Iran admits to seizing South Korean-Flagged oil tanker

Iranian state television has acknowledged that Tehran seized a South Korean-flagged oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz.

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Khamenei’s early intervention in Iran’s upcoming election betrays his fears for the future

Although Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei claims his job is not to interfere in government affairs unless the survival of the Islamic Republic is at risk, he is already intervening in the country’s presidential election, which is still almost six months away.

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Alleged mastermind of attack on Saudi Embassy appointed to Iran’s judo federation

An Iranian cleric who was allegedly behind the 2016 attack on the Saudi Embassy in Tehran has been appointed as the head of the cultural committee of Iran’s Judo Federation.

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Iran sentences British-Iranian academic to eight years in prison

Iran has sentenced British-Iranian anthropologist Kameel Ahmady, who studies child marriage and female genital mutilation, to eight years in prison.

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Swedish Foreign Minister calls Iranian counterpart over death sentence against doctor

Sweden’s foreign minister spoke to her Iranian counterpart on November 24 after reports that Iran may soon execute Swedish-Iranian scientist Ahmadreza Djalali.

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Kosovo thwarts Iran’s plan to infiltrate

Iran is striving to find a foothold in Europe, especially in the Balkans because of its thorny history tinged with political and sectarian conflicts in which Tehran has invested, in order to expand its ideological influence. But Kosovo is trying to free itself from the consequences of the Iranian expansion on its soil.

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Iranian general threatens to blow away Trump

Referring to the U.S. operation that killed the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps’ (IRGC) former Chief Commander of the Qods Force, Major General Qassem Soleimani, the Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said the Americans “hit so hard that we are left with only one arm.”

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