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Alarm bells ringing in Iran over political turmoil in Lebanon

Iran is watching developments in Lebanon closely, wary of losing any of its hard-won influence after a deadly mega-blast in Beirut sparked angry demands...
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Iran: 2 spies from Israel, Germany, UK arrested

Iran said Tuesday that its courts have sentenced two men to 10 years each in jail for spying on the Islamic republic for Britain,...
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Iran: real infections more than reported ones, say experts

Rouhani said on Sunday that the application of tough virus measures in Iran to stem the spread of infections was “not possible."Speaking during a...
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An end of Iran nuclear deal will signal end of world peace: experts

The UN Security Council is set next week to roundly reject a US resolution to extend an Iranian arms embargo, diplomats say, setting up...
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UAE and Saudi Arabia want to acquire nuclear weapons, and the US is livid

Nuclear proliferation is bigger than global warming, the US president said in an interview this week amid reports that two leading Gulf States, the...
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Iran records highest daily coronavirus infections this month

Iran confirmed Tuesday over 2,700 new coronavirus infections, its highest single-day count in more than a month, as the health ministry called for those...
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Iran arrests head of US based ‘terrorist group’

Iran said on Saturday that it had arrested the head of a US based "terrorist group" accused of being behind a deadly 2008 bombing...
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Pompeo warns of UN sanctions if Iran arms ban ends

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday gave his clearest indication yet that the United States would seek to force UN sanctions on Iran...
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Australian academic jailed in Iran pleads for help

Friends of a British-Australian academic taken prisoner by Iran on spying charges launched a public campaign to win her freedom Thursday, saying that Australia's...
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China-Iran strategic nexus: Implications for Pakistan

China and Iran are reportedly mulling over striking a strategic-cum-economic deal worth $400 billion. The yet-to-conclude deal is reportedly dropping India out of the key...
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Passengers injured as US jets “intercept” Iranian airliner

Iran protested Friday to the United Nations of a "flagrant violation" of international law after nearby US fighter jets sparked panic on an Iranian...
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Iranian-Indian-Russian Push: Alternative to Suez & BRI?

Iran, together with India and Russia, is pushing forward with a sea and rail corridor that could substantially reduce the time and cost of...
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“25 million Iranians” infected by COVID: Rouhani

President Hassan Rouhani's recent announcement that 25 million Iranians may have been infected with the coronavirus, a figure drastically higher than the country's official...
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Iran will avenge Soleimani death and strike blow to US: Tehran

Iran's supreme leader told Iraq's visiting premier on Tuesday that Tehran will not interfere in Baghdad's relations with Washington, but warned that the US...
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Iran kicks India out from $5.5b “Farzad-B” gas project

After being "dropped" from a key rail project in southeastern Iran along the border with Afghanistan, India is also set to lose an ambitious...
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India’s Chabahar fiasco: There’s more to this disaster than meets the eye

Earlier this week, India suffered a foreign policy setback of unprecedented proportions, as Iran announced that it was ‘dropping’ India from the Chabahar-Zahedan Railway...
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Mossad, CIA spy who aided Soleimani killing executed: Iran

Iran on Monday executed a former translator convicted of spying for the CIA and the Mossad, including helping to locate a top Iranian general...
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Iran overturns execution verdict for convicts linked to November protests

Iran halts the executions of three young men linked to deadly November protests, sentences which had sparked widespread outrage, one of the accused's lawyers...
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The China-Iran deal: Not about business but strategic communication

Hobbled by harsh US sanctions and a global economic downturn, Iran has discovered a new opportunity: hot air that carries messages to its opponents....
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Explosion hits Iran power plant days after nuclear plant scare

An explosion hit a power plant in the central province in Iran of Isfahan on Sunday, state news agency IRNA reported, saying it was...
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In a first, opposition party stages ‘e-rebellion’ against Iran

With prominent supporters from Europe and the United States, an exiled Iranian opposition group on Friday held its annual conference online to press for...
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Iran manages to quell another protest, for now

Iran's police said Friday they forcefully dispersed a protest by a crowd chanting "norm-breaking" slogans in the southwest of the country over economic hardships."Following...
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US sanctioned “Mystery Oil Tanker” hijacked into Iran?

An oil tanker sought by the US over allegedly circumventing sanctions on Iran was hijacked on July 5 off the coast of the United...
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UN says Iran must overturn three death sentences

A group of UN rights experts called Thursday on Iran to overturn death sentences imposed on three people for participating in protests, after they...
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Iran shuns Indian investment, turns to China

In a startling development, Iran has reportedly dropped India from a key rail project along the border with Afghanistan after New Delhi showed reluctance...
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How India knowingly dumped Iran

These easily discernible strategic chain reactions were regrettably missed by many experts owing either to unfamiliarity with the guiding motivations of each related party...
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Iran says faulty radar system resulted in Ukrainian jet crash

A misaligned missile battery, miscommunication between troops and their commanders and a decision to fire without authorisation all led to Iran’s Revolutionary Guard shooting...
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Iran refuses to shut down economy despite accelerating pandemic

Iran said on Saturday that it cannot afford to shut down its sanctions-hit economy, even as the Middle East's deadliest coronavirus outbreak worsens with...
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US court orders Iran to pay damages over 1996 Saudi attack

A US court has ordered Iran to pay another $879.1 million over a 1996 bombing in Saudi Arabia that killed 19 US airmen, ruling...
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Iran’s unrestrained nuclear ambition

A fire at the Natanz nuclear plant in Isfahan and a colossal explosion at the Khojir military complex outside Tehran reignited concerns about the...

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