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Iran eyes more funds for missiles, Guards after US sanctions

DUBAI: Iran’s parliament gave initial approval on Sunday to a bill to boost spending on Tehran’s missile program and the elite Revolutionary Guards in retaliation for new sanctions imposed by the United States.Lawmakers overwhelmingly approved the outlines of the bill ...

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U.S. slaps new sanctions on Venezuela, fugitive mayor defiant

CARACAS/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Washington imposed sanctions on eight Venezuelan officials on Wednesday for their role in creating an all-powerful legislative body loyal to President Nicolas Maduro, while a mayor-turned-fugitive called for more anti-government protests. The new U.S. sanctions targeted politicians ...

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