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Son of Iranian-American detainee asks Tehran 'to show mercy'

WASHINGTON (AP) — The health of an Iranian-American dual national held in Tehran is rapidly deteriorating, his family and attorney warned Thursday as they appealed to Iranian authorities to allow h...

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Oil prices decline by 18%, boosting India's CAD in election season

Read more about Oil prices decline by 18%, boosting India's CAD in election season on Business Standard. Iran breather brings down retail prices by 4-5%

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Trump seeks confirmation of new US ambassador to Iraq

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is asking the Senate to approve a new ambassador to Iraq as the U.S. ratchets up pressure on neighboring Iran and as some Republicans in Congress call for a...

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U.S. envoy for Iran warns EU banks, firms against non-dollar Iran trade

"European banks and European companies know that we will vigorously enforce sanctions against this brutal and violent regime," he said in a telephone briefing with reporters.

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Putin says oil at $70 per barrel #39;suits#39; Russia

Oil prices have shed a fifth of their value over the past month due to oversupply and signs of a softer-than-expected impact from sanctions on Iranian crude exports.

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Vladimir Putin: Arms control to top agenda for his meeting with Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump (left) and Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais/File) Russian President Vladimir Putin says...

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Iran or Persia, officially the Islamic Republic of Iran, is a country in Western Asia. The country is bordered on the north by Armenia, Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan. As Iran is a littoral state of the Caspian Sea, which is an inland sea, Kazakhstan and Russia are also Iran's direct neighbors to the north.