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Conflict

US strike kills top Iranian commander

Iran threatened on Friday to hit back hard after a US air strike in Baghdad killed Qasem Soleimani, commander of Iran's elite Quds Force and architect of its growing military influence in the Middle East.

Global Scan

Kim Jong Un is not impressed by your discount haircuts

Kim Jong Un is known around the world for his hair, but evidently he's a little sensitive about it. The "dear leader" of North Korea wants a London barbershop to take down a promotional photo that uses his image with the words "Bad Hair Day." That and more in today's Global Scan.

Iran's Rouhani willing to work with the West

Newly-elected Iranian President Hasan Rouhani has landed in the United States and quickly made a flurry of friendly gestures toward the West, including declaring Iran would not ever develop nuclear weapons. Rouhani has met with American media as he prepared for the U. N. General Assembly.

Global Politics

Iran's Regime Change?

Hassan Rouhani's moderate tone contrasts pretty strongly with the rhetoric of his predecessor, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Ahmadinejad most famously talked of wiping Israel off the map.

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Conflict & Justice

Iran's 'Daily Show'

A new television show is changing the way many Iranians watch news. Some call it the Iranian version of the Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Its name in Persian is Parazit (Static). Mitra Taj reports on its rising popularity both in Iran and abroad.

Global Politics

Iran's Regime Change?

Hassan Rouhani's moderate tone contrasts pretty strongly with the rhetoric of his predecessor, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Ahmadinejad most famously talked of wiping Israel off the map.