VOA News on Iran

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo delivers a statement on the Trump administration's position on Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank during a news briefing at the State Department in Washington, Nov. 18, 2019.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo cancelling one of four sanctions waivers that had allowed foreign companies to work with Iran's civilian nuclear program without US penalties
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Mon, 11/18/2019 - 22:48
An Israeli missile launched from the Iron Dome defence missile system, designed to intercept and destroy incoming short-range…
Two days of intense fighting last week between Israel and the Palestinian Islamic Jihad militant group highlights Iran's expansionist ambitions in the Middle East
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Mon, 11/18/2019 - 20:51
Iranian anti-government protesters block a road in the capital, Tehran, on Nov. 17, 2019 in this image verified by VOA Persian and sent from Iran. (Courtesy)
Internet monitor NetBlocks tells VOA Persian Iran's web remains blocked after government cut off access late Saturday as part of crackdown on nationwide protests
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Mon, 11/18/2019 - 17:04
FILE - This photo show an aerial view of a heavy-water production plant in the central Iranian town of Arak, Aug. 26, 2006.
The International Atomic Energy Agency said in a statement that Iran's heavy water production plant was in operation and that its stock of heavy water reserves was 131.5 tons, above the 130-ton limit
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Mon, 11/18/2019 - 15:48
In this photo released by Saudi Royal Palace, Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, left, and Yemen's President Abed…
Yemeni PM lands in Aden, marking return of government to port city after deal with separatists
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Mon, 11/18/2019 - 12:54
This photo released by the Iranian Students' News Agency, ISNA, shows a gas station that was burned during protests that…
Iran's government spokesman is saying that violent protests over government-set gas prices took police and security personnel hostage
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Mon, 11/18/2019 - 10:39
In this picture released by the official website of the office of the Iranian supreme leader, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali…
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s calls those setting fire to public property ‘bandits,’ signaling a potential crackdown
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Sun, 11/17/2019 - 02:28