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Iran Responds to Trump on Nuclear Deal: U.S. Criticism ‘Worn Out’

U.S. and Iranian officials traded criticisms over compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal on Thursday, following Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s certification to Congress that Iran was following the letter of the deal but could still merit sanctions for its “alarming ongoing provocations” across the Middle East, including sponsorship of terrorism.

Former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, center, talks with a man after receiving his petition for help outside his house in northeastern Tehran, Iran, Monday, Aug. 3, 2015. Ahmadinejad receive petitions there to pass on to authorities. He has launched a political campaign ahead of February’s parliamentary elections in what could prove a challenge to the moderates behind a landmark nuclear agreement reached last month. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)

Ahmadinejad Disqualified from Iranian Presidential Election

Former Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad made a big splash with his theatrical eleventh-hour entry into the 2017 presidential race, with some Iranian analysts immediately declaring him the third man in a three-way race (which has about 1,600 also-rans).

Popular Hashtag in Arab World Names Iran, Islamic State as Partners

TEL AVIV — In an attempt to fight the concept that Iran is part of the war against terrorist organizations, particularly the Islamic State group, social media users in the Arab world have rallied behind a hashtag online, #ISIS_and_Iran_are_one, claiming that the two have mutual interests and are serving one another.