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In a first call with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Harris expressed “opposition to the International Criminal Court’s attempts to exercise its jurisdiction over Israeli personnel".

State Department spokesman Ned Price said the United States was "pleased" that the Europeans withdrew a plan to censure Iran at the International Atomic Energy Agency's meeting in Vienna.

Iran hails European U-turn on rebuke at IAEA

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Iran hails European U-turn on rebuke at IAEA

Iran's foreign ministry spokesman hailed the the day's developments as keeping open "the path of diplomacy" between Tehran and the UN's nuclear watchdog.

Europeans renege on condemning Iran at UN <em>nuclear</em> watchdog

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Europeans renege on condemning Iran at UN nuclear watchdog

The decision to hold off was taken "to give time to diplomacy", one diplomatic source said.

Seeking relevance, Trump touts Middle East 'victories' at CPAC

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Seeking relevance, Trump touts Middle East 'victories' at CPAC

In-depth: At this year’s CPAC, Donald Trump boasted of his policy victories in the Middle East, but his erratic legacy is probably more ...

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Ireland to reopen embassy in Iran by 2023

The reopening is part of the Global Ireland initiative to increase the country's global impact.

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Iran warns against censure at UN nuclear watchdog

Iran warned against a planned resolution at the UN nuclear watchdog that seeks to condemn its suspension of some nuclear ...

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How Europe is undermining Biden's Middle East agenda

Comment: France, UK and Germany are undermining US efforts to reinstate the Iran nuclear deal. If this impasse is not resolved ...

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Jailed Iranian bodybuilder sews lips to protest prison abuse

Khaled Pirzadeh has been allegedly beaten by Iran's brutal authorities on multiple occasion, leaving him in need of hospital treatment, which he ...

Europeans to push for Iran censure at UN <em>nuclear</em>

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Europeans to push for Iran censure at UN nuclear

The three European members of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal will put forward a resolution condemning Iran's suspension of some ...

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US, Russia warships dock in strategic Sudan port

US and Russia sent warships to dock in Sudan port after Washington delisted Khartoum as a state sponsor of terrorism.

The Iraq Report: Turkey and Iran trade diplomatic blows

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The Iraq Report: Turkey and Iran trade diplomatic blows

Iraq has once more emerged as an arena of competition between Turkey and Iran as the two historic rivals clash over Ankara's intervention ...

US still open to Iran <em>nuclear</em> talks despite rejection

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US still open to Iran nuclear talks despite rejection

Iran rejected an European Union invitation to a meeting with the US and other participants to rekindle the nuclear deal, but ...

Netanyahu blames Iran for boat attack, says 'striking' back

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Netanyahu blames Iran for boat attack, says 'striking' back

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused Iran on Monday of a recent attack on an Israeli-owned ship and said Israel was "striking back" the ...

Iran says time not 'suitable' for <em>nuclear</em> <em>deal</em> meeting

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Iran says time not 'suitable' for nuclear deal meeting

Iran said it does not consider the time to be "suitable" for an informal meeting - proposed by Europe and involving the US - on the embattled ...

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Israel's Gantz says Iran behind blast on Israeli-owned ship

Israeli Defence Minister Benny Gantz said he believes Iran is behind an explosion earlier this week on an Israeli-owned vessel in the Gulf of Oman

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US in balancing act as Saudi prince spared sanctions

A US decision to spare Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman over the killing of Jamal Khashoggi has frustrated campaigners.

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Iran urges Baghdad to identify perpetrators of anti-US attacks

Iran urged Baghdad to identify the perpetrators of rocket attacks targeting US interests in Iraq on Saturday, just days after the latest assault ...

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Explosion strikes Israeli-owned ship amid US-Iran tensions

An Israeli-owned ship sailing out of the Middle East was struck with an explosion, amid escalating tensions between the US and Iran.

Air strike in Syria a warning to Iran: Biden

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Air strike in Syria a warning to Iran: Biden

President Joe Biden said Iran should view a US air strike in eastern Syria as a warning.

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Syria slams deadly US air strike on Iran-backed militias

Syria criticised a deadly US air strike on Iran-backed militias as a bad omen from President Joe Biden's administration.

Iran policeman killed amid unrest in southeast

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Iran policeman killed amid unrest in southeast

Zahedan county governor Abouzarmahdi Nakahei said the latest violence was fuelled by "fake" reports of deaths in the unrest in Saravan.

US and Europe to 'remain calm' despite Iranian 'provocations'

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US and Europe to 'remain calm' despite Iranian 'provocations'

US and EU diplomats have said they won't respond to Iranian 'provocations'

Secretive Israeli <em>nuclear</em> facility undergoes major project

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Secretive Israeli nuclear facility undergoes major project

The construction comes as Israel — under Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu — maintains its scathing criticism of Iran’s nuclear program.

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