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Iran's president declared "victory" after the UN Security Council rejected the United States' bid to reimpose sanctions on Tehran.

The next US president must cede to the demands of Iran, President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday.

World powers dismiss US sanctions against Iran

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World powers dismiss US sanctions against Iran

Iran said its arch-foe the United States is facing "maximum isolation" after major powers dismissed a unilateral US declaration that UN sanctions on Tehran were back in force.

'Maximum isolation' of US after pressure on Iran: <em>Rouhani</em>

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'Maximum isolation' of US after pressure on Iran: Rouhani

The Iranian leader said in a televised meeting that the US has become "isolated" due to its maximum pressure campaign against Iran.

How Iran transformed post-war Iraq ties

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How Iran transformed post-war Iraq ties

In the 17 years since the US-led invasion of Iraq, Iran's ancient allies have cycled through Iraq's corridors of power.

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Iran says UAE, Bahrain will bear 'consequences' of normalisation

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said the UAE and Bahrain will be responsible for 'consequences' surrounding normalisation.

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Pro-reform Iranian religious leader dies aged 83

Ayatollah Yousef Saanei died in a hospital in the holy city of Qom after being hospitalized for two days with a broken hip and wrist.

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Iran's friends should have defied sanctions during pandemic: Rouhani

Rouhani said the US should have lifted its sanctions for a year during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Iran begins new school year amid coronavirus concerns

Iranian children are returning to school despite covid-19 danger.

China to help Iran build 'new national internet'

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China to help Iran build 'new national internet'

A leaked document allegedly outlines a 25-year strategic partnership between Iran and China, including for China to a national intranet.

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UN: Iran to allow access to 2 nuclear sites

The UN's atomic watchdog said Iran agreed to allow inspectors in to two sites suspected of containing or using undeclared nuclear material.

Iran hails 'constructive' talks with visiting UN nuclear chief

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Iran hails 'constructive' talks with visiting UN nuclear chief

The International Atomic Energy Agency has urged Iran to allow inspectors access to two sites in the country.

UAE deal puts Israel's economic reach on Iran's doorstep

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UAE deal puts Israel's economic reach on Iran's doorstep

The controversial normalisation deal could pave the way for direct economic engagement between Israeli and UAE-based Iranian business people, ...

Snapback: The last gasp of Trump's failed Iran strategy

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Snapback: The last gasp of Trump's failed Iran strategy

Comment: The Trump administration's effort to trigger the 'snapback' mechanism puts US isolation and the failure of its 'maximum pressure' ...

Iran says holding UAE boat after fishermen deaths

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Iran says holding UAE boat after fishermen deaths

Iran seized a UAE boat after an incident in which two Iranian fsherman died.

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Iran summons Emirati envoy over killing of 2 fishermen

The boat was reportedly seized after Emirati coastguard opened fire on Iranian fishing boats, killing two fishermen, Iran's foreign ministry said.

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Iran reveals new missile named after 'martyr Qasem Soleimani'

Iran has unveiled a new surface-to-surface missiles, amid continued tensions with Gulf states.

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Trump expects Saudi Arabia, Iran to join UAE-Israel deal

US President Donald Trump said he expects Saudi Arabia and Iran to follow the UAE's footsteps and normalise ties with Israel.

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Iran 'victorious' after US fails to extend arms embargo

Washington's European allies all abstained, and Iran mocked the Trump administration for winning the support of just one other country, the ...

Iran threatens 'dangerous future' for UAE after 'shameful' normalisation

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Iran threatens 'dangerous future' for UAE after 'shameful' normalisation

Iran has threatened the UAE with a 'dangerous future' after they became the first Gulf Arab country to officially normalise ties with Israel.

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Macron warns Iran against 'interference' in Lebanon

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani was warned against interfering in Lebanon, where a deadly port explosion has caused triggered ...

Syria's Assad suffers drop in blood pressure mid-speech

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Syria's Assad suffers drop in blood pressure mid-speech

The presidency's Facebook page posted that the speech would be aired later Wednesday after an initial delay.

Iran's <em>Rouhani</em> hopeful US arms embargo push will fail

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Iran's Rouhani hopeful US arms embargo push will fail

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani expressed 'great hopes that America will fail' in a televised meeting of his cabinet on ...

Iranian hard-liners in parliament reject president's nominee

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Iranian hard-liners in parliament reject president's nominee

Iranian lawmakers rejected Hossein Modares Khiabani's nomination for minister of trade and industries.

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