Iran will combat dating with marriage site

Iran has announced plans to combat what it says are “immoral” online dating websites by launching an official site for young people seeking marriage.

Charlie Hebdo: New cover insulting, says Iran

Iran condemned Wednesday the publication of a new cartoon of the Prophet Muhammad by the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, saying it was “insulting” and “provocative”.

Iran nuke chief uges enrichment ahead of talks

Iran’s atomic agency chief insisted on Sunday on Tehran’s demands for increased uranium enrichment, days before the resumption of thorny talks with world powers in Geneva.

‘Iran must end isolation’

Hassan Rouhani

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said Sunday that foreign investors should no longer be viewed as a threat and signalled his country’s decades-long isolation from the world economy could soon end.

Iran council rejects regressive veil law

A draft law that would give greater powers to Iran’s police and volunteer militias to enforce women’s compulsory wearing of the veil has been ruled unconstitutional, state media reported Saturday.

Iran begins show of strength

 Iranian Army ground forces move an Iranian-made drone during the “Mohammad Rasoul Allah” military drill— AFP

Iran launched extensive military drills on Thursday, local media reported, in a show of strength stretching several hundred kilometres from the Strait of Hormuz to the Gulf of Aden.

All Internet surfers to be identified in Iran?

Iran’s telecommunications minister has said his technicians are developing a system to identify any Internet user in the country at the moment of log-on, the ISNA news agency reported Saturday.

‘US loser if no nuclear agreement’

Ali Khamenei

Khamenei says he is not opposed to nuclear talks extension

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