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Comment: Long before the 'Abraham Accords', Abu Dhabi was investing in the US and developing an intensive lobbying strategy in Washington. Eva Thiebaud discusses a new report by Colin Powers.

An agreement reached with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is due to expire soon, but Iran could extend it.

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

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.

Algeria remembers mass killings under French rule

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Algeria remembers mass killings under French rule

Thousands of Algerians were killed during the Setif massacre.

Talks 'intensify' on US return to Iran <em>nuclear</em> deal

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Talks 'intensify' on US return to Iran nuclear deal

After world powers held a fourth round of talks aimed at bringing Washington back to the 2015 deal, Russia delegate Mikhail Ulyanov tweeted that ...

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Israel 'not a country, but a terrorist base': Khamenei

Iran's Ayatollah Ali Khamenei made the comments in televised remarks marking Quds Day.

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US not opposed to UK repaying Iran debt: Blinken

US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken said a payment to Iran would not violate US sanctions.

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'Possible' to revive nuclear deal before Iran vote: US

Reviving the historic nuclear deal could be within reach ahead of the Iran elections, a Washington official said on Thursday.

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Abu Dhabi crown prince visits Saudi Arabia for talks

Abu Dhabi's crown prince visited Jeddah for talks with Saudi Arabia's powerful crown prince.

Saudi walks diplomatic high wire on Iran, Yemen

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Saudi walks diplomatic high wire on Iran, Yemen

Secret talks between Saudi Arabia and Iran are aiming to end years of hostilities, and bring the brutal war in Yemen to a peaceful conclusion.

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Lebanon sends hazardous material to Germany for destruction

Following last year’s massive blast, the Combi Lift company has removed hazardous materials from the port of Beirut and is taking them to ...

Saudi-Iran discussions occurred ‘more than once’ in Iraq

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Saudi-Iran discussions occurred ‘more than once’ in Iraq

Recent discussions between Saudi Arabia and Iran were not the first instance of talks between the two countries in Iraq, Iraqi President Barham ...

Biden centres Israel normalisation in first call with MbZ

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Biden centres Israel normalisation in first call with MbZ

Normalisation, Iran and the Tigray conflict were on the agenda in Joe Biden and Mohammed bin Zayed's call on Tuesday.

Rocket attack targets US in Iraq: army

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Rocket attack targets US in Iraq: army

The attacks come as Iraq's prime minister discusses a possible timeline for the withdrawal of US troops with diplomat Brett McGurk.

Iran <em>nuclear</em> talks in Vienna 'not collapsing': Russian ambassador

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Iran nuclear talks in Vienna 'not collapsing': Russian ambassador

A Russian ambassador has pushed back against claims the talks in Vienna are collapsing, and instead said that good progress is being made.

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G7 seeks common front on China

The G7 devoted its first session to China, with Blinken pledging 'robust cooperation' with Britain in pressuring Beijing's over its genocide of Uighurs and other Muslims in Xinjiang.

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Swiss diplomat falls to death in Iranian capital Tehran

Switzerland's number-two diplomat in Iran fell to her death from a residential tower in the north of Tehran.

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US, UK reject reports of prisoner deal with Iran

In a meeting ahead of the 47th G7 summit, Washington and London's top diplomats denied prospects of a breakthrough in a prisoner swap deal with ...

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US denies reports Iran poised to free four Americans

A senior White House official on Sunday denied reports from Tehran that an agreement had been reached with Iran for the release of four ...

Two rockets target Baghdad airport base housing US troops

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Two rockets target Baghdad airport base housing US troops

Two rockets targeted an airbase at Iraq's Baghdad airport housing US-led coalition troops on Sunday, in the second such attack in 10 days, the ...

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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.

UK says Iran's treatment of Zaghari-Ratcliffe is 'torture'

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UK says Iran's treatment of Zaghari-Ratcliffe is 'torture'

Iran's treatment of detained dual national Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe amounts to 'torture', Britain said in a statement.

Iran FM asks Soleimani family for 'forgiveness' after leak

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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.

Hopes for Iran <em>nuclear</em> breakthrough 'within weeks'

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Hopes for Iran nuclear breakthrough 'within weeks'

Representatives of the parties still in the Iran agreement noted "indisputable progress" in talks to revive the historic accord after adjourning ...

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