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Iran launches rocket into space as nuclear talks to resume

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian state television said Sunday that Tehran had launched a solid-fueled rocket into space, drawing a rebuke from Washington ahead of the expected resumption of stalled talks o...

Iran orders US to pay compensation for slain nuke scientists

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A court in Iran on Thursday ordered the United States government to pay over $4 billion to the families of Iranian nuclear scientists who have been killed in targeted attacks in re...

Iran media: Scores injured in explosion at chemical factory

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An explosion at a chemical factory in southern Iran injured scores of people, most of them lightly, the country's state TV reported Tuesday. The report said a lea...

2 members of Iran's Revolutionary Guard die amid tensions

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Two members of the paramilitary Revolutionary Guard's aerospace division died as “martyrs” in Iran in separate incidents over the weekend, Iranian media reported on ...

Train derailment in east Iran kills at least 17, injures 50

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A passenger train partially derailed in eastern Iran early Wednesday, killing at least 17 people and injuring 50 more, including some critically, authorities said. ...

Iran building collapse kills 11 as mayor and others detained

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Rescuers dug through debris Tuesday of a building collapse in southwestern Iran that killed at least 11 people, fearful that many more could still be trapped beneath the rubble as ...

Iran vows revenge over killing of Guard member in Tehran

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran's hard-line president vowed revenge on Monday over the killing of a senior Revolutionary Guard member gunned down in the heart of Tehran the day before, a still...

Iran state TV says 2 French nationals arrested over protests

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s state TV on Tuesday confirmed the arrest of two French citizens, saying they met with protesting teachers and took part in an anti-government rally. The r...

Iran raises prices of food staples, stirring panic and anger

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran abruptly raised prices as much as 300% for a variety of staples such as cooking oil, chicken, eggs and milk on Thursday. Scores of alarmed Iranians waited in lo...

Iran detains 2 Europeans; EU envoy in Tehran about nuke deal

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Shortly before the European Union envoy met Iran's nuclear negotiator in Tehran on Wednesday in a last-ditch attempt to salvage Iran's atomic deal with world powers, the country's ...

EU coordinator heads to Tehran in bid to save nuclear deal

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The European Union coordinator of talks to revive Iran's nuclear accord with world powers said Tuesday he was traveling to Tehran, as the bloc makes a last-ditch effort to salvage ...

Militants in Afghanistan strike Pakistan army post, kill 3

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Militants in Afghanistan fired heavy weapons across the border into a Pakistani military outpost overnight, killing three personnel, the army said Saturday, in the latest violence to ...

In Iran, Russia's war on Ukraine is a political flash point

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — During its 1979 Islamic Revolution, Iran embraced the protest cry of “neither East nor West,” rejecting both the U.S. and the Soviet Union, then locked in the Cold War. The phrase ...

Sweden links riots to criminal gangs that target police

HELSINKI (AP) — Swedish police said Monday that the riots that have shaken several cities and towns in the Nordic country are extremely serious crimes against society and suspect some protesters are l...

Iran supreme leader optimistic though nuclear talks stalled

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's supreme leader on Tuesday insisted negotiations over Tehran's tattered nuclear deal “are going ahead properly,” even after repeated comments by American officials that an ag...