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US House votes on Incidents at Sea deal with Iran

The United States House of Representatives has voted unanimously to require the Pentagon to consider setting up a communications channel with Iran to prevent accidental military confrontations in the Persian Gulf. The House voted on Thursday on an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that requires the Pentagon ...

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Leader of Afghan IS branch killed in US strike: Pentagon

WASHINGTON  – US forces have killed the head of the Islamic State group s Afghanistan branch, the Pentagon said Friday, marking the third time in a year the franchise has lost its leader. Abu Sayed was killed in a July 11 strike in Afghanistan s northeastern province of Kunar on the headquarters ...

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Iranian math genius Mirzakhani passes away

Award-winning Iranian mathematician Maryam Mirzakhani has reportedly passed away due to cancer at a hospital in the United States. Iran’s Mehr News Agency cited one of Mirzakhani’s relatives as confirming her death on Saturday. (This item is being updated.)

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Iran’s IDRO plans to develop major oil field

Iran’s IDRO Group says it plans to develop the Susangerd oil field in the country’s southwest in partnership with a reputable international company.  IDRO received a permit from the Ministry of Petroleum for carrying out studies on the field in May, its Managing Director Mansour Moazzami told Fars news agency. ...

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