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Updated: 17th November 2019 21:23Iran

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Iran’s supreme leader on Sunday cautiously backed the government’s decision to raise gasoline prices by 50% after days of widespread protests.
Over 40 aftershocks rattled the rural region nestled in the Alborz Mountains, and residents rushed out of their homes in fear.
Foreign adversaries may use social media campaigns, disinformation operations and cyberattacks to impact 2020 elections, federal officials warned.
The move is Iran's latest step away from its nuclear deal with world powers since Trump withdrew from the accord over a year ago.

It was the latest incident in the region amid months of heightened tensions between Tehran and the U.S.
Women have been banned from many sporting events in Iran since 1981, during the early years of the country’s Islamic Revolution.
His speech at the U.N. General Assembly came shortly after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced new U.S. sanctions targeting Iran’s ability to sell its oil.
A centerpiece of this year's U.N. schedule will be a Monday session on climate change that Trump plans to skip.
Iran’s president Hassan Rouhani separately promised to unveil a regional peace plan at this week's upcoming high-level meetings at the United Nations.
President Donald Trump's administration has blamed Iran for the attacks on Saudi oil facilities.
The president threatened the "ultimate option," but then didn't seem to know just what that phrase meant.
The U.S. secretary of state said Iran was behind the missile strikes. Saudi officials said they had proof.
GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham incurred Trump's wrath after a tweet about "weakness" over Iran.
“If it’s very clearly a smoking gun, I don’t think you can have something that just goes unanswered," Sen. Thom Tillis (R-N.C.) said Tuesday.
The common belief that Trump will start a conflict on the kingdom's behalf is based on a misunderstanding that a confrontation helps the Saudis.
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's comments follow reports about a possible meeting between President Donald Trump and his Iranian counterpart, Hassan Rouhani.
"My fellow service members and I, we are not your prostitutes," said the Democratic presidential candidate.
He's changed his tune now as he waits to "hear from the Kingdom" regarding a response to the attack on Saudi oil facilities.
Critics say Trump’s serial dishonesty makes it harder to gather allies to counter Iran’s likely role in an attack on Saudi Arabia.
The president and his administration have expressed a willingness to arrange unconditional talks on many occasions despite Trump's cry that it's "fake news."