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Iranians Say US Sanctions Hurt the People, Not Government

TEHRAN, Iran — While opinions differ across Tehran's Grand Bazaar about the ongoing tensions between the U.S. and Iran over its unraveling nuclear deal, there's one thing those in the beating heart of Iran's capital city agree on: American sanctions hurt the a...
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Iran Says It Soon Will Surpass Uranium Stockpile Limit

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran will surpass the uranium stockpile limit set by Tehran's nuclear deal with world powers in the next 10 days, the spokesman for the country's atomic agency said Monday while also warning that Iran could enrich uranium up to 20% — just a step...
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Saudi Arabia Says 2 Oil Tankers Damaged by Sabotage Attacks

FUJAIRAH, United Arab Emirates — Two Saudi oil tankers and a Norwegian-flagged vessel were damaged in what Gulf officials described Monday as a "sabotage" attack off the coast of the United Arab Emirates. While details of the incident remain unclear, it raised...
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As Pressure Grows, Iran’s Foreign Minister Resigns

TEHRAN, Iran — Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif resigned late Monday without warning, offering an "apology" to the nation as the nuclear deal he negotiated with world powers stands on the verge of collapse after the U.S. withdrawal from the accord...