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    • Islamic State Claims Deadly Iran Attacks on Parliament and Khomeini Tomb

    • By: Thomas Erdbrink
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 11 mins
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    At least 12 people were killed and 42 others were wounded Wednesday morning in a pair of devastating attacks on two of Iran’s most potent symbols: the national Parliament and the mausoleum of the Islamic Republic’s founder, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini.

    "Islamic State Claims Deadly Iran Attacks on Parliament and Khomeini Tomb" is from the June 07, 2015 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Thomas Erdbrink and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Iran Calls Trump's Response to Attacks 'Repugnant'

    • By: Thomas Erdbrink
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 7 mins
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    Iran’s foreign minister denounced on Thursday the United States’ response to a pair of deadly assaults in Tehran as “repugnant,” as the death toll in the attacks rose to 17, with 52 others wounded.

    "Iran Calls Trump's Response to Attacks 'Repugnant'" is from the June 08, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Thomas Erdbrink and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • For Iran, Qatar Crisis Is a Welcome Distraction

    • By: Thomas Erdbrink
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 6 mins
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    Iran’s leaders have been noticeably restrained in their response to the Qatar crisis, and for good reason, analysts say. Not only have they welcomed it, they would be happy to see it quietly drag on.

    "For Iran, Qatar Crisis Is a Welcome Distraction" is from the July 04, 2017 International section of The New York Times. It was written by Thomas Erdbrink and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Iran’s Supreme Leader Sarcastically Thanks Trump for Showing America’s ‘Real Face’

    • By: Thomas Erdbrink
    • Narrated by: Barbara Benjamin-Creel
    • Length: 3 mins
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    As Iran tries to calibrate how to deal with President Donald Trump, its supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, in caustic comments to air force commanders, thanked the new U.S. leader for revealing “the real face” of the United States.

    "Iran’s Supreme Leader Sarcastically Thanks Trump for Showing America’s ‘Real Face’" is from the February 07, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Thomas Erdbrink and narrated by Barbara Benjamin-Creel.

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    • End of an Art Form? The Persian Rug May Not Be Long for This World

    • By: Thomas Erdbrink
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "End of an Art Form? The Persian Rug May Not Be Long for This World" is from the May 26, 2016 Arts section of The New York Times. It was written by Thomas Erdbrink and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • Protests Pop Up Across Iran, Fueled by Daily Dissatisfaction

    • By: Thomas Erdbrink
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 9 mins
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    Across Iran’s heartland, from the sweltering heat of its southern cities to the bustling capital, protesters have taken to the streets with increasing intensity in recent months, much to the satisfaction of the Trump administration, which is hoping the civil unrest will put pressure on Iranian leaders.

    "Protests Pop Up Across Iran, Fueled by Daily Dissatisfaction" is from the August 04, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Thomas Erdbrink and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Arrest of Homa Hoodfar in Iran Shines Light on Dangers for Dual Citizens

    • By: Thomas Erdbrink
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 3 mins
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    "Arrest of Homa Hoodfar in Iran Shines Light on Dangers for Dual Citizens" is from the June 09, 2016 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Thomas Erdbrink and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Iran’s Supreme Leader Thanks Trump for Showing America’s ‘True Face’

    • By: Thomas Erdbrink
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 6 mins
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    With Iran calibrating how to deal with President Donald Trump, its supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, caustically thanked the new U.S. leader on Tuesday for revealing “the true face” of the United States.

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    • 3 Sunni-Led States Join Saudi Arabia's Diplomatic Feud against Iran

    • By: Thomas Erdbrink, Somini Sengupta
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 7 mins
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    "3 Sunni-Led States Join Saudi Arabia's Diplomatic Feud against Iran" is from the World section of The New York Times. It was written by Thomas Erdbrink and Somini Sengupta and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • In Iran, Protester ‘Suicides’ Stir Anger and Calls for Accountability

    • By: Thomas Erdbrink
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 8 mins
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    TEHRAN, Iran — Two of the detained young men killed themselves, and another was a terrorist who died in a clash with security forces, Iran’s government officials have declared with finality. But in an extraordinary display of audacity, many Iranians, including a number of lawmakers and a top entertainment star, have assailed such conclusions.

    "In Iran, Protester ‘Suicides’ Stir Anger and Calls for Accountability" is from the January 14, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Thomas Erdbrink and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Decades After Alcohol Ban, Iran Admits It Has a Problem

    • By: Thomas Erdbrink
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 7 mins
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    In recent years, Iran, where alcohol has been illegal since the 1979 revolution and is taboo for devout Muslims, has taken the first step and admitted that, like most other nations, it has an alcohol problem.

    "Decades After Alcohol Ban, Iran Admits It Has a Problem" is from the September 11, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Thomas Erdbrink and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Iran’s President Threatens to Restart Nuclear Program

    • By: Thomas Erdbrink
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 3 mins
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    Iran’s nuclear program could be restarted in a matter of “hours,” if the U.S. government imposes further sanctions on Tehran, the country’s president, Hassan Rouhani, said Tuesday.

    "Iran’s President Threatens to Restart Nuclear Program" is from the August 15, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Thomas Erdbrink and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Iran and Boeing Sign $16.6 Billion Deal on Sale of 80 Aircraft

    • By: Thomas Erdbrink
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 3 mins
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    "Iran and Boeing Sign $16.6 Billion Deal on Sale of 80 Aircraft" is from the December 11, 2016 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Thomas Erdbrink and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Iran and Saudi Arabia Exchange Heated Words After Execution of Shiite Cleric

    • By: Ben Hubbard, Thomas Erdbrink
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "Iran and Saudi Arabia Exchange Heated Words After Execution of Shiite Cleric" is from the World section of The New York Times. It was written by Ben Hubbard, Thomas Erdbrink and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Iran Moves to Lift Its Nuclear Enrichment Capacity

    • By: Thomas Erdbrink
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 4 mins
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    TEHRAN, Iran — Iran announced Tuesday that it had completed a new centrifuge assembly center at the Natanz nuclear site, in a first step to increasing its enrichment capacity.

    "Iran Moves to Lift Its Nuclear Enrichment Capacity" is from the June 05, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Thomas Erdbrink and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Iran’s Supreme Leader Hints at Resuming Nuclear Program

    • By: Thomas Erdbrink
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 5 mins
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    TEHRAN, Iran — Iran’s supreme leader Wednesday hinted at stepping up his country’s nuclear program, signaling a possible escalation in an already volatile relationship with Washington after President Donald Trump announced he was pulling the United States out of the 2015 nuclear deal.

    "Iran’s Supreme Leader Hints at Resuming Nuclear Program" is from the May 09, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Thomas Erdbrink and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Death of Iran’s Rafsanjani Removes Influential Voice Against Hard-liners

    • By: Thomas Erdbrink
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 6 mins
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    Rafsanjani, a former president who helped found the Islamic republic, had been the one man too large to be sidelined by conservative hard-liners. Now he was suddenly gone, dead from what state media described as cardiac arrest — and with no one influential enough to fill his shoes.

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    • Death of Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani Is Blow to Iran Reform Movement

    • By: Thomas Erdbrink
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Rafsanjani had a long career as a revolutionary, but was also suspected of accumulating great wealth and influence in the process. He was one of the leaders of the 1979 Islamic revolution, an aide to the founder of the Islamic republic, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini. He also played an kingmaker role in picking the successor to the role of supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, the current head of Iran.

    "Death of Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani Is Blow to Iran Reform Movement" is from the January 08, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Thomas Erdbrink and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • Ex-President of Iran Told Not to Run by Ayatollah

    • By: Thomas Erdbrink
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 3 mins
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    "Ex-President of Iran Told Not to Run by Ayatollah" is from the September 26, 2016 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Thomas Erdbrink and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Iranian Court Sentences 4 Journalists to Long Prison Terms

    • By: Thomas Erdbrink
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 3 mins
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    "Iranian Court Sentences 4 Journalists to Long Prison Terms" is from the April 26, 2016 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Thomas Erdbrink and narrated by Caroline Miller.

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