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‘Our Man in Tehran’ Airs Tonight & Tuesday on ValleyPBS

What is life like in Iran? New York Times correspondent Thomas Erdbrink teams up with Frontline to answer that question in a two-part documentary airing tonight and Tuesday (Aug. 14) on ValleyPBS and PBS stations throughout the country. In "Our Man in Te...
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Iran Weighs Response as US Sanctions Bite

TEHRAN, Iran — As Iranians awoke Tuesday to renewed U.S. sanctions that had been lifted by Tehran's nuclear deal with world powers, the question on everyone's mind remained: What happens now? From decipherin...
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Pompeo Says Sanctions a Pillar of US Policy Toward Iran

WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says renewed U.S. sanctions on Iran will be rigorously enforced and remain in place until the Iranian government radically changes course. Speaking to reporters en route from a three-nation trip to Southeast Asia,...
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Iran’s Currency Plunges as New US Sanctions Loom

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran's currency plummeted to a record low Monday, a week before the United States restores sanctions lifted under the unraveling nuclear deal, giving rise to fears of prolonged economic suffering...
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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 facilities would likely play a role in identifyin...
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No, Twitter Will Not Ban Trump. Here’s Why.

NEW YORK — Calls to ban Donald Trump from Twitter are at least as old as his presidency. But it's not going to happen, at least not while he's in office. The latest strive involves an all-caps tweet sent lat...
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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 the U.S. Trump, who campaigned on a pro...