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Iran Kills ‘Mastermind’ of Terrorist Attacks as Inquiry Focuses on Kurds

In a cross-border strike, Iranian intelligence operatives hunted down and killed the planner of two attacks on landmarks in Tehran last week.

Iran Kills ‘Mastermind’ of Terrorist Attacks as Inquiry Focuses on Kurds

In a cross-border strike, Iranian intelligence operatives hunted down and killed the planner of two attacks on landmarks in Tehran last week.

Iran Calls Trump’s Response to Attacks ‘Repugnant’; Toll Rises to 17

The White House issued a statement that expressed sympathy for the victims while also taking a swipe at Iran’s leadership.

Iran Assails U.S. and Saudi Arabia After Pair of Deadly Terrorist...

At least 12 people were killed and 42 others wounded in the two attacks. The Islamic State claimed responsibility.

ISIS Claims Dual Attacks in Iran

The assaults on Parliament and on the mausoleum of the founder of the Islamic Republic, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, were said to have killed at...

Rouhani Wins Re-election in Iran by a Wide Margin

President Hassan Rouhani defeated his closest rival, Ebrahim Raisi, 57 percent to 38.5 percent, giving him a mandate to continue his quest to open...

Rouhani Wins Re-election in Iran by a Wide Margin

President Hassan Rouhani defeated his closest rival, Ebrahim Raisi, giving him a mandate to continue his quest to open Iran’s ailing economy to global...

Rouhani on Pace to Win Re-election in Iran

President Hassan Rouhani was leading Ebrahim Raisi by a wide margin in the country’s presidential election race, according to preliminary results released Saturday morning...

In Iran, Heavy Voter Turnout Seen as a Plus for President...

The incumbent, Hassan Rouhani, is facing a challenge from a hard-liner, Ebrahim Raisi, who has been a critic of the 2015 nuclear agreement.

Fireworks Offer an Illicit Thrill Ahead of Iranian New Year

Fireworks Wednesday is celebrated on the last Tuesday before the end of the Iranian year, despite authorities’ disapproval of the Zoroastrian festival.