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An Iranian official claimed Israel was waging a 'psychological war' as

An Israeli expert revealed that the military has plans against Iran as the US plans new talks with Tehran.

Iranian-American arrested on spying charges trying to leave <em>Iran</em>

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Iranian-American arrested on spying charges trying to leave Iran

An Iranian-American man is one of several who have been arrested on spying charges as he tried to leave Tehran.

<em>Iran</em> jails brother of vice president

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Iran jails brother of vice president

The charges against Mahdi Jahangiri - a banker who is the brother of senior vice president Eshaq Jahangiri - included "professional currency ...

Moscow, Tehran call for 'rescue' of <em>Iran</em> nuclear deal

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Moscow, Tehran call for 'rescue' of Iran nuclear deal

Russia and Iran's top diplomats held their first talks since the change in US administrations raised hopes of Washington returning to the deal.

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Iran finds loophole in vaccine ban with Swedish import

Iran has reportedly found 'a way around' an official ban on US and British-made Covid-19 vaccines.

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US suspends sanctions on Yemen Houthi to boost aid

Joe Biden's administration froze US sanctions on dealing with Yemen's Houthi rebels for one month as it reviews a terrorist designation ...

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Iran asks Indonesia for clarification regarding tanker seizure

Iran has asked Indonesia to clarify why it seized an Iranian-flagged oil tanker on Sunday, saying it had received ‘contradictory ...

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Indonesia seizes Iranian and Panamanian oil tankers

Indonesia has seized an Iranian and a Panamanian oil tanker suspected of illegally transporting oil off the coast of Borneo island.

<em>Iran</em> ready for Saudi talks if policy changes

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Iran ready for Saudi talks if policy changes

Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman has suggested that Saudi Arabia’s policy shifts in the context of a friendlier US administration could lay the ...

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Maduro sent letter to Iran's leader accrediting US fugitive

A Colombian businessman was carrying a letter from Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro accrediting him to Iran's supreme leader, according to a ...

<em>Iran</em> calls on Biden to 'unconditionally' lift US <em>sanctions</em>

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Iran calls on Biden to 'unconditionally' lift US sanctions

Iran has been watching the US elections closely, with Joe Biden's inauguration as the 46th president of the United States.

<em>Iran</em>, pressured by blackouts and pollution, targets Bitcoin

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Iran, pressured by blackouts and pollution, targets Bitcoin

With toxic smog blanketing Tehran skies and the country buckling under the pandemic, social media has been rife with speculation. Soon, fingers ...

Why designating Yemen's Houthis as terrorists is a mistake

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Why designating Yemen's Houthis as terrorists is a mistake

Analysis: Designating the Houthis as a foreign terrorist organisation could choke humanitarian supplies to Yemen and torpedo diplomatic efforts ...

Biden administration, <em>Iran</em> already in talks for 'weeks': report

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Biden administration, Iran already in talks for 'weeks': report

The bilateral meetings have excluded other key signatories to the landmark 2015 deal, according to an Iranian source.

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Khamenei hints Iran could strike Trump while out golfing

Iran’s Supreme Leader posted a picture on Twitter that appeared to show Donald Trump on a golf course and a stealth bomber overhead.

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Syrian regime denies meeting with Israeli delegation

Syria has denied meeting with an Israeli delegation that included a former army chief of staff and former Mossad agent.

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Amid crippling sanctions, Iran traders seek lifeline in Iraq

To avoid the US sanctions imposed on Iran, traders are crossing the border into neighbouring Iraq to sell their wares.

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Netanyahu urges Biden to 'strengthen' US-Israel alliance

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called on new US President Joe Biden to "strengthen" the two countries' alliance.

World leaders congratulate US President Biden

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World leaders congratulate US President Biden

World leaders extended their congratulations to US President Joe Biden.

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Iran's Rouhani hails departure of 'tyrant' Trump

The leader of Iran welcomes the end of Trump's presidency.

US to review Houthi terrorist designation, support for Saudi

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US to review Houthi terrorist designation, support for Saudi

Joe Biden's upcoming administration will review categorising Houthi rebels as terrorists.

<em>Iran</em> hits Trump with last-minute <em>sanctions</em>

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Iran hits Trump with last-minute sanctions

Iran imposed sanctions on outgoing US President Donald Trump and several of his top aides and advisers.

Bitcoin blackouts: <em>Iran</em> blames cryptocurrency mining for city darkness

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Bitcoin blackouts: Iran blames cryptocurrency mining for city darkness

Iran has been suffering blackouts across the country, and the government insists that the cause is cryptocurrency.

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