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Iranians head to polls in delayed runoff parliamentary vote [Video]

Iranians head to polls in delayed runoff parliamentary vote

Iranians head to polls in delayed runoff parliamentary vote

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 01:40Published
Iran currency loses more than half of its value over four months [Video]

Iran currency loses more than half of its value over four months

The coronavirus pandemic and US sanctions are causing severe economic damage, leaving Iranians struggling to make ends meet.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:21Published

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Iran's currency started gathering strength as soon as news of the country's landmark deal to roll back its nuclear program was announced. The deal comes as a relief to business owners, while many hope..
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One man was accused of being a UK spy, while the other was convicted of spying for Israel and Germany.
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Iran's Judiciary has confirmed that five Iranian nationals were recently detained on charges of spying for Israel, Britain and Germany, adding two of them have already been convicted. Addressing a news..
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Iran’s coronavirus count stands at roughly 269,000 but the actual number of Covid-positive persons is nearly 90 times higher, President Hassan Rouhani suggested. Critically, millions more are at risk..
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Rouhani: Iranians defeated America’s knee-to-neck policy through unity

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President Hassan Rouhani says the Iranian nation has managed to defeat America’s longtime “knee-to-neck” policy by closing ranks and standing united against Washington’s pressure campaign...
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Iran appeals to people not to travel for Eid holiday to avoid COVID-19 spike

Iran's top health official appealed to Iranians to avoid travelling during the Eid al-Fitr religious holiday later this month to avoid the risk of a new surge of coronavirus infections, state TV..
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Iranians should be cautious but not afraid of the coronavirus: Rouhani

Iranians should be cautious but not afraid of the coronavirus, President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday as the country eases restrictions in an attempt to return to normal life.
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Iran plans to reopen mosques in areas free of coronavirus, president says

Iran plans to reopen mosques in parts of the country that have been consistently free of the coronavirus outbreak as restrictions on Iranians gradually ease, President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday.
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Iran renews coronavirus warning as 'low risk' activities re-start

President Hassan Rouhani urged Iranians to continue to respect measures to guard against the new coronavirus as "low-risk" business activities resumed in most of the country on Saturday, state news..
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Rouhani urges Iranians to respect health protocols as coronavirus curbs ease

President Hassan Rouhani urged Iranians to respect health protocols to guard against the new coronavirus as "low-risk" economic activities resumed in most of the country on Saturday, state news agency..
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Unity will help Iran overcome coronavirus, Rouhani says

Iranians will overcome a coronavirus outbreak with unity, President Hassan Rouhani said in a televised speech on Friday, praising doctors and nurses for their courage in fighting the disease that has..
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Coronavirus keeps families apart on eve of Iranian new year

Like many Iranians, Mahnaz left Iran and settled in a western country 10 years ago after political restrictions in the Islamic Republic made it difficult for her to live and work there.
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Iranians told to stay at home as coronavirus death toll rises to 354

Iran urged people to stay at home, avoid unnecessary journeys and spread no rumors about the coronavirus on Wednesday after the death toll from the virus rose to 354 in the Islamic Republic.
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Coronavirus: Govt in talks with Iran to bring back Indians; Iranian flight to bring 300 swabs

A ferry flight will soon reach the national capital from Tehran with around 300 swab samples of Indians suspected of having coronavirus infection. The flight is expected to land in the national capital..
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Coronavirus outbreak: Iranians stranded in India to leave on Friday

An empty flight from Iran will be coming to India on Friday to take them back.
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Russia restricts entry of Iranians, South Koreans amid coronavirus fears

The Russian government on Friday temporarily barred Iranian citizens from entering Russia and said it would also restrict the entry of South Korean citizens from March 1 as a precaution against the..
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Iran's coronavirus death toll rises to 16 as worries deepen

Two more people infected with the new coronavirus have died, taking the toll in Iran to 16, officials said on Tuesday, as Iranians worried that authorities could be underestimating the scale of..
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Iran urges citizens to stay at home as coronavirus spreads: TV

As death toll of those infected by the new coronavirus reached 16, Iran's health ministry on Tuesday urged Iranians to stay at home, a ministry spokesman told state TV.
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Iran confirms two more dead of new coronavirus - local media

Two more Iranians infected with the new coronavirus have died in Iran, local media website Eghtesaonline reported on Tuesday, citing the head of the Medical Science University of Saveh, raising the..
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In Iran, petrol prices are so high that people have resorted to stealing it

Drivers fill up their cars with petrol and then drive away without paying... While petrol station attendents run after them, flinging stones at their vehicles. This has become a common sight in Iran,..
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Iranians vote in election, hardliners set to dominate

Iranians began voting on Friday in a parliamentary election likely to help hardline loyalists of the supreme leader tighten their grip on power as the country faces mounting U.S. pressure over its..
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Iran holds parliamentary election likely to bolster hardliners

Iranians began voting on Friday in a parliamentary election likely to help religious rulers tighten their grip on power as the country faces mounting U.S. pressure over its nuclear program and growing..
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Iranians begin voting in parliamentary election: state TV

Iranians began voting on Friday in a parliamentary election that is unlikely to change the Islamic Republic's troubled relations with the United States, after thousands of candidates were barred from..
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U.S. targets five Iranians in latest sanctions action

The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on five Iranians in its latest action targeting Tehran, according to a notice posted Thursday on the U.S. Treasury Department's website.
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Moderates sidelined as Iranians head to the polls

Iranian voters on Friday will pick 290 parliamentarians in the country’s first poll since the US pulled out of a landmark nuclear deal. But critics complain Iranian authorities have already..
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Addis Ababa: US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo said Iran must be held accountable for its proxies’ attacks on American forces in Baghdad, warning that such violence can’t become routine.”It..
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'From bad to worse' - Dashed hopes may deter many Iranians from polls

Confrontation with America, economic hardship and an airline tragedy have battered Iranians' confidence in their leaders, posing a potential problem for the authorities in a parliamentary election this..
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Iranians vote on Friday in a parliamentary election likely to reinforce Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's authority, as the country faces mounting U.S. pressure over its nuclear program and..
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No dialogue for now as Saudis, Iranians camp on positions

Iran and Saudi Arabia appeared no closer to bridging their differences on Saturday with both sides sticking to their positions and regional facilitator Oman seeing no breakthrough before U.S. elections..
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Iran's Rouhani calls for unity, accuses Trump of exploiting rift

Iranians should not allow U.S. President Donald Trump's "maximum pressure" approach to harm national unity ahead of parliamentary elections, President Hassan Rouhani said in a speech, lashing out at..
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Iranians should not allow U.S. President Donald Trump's "maximum pressure" approach to harm national unity ahead of parliamentary elections, President Hassan Rouhani said in a speech broadcast live on..
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‘Demeaned and Humiliated’: What Happened to These Iranians at U.S. Airports

Since August, at least 16 Iranian students have been turned away at airports, losing their chances to study at prestigious universities, amid new tensions between the U.S. and Iran.
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Iran considers dual nationals on downed Ukrainian plane to be Iranians: TV

Iran considers dual nationals aboard a Ukrainian plane that was shot down accidentally this month to be Iranian citizens, the Foreign Ministry spokesman said on Monday.
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Iran's supreme leader says Trump is a 'clown' who will betray Iranians

Iran’s supreme leader said President Donald Trump is a “clown” who only pretends to support the Iranian people but will “push a poisonous dagger” into their backs, as he struck a defiant tone..
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Iranian American activist Hoda Katebi rarely takes a break from organizing. As tensions between the U.S. and Iran escalate, she reflects on her concerns for Iranians in Iran and her hopes for the..
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Iranians bury dead from downed plane after days of rage on the street

Iranians buried their dead from an airliner shot down by the military as authorities on Wednesday identified more of the 176 victims of last week's crash, which led to days of rage against Iran's..
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Protesters denouncing Iran's clerical rulers took to the streets and riot police deployed to face them on Monday, in a third day of demonstrations after authorities acknowledged mistakenly shooting..
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Iranian protesters gathered for a third day on Monday in the capital amid public anger over the military's admission that it had shot down a civilian airliner last week, videos from inside Iran posted..
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