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 Ashura in Iran (photos)

Ashura in Iran (photos)

Iranian Shiite Muslims watch as they gather by a tent during the reenactment of the Battle of Karbala, in Tehran on September 20, 2018, during the annual Ashura commemorations marking the killing of Imam Hussein, the grandson of Islams Prophet Mohammed. - Ashura is commemorated by Shiite Muslims worldwide and marks the climax of mourning rituals in the Islamic month of Muharram for the slain Imam Hussein. 

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May: Difference of opinion with Trump over JCPOA

May: Difference of opinion with Trump over JCPOA

William Cummings writes in USA TODAY that the British Prime Minister Theresa May said Iran has honored the multilateral agreement to limit its nuclear weapons program and said the deal should remain in place, in sharp contrast with U.S. policy under President Donald Trump who has pulled America out of the deal.

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Fifty-three former US officials call for return to JCPOA

Fifty-three former US officials call for return to JCPOA

President Donald Trump is risking a potential war with Iran unless he engages the Islamist-led country using diplomacy, not just pressure tactics, dozens of prominent U.S. foreign policy, intelligence and national security figures argue in a new public statement.

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Imran Khan’s priority -  Riyadh or Tehran?

Imran Khan’s priority - Riyadh or Tehran?

Pir Mohammad Mulla Zehi, expert on Pakistani affairs in Tehran, believes: “Although Imran Khan chose Riyadh as his first foreign trip, his general outlook is to act as a mediator between Iran and Pakistan. The opportunity is still there for the new Prime Minister to make this happen.”

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Issuing of e-visas for tourists visiting Iran begins

Issuing of e-visas for tourists visiting Iran begins

The Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has issued a statement announcing that issuing e-visas without labels in passports for tourists traveling to Iran has begun as from 23 September 2018 in all IR of Iran consulates and the country’s international airports.

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US offers muted response after attack in Iran

US offers muted response after attack in Iran

In the hours after a suspected terrorist attack on a military parade in the Iranian city of Ahvaz on Saturday left more than two dozen dead, countries around the world offered their sympathies to the victims. Some analysts wondered, however, why there wasn’t a stronger response from the United States.

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