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Iranian Sunnis complain of discrimination
The religious minority says they are treated as second-class citizens, but are hopeful for changes under Rouhani.
Last updated: 09 Mar 2014 13:38 GMT
US arrests man in Iran uranium sting
Thirty-three-year-old man arrested with uranium supposedly destined for Iran hidden in soles of his shoe.
Last updated: 24 Aug 2013 16:40 GMT
Many drown in Iran boat accident
Sixteen bodies recovered after passenger boat sinks off southern coast due to engine malfunction in stormy weather.
Last updated: 22 Jan 2012 14:47 GMT
Earthquake hits southern Iran
Powerful quake rocks mountainous area with no immediate word on any casualties or damages.
Last updated: 26 Nov 2010 16:15 GMT
Nigeria reports Iran arms seizure
Foreign minister says it has reported Iran to UN Security Council for possible sanctions violation.
Last updated: 16 Nov 2010 06:34 GMT
Nigeria intercepts 'Iran arms ship'
Foreign minister says Tehran will be reported to Security Council if a probe finds it violated UN sanctions.
Last updated: 13 Nov 2010 08:56 GMT
Deadly earthquake strikes Iran
Tremor in south of country is felt in the United Arab Emirates across the Gulf.
Last updated: 10 Sep 2008 21:38 GMT
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