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Iran loses protest to overturn Asian Cup loss to Iraq

Sun, 01/25/2015 - 10:03
By Julian Linden SYDNEY (Reuters) - Iraq were cleared to take their place in Monday's Asian Cup quarter-final against South Korea after the Asian Football Confederation dismissed a protest from Iran. Iraq beat their old foes 7-6 on penalties after the teams finished tied at 3-3 in Friday's quarter-finals but Iran later submitted a formal protest, asking for the result to be overturned. In the ...
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Soccer-Iran loses protest to overturn Asian Cup loss to Iraq

Sun, 01/25/2015 - 09:59
* Iran protest Iraq used 'ineligible' player * AFC dismisses Iran protest as unfounded * Iraq focussing on semi-final with South Korea (Adds details) By Julian Linden SYDNEY, Jan 25 (Reuters) - Iraq were cleared to take their place in Monday's Asian Cup quarter-final against South Korea after the Asian Football Confederation dismissed a protest from Iran. Iraq beat their old foes 7-6 on ...
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Soccer-Iran loses protest to overturn Asian Cup loss to Iraq

Sun, 01/25/2015 - 09:59
* Iran protest Iraq used 'ineligible' player * AFC dismisses Iran protest as unfounded * Iraq focussing on semi-final with South Korea (Adds details) By Julian Linden SYDNEY, Jan 25 (Reuters) - Iraq were cleared to take their place in Monday's Asian Cup quarter-final against South Korea after the Asian Football Confederation dismissed a protest from Iran. Iraq beat their old foes 7-6 on ...
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Iran protest over 'ineligible' Iraqi

Sun, 01/25/2015 - 04:22
The Asian Cup disclipinary committee is considering an Iran claim that Iraq fielded an ineligible player in their quarter-final.
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Iran protest over 'ineligible' Iraqi

Sun, 01/25/2015 - 04:22
The Asian Cup disclipinary committee is considering an Iran claim that Iraq fielded an ineligible player in their quarter-final.
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Iran in Asian Cup protest over 'ineligible' Iraq player

Sun, 01/25/2015 - 04:15
Asian Cup organisers scrambled on Sunday to deal with a sensational protest from Iran claiming that Iraq fielded an ineligible player during their stormy quarter-final defeat.
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Iran in Asian Cup protest over 'ineligible' Iraq player

Sun, 01/25/2015 - 04:11
Asian Cup organisers scrambled on Sunday to deal with a sensational protest from Iran claiming that Iraq fielded an ineligible player during their stormy quarter-final defeat.
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Iran protest over 'ineligible' Iraq football player

Sun, 01/25/2015 - 03:49
Sydney (AFP) - Asian Cup organisers scrambled on Sunday to deal with a sensational protest from Iran claiming that Iraq fielded an ineligible player during their stormy quarter-final defeat.
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Iran protest over 'ineligible' Iraq football player

Sun, 01/25/2015 - 03:49
Sydney (AFP) - Asian Cup organisers scrambled on Sunday to deal with a sensational protest from Iran claiming that Iraq fielded an ineligible player during their stormy quarter-final defeat.
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Iran FM in rare Saudi visit after king's death

Sat, 01/24/2015 - 19:16
Iran's foreign minister arrived in Saudi Arabia on Saturday for a rare visit to the regional rival, bringing condolences after the death of King Abdullah, television pictures showed. Saudi officials greeted Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif after he landed at a military airport in the capital Riyadh. Iran and Saudi Arabia, the region's foremost Shiite and Sunni Muslim powers, have had ...
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Iran lawmakers drafting law on nuclear enrichment hike

Sat, 01/24/2015 - 14:16
Iran's parliament has started to draft a law that would allow the country's nuclear scientists to intensify their uranium enrichment, a step that could complicate ongoing talks with world powers. The move, announced Saturday by parliament's National Security and Foreign Policy Committee, comes after US lawmakers said they were planning legislation that could place new sanctions on Iran. The ...
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Iran FM in rare Saudi visit after king's death: TV

Sat, 01/24/2015 - 13:14
Iran's foreign minister arrived in Saudi Arabia on Saturday for a rare visit to the regional rival, bringing condolences after the death of King Abdullah, television pictures showed. Saudi officials greeted Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif after he landed at a military airport in the capital Riyadh. Iran and Saudi Arabia, the region's foremost Shiite and Sunni Muslim powers, have had ...
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Saudi king's death unlikely to change rivalry with Iran

Sat, 01/24/2015 - 04:06
In Iran, Saudi Arabia’s longtime rival for influence in the Middle East, there is little expectation that King Abdullah’s death will alter the deep enmity that has helped fuel hostilities and proxy battles throughout the region, including in Syria, Lebanon, Iraq, Yemen and Bahrain.
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Saudi king's death unlikely to change rivalry with Iran

Sat, 01/24/2015 - 03:59
In Iran, Saudi Arabia’s longtime rival for influence in the Middle East, there is little expectation that King Abdullah’s death will alter the deep enmity that has helped fuel hostilities and proxy battles throughout the region, including in Syria, Lebanon, Iraq, Yemen and Bahrain.
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Saudi king's death unlikely to change rivalry with Iran

Sat, 01/24/2015 - 03:54
In Iran, Saudi Arabia’s longtime rival for influence in the Middle East, there is little expectation that King Abdullah’s death will alter the deep enmity that has helped fuel hostilities and proxy battles throughout the region, including in Syria, Lebanon, Iraq, Yemen and Bahrain.
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Geneva Stroll With Kerry Lands Iran Top Diplomat in Trouble

Sat, 01/24/2015 - 03:12
A walk down the streets of Geneva with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry was all it took to get Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in trouble back at home.
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‘Iran not a base for ISIS’

Sat, 01/24/2015 - 00:00
The embassy of Iran in Manila yesterday belied reports that a Filipino student trained in Iran to join the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) extremists.
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Iran: US sanctions vote will kill 'probability' of nuke deal

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 20:49
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — Iran's foreign minister Javad Zarif said Friday that a vote in U.S. Congress for more sanctions against his country will kill a likely nuclear deal with the West.
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New US sanctions would 'unravel' Iran nuclear deal: Zarif

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 20:30
Iran warned the US Congress on Friday against imposing new sanctions, saying this would lead to a collapse of negotiations over Tehran's controversial nuclear programme. "We have an agreement that has the prospect of reaching a comprehensive agreement," Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told a meeting of political and business leaders in Davos. "If someone comes to torpedo (the ...
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Iran offers condolences to Saudi after king's death

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 20:16
Iran said Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif would take part in an official ceremony in the Saudi capital on Saturday, without giving further details. President Hassan Rouhani also expressed his condolences in a short statement.
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