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During a protest organized by Amnesty International in Paris on International Women's Day, activists laid flowers near the Iranian Embassy to honour a detained Iranian activist.

Sanctions reimposed in 2018 by former US president Donald Trump do not directly target the gaming industry, but the risk of punitive measures prevents companies from offering services to Iranians.

Israel was the only country to foresee Iran revolution

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Israel was the only country to foresee Iran revolution

Israel did not warn its Western allies about the imminent threat to the Shah's regime, despite its foresight.

Iran to mark revolution anniversary with wheels-only parades

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Iran to mark revolution anniversary with wheels-only parades

Hit hard by coronavirus, Iran will mark the 42nd anniversary of the 1979 Islamic revolution with parades featuring cars and motorcycles instead ...

Iran starts Covid-19 vaccination campaign

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Iran starts Covid-19 vaccination campaign

Doctors and nurses at a hospital in Tehran were the first in the country to receive Russia's Sputnik V jab, whose first doses arrived in Iran ...

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Questions haunt Iran's downing of Ukrainian plane

For the families of those who lost loved ones on Flight PS752, a lack of transparency and accountability is making the grieving process even more difficult.

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Iran's ultraconservative cleric Mesbah-Yazdi dies

Ayatollah Mohammad Taghi Mesbah-Yazdi, 85, was under medical care and hospitalised days ago due to a "digestive disease" at a Tehran hospital.

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Biden arrival won't guarantee better relations: Iran supreme leader

The remarks come as Iran approaches the first anniversary of the US drone strike that killed Revolutionary Guard Gen. Qassem Soleimani,

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Iran's ex-judiciary chief Yazdi dies: state media

Ultraconservative Mohammad Yazdi served as the president of the Assembly of Experts - a body tasked with appointing the supreme leader - in 2015.

UN probe on 1988 Iran massacres a 'breakthrough': Amnesty

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UN probe on 1988 Iran massacres a 'breakthrough': Amnesty

Amnesty have longed campaigned for what they describe as the extrajudicial executions of thousands of Iranian dissidents at the end of the ...

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Funeral begins for assassinated Iran nuclear scientist

Iran's top nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh was assassinated in an attack the Islamic republic has blamed on Israel.

UAE condemns 'heinous' killing of Iran scientist

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UAE condemns 'heinous' killing of Iran scientist

The assassination of a top Iranian nuclear scientist has been condemned by the United Arab Emirates as a "heinous" act.

Iran mulls response to killing of nuclear scientist

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Iran mulls response to killing of nuclear scientist

Debate raged in Iran over how and when to respond to a top nuclear scientist's assassination, blamed on arch-foe Israel, as his body was ...

Iranian militias re-name Syrian streets names after <em>Khomeini</em>, Solemani

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Iranian militias re-name Syrian streets names after Khomeini, Solemani

Iranian militias in eastern Syria are changing the names of local streets in a 'provocative and sectarian' way in an effort to forcibly alter ...

The legacy of Tehran's weaponised sectarianism in Iran-Iraq war

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The legacy of Tehran's weaponised sectarianism in Iran-Iraq war

Comment: Sectarianism is seen as the tragic norm in today's Middle Eastern conflicts, but its roots were put down 40 years ago during the ...

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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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Kurdish activist jailed for 15 years on Iran return

The Kurdish activist was given promises of amnesty by Iran's Revolutionary Guards.

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Israel's latest spy drama 'Tehran' explores nuclear tensions

The conservative press in Iran -- a country which strongly denies that its nuclear programme is for anything other than civilian use -- has ...

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Fire breaks out at Iranian power station

A fresh fire broke out at an Iranian power station, the latest of a series of similar blazes, while Israel said it is not “necessarily” behind ...

Iran arrests charity workers for 'highlighting country's problems': report

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Iran arrests charity workers for 'highlighting country's problems': report

An Iranian newspaper has claimed the arrest of three members of a student charity is due to the group 'portraying the justice and human rights ...

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Iranian dissident stabbed in 'politically-motivated' attack in the Netherlands

A Netherlands-based Iranian dissident was wounded after being stabbed repeatedly in an attack his family said was politically motivated.

Iran scientist returns home after US release

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Iran scientist returns home after US release

Iranian scientist Majid Taheri returned to the Islamic republic on Monday after his release from jail in the United States last week.

Floyd killing shows 'true face' of US: Iran's Khamenei

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Floyd killing shows 'true face' of US: Iran's Khamenei

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said the killing of unarmed George Floyd in police custody shows what what the United States 'has always done all over ...

Iran's newly elected parliament convenes despite pandemic

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Iran's newly elected parliament convenes despite pandemic

Iranian lawmakers were sworn in after many MPs arrived for the opening ceremony wearing face masks and observing social distancing regulations.

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