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President Donald Trump listens as his National Security Adviser John Bolton speaks during a presidential memorandum signing for the "Women's Global Development and Prosperity" initiative in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, U.S., February 7, 2019.

The White House burns the intelligence community again with a threatening message to Iran

National security adviser John Bolton has long advocated bombing Iran, and he delivered another address on Monday warning the country's regime.
Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi crowning Empress Farah at their coronation ceremony in 1967.

25 photos show what Iran looked like before the 1979 revolution turned the nation into an Islamic republic

From 1941 to 1979, Iran was ruled by King Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, the Shah. On February 11, 1979, the Islamic Revolution swept the country.
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.

The US is charging 9 Iranians with hacking major American universities on behalf of the Iranian government

The US charged nine Iranians with orchestrating cyberattacks against more than 350 entities, mostly universities, on behalf of the Iranian government.
Students wave Iranian national flags during a ceremony to mark the anniversary of Iran's 1979 Islamic Revolution in Tehran's Azadi (Freedom) Square February 10, 2009.

After mass protests, Iran bans English in schools to fight Western ‘cultural invasion’

The Iranian government has blamed its Western "enemies" for provoking recent protests.
People protesting in Tehran.

The price of eggs in Iran went up 50%, and 21 people were killed in the protests that followed

Prices well beyond double the normal helped crystallise dissatisfaction in Iran with the government, and has led to a spiral of violence and recrimination.

At least 20 people dead, hundreds arrested: Here’s everything you need to know about the protests rocking Iran

These are the largest demonstrations in the country since 2009, and US President Donald Trump says "the USA is watching very closely."
A map showing the location of Qahderijan, where several people were killed, inside the highlighted province of Isfahan.

21 people are dead and 450 under arrest in Iran’s bloody week of protests

Iran's supreme leader blamed the unrest on "wicked enemies backed by westerners."

Iran’s reformists won a huge victory in the country’s elections, but there’s a big catch

Final election tallies showed that candidates on the reformist ticket won 27% of the overall vote and gained roughly 30 parliamentary seats.

‘McDonald’s diplomacy’: The nuclear deal has emboldened Iranian hardliners — and that shouldn’t be a surprise

The Iran nuclear deal, the optimism went, would help open up the country to the West. It would soften the influence of hardliners in the country.