U.S. Envoy: Successor to Slain Iran General Faces Same Fate If He Kills Americans

DUBAI (Reuters) - The successor to the Iranian commander killed in a U.S. drone strike would suffer the same fate if he followed a similar path by killing Americans, the U.S. special representative for Iran said, according to Asharq al-Awsat newspaper.

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Iran MP Offers Reward for Killing Trump, U.S. Calls it ‘Ridiculous’

DUBAI (Reuters) - An Iranian lawmaker offered a $3 million reward to anyone who killed U.S. President Donald Trump and said Iran could avoid threats if it had nuclear arms, ISNA news agency reported on Tuesday amid Tehran's latest standoff with Washington.

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Two Iraqi Policemen, Two Protesters Killed as Anti-Government Unrest Resumes

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Four Iraqis including two police officers were killed and scores were wounded in Baghdad and other cities on Monday in clashes with security forces, medical and security sources said, as anti-government unrest resumed after a lull of several weeks.

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Iran Says It Will Quit Global Nuclear Treaty if Case Goes to U.N.

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran said on Monday it could quit the global nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) if European countries refer it to the U.N. Security Council over a nuclear agreement, a move that would overturn diplomacy in its confrontation with the West.

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Iran Can Take Fight Beyond its Borders, Khamenei Says in Rare Sermon

DUBAI (Reuters) - The Revolutionary Guards can take their fight beyond Iran's borders, the supreme leader said on Friday, responding to the U.S. killing of his country's most prominent commander and to anti-government unrest at home over the downing of an airliner.

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Putin Proposes Vote on Constitutional Shake-Up That Could Extend His Rule

MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday proposed a nationwide vote on sweeping constitutional changes that would shift power from the presidency to parliament and the prime minister, a move that could allow him to extend his rule after leaving the Kremlin.

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Protesters Demand Iran’s Leaders Quit After Military Admits It Hit Plane

DUBAI (Reuters) – Protests erupted across Iran for a second day on Sunday, piling pressure on the leadership after the military admitted it had mistakenly shot down a Ukrainian airliner at a time when Tehran had feared U.S. air strikes. "They are lying that our enemy is America, our enemy is right here," a group ...

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Iran Says Its Forces Shot Down Passenger Plane Due to Human Error

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran said on Saturday it unintentionally shot down a Ukrainian passenger plane killing 176 people on board due to human error, after initially denying it brought down the plane in the tense aftermath of Iranian missile strikes on U.S. targets in Iraq.

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Iran Strikes at U.S. Troops in Iraq, Trump Weighs Response

BAGHDAD/WASHINGTON/DUBAI (Reuters) - Iranian forces fired missiles at military bases housing U.S. troops in Iraq on Wednesday in retaliation for the U.S. killing of an Iranian general, raising the stakes in its conflict with Washington amid concern of a wider war in the Middle East.

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Iran Fires Rockets at Iraqi Air Base Hours After Funeral of Slain Commander

BAGHDAD/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Iran launched a missile attack on U.S.-led forces in Iraq in the early hours of Wednesday, hours after the funeral of an Iranian commander whose killing in a U.S. drone strike has raised fears of a wider war in the Middle East. Tehran fired more than a dozen ballistic missiles from Iranian ...

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Attacks Underway on Multiple Locations in Iraq: U.S. Official

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States believes there have been potentially multiple attacks on locations in Iraq, including the al Asad airbase that hosts U.S. forces, a U.S. official told Reuters on Tuesday, without providing additional information.

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Iran’s Zarif Accuses U.S. of Violating U.N. Deal by Denying Him a Visa

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif accused the United States on Tuesday of violating its agreement with the United Nations by denying him a visa to speak at a Security Council meeting amid escalating tensions between Washington and Tehran.

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South Korea’s Moon Cites ‘Desperate Need’ for Ways to Improve Ties With North

SEOUL (Reuters) - There is a "desperate need" for practical ways to improve ties with North Korea, the South's President Moon Jae-in said on Tuesday, adding that he was ready to meet with the reclusive leader in Pyongyang repeatedly if necessary.

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