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Iranian Khodro and German Mercedes-Benz will sign a deal soon for production of cars, Iran's auto manufacturer said.
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Iranian Khodro and German Mercedes-Benz will sign a deal soon for production of cars, Iran's auto manufacturer said.

July 29, 2015

Iran is seeking to improve relationships with countries across the Middle East, especially with the UAE. (AFP/Atta Kenare)
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The country is seeking to improve relationships with countries across the Middle East, especially with the UAE.
The landmark visit by Laurent Fabius was the first by a French foreign minister in 12 years. (AFP/File)
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Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius visited Iran for talks Wednesday to discuss trade deals with President Hassan Rouhani and his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif.
Hearing Morgan Freeman narrate the perilous journey of “March of the Penguins” was pretty cool, but hearing him tell Americans why the Iranian nuclear deal is a good idea is even better. (YouTube)
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Hearing Morgan Freeman narrate the perilous journey of “March of the Penguins” was pretty cool, but hearing him tell Americans why the Iranian nuclear deal is a good idea is even better.
Leaders of the organization said the move had previously not been possible while sanctions were still in place. (AFP/File)
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Leaders of the organization said the move had previously not been possible while sanctions were still in place.
John Kerry said the objective was to "prevent Iran from getting a nuclear weapon." (AFP/File)
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US Secretary of State John Kerry defended the Iran nuclear deal amid criticism Tuesday at a House Foreign Affairs Committee meeting.

July 28, 2015

Singer Sami Yusuf is not welcome on Iranian state television. (Facebook)
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Azeri-origin British singer Sami Yusuf is not welcome on Iranian state television anymore.
Turkish authorities said they believed the PKK was behind the attack. (AFP/File)
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An explosion hit a natural gas pipeline in Turkey's eastern province of Agri, some 15 kilometres away from Iran.
Iran has revoked visa requirements for nationals of seven countries as part of plans to boost tourism. (AFP/File)
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Iran has revoked visa requirements for nationals of seven countries as part of plans to boost tourism.

July 27, 2015

GOP presidential candidate Mike Huckabee is under fire for comparing the Iran nuclear agreement with the Holocaust. (AFP/File)
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US President Barack Obama on Monday condemned rhetoric about the Iran deal from leading members of the Republican party, including GOP presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee, who has drawn criticism for comparing the accord to the Holocaust.
Iraqi counter-terrorism forces participate in a training exercise in Baghdad . (AFP/File)
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Iran offered Iraq an 'open check' to help them battle Daesh, the Iraqi Ambassador has been reported as saying.

July 26, 2015

Iranian officials are discussing increasing weekly flights to the continent with European airliners. (AFP/File)
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Iran's media reported on Sunday that aviation officials have started negotiations with several European airliners to increase weekly flights.
Turns out, the Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamerenei is tweeting about more than that disturbing Obama suicide illustration. (AFP/File)
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Turns out, the Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamerenei is tweeting about more than that disturbing Obama suicide illustration.
Iranian officials have denied claims that assets amount to over $100 billion. (AFP/Behrouz Mehri)
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Iranian officials said assets amount to $29 billion.

July 25, 2015

Iran's oil industry delegation set off for Vienna to introduce investment opportunities. (AFP/File)
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Iran's oil industry delegation set off for Vienna to introduce investment opportunities.
Kerry made the remarks to an NBC reporter on Friday. (AFP/File)
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US Secretary of State John Kerry has warned Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu against attacking Iran’s nuclear facilities following the conclusion of nuclear negotiations.
Turkish F-16 fighter jets hit three Daesh targets in Syria on Friday morning. (Twitter)
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Turkish fighter jets have conducted airstrikes on terrorist groups Daesh in Syria and the PKK in Iraq.

July 23, 2015

A senior Iranian government official said Tehran has successfully negotiated more than $2 billion worth of trade deals. (AFP/File)
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A senior Iranian government official said Tehran has successfully negotiated more than $2 billion worth of trade deals.
Following last week's landmark nuclear deal between Iran and world powers, the EU's top diplomat Federica Mogherini plans to visit regional rivals Iran and Saudi Arabia.  (AFP/John Thys)
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Following last week's landmark nuclear deal between Iran and world powers, the EU's Federica Mogherini plans to visit regional rivals Iran and Saudi Arabia.
US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter met with Saudi King Salman Wednesday in Jeddah to discuss regional ties following last week's Iran nuclear deal.  (AFP/Carolyn Kaster)
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US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter and Saudi King Salman met Wednesday, reaffirming regional ties following last week's historical nuclear deal with Iran.

July 22, 2015

Not everyone's happy about the new relations between the Islamic Republic and America. (AFP/File)
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Not everyone's happy about the new relations between the Islamic Republic and America.
Iran and Germany discussed expanding banking cooperation. (AFP/File)
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Iran and Germany discussed expanding banking cooperation.
John Kerry called remarks from Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei "troubling" and "disturbing". (AFP/File)
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Secretary of State John Kerry said anti-US remarks by Iran's Supreme Leader over the weekend were "disturbing".
Lebanon hasn't had a head of state since May 2014. (AFP/File)
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Lebanon hasn't had a head of state since May 2014.

July 21, 2015

Opposition figures are concerned the lifting of Iran sanctions will open up new sources of capital for the Syrian regime. (AFP/File)
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Opposition figures in Syria’s Aleppo province voiced concern that last week’s landmark agreement between the P5+1 group of nations and Iran.
The price for crude oil stayed consistent despite pessimistic predictions. (AFP/File)
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The price for crude oil stayed consistent despite pessimistic predictions.
Some European companies have already marked out their target markets. (AFP/File)
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Some European companies have already marked out their target markets.
An employee serves a client at Lebanon's Central Bank in Beirut in 2008. (AFP/Ramzi Haidar)
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Byblos Bank chairman Francois Bassil said Iran has huge potential for Lebanese banks.
Three senior officials from the Obama administration will speak to House Democrats this week to try to secure their support. (AFP/File)
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Three senior officials from the Obama administration will speak to House Democrats this week to try to secure their support.
US Defense Secretary Ash Carter on Monday assured that the US would help Israel counter Iranian support for Hezbollah. (AFP/File)
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US Defense Secretary Ash Carter on Monday assured that the US would help Israel counter Iranian support for Hezbollah.

July 20, 2015

The Onion put up a satirical news article about Netanyahu one day before a legitimate news outlet reported on it happening. (AFP/File)
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Sometimes the satirical outlet gets it spot on.
United Nations Security Council members vote on the Iran resolution at the UN headquarters in New York on July 20, 2015. (AFP/Jewel Samad)
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The UN Security Council on Monday adopted a resolution endorsing a deal that placed long-term curbs on Iran's nuclear program and beginning a process to remove UN sanctions against the country.
Iran is ramping up oil exports after the nuclear deal removed its sanctions. (AFP/File)
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Iran is ramping up oil exports after the nuclear deal removed its sanctions.
A man is separated from his car as flash floods sweep the vehicle from a road in Ouarzazate, southern Morocco. (AFP/File)
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Heavy rains Sunday evening triggered flash floods in the northern part of the country.
Hundreds of Iranians gather for Friday prayers at the University of Tehran, July 17, 2015. (AFP/File)
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Despite the Iran nuclear deal being somewhat historic, there are a few issues that might lead to complications. Caution is needed otherwise the Vienna agreement could fall flat on its face.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addresses the United States Congress to express his opposition against a nuclear agreement with Iran. (AFP/File)
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The US State Department has announced that it sent the text of the conclusion of nuclear talks struck between Iran and the P5+1 group of countries to Congress.

July 19, 2015

The country will recover over $100 billion in assets currently frozen by sanctions. (AFP/File)
10:36 GMT
The country will recover over $100 billion in assets currently frozen by sanctions.
Both US Secretary of State John Kerry and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif have been praised for their roles in the historic deal. (AFP/File)
09:45 GMT
Following the historic nuclear deal, not only will the Iranian economy be helped with the lifting of sanctions, the region will witness more stability amidst current turmoil.
Analysts say Iran's annual import demands could hit $200 billion by 2020. (AFP/File)
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Analysts say Iran's annual import demands could hit $200 billion by 2020.

July 18, 2015

Iran's Supreme Leader Khamenei said Saturday that, despite a historic nuclear deal between his country and world powers, Iranian foreign policy will remain the same towards friends and rivals.  (AFP/File)
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Iranian Supreme Leader Khamenei said Saturday that, despite a historic nuclear deal between his country and world powers, Iranian foreign policy will remain the same towards friends and rivals.
Fighters loyal to exiled Yemeni president Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi drive down a street in the southern port city Aden in late May, after fierce clashes with Houthi forces.  Loyalist fighters now say they have gained ground in southern Yemen, days after recapturing Aden.  (AFP/File)
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Forces loyal to Yemen's exiled government say they have gained ground in southern Yemen, just days after loyalists recaptured the southern port city of Aden from Houthi militias.
President Barack Obama speaks about the Iran nuclear deal during a press conference in the White House, July 15, 2015. (AFP/File)
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President Obama met with Saudi's Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir amid the kingdom's doubts over the historic Iran nuclear deal.