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Facebook said it has removed hundreds of fake accounts linked to an Iranian exile group.

Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar and his delegation were summoned to Islamabad from Qatar, where they have been negotiating since September.

'Thank you, Mossad': Israeli flag spotted in Iranian capital

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'Thank you, Mossad': Israeli flag spotted in Iranian capital

A thank you note to Israel's spy agency and a blue and white Israeli flag were spotted in the Iranian capital this week.

Iran says scientist killed by satellite-controlled machine gun

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Iran says scientist killed by satellite-controlled machine gun

A satellite-controlled machine gun with "artificial intelligence" was used in last week's assassination of a top nuclear scientist in Iran, the ...

Exiled group rejects Iran 'lies' over scientist murder role

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Exiled group rejects Iran 'lies' over scientist murder role

The People's Mujahedeen of Iran rejected as "rancour and lies" Tehran's accusation that it was involved in nuclear scientist Mohsen ...

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'Israel killed Iranian scientist' with 'remote-controlled machine gun': reports

An Iranian report claimed the scientist who founded the country's nuclear programme was killed by a 'remote-controlled machine gun'.

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Pakistan sanctions Taliban to avoid global finance blacklist

The orders to freeze Taliban assets were issued as part of Pakistan's efforts to avoid being blacklisted by the Paris-based Financial Action ...

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Iran arrests 'perpetrators' of last week's protests

The protests ocurred on Thursday "with a limited number of Behbahan residents gathering and shouting norm-breaking chants."

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Messages claiming Iran nuclear site fire deepen mystery

A released photo and video broadcast by Iranian state television of the site showed a two-story brick building with scorch marks and its roof ...

Iranian ex-judge dies after falling from window in Romania

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Iranian ex-judge dies after falling from window in Romania

Iranian opposition activists have called the death of former judge Gholamreza Mansouri, who is wanted by Tehran for alleged corruption, ...

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Iran news agency head convicted for interviewee's spy remark

The news agency is in hot water after an article criticising Tehran's intelligence operations in Europe.

Iran suggests up to 225 killed in November protests

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Iran suggests up to 225 killed in November protests

Officials in Iran have yet to issue an overall death toll for the unrest, while London-based human rights group Amnesty International has put ...

Iran's OPEC governor dies after brain haemorrhage

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Iran's OPEC governor dies after brain haemorrhage

Iran's OPEC governor has died after falling into a coma earlier this month due to a brain haemorrhage.

Will the US-Taliban negotiations settle Afghanistan's political problem?

Syed Fazl-e-Haider

Will the US-Taliban negotiations settle Afghanistan's political problem?

What change has the US-led war brought in Afghanistan after a series of shock operations, heavy collateral damage and a cost of nearly $1 ...

Khamenei orders Iran unrest victims treated as 'martyrs'

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Khamenei orders Iran unrest victims treated as 'martyrs'

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's decision marked a significant softening of position by the Iranian authorities towards those killed during the protests ...

The New Arab

Khamenei blames Iran protests on 'dangerous foreign conspiracy'

Amnesty International says it believes at least 143 people have been killed in a crackdown on the protests, something Iran disputes without offering any evidence to support its claims.

The New Arab

Iran opposition journalist assassinated in Istanbul: reports

Massoud Molavi, said to be in his mid-30s, was murdered on the street while walking with a friend in the Sisli district of Istanbul on November ...

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Khamenei says enemy 'repelled' in Iran as uprising grows

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said the enemy had been 'repelled' as an uprising continues to grow.

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Iran attacks US 'hypocritical' support for protesters

Tehran slammed the United States for showing support for protesters in Iran despite Washington's economic pressure on the Islamic Republic.

Tehran restricts internet access amid deadly nationwide protests

The New Arab

Tehran restricts internet access amid deadly nationwide protests

Authorities in Tehran have restricted internet access in Iran as protesters continued to take to the streets amid deadly nationwide protests.

The New Arab

Iranian policeman killed in clashes amid widespread protests

Clashes erupted after protesters attacked police headquarters in the western city, Arabi21 reported on the second day of widespread protests ...

Iran's Khamenei backs petrol price hike that sparked protests

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Iran's Khamenei backs petrol price hike that sparked protests

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei blamed 'hooligans' for damaging property and said 'all the centres of the world's wickedness against us have cheered' the ...

Five dead in Al-Shabaab claimed car-bomb attack in Somalia

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Five dead in Al-Shabaab claimed car-bomb attack in Somalia

A car bomb killed at least five in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Thursday. Police suspect the explosion, claimed by jihadist Al-Shabab ...

Iran denies allegations of 'spying' on German army

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Iran denies allegations of 'spying' on German army

Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi said the “enemies” were aiming to “sour relations” between Iran and Europe, dismissing German ...

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