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Trump to Iran’s Rowhani: You better be careful

Al-Arabia – Donald Trump dialed up the rhetoric against Iran on Friday, warning the country’s president he “better be careful” about his words. The war-of-words between Tehran and Washington escalated as President Hassan Rowhani and Trump traded threats and warnings. Rowhani told a crowd of hundreds of thousands marking the anniversary of the 1979 Islamic revolution that “the Iranian people …

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Women’s World Chess Championship kicks off in Tehran

PayvandNews – FIDE Women’s World Chess Championship 2017 started in Tehran, capital of Iran, on Friday.  The competition will be held from February 10 to March 5. The knock-out tournament will have the participation of some of the world’s top players, including the former Women’s World Champions Alexandra Kosteniuk (Russia), Anna Ushenina (Ukraine), Zhu Chen (Qatar) and Antoaneta Stefanova (Bulgaria), …

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Iran’s lobbyists and spies in our midst?

Al-Arabia – The recent Executive Order affecting immigration by citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries has prompted fierce discussion from all quarters, including arguments on who does or does not actually endanger the national security of the United States. As we wait to see how that debate plays out in the weeks and months ahead, there is a sense that we may be …

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Iran Marks 1979 Revolution Anniversary With Mass Rallies, Defiant Words

RFL/RE – Hundreds of thousands of Iranians rallied on February 10 to mark the anniversary of the 1979 Islamic Revolution. The rallies commemorate February 11, 1979, when followers of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini ousted a U.S.-backed monarch, Shah Reza Pahlavi. State television broadcast footage of large crowds in Tehran and other cities and towns across the country, many of them in …

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Russian Envoy Sees No Substantial Differences With U.S. Over Iran Deal

RFL/RE – Russia does not have substantial differences with the United States over the Iran nuclear deal, Sergei Kislyak, the Russian ambassador to Washington, was quoted as saying by Russia’s RIA Novosti news agency. Kislyak told RIA Novosti on February 10 that Moscow intended to conduct a dialogue with Washington over the Iran deal and that those differences that did …

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