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A French-Iranian academic has been stuck in an Iranian prison since 2019.

Iran's Revolutionary Guards warned the United States against its naval presence in the Gulf.

Hardline former Tehran mayor named Iran parliament speaker

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Hardline former Tehran mayor named Iran parliament speaker

A former mayor of Tehran linked to Iran's Revolutionary Guards has been elected as parliament speaker.

Germany's ban on Hezbollah: A double-edged sword

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Germany's ban on Hezbollah: A double-edged sword

Germany's ban on Hezbollah has been a long time in the making.

Iran <em>Guards</em> kill two Kurdish fighters near Iraqi border

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Iran Guards kill two Kurdish fighters near Iraqi border

The Iranian Revolutionary Guards have killed two Kurdish militants and injured four others in a battle near Iran’s border with ...

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US warns Gulf vessels to stay clear of warships

Gulf vessels should stay at least 100 metres away from US Navy ships or risk being 'interpreted as a threat', Washington has warned.

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Khamenei: US will be expelled from Iraq and Syria

Iran's supreme leader said that the United States will be expelled from Iraq and Syria and alleged that even Washington's allies "abhor" it now.

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Iran plans 'cars-only' rally for annual Quds Day

Iranians have swapped marching in the streets for driving in their vehicles as part of their annual pro-Palestine Quds Day celebration

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Iran reports 35 new virus deaths

Iran has reported 35 new coronavirus deaths on Saturday, the lowest number since March 7 despite a rise in infections.

Iran warns US against 'piracy' on Venezuela fuel shipment

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Iran warns US against 'piracy' on Venezuela fuel shipment

Iran and the US are at odds over a shipment of fuel to Venezuela, as both countries suffer under crippling sanctions.

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Iran slammed for prosecuting Ukraine plane crash protesters

Human Rights Watch has urged Iran to cooperate with international investigations into the deadly January crash and halt prosecutions against ...

Iranian troops killed in clashes close to Iraq border

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Iranian troops killed in clashes close to Iraq border

Three IRGC militants were killed fighting in Iraqi Kurdistan.

US sanctions Iranian-Iraqi businessman who 'smuggled weapons to Yemen'

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US sanctions Iranian-Iraqi businessman who 'smuggled weapons to Yemen'

The United States on Friday confirmed it had imposed sanctions on an Iranian-Iraqi businessman for his alleged involvement with the Iranian ...

Cash-strapped Venezuela sends tons of gold to Iran

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Cash-strapped Venezuela sends tons of gold to Iran

Crisis hit Venezuela has payed Iran nine tons of gold in exchange for help to rebuild its troubled oil industry.

Iran ships '6.8 million barrels' of oil to Syria

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Iran ships '6.8 million barrels' of oil to Syria

Following US sanctions, the Syrian regime has received roughly 2 million barrels of crude from staunch regional ally Iran every month. In recent ...

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Rouhani warns US not to 'plot' against Iran

The US and Iran continue to trade barbs over tensions in the Gulf.

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Oil price lifted by US-Iran tensions after rollercoaster week

US oil prices have recovered slightly due to uncertainty in Gulf waters after a disastrous week which saw rates drop below zero.

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Iran's Revolutionary Guards vow 'decisive response' to US threat

US President Donald Trump earlier this week said he had ordered the Navy to 'shoot down' any Iranian ships 'harassing' US vessels.

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Iran's Revolutionary Guards say Gulf patrols increased

Tehran has accused the US of 'dangerous adventurism' in the Gulf waters, warning that such activity constitutes a 'red line'.

Iran says US giving 'Hollywood' account of Gulf encounter

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Iran says US giving 'Hollywood' account of Gulf encounter

The US accused Tehran of dangerous and provocative actions on Wednesday, saying 11 of the Guards' vessels "repeatedly crossed US ...

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The Middle East at war with coronavirus: Top stories

The Syrian regime is being urged to release doctors amid the outbreak of coronavirus while Algeria's 'Radio Corona Internationale' continues the ...

Iranian researchers seek to diagnose coronavirus through cough patterns

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Iranian researchers seek to diagnose coronavirus through cough patterns

Cough patterns could be the key to an alternative way of detecting coronavirus, an Iranian research team believes.

Iran claims device can 'diagnose coronavirus in five seconds'

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Iran claims device can 'diagnose coronavirus in five seconds'

A new Iranian army invention can allegedly detect the coronavirus in a 100-metre radius, inviting wide-scale skepticism.

Scores of Iranian fighters in Syria quarantined over coronavirus

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Scores of Iranian fighters in Syria quarantined over coronavirus

Some 40 foreign pro-regime militia fighters have been taken to hospital in eastern Syria after showing coronavirus symptoms, as activists allege ...

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