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

Trump's administration deployed a US aircraft carrier and warships to the Gulf region as tensions increased over the killing of a top Iranian nuclear scientist.

Iran's president vows revenge over slain military scientist

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Iran's president vows revenge over slain military scientist

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

Iran's Rouhani accuses 'mercenary' Israel of scientist assassination

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Iran's Rouhani accuses 'mercenary' Israel of scientist assassination

Iran's arch-enemy Israel was accused by Iran's President Hassan Rouhani of acting as a mercenary for the US.

Ex-CIA chief condemns 'criminal' assassination of <em>Iranian</em> scientist

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Ex-CIA chief condemns 'criminal' assassination of Iranian scientist

Former CIA head John Brennan strongly condemned the assassination of a top Iranian nuclear scientist.

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Belgium tries Iranian diplomat over bomb plot

An Iranian diplomat accused of plotting to bomb an Iranian opposition rally went on trial in Belgium.

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Iran commander warns of 'severe revenge' for scientist assassination

Iran's armed forces chief of staff Major General Mohammad Bagheri warned that 'severe revenge awaits' whoever assassinated Mohsen Fakhrizadeh

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Iran accuses Israel after assassination of top nuclear scientist

Iranian media reported that Mohsen Fakhrizadeh-Mahbadi was shot and killed in the city of Absard near Tehran, as Iranian ...

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Iranians face European trial over alleged bomb plot

The high profile case is the first time a European court has put an Iranian official on trial.

Iran diplomat refuses to appear at bomb plot trial

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Iran diplomat refuses to appear at bomb plot trial

Assadollah Assadi, 48, refused to appear in the dock, claiming diplomatic immunity, but his accreditation was in Austria and he was arrested in ...

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Academic arrives in Australia after Iran release

Academic Kylie Moore-Gilbert returned to Australia on Friday amid reports she was detained after Iranian authorities discovered she was ...

Lockerbie bombing appeal ends, judges mull ruling

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Lockerbie bombing appeal ends, judges mull ruling

Scotland's most senior judge said the panel would issue a written opinion 'as soon as it possibly can'.

Refugees in Britain: Covid-19 and the loneliness epidemic

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Refugees in Britain: Covid-19 and the loneliness epidemic

Public discourse on refugees often centres solely on their material needs. However, the Covid-19 crisis shows that the deep desire for community ...

Air strikes kill 19 Iran-backed fighters in Syria

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Air strikes kill 19 Iran-backed fighters in Syria

Airstrike likely carried out by Israel killed nearly two dozen Iran-backed fighters in Syria.

Leading US diplomat warns more Iran sanctions to come

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Leading US diplomat warns more Iran sanctions to come

The Trump presidency has enacted tough sanctions on Iran.

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Iran frees British-Australian academic in exchange for three Iranians

Iranian state TV has reported that authorities have freed Kylie Moore-Gilbert, a British-Australian academic held in the country for ...

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Mine explodes, damages oil tanker off Saudi coast

A mine has exploded and damaged a Greek-managed oil tanker off Saudi Arabia’s Red Sea coast near Yemen, where the kingdom is battling Houthi ...

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'Thank God Trump is gone,' says Iran's Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani thanked God that Donald Trump is leaving office.

Trump sends B-52 bombers to Iran's doorstep

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Trump sends B-52 bombers to Iran's doorstep

The deployment of the bombers comes after reports that Trump planned strikes on Iranian nuclear facilities.

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Israeli strikes in Syria kill eight pro-Iran fighters -report

Overnight Israeli strikes near the Syrian capital Damascus have killed eight fighters from pro-Iran militias, according to the Syrian ...

<em>Iranian</em>-Swedish academic's execution 'imminent': Amnesty International

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Iranian-Swedish academic's execution 'imminent': Amnesty International

Ahmadreza Djalali is said to be in solitary confinement at Evin prison ahead of his execution.

Sweden urges Iran to call off execution of researcher

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Sweden urges Iran to call off execution of researcher

Ahmadreza Djalali, formerly based in Stockholm where he worked at the Karolinska Institute, a medical university, was arrested during a visit to ...

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