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Iran says it has killed mastermind of deadly attack on parade

LONDON (Reuters) – Iran’s Revolutionary Guards said on Tuesday they had killed the “mastermind” behind an attack on a military parade in the Iranian city of Ahvaz last month which left 25 people dead, nearly half of them members of the Guards. A general view of the attack during the military parade in Ahvaz, Iran September 22, 2018. Tasnim News ...

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Iran says range of its land-to-sea missiles increased to 700 km: Fars

LONDON (Reuters) – The range of Iranian land-to-sea ballistic missile has been increased to 700 km (435 miles), a senior military official said on Tuesday, as tensions rose between Iran and the United States over new sanctions. “We have managed to make land-to-sea ballistic, not cruise, missiles that can hit any vessel or ship from 700 kilometers,” Amirali Hajizadeh, head ...

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Iran says Trump cannot bring oil prices down by ‘bullying’

LONDON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump cannot bring oil prices down by “bullying” other nations, Iran’s oil minister said on Tuesday, adding that the market was suffering from short supply. FILE PHOTO: Iran’s Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh arrives for an OPEC meeting in Vienna, Austria, June 22, 2018. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader U.S. sanctions on Iranian oil exports are due to ...

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U.S. wants ‘regime change’ in Iran: Rouhani

(Reuters) – The United States is seeking “regime change” in Iran, President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday, adding that the current U.S. administration is the most hostile that the Islamic Republic has faced in its four decades. FILE PHOTO: Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani speaks at a news conference on the sidelines of the 73rd session of the United Nations General ...

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U.S. is seeking regime change in Iran: Rouhani

GENEVA (Reuters) – The United States is seeking regime change in Iran, President Hassan Rouhani said Sunday in a speech broadcast on state TV. FILE PHOTO: Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani speaks at a news conference on the sidelines of the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters in New York, U.S., September 26, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan Mcdermid ...

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World’s top traders divided on oil outlook as Iran sanctions loom

LONDON (Reuters) – The world’s biggest trading houses said on Wednesday they saw oil prices not falling below $65 per barrel and possibly breaking above $100 next year as U.S. sanctions on Iran reduce crude exports from the Islamic republic. FILE PHOTO – A worker walks down the stairs of an oil tank at Turkey’s Mediterranean port of Ceyhan, which ...

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Iran is new transit point for Somali charcoal in illicit trade taxed by militants: U.N. report

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Criminal networks are using Iran as a transit point for illicit Somali charcoal exports that earn Islamist militants al Shabaab millions of dollars annually in tax, U.N. sanctions monitors said in a report seen by Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A Somalian soldier walks past a consignment of charcoal destined for the export market in Barawe October 12, ...

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