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News Topic - Iran

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U.S. Sanctions Iran Finance Network in Bid to Sever Tehran's Global Ties The U.S. on Tuesday sanctioned a multibillion-dollar network of Iranian companies, banks and funds accused of financing the country's elite paramilitary unit, ratcheting up global pressure on Tehran and sending a warning to governments and companies con
Wall Street Journal | 1 hour, 59 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Iran says it has killed mastermind of deadly attack on parade Iran's Revolutionary Guards said on Tuesday they had killed the "mastermind" behind an attack on a military parade in the Iranian city of Ahvaz last month which left 25 people dead, nearly half of them members of the Guards.
Reuters | 2 hours, 26 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Khashoggi Disappearance May Disrupt Trump Administration's Plans to Squeeze Iran The White House plans new sanctions against Iran in less than three weeks. The problem? Saudi Arabia is key to the pressure campaign.
New York Times | 2 hours, 41 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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US Imposes Sanctions on Iran Business Said to Support Child Soldiers The U.S. imposed sanctions Tuesday on a network of businesses that is said to support an Iranian paramilitary force that allegedly trains and deploys child soldiers to fight with Iran's powerful Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps. The network of at least 2
Voice of America | 2 hours, 49 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Trump sanctions Iran over alleged child soldier recruitment The sanctions primarily target a group that recruits young Iranians to advance Tehran's aim in countries like Syria.
Politico | 3 hours, 51 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Trump administration issues new Iran sanctions, while quiet on possibility of sanctioning Saudis The Trump administration has leveraged its relationship with the Saudis to increase pressure on Iran
CBS News | 4 hours, 22 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Pakistan Says Helping Tehran Rescue Kidnapped Iranian Forces Pakistan said Tuesday its military forces were working closely with those of neighboring Iran to locate more than a dozen Iranian security forces that militants kidnapped in a pre-dawn raid along the border. The announcement came hours after Tehran urged
Voice of America | 5 hours, 2 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
U.S. sanctions businesses supporting Iranian paramilitary force The Treasury Department on Tuesday announced sanctions on a network of corporations and banks that provides financial support to a paramilitary force associated with Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps. In announcing the sanctions the Treasury said t
MarketWatch.com | 5 hours, 8 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Iranian security personnel kidnapped on border with Pakistan At least 10 Iranian security personnel including Revolutionary Guards were kidnapped on the border with Pakistan on Tuesday, Iran's state media reported, and a separatist group said it had seized them as revenge for the oppression of Sunni Muslims.
Reuters | 5 hours, 52 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Militants seize 14 Iranian security forces near Pakistan Militants in Iran have abducted 14 members of a border security force near the Pakistan border in the latest blow to the powerful Revolutionary Guard
Washington Post | 6 hours, 31 minutes ago | comment? | recommend