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The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation on Sunday held an emergency meeting over Israel's deadly attacks on the Gaza Strip, amid a muted reaction by some member states.

Iran Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif offered to help with the upcoming elections, which are expected to be highly fraudulent.

<em>Zarif</em> in Damascus after new Iran ambassador appointed

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Zarif in Damascus after new Iran ambassador appointed

Mehdi Sobhani was reportedly appointed based on the suggestion of Tehran’s foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, who headed a delegation which arrived in Syria on Thursday.

Who are the main candidates in Iran's presidential elections?

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Who are the main candidates in Iran's presidential elections?

With the registration process for Iran’s election set to last five days, The New Arab provides a brief run-through of names to keep an eye on.

Iran candidates register for presidential election

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Iran candidates register for presidential election

The country's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, has in recent months urged for high turnout, expressing hope that this would encourage the ...

Thomas O. Falk

How the ‘Zarifgate tapes' exposed Iran’s bitter power struggle

In-depth: Leaked tapes of Foreign Minister Javad Zarif touched on the Revolutionary Guard and Qasem Soleimani, revealing deep political rifts.

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UN envoy says push for Yemen ceasefire is faltering

UN envoy Martin Griffiths has warned that efforts to achieve a ceasefire in Yemen’s bloody conflict are faltering amid continued fighting ...

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Khamenei says remarks by Zarif in audio leak 'mistake'

Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei Sunday slammed as a 'big mistake' remarks by his foreign minister.

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Iran FM asks Soleimani family for 'forgiveness' after leak

Iran's foreign minister on Sunday asked the family of Qasem Soleimani for 'forgiveness' following his leaked comments.

Iranian conservatives call for Zarif's execution following audio-leak

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Iranian conservatives call for Zarif's execution following audio-leak

Following the leak of an audio recording in which Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif criticised the power of assassinated ...

Brooke Anderson

Iran nuclear deal: As talks continue, so do obstacles

As efforts to revive the Iran nuclear deal continue, mounting obstacles call into question how much the US-Iran indirect talks can withstand.

Iran welcomes Saudi change of tone, sees 'new chapter'

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Iran welcomes Saudi change of tone, sees 'new chapter'

Iran's foreign ministry said Tehran welcomes the change of tone from Saudi Arabia on Thursday, after reports this month revealed secret talks ...

Shakeup in Iran’s presidential office after leaked tape

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Shakeup in Iran’s presidential office after leaked tape

Changes have been made by President Hassan Rouhani following a leaked conversation featuring the Iranian foreign minister.

Iran's <em>Zarif</em> backs Yemen ceasefire in talks with Houthis

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Iran's Zarif backs Yemen ceasefire in talks with Houthis

Iran's foreign minister expressed 'support for a ceasefire and Yemeni-Yemeni talks'.

Iran audio-leak aimed at 'discord' amid nuclear talks: president

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Iran audio-leak aimed at 'discord' amid nuclear talks: president

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says leaked audio of Foreign Minister Javad Zarif criticising assassinated commander Qasem ...

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Iran’s Zarif regrets leaked audio of Soleimani criticism

In an Instagram post, Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said he regretted the “domestic infighting” caused by a leak of a recording of him criticising assassinated commander Qasem

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Iran president calls leaked Zarif audio 'conspiracy', demands probe

Iran's president has ordered a probe into the leaked audio in which the foreign minister says the military was too influential in diplomacy.

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Iranian FM Mohammad Zarif meets Iraqi counterpart in Baghdad

The senior Iranian politician is also reportedly to meet the Iraqi president, prime minister and the speaker of the parliament.

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Iran's Zarif to visit Qatar, Iraq Sunday

The trips are 'in the framework of developing bilateral ties', Iran's foreign ministry spokesman said. They come after reported talks brokered ...

Israel and Iran's escalating shadow war at sea

Thomas O. Falk

Israel and Iran's escalating shadow war at sea

Analysis: Israel and Iran have been engaged in a covert war for years. Now ships are coming under attack at sea.

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Iran Natanz bomb 'may have been planted years ago'

Former Israeli PM Ehud Olmert said the foundations of Sunday's Natanz uranium enrichment facility attack in Iran would have probably been set a ...

US Senators back nuclear talks with Iran in letter

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US Senators back nuclear talks with Iran in letter

A letter sent to US President Biden by 27 Democratic senators says that sanctions on Iran should be lifted if it returns to compliance with the ...

Iran vows to enrich uranium to 60%

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Iran vows to enrich uranium to 60%

The announcement has been confirmed by the UN's nuclear watchdog and comes after an explosion knocked out power at Iran's main nuclear facility.

<em>Zarif</em> and Lavrov meet in Tehran, discuss US sanctions

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Zarif and Lavrov meet in Tehran, discuss US sanctions

Iran and Russia warned that an attack on the Natanz atomic site and new EU sanctions could harm ongoing negotiations.

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