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Tehran agreed to quit enriching uranium at the facility as part of the 2015 nuclear deal.

A report aired on Iranian state-run television claimed that the British-Australian academic was a spy for Israel.

Iran surpasses one million Covid-19 cases

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Iran surpasses one million Covid-19 cases

Iran's coronavirus cases have surpassed one million, as the country struggles under the weight of the pandemic and a vaccine appears to be in sight.

Academic freed in Iran ‘blown away’ by support

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Academic freed in Iran ‘blown away’ by support

Middle East scholar Kylie Moore-Gilbert said she was 'totally blown away' by efforts from friends and family to secure her release.

Funeral begins for assassinated Iran nuclear scientist

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Funeral begins for assassinated Iran nuclear scientist

Iran's top nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh was assassinated in an attack the Islamic republic has blamed on Israel.

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UAE condemns 'heinous' killing of Iran scientist

The assassination of a top Iranian nuclear scientist has been condemned by the United Arab Emirates as a "heinous" act.

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Iran mulls response to killing of nuclear scientist

Debate raged in Iran over how and when to respond to a top nuclear scientist's assassination, blamed on arch-foe Israel, as his body was ...

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Iran nuclear scientist's body taken to Muslim shrine

President Hassan Rouhani has accused arch-foe Israel of acting as a US "mercenary" and killing Mohsen Fakhrizadeh when assailants opened fire at ...

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Pro-reform Iranian religious leader dies aged 83

Ayatollah Yousef Saanei died in a hospital in the holy city of Qom after being hospitalized for two days with a broken hip and wrist.

Iranian musician arrested for collaborating with female artists

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Iranian musician arrested for collaborating with female artists

An Iranian musician will stand trial for working with female artists, including one who lives in the Netherlands.

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British-Australian lecturer's every step being followed inside Iranian prison

The communications of jailed British-Australian academic Kylie Moore-Gilbert are being closely monitored, sources within Qarchak prison have ...

'Virus deaths in Iran nearly three times higher': Report

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'Virus deaths in Iran nearly three times higher': Report

A recent report suggests coronavirus figures in Iran have been manipulated.

Iran reports highest virus cases for nearly a month

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Iran reports highest virus cases for nearly a month

The Islamic republic has been battling the Middle East's deadliest outbreak of Covid-19 since late February.

Confusion and fear as Iran says 'millions' have virus

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Confusion and fear as Iran says 'millions' have virus

Since President Hassan Rouhani announced on Saturday that 25 million Iranians may have been infected with the coronavirus, he has not mentioned ...

Iran reports record daily toll of 229 coronavirus deaths

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Iran reports record daily toll of 229 coronavirus deaths

Tehran is battling a resurgence of the Covid-19 disease, forcing authorities to make masks mandatory in enclosed public spaces and reimpose ...

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Dozen Iranian footballers test positive for Covid-19

Twelve Iranian football players from two seperate teams have tested positive for coronavirus.

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The Middle East at war with coronavirus

In today's roundup: Iran to start testing coronavirus vaccine on humans, strained Iraqi doctors pushed over the edge battling virus and world ...

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Iran says still in first wave of virus outbreak

The Islamic republic has struggled to contain Covid-19 since it reported its first cases - two deaths - in the Shia holy city of Qom in ...

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Coronavirus infection rate is 40% in two Iran provinces

Forty percent of residents in Iran's Qom and Gilan provinces are believed to have contracted coronavirus.

Iran president decries reduced respect for Covid-19 rules

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Iran president decries reduced respect for Covid-19 rules

Hassan Rouhani reproached citizens for not adhering to health measures to stop the spread of Covid-19.

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Iran urges everyone to wear masks amid coronavirus surge

The Iranian health ministry has urged all people to wear masks in public as the number of coronavirus cases increases.

The Middle East at war with coronavirus

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The Middle East at war with coronavirus

In today's roundup: Impending health crisis in the Sinai, outbreaks in UAE jails, Egypt opens gyms but prolongs curfew, Emirates lays off ...

Iran launches 'Corona Police' to tackle coronavirus lockdown rebels

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Iran launches 'Corona Police' to tackle coronavirus lockdown rebels

A police force designed to keep citizens off the streets in Iran's 'red zone' - Abadan City - has been launched, as the Covid-19 toll continues ...

The Middle East at war with coronavirus

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The Middle East at war with coronavirus

In today's roundup: Egyptian actress Ragaa Al-Geddawy in a stable condition after receiving a plasma blood treatment for coronavirus and a ...

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