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Iranian officials say the US sanctions have not slowed the development of the country's arms industry [Iranian Defence Ministry via AFP]

Iran plans to boost missile capacity in spite of sanctions

Iran is planning to increase its missile capacity and acquire modern fighter jets and submarines as part of efforts to expand its defence capabilities, a senior official has said.
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John Bolton: US sanctions on Iran more effective than expected

United States sanctions reimposed on Iran have been more effective than expected, President Donald Trump’s national security adviser said, although he noted the continuation of regional activity by Tehran opposed by Washington.

Iran bans English in primary schools to prevent ‘western cultural invasion’

Iran has banned the teaching of English in primary schools, a senior education official said, after Islamic leaders warned that early learning of the language opened the way to a Western “cultural invasion”.

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani declares end of Islamic State

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani declared the end of Islamic State on Tuesday in an address broadcast live on state TV.

Iranians mock Donald Trump over ‘ridiculous’ speech

Iranians responded with anger and mockery on Saturday to the bellicose criticism of their government by US President Donald Trump who threatened to tear up the landmark nuclear deal.

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