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August 17, 2014 | NPR · American fighter jets and drones carried out airstrikes against Islamist targets near the Mosul Dam in northern Iraq on Saturday. A breach of the dam could threaten entire cities.
 

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Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

Oct 15, 2013 — A presentation by the Iranian delegation gets generally positive reviews from Western powers meeting in Geneva.
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Oct 4, 2013 — NPR's Steve Inskeep says that in his interview with Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday, the Israeli prime minister seemed bent on exposing the other side of Iran's president, Hassan Rouhani.
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Jun 14, 2013 — Six candidates vie to replace the combative president, all but one of whom are hard-liners favored by the country's ruling Islamic clerics.
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Mar 12, 2013 — The Iranian leader attended Hugo Chávez's funeral in Venezuela. Afterward, a photo surfaced that Iran's conservative clerics say shows him sinning — by touching a woman to whom he's not related.
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Oct 1, 2012 — Mahmoud Ahmadinejad brought a large entourage with him when he visited New York last week. One of them, a cameraman, stayed behind and is seeking asylum in the U.S., a lawyer says.
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Sep 27, 2012 — The Israeli prime minister will take his case to the U.N. General Assembly. Also due to address the delegates today: Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.
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Sep 26, 2012 — Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad used his eighth appearance before the U.N. General Assembly to elaborate on his vision of a new world order and criticize what he calls the world's "hegemonic" and "expansionist" powers.
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Sep 28, 2011 — Why would Iran and President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad "ascribe to such a ridiculous belief that stands in the face of all logic and evidence?" asks an essay in a magazine thought to be produced by al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula.
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Sep 22, 2011 — Diplomats from the U.S. and many other nations have walked out of the United Nations General Assembly as the Iranian president runs through a long list of what he says are crimes committed by other nations. The U.S. calls his comments "despicable."
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Sep 14, 2011 — President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's prediction that the two men will be freed this week is "not considered reliable," the judiciary says. Its officials are "examining pleas by lawyers of the two defendants for their release on bail."
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