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'An extraordinary feeling': Iran women attend football match

For nearly 40 years, female spectators have been banned from entering football and other sports stadiums in Iran.

'An extraordinary feeling': Iran women attend football match

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Twin blasts hit Iranian oil tanker in the Red Sea

Suspected rocket attack damages Iranian vessel causing an oil leak off Saudi Arabia's port city of Jeddah.

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Oil prices jump after Iranian oil tanker explosions

Crude oil prices surged about two percent on concerns over potential disruption to supplies.

Oil prices jump after Iranian oil tanker explosions

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Iran oil tanker: Explosion on ship near Saudi port city of Jeddah

Iran state oil company tanker explodes, catching fire near Jeddah, in Red Sea, according to Iran state media.

Football

Iran beat Cambodia 14-0 in historic match attended by women

More than 3,000 women attend FIFA World Cup qualifying match in Tehran to watch Iran beat Cambodia 14-0.

Iran beat Cambodia 14-0 in historic match attended by women

Middle East

Iran's Zarif: Either all Gulf states safe 'or all deprived of it'

In opinion piece, Iranian foreign minister says countries in the Gulf region must work collectively for lasting peace.

Iran's Zarif: Either all Gulf states safe 'or all deprived of it'

Middle East

Iran frees Russian journalist 'accused of working for Israel'

Yulia Yuzik was arrested in Tehran for alleged visa violations, but Russia says she was accused of working for Israel.

Iran frees Russian journalist 'accused of working for Israel'

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'Taking back what's ours': Iran's women to attend historic match

After decades of struggle, female football fans say their presence at World Cup qualifier is just the beginning.

'Taking back what's ours': Iran's women to attend historic match

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HIV rumours trigger angry protests in southwest Iran

The health ministry dismissed reports an alleged outbreak was caused by a contaminated syringe used by a local nurse.

HIV rumours trigger angry protests in southwest Iran

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Iran sees Iraq unrest as a plot to undo bilateral ties

Iran accuses its foes of deliberately stirring trouble at a time when pilgrims head to Iraq for a major religious event.

Iran sees Iraq unrest as a plot to undo bilateral ties

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Iran arrests Instagram celebrity for 'blasphemy': Report

Sahar Tabar faces charges of blasphemy, gaining income through inappropriate means, and encouraging youth criminality.

Iran arrests Instagram celebrity for 'blasphemy': Report

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Iran says Chinese state oil firm has withdrawn from $5bn deal

Chinese company pulls out of the agreement in what appears to be the latest economic setback because of US sanctions.

Iran says Chinese state oil firm has withdrawn from $5bn deal

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'Enemies seek to sow discord' between Iran and Iraq: Khamenei

More than 100 people have been killed in Iraq since clashes erupted last week between protesters and security forces.

'Enemies seek to sow discord' between Iran and Iraq: Khamenei

Israel

Israel seeking 'non-aggression' agreements with Gulf states

Israeli foreign minister says 'historic move' will pave way for peace pacts but analysts dub it 'wishful thinking'.

Israel seeking 'non-aggression' agreements with Gulf states

Middle East

Saudi Arabia, Iran 'take steps towards indirect talks'

New York Times says Saudi crown prince asked leaders of Iraq and Pakistan to speak to Iran about defusing tensions.

Saudi Arabia, Iran take steps towards indirect talks: Report