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Iran Discovers New Oil Field With Over 50 Billion Barrels

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran has discovered a new oil field in the country's south with over 50 billion barrels of crude, its president said Sunday, a find that could boost the country's proven reserves by a third as it struggles to sell energy abroad over U.S. sanctio...
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Iran President: US Sanctions on Foreign Minister ‘Childish’

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran's president lambasted new U.S. sanctions by the Trump administration targeting the country's foreign minister, describing the move on Thursday as "childish" and a barrier to diplomacy. Hassan Rouhani's remarks came after the Trump admini...
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U.S. Bombing Plan for Iran Reported, Disputed

Citing government sources, an Australian television network is reporting that the United States is prepared to bomb Iran's nuclear facilities as early as next month. "The ABC has been told Australian defence...
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Iran Says It’s ‘Unimpressed’ by Trump’s Twitter Threats

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's explosive Twitter threat to Iran's leader comes as his administration is ratcheting up a pressure campaign on the Islamic republic that many suspect is aimed at regime change. No one is predicting imminent war. But Trum...
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White House Blames Iran for War of Words With Trump

WASHINGTON — The White House on Monday blamed Iranian President Hassan Rouhani for inciting a war of words with President Donald Trump, who warned that verbal threats could escalate into military conflict with ...