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Iran's foreign minister visits Saudi Arabia's powerful crown prince as tensions between rivals ease

Aug. 18, 2023 08:26 AM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran's foreign minister met Friday with Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman as part of his visit to the kingdom, a sign of how the two countries are trying to ease tensions after years of turmoil. Images of Iran's top diplomat, Hossein...

Iran opens registration for candidates in next year's parliament election, the first since protests

Aug. 07, 2023 01:10 AM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran on Monday began registering candidates for parliamentary elections in March, which will be the first since nationwide protests rocked the country last year. Iran has held regular presidential and parliamentary elections since the 1979 Islamic...

Protesters storm Swedish Embassy in Baghdad after man threatens to burn Quran in Stockholm

Jul. 20, 2023 16:35 PM EDT

BAGHDAD (AP) — Protesters angered by an Iraqi man in Sweden who threatened to burn a copy of the Quran stormed the Swedish Embassy in Baghdad early Thursday, overrunning the diplomatic compound and starting a fire. Hours later, Iraq’s prime minister cut diplomatic ties with...