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Iran unlikely to sit idle as US targets Hezbollah, PMU

Al-Monitor — The diplomacy of smiles between the United States and Iran has come to an end. Not even regular old diplomacy seems to be an option anymore, with US President Donald Trump clearly stressing the importance of countering what he calls the Iranian regime’s “destabilizing activity and support for terrorist proxies in the region.” Trump took things back to square one, undoing the path …

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Russian ‘czar’ back in Tehran

Al-Monitor – Russian President Vladimir Putin has come to Tehran on a trip that has attracted the attention of Iranian media and has been covered as the top story online and on the front pages of newspapers worldwide. Labeling Putin the “new czar of Russia,” the Reformist Shargh daily wrote Nov. 1, “Perhaps Putin owes this [title] to getting his country out of a situation that resembles to …

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Iranian female rock climber Rekabi ranks 1st at Asia Cup – Wanxianshan 2017

PayvandNews – Iranian rock climber Elnaz Rekabi has been crowned as the champion of Asia Cup – Wanxianshan 2017 in China, and clinched a gold medal at the prestigious sports event.  On Sunday, Rekabi featured remarkable displays at the women’s bouldering final contest, and finished first.

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Putin Arrives In Iran For Talks on Syria, Nuclear Deal, Energy

RFL/RE – Russian President Vladimir Putin has arrived in Tehran for talks with Iran’s leadership on the Syria crisis, the landmark 2015 international nuclear agreement, and energy cooperation, Iranian television announced on November 1.   Putin was scheduled to hold talks with President Hassan Rohani and Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, as well as participating in a trilateral summit with Rohani …

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Iran Says Supreme Leader Limits Ballistic Missile Range

VOA – Iran’s supreme leader has restricted the range of ballistic missiles manufactured in the country to 2,000 kilometers (1,240 miles), the head of the paramilitary Revolutionary Guard said Tuesday, which limits their reach to only regional Mideast targets. The comments on Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s orders appear to be an effort by Iranian authorities to contrast their missile program, which they …

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