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Why the Russia-Turkey-Iran Alliance Could Be More Disturbing Than You Think

At a time when Russia faces widespread diplomatic fallout from the poisoned spy scandal and Turkey frustrates Western allies amid human rights concerns, these two rival nations are teaming up with Iran, a country that may soon restart its nuclear weapons program. On Tuesday, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan put

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Iran Protests: Why This Ancient Nation Holds Biblical Significance

At least 20 people have died and more than 450 arrested during the largest anti-government protests in Iran since the disputed presidential election in 2009. Thousands of protesters are chanting against Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. The protests began about economic dissatisfaction. A recent 40 percent increase in egg and

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