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For hardliners in Iran, running down the United States has become a lot easier during the US election campaign -- it's just a matter of turning on the television...

Iran’s top leaders move to calm concerns over Trump election

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Iran’s two top leaders — its president and the country’s supreme leader — both sought Wednesday to calm concerns in Iran over the future of Tehran’s nuclear deal with world powers in the wake of Donald Trump’s election for U.S. president..
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Iran warns of retaliation if U.S. breaches nuclear deal

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Extending U.S. sanctions on Iran for 10 years would breach the Iranian nuclear agreement, Iran Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei said on Wednesday, warning that Tehran would retaliate if the sanctions are approved...
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Iran sanctions renewal becomes law without Obama signature

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In an unexpected reversal, President Barack Obama declined to sign a renewal of sanctions against Iran but let it become law anyway, in an apparent bid to alleviate Tehran’s concerns that the U.S. is backsliding on the nuclear deal...
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Iran prison sentence for British charity worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe

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A 38-year-old British-Iranian woman has had her five-year jail sentence confirmed, after losing her final appeal, according to state media...
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Tehran Vows To Destroy US Military Base And Israel If President Trump 'Makes A Mistake'

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A senior Iranian government official said Saturday Tehran was prepared to attack Tel Aviv and destroy a U.S. military base in Bahrain if the Trump White House ordered a military strike against Iran. Mojtaba Zonour, a member of Iran’s National Security ..
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New U.S. sanctions bill delayed by concern over Iran election

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A bill to slap new sanctions on Iran has been delayed in the U.S. Senate due to concerns about Iran's May presidential election, in which conservative hardliners hope to defeat moderate President Hassan Rouhani, U.S. lawmakers said on Tuesday...
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Iran's leader rebuffs Rouhani's detente policy ahead of vote

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Iranians should not thank Hassan Rouhani's policy of detente with the West for any reduction in the threat of war, supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Sunday, stepping up his criticisms of the president as elections approach...
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