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Iran’s Top Leader Strikes Defiant Tone Amid Month of Turmoil

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran's supreme leader lashed out at Western countries as he led Friday prayers in Tehran for the first time in eight years, dismissing “American clowns” who he said pretend to support the Iranian nation but want to stick their "poisoned dagger” ...
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Iran Retaliates With Missiles in ‘Slap’ at US Bases in Iraq

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran struck back at the United States early Wednesday for killing its most powerful military commander, firing a barrage of ballistic missiles at two Iraqi military bases that house American troops in what the Iranian supreme leader said was a “...
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Iran Supreme Leader Weeps for General Killed by US Airstrike

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran's supreme leader wept Monday over the casket of a top general killed in a U.S. airstrike in Baghdad, his prayers joining the wails of mourners who flooded the streets of Tehran demanding retaliation against America for a slaying that's dras...
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Amnesty Says at Least 106 Killed in Iran Protests

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Amnesty International, citing “credible reports,” said Tuesday it believes at least 106 people have been killed during protests in Iran over a rise in government-set gasoline prices. Iran’s government, which has not made nation...