Tag: Iran

Refugee defector from Iran to face Iranian at Tokyo Olympics

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TOKYO — A defector from Iran who competes in taekwondo for the refugee team at the Tokyo Olympics was drawn on Thursday to face...

Iran’s daily new coronavirus infections hit another high

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TEHRAN, Iran — Iran on Tuesday broke another record in the country's daily new coronavirus cases, even as Tehran and its surroundings went into...

Medal predictions for events at the Tokyo Olympics

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TOKYO — ARCHERY Mixed Team ...

Militia officials: US drone destroys militia truck in Syria

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BAGHDAD — A U.S. drone attack targeted a truck for an Iran-backed militia in eastern Syria on Sunday, destroying the vehicle without causing any...

Moderate earthquake jolts sparsely-populated, southern Iran

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TEHRAN, Iran — A magnitude 5.7 earthquake struck a sparsely populated area in the southern part of Iran on Sunday, state television reported. ...

Biden to meet with Iraqi prime minister at White House

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President Joe Biden will meet with Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi later this month in Washington, the White House said Friday. ...

Desperate for vaccines amid surge, Iranians flock to Armenia

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YEREVAN, Armenia — In Iran, the urgency of getting vaccinated against COVID-19 is growing by the day. ...

US hits Iran for delay in nuclear and prisoner swap talks

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WASHINGTON — The Biden administration lashed out at Iran on Saturday for accusing it of delaying a proposed prisoner swap to force a quick...

UN appeals for $850 million to help war-torn Afghanistan

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UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. humanitarian chief in Afghanistan appealed for $850 million Thursday to help the war-torn country cope with the impact of...

Iran’s president warns weapons-grade enrichment possible

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TEHRAN, Iran — Iran's outgoing president on Wednesday warned his country could enrich uranium at weapons-grade levels of 90% if it chose, though it...