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Iran’s Rouhani: Khashoggi murder unthinkable ‘without US backing’

AFP | Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi's "heinous murder" would have been unthinkable "without US backing," Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday. "I don't think...
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New US-led sanctions target Iran-Taliban ties

AFP | The US Treasury and allies in the Gulf took aim at Iran's support for the Taliban Tuesday with new sanctions against nine individuals...
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Khashoggi case: Iran slams both Riyadh and West

AFP | Iran's judiciary chief on Monday slammed Saudi Arabia over the "heinous murder" of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and blasted Western countries for "double standards". After...
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US squeezing Iran: Difficult choices for Pakistan?

Najmuddin A. Shaikh | The EU, France, Germany, China, and Russia; signatories of the JCPOA (the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action) and the IAEA, which...
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Iran stays quiet on Khashoggi case

AFP | Iran has been playing it cool as it watches the furore over the disappearance of writer Jamal Khashoggi create a crisis for its...
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US sanctions key Iranian paramilitary force

AFP | The US Treasury Department slapped sanctions Tuesday on an Iranian paramilitary group along with a network of businesses that were providing it financing,...
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Iran and the US confrontation: What can Pakistan do?

The EU, France, Germany, China, and Russia; signatories of the JCPOA (the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action) and the IAEA, which is responsible for...
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Iran embassy in Ankara receives ‘suicide bomb threat’

AFP | An individual who claimed to have links to the Islamic State extremist group threatened to attack the Iranian embassy in Ankara, Tehran's envoy...
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14 Iran security personnel seized on Pakistan border

AFP | Fourteen Iranian security personnel, including Revolutionary Guards intelligence officers, were abducted on the volatile southeastern border with Pakistan on Tuesday, state media reported. The...
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Iran’s new breed of charities on poverty frontline

AFP | At an outreach center in southern Tehran, teenagers are learning to be journalists, while upstairs their mothers are fine-tuning their sewing skills and...

US “a loser” for abandoning Iran nuclear deal: Rouhani

AFP | Iran's president boasted Sunday that the United States has lost against the Islamic republic's "righteousness and wisdom" by walking out of the landmark...
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No Aid: US sets requirements for Syrian reconstruction

AFP | The United States said Wednesday it will refuse any post-war reconstruction assistance to Syria if Iran is present, expanding the rationale for US...
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Iran has ‘unclean hands’: US tries to deflect in world court

AFP | The United States accused Tehran Monday of having "unclean hands" as it fought an Iranian court bid to unfreeze $2.0 billion dollars earmarked...
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Iran says Saudi claims to replace its oil ‘unbelievable’

AFP | Iran's oil minister said on Monday that the market will never believe "exaggerated" claims by Saudi Arabia that it can replace Iranian oil...
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Iran parliament passes counter-terror finance bill

AFP | Iran's parliament on Sunday approved a bill to counter terrorist financing that was strongly opposed by conservatives but seen as vital to salvaging...
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Legal Battle: US vs Iran in UN top court

AFP | The United States will confront Tehran at the UN's top court on Monday over billions in frozen assets, in a case that could...
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Kerry says war chances rising after US leaves Iran deal

AFP | Former secretary of state John Kerry voiced fear Friday of conflict with Iran after the United States pulled out of a denuclearization deal, saying...
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US Central Command: We are not seeking war with Iran

AFP | The United States is not seeking conflict with Iran, the general overseeing America's military involvement in the Middle East said Thursday, even as...
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UN court tells US to ease Iran sanctions in blow for Trump

AFP | The UN's top court ordered the United States Wednesday to lift sanctions on humanitarian goods for Iran in a stunning setback for US...
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Paris Bomb Plot: France alleges Iranian Hand

AFP | France has accused Iran's intelligence ministry of being behind a foiled plot to bomb an exiled opposition group near the French capital in...
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US sanction on Iran: UN court to give ruling

AFP | The UN's top court will rule Wednesday on Iran's bid to suspend crippling US sanctions reimposed by President Donald Trump after he pulled...
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ICJ’s ruling on US sanctions against Iran coming this week

AFP | The International Court of Justice will hand down an eagerly awaited decision this week on Iran's demand for the suspension of debilitating nuclear-related...
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Iran fires missiles at Syria after deadly attack

AFP| Iran said Monday it struck jihadists in Syria with ballistic missiles in retaliation for a deadly attack on an Iranian military parade, warning the...
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Iran claims killing four militants near Pakistan border

AFP | Iran's Revolutionary Guards said Friday they had killed four militants who had slipped across the border from Pakistan to try to carry out...
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Iran’s FM rejects Israeli allegations of “atomic warehouse”

AFP | Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Friday dismissed Israeli claims that Tehran was harbouring a secret atomic warehouse. "No arts & craft show...
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Battling it out at the UN: Potholes overshadow US-Iran confrontation – James M. Dorsey

James M. Dorsey | It’s easy to dismiss Iranian denunciations of the United States and its Middle Eastern allies as part of the Islamic republic's...
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European and Iranian officials met for one final attempt to save the nuclear deal

News Analysis | Officials from Iran, Britain, China, Germany, Russia, and France- which constitute all the stakeholders of Iran’s nuclear deal met before the United...
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Tehran warns UAE over ‘offensive remarks’ on Ahvaz attack

AFP | Iran on Sunday warned the United Arab Emirates over "offensive remarks" attributed to a UAE "political advisor" on the weekend's deadly attack on...
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How can Iranian regime use yesterday’s terror attack in its favor?

News Analysis | On a day when the annual parade to mark the beginning of Iran-Iraq war of 1980-1988 was underway, four gunmen opened fire...
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Gunmen kill 11 soldiers at Iran army parade, Tehran blames US ally

AFP | Militants shot dead at least 11 people at a military parade in southwestern Iran on Saturday, state media reported, in a rare attack...

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