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Iran will return to its nuclear commitments if Joe Biden lifts sanctions imposed in the past two years

FM Zarif said he would welcome the US' return to the nuclear deal.

US solidifies sanctions against Iran oil before election

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US solidifies sanctions against Iran oil before election

Trump's administration slapped fresh sanctions on Iran's oil sector including over sales to Syria and Venezuela, reducing Joe Biden's room for maneuver if he wins next week's election.

<em>Zarif</em> accuses France's Macron of fuelling 'extremism'

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Zarif accuses France's Macron of fuelling 'extremism'

Iran accused France of fuelling "extremism" after President Emmanuel Macron vowed to never give in to Islamic radicals and defended the ...

Iran and Ukraine open new talks over downed plane

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Iran and Ukraine open new talks over downed plane

Iran and Ukraine have entered a second round of talks over compensation for a civilian plane accidentally shot down in January.

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Iran says UN arms embargo on Tehran 'lifted'

It was "a momentous day for the international community," the Iranian ministry said on Sunday, adding the world had stood with Tehran "in defiance of the US regime's efforts".

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Trump sanctions Iran banks, seeking crippling blow

US President Donald Trump has imposed sweeping sanctions on Iranian banks, seeking to deal a further blow to Iran’s economy as it struggles to ...

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Iran to declare Bahrain and UAE 'enemy states'

General Bagheri's comments escalate the rhetoric of Iranian officials, who warned Bahrain's deal made it a partner to Israel’s "crimes" and ...

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Iran FM demands protection for diplomatic missions in Iraq

Mohammad Javad Zarif hosted Iraq's Fuad Hussein in Tehran, where they discussed several issues including the killing ...

Iraq's foreign minister makes first visit to Iran

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Iraq's foreign minister makes first visit to Iran

Iranian media have not elaborated on the reasons behind the top Iraqi diplomat's two-day trip to Tehran.

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Next US leader 'must cede' to Iran demands: Rouhani

The next US president must cede to the demands of Iran, President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday.

Russia vows military cooperation with Iran

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Russia vows military cooperation with Iran

Russia has vowed to develop military cooperation with Iran after a UN arms embargo expires in October.

Trump defiantly presses 'UN' sanctions on Iran

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Trump defiantly presses 'UN' sanctions on Iran

President Donald Trump said that he was imposing sanctions on Iranians for violating a UN arms embargo and demanded enforcement by US allies.

World powers dismiss US sanctions against Iran

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World powers dismiss US sanctions against Iran

Iran said its arch-foe the United States is facing "maximum isolation" after major powers dismissed a unilateral US declaration that UN ...

Iran hosts second Indian minister in a week

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Iran hosts second Indian minister in a week

Two Indian ministers visited Tehran this week, authorities confirmed.

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Iran hails 'constructive' talks with visiting UN nuclear chief

The International Atomic Energy Agency has urged Iran to allow inspectors access to two sites in the country.

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US faces opposition to demand to 'snap back' sanctions

A US diplomat called on the UN to restore all sanctions against Iran.

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Iran threatens 'dangerous future' for UAE after 'shameful' normalisation

Iran has threatened the UAE with a 'dangerous future' after they became the first Gulf Arab country to officially normalise ties with Israel.

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Beirut identifies its dead, judge named to lead probe

As rescue workers uncover remains of firefighters killed in the blast that rocked Lebanon's capital Beirut, a judge was appointed to lead the ...

Iran's Rouhani hopeful US arms embargo push will fail

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Iran's Rouhani hopeful US arms embargo push will fail

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani expressed 'great hopes that America will fail' in a televised meeting of his cabinet on Wednesday.

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Iran 'wary' of political changes in Lebanon following blast

Tehran is cautious over developments taking place in Lebanon, where a deadly blast killed more than 170 people last week and prompted the ...

Emergency aid heads to Lebanon as world offers support

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Emergency aid heads to Lebanon as world offers support

Multiple countries rallied around crisis-stricken Lebanon, showing support and dispatching emergency aid after the explosion that devastated ...

World offers support, condolences to Lebanon after devastating blasts

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World offers support, condolences to Lebanon after devastating blasts

Lebanon's Prime Minister Hassan Diab called on "friendly countries" to support the country already reeling from its worst economic crisis in ...

Iran abducted exiled opponent while in Dubai, family says

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Iran abducted exiled opponent while in Dubai, family says

Jamshid Sharmahd, a member of a militant Iranian opposition group, appears to have been taken from Dubai to Oman and then onwards to Iran.

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