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Multiple countries rallied around crisis-stricken Lebanon, showing support and dispatching emergency aid after the explosion that devastated capital Beirut.

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani offered medical support to Lebanon after a huge blast devastated capital Beirut.

'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.

The Iraq Report: Iran outplays Saudi on diplomatic front

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The Iraq Report: Iran outplays Saudi on diplomatic front

Iraq has found itself caught in a delicate balancing act between Iran and Saudi Arabia.

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 ...

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Iraqi prime minister warns against attacks on Iran

It comes as the Iraqi premier visited Iran for the first time on an official visit.

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US presence in Iraq 'cause of insecurity', says Khamenei

Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhemi of Iraq met Ayatollah Ali Khamenei in the Iranian capital during his first trip abroad since taking office.

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Iran president calls Iraqi premier's visit 'turning point'

Iran will work to support 'stability and security in Iraq', President Rouhani said after meeting with the Iraqi premier.

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Iraqi PM arrives in Iran for first foreign visit

Mustafa al-Kadhimi is expected to meet with Iranian President Rouhani and supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.

Turkey suspends Iran and Afghanistan flights over coronavirus outbreak

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Turkey suspends Iran and Afghanistan flights over coronavirus outbreak

Turkey has suspended flights to Iran and Afghanistan as part of measures against the coronavirus outbreak, the transport ministry said on Sunday.

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25 million Iranians infected with coronavirus, Rouhani reveals

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani revealed on Saturday that more than 25 million Iranians have been infected with Covid-19.

Back to square one, as the JCPOA turns five

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Back to square one, as the JCPOA turns five

Comment: Trump's unilateral withdrawal from the nuclear deal has done huge damage to the prospect of any similar future agreement. It's vital we ...

Iran's <em>Rouhani</em> says coronavirus lockdown would cause 'chaos, hardship'

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Iran's Rouhani says coronavirus lockdown would cause 'chaos, hardship'

Iran has battled the Middle East's worst outbreak of the novel coronavirus.

Iranians' dissatisfaction a 'threat for everyone', says Tehran mayor

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Iranians' dissatisfaction a 'threat for everyone', says Tehran mayor

Tehran's mayor has said in an interview that low voter turnout among Iranians is a sign of widespread malaise in the country due to the ...

Russia's commander in Syria meets Kurdish SDF leader

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Russia's commander in Syria meets Kurdish SDF leader

The SDF has been at loggerheads with Turkey over control of northern Syria.

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Iran reports record one-day coronavirus death toll of 200

Iran announced the highest recorded number of Covid-19 deaths in a day, as the virus continues its deadly spread across the Middle East.

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Iran's Rouhani calls for mask order to be enforced

People not wearing masks against the novel coronavirus should be refused service in enclosed public spaces, said Rouhani.

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Iran says 'no military solution' for Syria

"The Islamic republic believes the only solution to the Syrian crisis is political and not a military solution."

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Turkey, Russia and Iran to hold talks on Syria

Turkey, Russia and Iran have been holding talks on Syria via the Astana process.

Iran to make masks compulsory following fresh coronavirus spike

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Iran to make masks compulsory following fresh coronavirus spike

Iran, one of the world's worst-hit countries by the coronavirus epidemic, has announced compulsory mask measures amid a fresh spike in cases.

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Iran's Rouhani says UN watchdog risks losing independence

The UN nuclear watchdog is being pressured by Iran's arch-enemies to investigate non-issues, Rouhani said.

Iran arrests founder of student charity, 2 aides

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Iran arrests founder of student charity, 2 aides

Iranian hard-liners have criticised the charity, the Imam Ali’s Popular Students Relief Society, accusing it of misusing the organisation for ...

Iran coronavirus death toll tops 9,500

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Iran coronavirus death toll tops 9,500

The Islamic republic's official figures have shown an upward trajectory in new cases of infection since early May.

Europe toughens stance on Iran, US over nuclear dispute

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Europe toughens stance on Iran, US over nuclear dispute

Germany, France and the UK announced their support for extending an arms embargo on Iran, while expressing their opposition to Washington's ...

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