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Iran frees US-Iranian, three journalists still held-source

DUBAI - An Iranian-American man detained along with three journalists in Iran last week has been released, a source close to the individual said on Wednesday.

U.S. nuclear negotiator declines setting deadline on Iran deal 29 Jul 2014

WASHINGTON - The lead U.S. nuclear negotiator declined to give a final deadline on Tuesday for negotiating a final nuclear agreement with Iran, but said participants mean to finish the international talks at the end of the current four-month extension.

Iran leader calls Israel 'rabid dog', urges arms for Palestinians 29 Jul 2014

DUBAI - Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Tuesday called Israel a "rabid dog" for its attacks on Gaza, and urged Muslims to arm Palestinians to enable them to counter what he termed genocide.

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As U.S. kicks off crude exports, Iran casts a shadow in Asia 27 Jul 2014

SINGAPORE - The United States faces an awkward rival in its first attempts in 40 years to export crude oil - Iran.

Iran detains four journalists, three of them Iranian-American, says CPJ 25 Jul 2014

ANKARA - The Committee to Protect Journalists on Thursday called on the Iranian government to immediately release four detained journalists, three of whom it said had U.S.-Iranian nationality.

Iranians tell Palestinians to fight against Israel: state TV 25 Jul 2014

ANKARA - Iranians took part in huge rallies across the country on Friday to show solidarity with Palestinians, urging them to keep up their struggle despite the Israeli assault on Gaza, Iranian state television reported.

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IAEA says needs more money to monitor Iran nuclear deal extension - document 25 Jul 2014

STOCKHOLM - The U.N. atomic watchdog said it needs 1 million euros in extra funding to help pay for its monitoring of a four-month extension of an interim nuclear deal between Iran and six world powers.

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Iran nuclear talks to resume in early September - state TV 24 Jul 2014

DUBAI - Iran said on Wednesday nuclear talks with six world powers would resume in early September, according to state television, after both sides agreed to continue talking for four more months to try to reach a final agreement on Tehran's nuclear programme.

U.S. Republican lawmakers seek greater say on Iran nuclear deal 24 Jul 2014

WASHINGTON - U.S. Republican lawmakers introduced legislation on Wednesday that would force President Barack Obama to submit quickly to Congress any comprehensive nuclear agreement with Iran and give lawmakers the chance to reject the deal and reimpose sanctions.

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Iran's supreme leader calls for end to "murderous" Israeli regime 23 Jul 2014

DUBAI - Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Wednesday called for a referendum canvassing the Arabs and Jews that live in Israel in order to end the "Zionist state", but said until such a vote could be held, armed resistance was necessary.

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Carnage at U.N. school as Israel pounds Gaza Strip

GAZA/JERUSALEM - Israeli shelling killed at least 15 Palestinians sheltering in a U.N.-run school and another 17 near a street market on Wednesday, Gaza's Health Ministry said, with no ceasefire in sight after more than three weeks of fighting. | Video