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President Hassan Rouhani has accused arch-foe Israel of acting as a US "mercenary" and killing Mohsen Fakhrizadeh when assailants opened fire at him and his bodyguards near Tehran on Friday.

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

Strike Haifa if Israel killed scientist, Iran newspaper urges

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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".

Iran accuses Israel of assassinating scientist and seeking 'chaos'

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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 ...

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.

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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 East.

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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 ...

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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".

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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.

How the world has reacted to US vote

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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.

Iran urges next US administration to learn from sanctions

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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.

Iran’s <em>Khamenei</em> mocks US democracy in amused tweet

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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?

Omid Shokri Kalehsar

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'.

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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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Khamenei says Macron's support for Prophet cartoons 'stupid act'

The defence of cartoons depicting the Prophet Mohammed is a "stupid act" by France's President Emmanuel Macron, Iran's supreme leader said.

Could Biden save the nuclear deal with Iran?

Giorgio Cafiero and Diana Vasconcellos

Could Biden save the nuclear deal with Iran?

Analysis: Joe Biden has vowed that the US could rejoin the Iran nuclear deal if he wins the 2020 election. But time might be running out.

Iran's judicial authority bans ‘torture’

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Iran's judicial authority bans ‘torture’

Iran's highest judicial authority has banned the use of torture, amid criticism from the international community on the way it treats its ...

Iran's dilemma in Nagorno-Karabakh

Giorgio Cafiero

Iran's dilemma in Nagorno-Karabakh

Analysis: Sharing borders with Armenia and Azerbaijan, Iran is walking a geopolitical tightrope with the crisis.

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