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Inside Iran’s Presidential Election and Beyond

Unlike what was expected, turnout for Iran's Friday's elections was high.

Some questions about Iran’s presidential election and beyond: DOES THE ELECTION MATTER? Yes, but not in the ways many people think. Iran’s president does not set the country’s major policies such as the nuclear program, relations with the West or military projects. All this falls under the ruling clerics headed …

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Syria: Israel Attacked Defense Facilities

An image taken from a YouTube video purportedly shows an explosion on a mountain filmed from a Damascus suburb Saturday.

A series of massive explosions illuminated the predawn sky in Damascus, prompting more claims that Israel has launched attacks into the war-torn country. Syria accused Israel of firing rockets into the Damascus suburb of Jamraya early Sunday, striking a scientific research center, Syrian state-run TV reported. The report claimed the …

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