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    Iran to face South Korea in next World Cup round

    Iran to face South Korea in next World Cup round

    April 15, 2016 Iran will face powerhouse South Korea in the next round of Asian World Cup elimination matches, but it will avoid both Australia and Japan. It still remains…

    Amnesty International says Iran, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia are on killing sprees

    Amnesty International says Iran, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia are on killing sprees

    April 15, 2016 Amnesty International reports that executions around the world soared last year, with Iran, Pakistan and Saudi Arabia all killing much larger numbers of people. The biggest toll continues…

    First Army troops die in Syria

    First Army troops die in Syria

    April 15, 2016 Four soldiers from the regular army—not the Pasdaran—who were just sent to Syria this month were killed soon after they arrived. All the troops sent to Syria…

    Odd alliance backs Abadi against hacks

    Odd alliance backs Abadi against hacks

    April 15, 2016 The United States and Iran plus Iraq’s Shiite Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani and clerical firebrand Muqtada as-Sadr have formed an unlikely alliance to support Iraq’s prime minister as…

    More Arabs like—and hate—Iran

    April 15, 2016 More young Arabs see Iran in a positive light, but that appears to be reflecting the growing divide between Sunni and Shia in the Arab world as…

    Tehran cops put morals cameras in shops, parks

    Tehran cops put morals cameras in shops, parks

    April 15, 2016 The Tehran police department says it has installed surveillance cameras in parks and coffee shops in the city’s western neighborhoods. The Tasnim news agency reported last Thursday…

    Teacher killed saving students

    Teacher killed saving students

    April 15, 2016 A male teacher in a small village in Sistan va Baluchestan province was killed this month when he rushed to save three of his pupils from a…

    Molaverdi summoned to court for ‘telling lies’

    Molaverdi summoned to court for ‘telling lies’

    April 15, 2016 Vice President Shahin-dokht Molaverdi has been ordered to appear in court after saying all the men in a village had been executed, driving many of their children…