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Turkey, Iran Back Qatar In Dispute With Other Arab States

RFL/RE – Turkey on June 7 threw its support behind Qatar in Doha’s split with other Arab states, with Ankara accelerating troop deployment to Doha and offering to provide food and water supplies that have been cut off by Saudi Arabia. Turkey’s move came as Iran, which already has offered to provide food to Qatar, where panicky citizens have been …

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Tehran Security Increased After Attacks By ‘IS Recruits From Iran’

RFL/RE – Reports from Iran say police have increased patrols in the streets and subway stations of the capital, Tehran, as the death toll rose a day after attacks on parliament and Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini’s shrine. Iranian officials said on June 8 that 17 victims were killed and more than 40 wounded in the attacks a day earlier — the …

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New Iran Sanctions Passes Key Vote in U.S. Senate; New Russian Sanctions Possible

RFL/RE  — The U.S. Senate has advanced a package of new sanctions on Iran, to punish Tehran for its ballistic missile program, arms transfers and support for militant groups in the Middle East. Senators voted 97-2 on a procedural measure on June 7 that sets up a final vote in the coming days. The bill would sanction people involved in Iran’s ballistic …

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Trump to Iran: States backing terror risk ‘falling victim’ themselves

Al-Arabia – US President Donald Trump on Wednesday expressed sympathy for the victims of a terror attack in Iran that killed 13 people, but issued a barbed warning that the country was reaping what it sowed. Gunmen and suicide bombers, acting almost simultaneously, attacked Iran’s parliament and a shrine to the revolutionary leader Ayatollah Khomeini. “We grieve and pray for …

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Islamic State Threatens More Terror Against Iran

VOA – Iran’s Intelligence Ministry said Thursday that five of the men involved in attacks on the country’s parliament and the tomb of former leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini were Iranians who had joined the Islamic State group. The ministry said the men had fought for Islamic State in Mosul, Iraq, and in Raqqa, Syria, before returning to Iran in August …

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