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Iran claims launch of satellite-carrying rocket into space

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 18:36:29 GMT2017-07-27T18:36:29Z

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- Iran successfully launched its most advanced satellite-carrying rocket into space, the country's state media reported on Thursday, in what is likely the most significant step yet for the launch vehicle....

President says Iran will 'respond' if US missile law passes

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 10:36:05 GMT2017-07-26T10:36:05Z

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said Wednesday his country will respond if a bill in the U.S. Congress imposing sanctions on people involved in Iran's ballistic missile program becomes law....

US Navy fires warning shots near Iran ship in Persian Gulf

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 07:38:26 GMT2017-07-26T07:38:26Z

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- A U.S. Navy patrol boat fired warning shots near an Iranian vessel that American sailors said came dangerously close to them during a tense encounter in the Persian Gulf, the first such incident to happen under President Donald Trump. Iran's hard-line Revolutionary Guard later blamed the American ship for provoking the situation....

Iran confiscates 30 horses, mules carrying weapons

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 16:12:38 GMT2017-07-24T16:12:38Z

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- Iran's semi-official Tasnim news agency is reporting that the country's border guards have confiscated 30 horses and mules that were carrying weapons and ammunition....

Alcohol poisoning kills 3 in southern Iran, 48 hospitalized

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 20:07:55 GMT2017-07-23T20:07:55Z

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- Iran's semi-official ISNA news agency is reporting that alcohol poisoning has killed three and left more than 40 people hospitalized in southern Iran....