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Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif Friday called on the new US administration to "unconditionally" lift sanctions imposed by Donald Trump on the Islamic...
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Iran progressing research on uranium metal production, tells nuclear watchdog

Tehran told the UN nuclear watchdog Wednesday that it was advancing research on uranium metal production, in what would be a fresh breach of...
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Iran should stop “ramping up tensions” and stick to nuclear deal: EU

The European Union called on Iran on Monday to abandon its efforts to enrich uranium up to 20% and fulfill the obligations of the...
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Imam Khamenei prohibits importing vaccines from US & UK

Iran's supreme leader on Friday banned the import of American and British-produced vaccines against Covid-19, saying they were "completely untrustworthy". "Importing vaccines made in the...
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Iran in no rush to see US return to nuclear deal: Khamenei

Iran is in no hurry to see the US return to a 2015 nuclear deal with major powers after Joe Biden takes office this...
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Rouhani says Western democracy ‘fragile, vulnerable’ after chaos at US Capitol

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Thursday that the chaos unleashed on the US Capitol by US counterpart Donald Trump's supporters exposed the fragility of...
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Increased sectarian violence in Pakistan, why is the Gulf silent?

Silent about rising sectarian violence in Pakistan, Gulf states vying for religious soft power risk exposing the limitations of their concepts of an undefined...
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Can the Iran nuclear deal survive as Iran violates uranium thresholds

The fragility of the 2015 deal between Iran and world powers on its nuclear programme has been highlighted yet again by Iran's return to...
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Iran Guards seize South Korean tanker in Gulf Waters

Iran said Monday its Revolutionary Guards had seized a South Korean-flagged tanker in Gulf waters for breaking "environmental laws", at a time of heightened...
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Amid US tensions, Iran steps up uranium enrichment above threshold

Iran said Monday it had started the process to enrich uranium to 20 percent purity, well beyond the threshold set by its 2015 nuclear...
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The US reversed a decision to bring an aircraft carrier home from the Gulf Sunday, with the Pentagon saying that due to "recent threats"...
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Iran informs IAEA, will enrich uranium upto 20%

Iran has informed the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) that it intends to produce uranium enriched to up to 20 percent purity, well beyond...
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One year after US killed Iran general, Iraq tensions boil

One year after US forces assassinated Iran's most storied commander, tensions are boiling between Iraq's Washington-backed premier and pro-Tehran forces that accuse him of...
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Iran warns Israel not to violate Gulf ‘red lines’

Iran warned Israel on Monday not to cross its "red lines" in the Gulf in the final days of Donald Trump's presidency and following...
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Zarif warns Trump against any ‘adventurism’ during his last days in office

Iran on Thursday warned the US president against any "adventurism" before leaving the White House, after Donald Trump said he would hold "Iran responsible"...
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Iran’s remarks stirs controversy in Afghanistan

An interview with Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif indicating Tehran’s involvement and interference in Afghanistan has stirred controversy. Talking to Afghanistan's private Tolo news broadcaster,...
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Iran nuclear deal parties prepare for US return to accord

The remaining parties to the ailing 2015 Iran nuclear deal said on Monday they were preparing for the possible return of the US to...
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Assassination of Fakhrizadeh, a war against Iran’s intellectuals?

The killing of Iran’s top scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh on November 27 is not an isolated incident only for Iran to worry about. It should...
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Turkey and Iran: friends or foes?

Turkey is leveraging its successful backing of Azerbaijan’s recent war against Armenia to counter Iran in the Caucasus and gradually challenge Russia in Central Asia, the...
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Iran nuclear deal parties prepare for power shift in US

The remaining parties to the 2015 Iran nuclear accord on Wednesday discussed ways to shore up a deal under mounting pressure from Iranian breaches,...
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Khamenei says US ‘enmities’ towards Iran will not end after Trump

Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Wednesday that US "enmities" towards Iran will not cease with the looming departure from office of President...
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MPs urge UK to lead effort to replace Iran nuclear deal

UK lawmakers on Wednesday urged Britain to spearhead an international effort to replace the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, in a new report calling for...
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Iran’s Zarif condemns US over sanctions on Turkey

Iran's foreign minister Tuesday condemned the imposition of US sanctions on neighbouring Turkey over its procurement of Russia's S-400 air defence system, saying it...
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US accuses Iran for ‘probable death’ of ex-FBI agent

The United States on Monday for the first time accused Iran of direct involvement in the "probable death" of former FBI agent Bob Levinson,...
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Explosion rocks Singapore-flagged tanker off Saudi port

An explosion rocked a Singapore-flagged oil tanker off the Saudi port city of Jeddah Monday, the vessel's owner said, in the latest apparent strike...
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The Iranian-Turkish Scandal Over Azerbaijan Is Just A Gigantic Misunderstanding

President Erdogan’s recitation of a 19th-century Azeri nationalist poem during his attendance at Baku’s Victory Parade as his Azerbaijani counterpart’s guest of honor last...
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US flies two B-52s over Gulf as show of force to Iran

The United States flew two B-52 long-range bombers over the Gulf on Thursday in a show of force directed at Iran as Washington moves...
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The US-China hostility has put South Asia's security, peace, and stability at stake. China-India confrontation backed by the US is endangering the regional balance...
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US slaps sanctions on Iran envoy to Yemen’s Huthis

The United States on Tuesday imposed sanctions on Iran's envoy to Yemen's Huthi rebels, stepping up pressure as President Donald Trump considers a controversial...
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Israel warns of threat to citizens abroad as Iran vows ‘vengeance’

Israel warned Thursday of an increased threat against its citizens abroad following Iran's call to avenge last week's assassination of its top nuclear scientist.The...

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