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Iran envoy to Cyprus recalled after extradition to U.S.

Iran president still a force even as his era ends

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Associated Press via Yahoo! News - May 09 12:20pm
BIRJAND, Iran (AP) — When many struggling families in this eastern Iranian city take stock of outgoing President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's legacy, it's not about the oratory full of bluster and menace or ... more »
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Senate bill aims to toughen Iran sanctions

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The measure could block Iran's access to crucial foreign reserves. Senators hope to achieve legislation for a full embargo against Iran.
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Syria's President Al-Assad meets Iran's Foreign Minister Salehi, in Damascus

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Syria's President Bashar al-Assad (R) meets Iran's Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi, in Damascus May 7, 2013, in this handout photograph released by Syria's national news agency SANA. SANA/Handout ...
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Group: Iran jails, intimidates journalists as election looms

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Iran has launched a campaign to intimidate and imprison journalists ahead of the June 14 presidential election, according to a new report from a New York-based advocacy group. The wave of arrests began on Jan. 27, when authorities detained at least 14 journalists affiliated with …" value="Iran has launched a campaign to intimidate and imprison journalists ahead of the June 14 presidential electi
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The man who turned Iran nuclear

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In a rare interview, the man dubbed "the father of Iran's nuclear programme" tells how the project began under the Shah, who wanted to leave the option for a bomb open.
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Iran: Quake rattles region near nuke reactor

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Iran says a moderate earthquake rattled a region near the country's main nuclear reactor, but there were no reports of damage or deaths in the surrounding area.
The official Islamic Republic News Agency says Monday's quake had a preliminary magnitude of 5.1 and was centered near Kaki, about 100 kilometers (60 miles) southeast of Bushehr on the Persian Gulf coast.
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Iran talks tough as Syria claims Israel attacked military facility

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Iran has no doubt Syria will deal a "crushing response" to Israel and the Shiite regime stands ready to train its ally's soldiers, officials in Tehran have said.
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