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The detained dual national complained that the Revolutionary Guards, who have no authority over monitoring her furlough, harassed her at her home claiming she breached her ankle tag

Bahraini authorities say that they foiled a plot by Iran-backed militants to attack diplomats and foreigners earlier this year amid heightened tensions in the Gulf.

The Iraq Report: US drawdown will embolden Iran's proxies

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The Iraq Report: US drawdown will embolden Iran's proxies

Iran-backed militias will feel emboldened by a reduction of capable enemies on their doorstep, and could seek to expand their power and influence even further.

Northern Ireland militant group forged ties with Hezbollah: report

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Northern Ireland militant group forged ties with Hezbollah: report

A group of Republican militants in Northern Ireland visited Lebanon's Hezbollah in 2018 and is suspected to have forged ties to import weapons, ...

Cyber attacks increasing on hospitals in war-torn countries

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Cyber attacks increasing on hospitals in war-torn countries

Cyber attacks on hospitals have increased, prompting worries that that it could impact on the coronavirus crisis.

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Iran 'ready to pay compensation' for Ukrainian plane crash

Iran has accepted responsibility for downing the Ukrainian plane and is ready to negotiate paying full compensation under international law, the state-run agency reported.

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The Iraq Report: Diplomatic spat with Turkey intensifies

While Iraqi authorities continue to criticise Turkish military operations, their protestations of sovereignty have fallen on deaf ears.

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Lebanese father, daughter shot dead in Tehran

A Lebanese man and his daughter have been shot dead in Tehran amid reports that the man was a Hezbollah activist.

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Iranian hackers claim major attack on Israeli railway system

An Iranian hacker group has claimed responsibility for a major cyberattack affecting 28 railway stations in Israel, in the latest in a series of ...

Egypt sends troops to Syria to 'fight for Assad'

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Egypt sends troops to Syria to 'fight for Assad'

Turkish and Syrian news agencies have reported that Egypt sent 150 soldiers to the frontlines in northwestern Syria to assist the Assad regime ...

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The Iraq Report: Coronavirus cases spiral out of control

While Iraq saw a relatively under-reported spread of Covid-19 in the first five months of 2020, June alone saw a 600 percent spike in infections.

Iran commander claims US Navy warship fire 'insider arson'

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Iran commander claims US Navy warship fire 'insider arson'

At least 61 people, including 38 sailors and 23 civilians, have been released from hospital after being treated for heat exhaustion, smoke ...

Dozens of pro-Iran fighters killed in unidentified Syria strike

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Dozens of pro-Iran fighters killed in unidentified Syria strike

Unidentified air raids on Friday killed at least 35 pro-Iran fighters in Syria's Deir az-Zour, reports confirmed.

The Iraq Report: Assassination of Hisham al-Hashimi sparks outcry

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The Iraq Report: Assassination of Hisham al-Hashimi sparks outcry

Hisham al-Hashimi's killing sparked an outpouring of grief, with many perceiving his murder as the latest manifestation of how powerful ...

Suspected coalition planes strike Iranian militias in eastern Syria

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Suspected coalition planes strike Iranian militias in eastern Syria

Warplanes believed to be from the US-led coalition against IS have struck positions belonging to Iranian-backed militias in the eastern Syrian ...

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The Iraq Report: Pro-Iran militias reassert dominance over Kadhimi

Iran's proxies have dealt a humiliating blow to Iraq's newly incumbent Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi, who has now exposed the limits of his power and reach.

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US seeks to seize Venezuela-bound Iran oil cargoes

The US has issued a warrant to seize the cargoes of four tankers carrying Iranian oil to Venezuela.

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Iran Revolutionary Guard convoy targeted by 'roadside bombs'

Jaish Al-Adl, which was formed in 2012, have targeted Iranian military and security forces in numerous deadly skirmishes and suicide bombings.

'Massive explosion' near military complex rocks eastern Tehran

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'Massive explosion' near military complex rocks eastern Tehran

Iranian activists have reported sirens blaring through eastern Tehran.

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Iran building naval base on Indian Ocean

Relations between Iran and its neighbours remain tense.

Iran arrests members of 'heretical' Shia group

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Iran arrests members of 'heretical' Shia group

A group of was arrested for distributing material both online and in public, critical of mainstream Shia doctrine, including the coming of Imam ...

The Iraq Report: Iran's economic woes frustrate Shia militias

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The Iraq Report: Iran's economic woes frustrate Shia militias

Iraqi Shia militias are beginning to show signs of discontent as Iran's economy is ravaged by US sanctions and Covid-19.

Condemned Iranian spy arrested 'months before' Soleimani assassination

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Condemned Iranian spy arrested 'months before' Soleimani assassination

Mahmoud Mousavi Majd had been detained and imprisoned by Iranian authorities months before Soleimani's assassination, the Iranian judiciary's ...

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