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Iranian militias in eastern Syria are changing the names of local streets in a 'provocative and sectarian' way in an effort to forcibly alter the character of the area.

Iran <em>Guards</em> unveil new naval ballistic missile

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Iran Guards unveil new naval ballistic missile

A new naval ballistic missile with a potential range of over 700 kilometres (430 miles) was unveiled by Iran's Revolutionary Guards on Sunday.

Soleimani aide dies from 'Iraq-Iran war chemical injuries'

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Soleimani aide dies from 'Iraq-Iran war chemical injuries'

Top-ranking IRGC officials have congratulated Khodadi for his "martyrdom" and offered condolences.

Hunger striking Iranian human rights lawyer back in prison

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Hunger striking Iranian human rights lawyer back in prison

Iranian lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh, who was sent to hospital after going on hunger strike for 40 days to demand the release of political prisoners, ...

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Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe files harassment claim against Iran's Revolutionary Guards

The detained dual national complained that the Revolutionary Guards, who have no authority over monitoring her furlough, harassed her at her home claiming she breached her ankle tag

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Iran Guards vow Soleimani revenge will target 'those involved'

Iran continues to threaten the US over the death of General Qassem Soleimani during an air strike.

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UK to invest £23.8m in strategic Omani port

The expansion of the "logistics hub" at Duqm will "facilitate Royal Navy deployments to the Indian Ocean" and "further support British Army ...

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Iran begins war games near tense Strait of Hormuz

Iran is conducting an annual military drill in the strategic Strait of Hormuz aimed at 'improving readiness in confronting any possible ...

New Iranian game promises 'revenge' for US Soleimani killing

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New Iranian game promises 'revenge' for US Soleimani killing

A new app game developed in Iran promises players revenge against the death of General Qasem Soleimani.

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Owners of Iranian tankers deny Venezuela destination

The owners of the Iranian tankers seized by the US last month have mounted a court battle for their return.

Rest in Power Reham Yacoub

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Rest in Power Reham Yacoub

Comment: Reham Yacoub's assassination is evidence of an increasingly restricted space for free speech and protest in Iraq, write Taif Alkhudary ...

Iran <em>Guards</em> say three 'US-linked infiltrators' killed

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Iran Guards say three 'US-linked infiltrators' killed

Three gunmen with links to the United States that allegedly attempted to infiltrate Iran were killed on Monday, authorities in the Islamic ...

Iran 'ready to pay compensation' for Ukrainian plane crash

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Iran 'ready to pay compensation' for Ukrainian plane crash

Iran has accepted responsibility for downing the Ukrainian plane and is ready to negotiate paying full compensation under international law, the ...

US blacklists UAE firms for supporting Iran's Mahan Air

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US blacklists UAE firms for supporting Iran's Mahan Air

Two UAE-based companies were placed on a US sanctions blacklist on Wednesday, authorities confirmed.

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Iranian fuel headed for US after seizure warrant issued

The confiscated fuel amounts to 1.2 million barrels of Iranian petrol, valued at around $40 million.

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US says Iran forces board ship in international waters

The Iranian navy boarded and briefly seized a Liberian-flagged oil tanker near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, a US military official said ...

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Iran says 2 convicted of spying for Israel, UK

Two people have been convicted in Iran for allegedly spying on behalf Israel, the UK and Germany.

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Iran executes man for killing guard in 2017-18 protests

Iran executed a man convicted of killing a member of the Revolutionary Guards during deadly 2017-18 protests.

Who are the accused in Rafic Hariri murder trial?

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Who are the accused in Rafic Hariri murder trial?

A list of those indicted in the 2005 murder of former Lebanese premier Rafic Hariri.

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Iranian hackers claim major attack on Israeli railway system

An Iranian hacker group has claimed responsibility for a major cyberattack affecting 28 railway stations in Israel, in the latest in a series of ...

Australia accused of failing academic jailed in Iran

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Australia accused of failing academic jailed in Iran

Australia's foreign ministry this week said Kylie Moore-Gilber case remained one of its "highest priorities, including for our embassy officials ...

Kurdish activist jailed for 15 years on Iran return

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Kurdish activist jailed for 15 years on Iran return

The Kurdish activist was given promises of amnesty by Iran's Revolutionary Guards.

Mahan Air passenger undergoes surgery for 'fractured spine'

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Mahan Air passenger undergoes surgery for 'fractured spine'

After two US jets approached an Iranian flight in the airspace over Syria, several passengers were reportedly hospitalised in Beirut with ...

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