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An Iranian woman prays at St. Joseph's Cathedral in Tehran, Iran, a country where Christians and other religious groups have faced persecution. Atta Kenare/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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100 Iranians Remain Stranded In Austria Awaiting Asylum In The U.S.

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Relatives of passengers on board a plane that crashed into a mountain Sunday, mourn at Mehrabad International Airport in Tehran on Sunday. All 65 people aboard were feared dead. Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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An aerial view Monday reveals one of the oil slicks on the surface of the East China Sea, reminders of the deadly explosion that sank an Iranian tanker. The spill continues to grow. Liu Shiping/Xinhua via AP hide caption

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Iranian Vice President Ishak Cihangiri delivers a speech during the commemoration ceremony of former Iranian President Ayatollah Hashemi Rafsanjani in Tehran on Jan. 8. Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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The Iranian oil tanker Sanchi was ablaze Sunday after a collision with a freighter off China's east coast. One crew member is dead and 31 are missing, as rescue efforts are hampered by bad weather and the fire. AP hide caption

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On the domestic front in 2018, President Trump is expected to focus on immigration, infrastructure, welfare and health care. Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani speaks in a cabinet meeting in Tehran on Sunday. After a wave of economic protests swept major cities, Rouhani said people have the right to protest, but those demonstrations should not make the public "feel concerned about their lives and security." Uncredited/AP hide caption

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A university student takes part in a protest inside Tehran University while a smoke grenade is thrown by anti-riot Iranian police on Saturday. Iran has seen its largest anti-government protests since the disputed presidential election in 2009. AP hide caption

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