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Iran, France Close to Exchanging Ambassadors

Iran, France Close to Exchanging Ambassadors

Iran and France are set to exchange ambassadors after the diplomatic posts remained vacant for around eight months following accusations that the Iranian intelligence had planned an attack on an opposition group in Paris.

Iran Opposition Protests in Washington for Regime Change

Iran Opposition Protests in Washington for Regime Change

Hundreds of people protested in Washington Friday against Iran, demanding a change in its regime and denouncing its "atrocity toward the people". Protesters waved Iranian flags as they chanted for "regime change now" -- with some holding portraits of Maryam Rajavi, leader of the People's Mujahedi

Netanyahu Warns Israeli Navy Could Take Action against Iran Oil Smuggling

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has threatened Iran that the navy could launch operations against its oil smuggling operations, calling on the international community to stop Tehran’s attempts to circumvent US sanctions. "Iran is trying to circumvent the sanctions through covert oil smu

Iran Parliament Binds Rouhani Govt. to Raise Employee Salaries

Iran Parliament Binds Rouhani Govt. to Raise Employee Salaries

Iran’s parliament Speaker Ali Larijani dismissed Sunday the government’s announcement that it would be unable to carry out a decision that binds President Hasan Rouhani’s administration to raise employee salaries during the next Iranian year, which starts on March 21.

Frail-Looking Mousavi Triggers Controversy in Iran

Frail-Looking Mousavi Triggers Controversy in Iran

A rare photo and a video of Iranian opposition figures Mir Hossein Mousavi and his wife Zahra Rahnavard looking frail, following eight years of house arrest, has triggered a debate on social media. Authorities put Mousavi and his wife under house arrest in February 2011 and have since banned the

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