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    Iran’s Leaders Soften Stance on Protesters

    In an apparent attempt to ease anger over the killing and arrest of protesters, senior leaders...

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    With Brutal Crackdown, Iran Convulsed by Worst Unrest in 40 Years

    What started as a protest over a surprise increase in gasoline prices turned into widespread demonstrations...

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    Iran Abruptly Raises Fuel Prices, and Protests Erupt

    The timing of the announcement suggested an urgent scramble to fill a budget gap caused partly...

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    Iran Finds Oil Field With Over 50 Billion Barrels, Rouhani Says

    The discovery, if verified, could bolster the country’s proven reserves by a third as it struggles...

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    Iran Adds Advanced Centrifuges, Further Weakening Nuclear Deal

    Tehran has been scaling back compliance in retaliation for President Trump’s withdrawal from the 2015 agreement.

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    Trump’s Syria and Ukraine Moves Further Alienate America’s Already Wary Allies

    American allies in Europe have largely priced in President Trump’s tantrums and fixed ideas, but are...

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    U.S. Seeks More Sanctions on Venezuela’s Leaders and Faults Europe’s Inertia

    Latin American nations and the United States cleared the way for more sanctions against loyalists to...

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    Revolutionary Guards in Iran Vow ‘Full Destruction of Any Aggressor’

    Iran will pursue and seek to destroy any aggressor, even one carrying out a limited attack,...

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    Iranian Tanker Seen Near Syria ‘Unloaded Its Cargo,’ Tehran Says

    Western nations had tried to prevent the Adrian Darya 1 from delivering 2.1 million barrels of...

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    Iran Says Tanker Seized at Gibraltar Will Be Released Soon

    British and Gibraltar officials declined to comment on the Iranian prediction that the Iranian tanker, held...

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    Trump Imposes New Sanctions on Venezuela

    The order freezes the property and assets of the Venezuelan government, but some sanctions experts were...

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    U.S. Sanctions on Foreign Minister Unite Iran’s Fractious Elite

    Iranian officialdom, often seen as deeply split, stood unified behind Mohammad Javad Zarif, while the White...

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    Iran Links British Seizure of Oil Tanker to Ailing Nuclear Deal

    Iran is trying to increase the pressure on European nations to make good on the promised...

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    Venezuelan Elites Accused of Food Corruption Scheme

    Three stepsons of President Nicolás Maduro and a Colombian business partner are accused of running a...

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    ‘If You Obey, You Will Be Safe’: Audio Emerges of Iran and U.K. Exchanges Before Tanker Is Seized

    A British warship tried without success to stop the capture of an oil tanker near the...

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    Russia Denies Visas for Teachers at Anglo-American School in Moscow

    United States officials say the blow to the school, which educates many diplomats’ children, is meant...

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    U.S. Accuses Iran of ‘Nuclear Extortion’ and Vows More Sanctions

    Maneuvering over the nuclear deal was punctuated by U.S. accusations of Iran extortion, French attempts to...

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    Iranians Honor Dead Protesters, Amid Vows to Fight On

    Defying a heavy government show of force, Iranians mourned fellow citizens killed during the unrest.

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    Pompeo Imposes Sanctions on Iran, Sticking to Assertion That U.S. Faced Imminent Threat

    As the administration imposed new sanctions on Tehran, the secretary of state provided no specific evidence...

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    Europe’s Gamble: Can It Save Iran Deal by Threatening to Kill It?

    A risky strategy to keep the nuclear agreement alive could backfire. Badly. But no one else...

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    North Korea Bans Foreign Tourists, Tour Operator Says

    The spread of the virus from China is bad news for Kim Jong-un; North Korea depends...

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    With Libya Still at War, E.U. Agrees to Try Blocking Weapons Flow

    The European Union decides to mount a naval and air mission to curb weapons to Libya,...

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    Coronavirus Is Idling North Korea’s Ships, Achieving What Sanctions Did Not

    North Korean ships distance themselves from Chinese ships and territory, bringing the country’s revenue stream from...

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    Cheap Oil Poses New Quandary for Iran as It Relaxes Virus Lockdown

    The country has been hit with a triple-whammy: raging coronavirus, American sanctions and, now, oil so...

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    With Inflation Ravaging Currency, Iran Is Changing Names and Numbers

    The rial unit of currency, which has lost much of its value against the dollar, will...

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    Iran Quietly Lowers the Temperature With U.S.

    Despite the heated rhetoric on both sides, Iran has toned down its approach to the West...