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A senior US intelligence official said the strikes, which reportedly killed 57 pro-Syrian regime fighters, targeted warehouses serving as a pipeline for components that support Iran's nuclear programme.

Security sources and witnesses said Israeli jets flew several times over the capital at medium altitude, according to local media.

Iran ex-president's daughter blames Tehran for Syria atrocities

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Iran ex-president's daughter blames Tehran for Syria atrocities

Faezeh Rafsanjani, the daughter of former Iranian president Ali Akbar Rafsanjani, has blamed Iran for the deaths of hundreds of thousands of Syrians in an interview.

Iran voices 'extreme concern' over US detainee rights

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Iran voices 'extreme concern' over US detainee rights

Tehran has mirrored the US in expressing 'extreme concern' over detainee rights.

Iran unveils underground missile base in Gulf

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Iran unveils underground missile base in Gulf

The new base hosts missiles with 'huge destructive power', Revolutionary Guards head Hossein Salami said.

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US flies two B-52 bombers to Middle East

Concerned that an attack could occur on the anniversary of Soleimani’s death, the US sends two B-52 bombers to the Arabian peninsula in a show of force.

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Questions haunt Iran's downing of Ukrainian plane

For the families of those who lost loved ones on Flight PS752, a lack of transparency and accountability is making the grieving process even ...

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Iraqis chanting anti-US slogans mark year since Soleimani killing

Pro-Iranian supporters, many dressed in black, massed in Baghdad's central Tahrir Square to also condemn Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhemi ...

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Baghdad procession marks anniversary of Iran general's death

Mourners marched on the road towards Baghdad airport, with the scene of the bombing that killed Qassem Soleimani and Abu Mahdi ...

Iran commander vows revenge as <em>Soleimani</em> killing anniversary looms

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Iran commander vows revenge as Soleimani killing anniversary looms

Retaliation could even come from 'inside your own house', Quds Force chief Esmail Ghaani warned the US.

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US aircraft carrier to leave Mideast amid Iran tension

The decision to send the USS Nimitz home could reflect a lack of consensus on whether Iran poses a heightened threat to strike during Trump's ...

The New Arab's Most Important Stories from 2020

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The New Arab's Most Important Stories from 2020

A retrospective of our coverage of 2020's leading stories

Iran honours <em>Soleimani</em>, killed a year ago by US

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Iran honours Soleimani, killed a year ago by US

Iran is mourning the first anniversary of the death of military commander Qasem Soleimani.

US bomber mission over Gulf cautions Iran

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US bomber mission over Gulf cautions Iran

America flew bombers over the Gulf in an effort to warn Iran against attacking the US.

The fear inspired by Blackwater, US military in Iraq

Elijah J. Magnier

The fear inspired by Blackwater, US military in Iraq

Though Nisour Square was 13 years ago, the release of the Blackwater guards from prison opened up old wounds for the families of those killed, ...

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US 'enmities' towards Iran will not end post-Trump: Khamenei

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei has welcomed Trump's departure from office but said that US 'enmity' to Iran would continue

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Biden arrival won't guarantee better relations: Iran supreme leader

The remarks come as Iran approaches the first anniversary of the US drone strike that killed Revolutionary Guard Gen. Qassem ...

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US flies B-52s over Gulf in message for Iran

The two bombers looped near Qatar while keeping a "safe distance" from Iran's coastline, US defense officials said.

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US troop pullouts in Mideast raise fears of Iran

A senior U.S. military official with knowledge of the region said Monday that Iran may try to take advantage of America’s troop withdrawals.

Fakhrizadeh's assassination throws Biden's Iran policy into the spotlight

Arash Azizi

Fakhrizadeh's assassination throws Biden's Iran policy into the spotlight

Comment: Biden has his work cut out, but he must stand up to the warmongers and formulate a peace policy for Iran and the region, writes Arash ...

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US attack risks 'full-fledged war', says adviser to Khamenei

An adviser to Iran's supreme leader has warned that any American attack on the Islamic Republic could set off a "full-fledged war" in the Middle ...

Yemen seeks Interpol arrest warrants for Houthi leaders

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Yemen seeks Interpol arrest warrants for Houthi leaders

Yemen's internationally recognised government is seeking to issue arrest warrants for Houthi leaders, the ministry of foreign affairs said on ...

The Iraq Report: Pro-Iran militias emboldened by Biden's victory

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The Iraq Report: Pro-Iran militias emboldened by Biden's victory

While those in official circles are generally in favour of a new US administration under Joe Biden, Iraqi civil society and activists are more ...

Trump's megadonors will continue to shape hawkish Republican policy

Eli Clifton

Trump's megadonors will continue to shape hawkish Republican policy

Comment: The Adelsons might be done with Trump, but they will continue to form the backbone of the GOP's campaign finance apparatus, warns Eli ...

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