Iranian school girls attend a parliament session in Tehran
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Iranian women stand in line at a polling station during the parliamentary and Experts Assembly elections in Qom, Iran
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US Secretary of State John Kerry looks at the view of Lake Geneva from his hotel room as the Iran nuclear talks continue, in Lausanne, Switzerland.
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Iranian mourners at a funeral procession in Tehran for Brigadier General Mohammad Ali Allahdadi, a commander in the Islamic republic’s Revolutionary Guards, who was killed in an Israeli air strike in Syria.
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A group of female spectators leaves as another group listen to a debate in the Iranian parliament. Fakhroddin Ahamadi Danesh Ashtiani was proposed by President Hassan Rouhani for the post of science minister, but was rejected.
Iranian soldiers mark the Iraqi invasion in 1980, which led to an eight-year war (1980-1988), during an annual military parade in Tehran, Iran