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August 21, 2017

Photo: FIBA Asia Cup 2017
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The Iranian men’s national basketball team has placed second at the 2017 Fédération Internationale de Basket-ball (FIBA) Asia Cup in Lebanon, and clinched the vice champion title.
The Iranian regime takes a hardline against dissent
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Mohammad Khatami asks Supreme Leader to intervene in the case of two reformist politicians who have been under house arrest for six years.
The difficulty of drawing a matching second eye. (Twitter / art_dose)
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Who said Arab art was dying? These beautiful pieces by some fantastic, unknown Arab artists will make your morning.

August 20, 2017

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani (C) delivers a speach to the parliament in Tehran on August 20, 2017, as Iran's parliament prepares to vote on the president's cabinet.
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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday that the top foreign policy priority for his new government is to protect the nuclear deal from being dismantled by the US.
Photo: FIBA Asia Cup 2017 official website
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Iran edged Korea 87-81 to join Australia in the FIBA Asia Cup 2017 Final on Sunday. Korea ultimately ran of steam, having recovered from a 21-point deficit in the first half to make a game of it down the stretch.

August 17, 2017

Photo: FIBA Asia
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Iran will play South Korea in the FIBA Asia Cup Semi-Final after an 80-70 victory over Lebanon in their Quarter-Final on Wednesday evening.
General Mohammad Bagheri in Turkey this week. (AFP)
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Turkey and Iran have agreed to boost military cooperation after talks in Ankara this week.
Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. (File/Photo)
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ranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei has taken to twitter to publicly criticise the US for its mishandling of Charlottesville.
Earlier this year, al-Sadr had called on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to "take a historic, heroic decision" and step down. (File/Photo)
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UAE owned publications say Moqtada al-Sadr's visit to Abu Dhabi and Riyadh was triggered after the leader publicly opposed Tehran's regional politics.

August 16, 2017

President Hassan Rouhani. (AFP)
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The BBC says it has an audience of over 13 million in the country, a figure which places it as the seventh biggest market worldwide.
Actor Van Kilmer. (Tinseltown / Shutterstock.com)
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"1st Born," starring Val Kilmer, will involve an Iranian family and an American family coming together after their children's pregnancy goes awry.

August 15, 2017

Rouhani calls out Trump as 'not a good partner' in parliament. (File/photo)
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Rouhani warned today that Iran may abandon the Nuclear Deal struck in 2015 if US sanctions on the country continue.
Half a million people have been infected with the deadly disease as refuse services have all but stopped and water is unsafe to drink in war-struck Yemen. (AFP/File)
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Half a million people have been infected with the deadly disease as refuse services have all but stopped and water is unsafe to drink in war-struck Yemen.

August 14, 2017

Members of the Iran men’s national volleyball team celebrate their qualification for the 2018 FIVB Volleyball Men's World Championship. (Photo: Press TV)
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The Iran men’s national volleyball team will be taking part in the 2018 Fédération Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB) Volleyball Men's World Championship, after brushing off Kazakhstan in the Asian qualification of the forthcoming event.
Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. (AFP)
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Iraqi Minister reveals how he has been assigned to mediate between Saudi Arabia and Iran.

August 13, 2017

The Iranian football federation logo
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There is confusion in Iran over whether two key players have been banned from the national team and face missing out on the 2018 World Cup after playing against Israeli opposition with their club, it was reported Sunday.
Images of the veg staple have flooded Iranian social media after an eye-watering increase in its price (Pixabay)
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Images of onions have spilled onto Iranian social media after an eye-watering increase in its price.

August 11, 2017

Masoud Shojaei
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Two key players have been banned from the Iran national team and face missing out on the 2018 World Cup after playing against Israeli opposition with their club in European competition, reports said Thursday.

August 10, 2017

Daesh killed at least 18 people in the previous attacks. (File/Photo)
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Daesh issued a video threatening new attacks in Iran.

August 9, 2017

Rouhani is set to serve his second term as President of the Islamic Republic of Iran. (AFP)
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Rouhani has received criticism over the lack of women in his cabinet, here is a short introduction to three of the most influential women in current Iranian politics.