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Lawmakers reportedly chanted 'Death to America!' and 'Death to Israel!' after voting overwhelmingly in favour of the bill.

Iran's top nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh was assassinated in an attack the Islamic republic has blamed on Israel.

UAE condemns 'heinous' killing of Iran scientist

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UAE condemns 'heinous' killing of Iran scientist

The assassination of a top Iranian nuclear scientist has been condemned by the United Arab Emirates as a "heinous" act.

Iran mulls response to killing of nuclear scientist

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Iran mulls response to killing of nuclear scientist

Debate raged in Iran over how and when to respond to a top nuclear scientist's assassination, blamed on arch-foe Israel, as his body was ...

Iran nuclear scientist's body taken to Muslim shrine

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Iran nuclear scientist's body taken to Muslim shrine

President Hassan Rouhani has accused arch-foe Israel of acting as a US "mercenary" and killing Mohsen Fakhrizadeh when assailants opened fire at ...

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Iran protesters demand revenge for scientist's assassination

“No peace, no surrender - war with the United States and death to Israel”, the protesters chanted.

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Strike Haifa if Israel killed scientist, Iran newspaper urges

Iranian analyst Sadollah Zarei said striking Haifa and killing a large number of people would "definitely lead to deterrence".

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Iran accuses Israel of assassinating scientist and seeking 'chaos'

Iran's president on Saturday accused arch-foe Israel of acting as a US "mercenary" and seeking to create chaos following the assassination of ...

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Iran's president vows revenge over slain military scientist

The slaying threatens to renew tensions between the US and Iran.

Three dead as rival protesters clash in southern Iraq

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Three dead as rival protesters clash in southern Iraq

Three people were shot dead and dozens wounded in southern Iraq, according to medics

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US attack risks 'full-fledged war', says adviser to Khamenei

An adviser to Iran's supreme leader has warned that any American attack on the Islamic Republic could set off a "full-fledged war" in the Middle ...

US imposes new Iran sanctions ahead of Biden presidency

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US imposes new Iran sanctions ahead of Biden presidency

US President Donald Trump's administration has imposed additional sanctions on Iran, upping the ante before Joe Biden succeeds him in the White ...

Iran opposition figure Mousavi tests positive for Covid-19

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Iran opposition figure Mousavi tests positive for Covid-19

Iranian opposition figure Mir Hossein Mousavi and his wife Zahra Rahnavard have tested positive for Covid-19 and their general health is "good".

Iran to take 'any opportunity' to lift US sanctions

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Iran to take 'any opportunity' to lift US sanctions

Joe Biden has proposed to offer Iran a 'credible path back to diplomacy'.

Biden win a chance for US to 'compensate' Iran

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Biden win a chance for US to 'compensate' Iran

US President Donald Trump, who lost Tuesday's election to Democratic challenger Biden, has applied a "maximum pressure" policy and crippling ...

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Iran VP hopes for change in US 'destructive policies'

Iran's First Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri said he hoped for a change in "America's destructive policies" after Joe Biden won the US elections.

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How the world has reacted to US vote

From warnings to good wishes and mockery, governments around the world have reacted very differently to the hotly-contested US election race.

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Iran urges next US administration to learn from sanctions

Tehran hopes the White House will 'abide by laws and regulations and return to its commitments' under the 2015 nuclear deal, Rouhani said.

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Iran’s Khamenei mocks US democracy in amused tweet

Iran's Supreme Leader has taken to Twitter to make fun of the US, as Donald Trump made baseless accusations of cheating against the Democratic ...

What will happen to US 'maximum pressure' on Iran?

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What will happen to US 'maximum pressure' on Iran?

Analysis: Trump and Biden paint two very different pictures of a future relationship with Iran, but either way, the 'maximum pressure' strategy ...

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US election result won't change Iran's stance: Khamenei

Iran's Supreme Leader said Tehran's policy towards Washington 'does not change with the movement of individuals'.

French archbishop stands against offensive Prophet Muhammad cartoons

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French archbishop stands against offensive Prophet Muhammad cartoons

The Archbishop of Toulouse Robert Le Gall said there are limits to freedom of expression, as France continues to defend offensive Prophet ...

Anti-France protests draw thousands in Asia, Middle East

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Anti-France protests draw thousands in Asia, Middle East

Muslims in South Asia vented their fury at French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday while smaller anti-France protests also took place in the ...

Instagram suspends Khamenei's account after anti-Macron post

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Instagram suspends Khamenei's account after anti-Macron post

Instagram has suspended Ayotallah Ali Khamenei's French language account days after he posted an anti-Macron comment.

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