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Child marriage in Iran is being facilitated by state banks that are giving off unregulated loans to those who want to marry.

The Guardian Council has approved a new law advocating increased uranium enrichment levels and a halt to UN inspections.

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.

Fakhrizadeh's assassination: A new obstacle for US-Iran diplomacy

Giorgio Cafiero

Fakhrizadeh's assassination: A new obstacle for US-Iran diplomacy

Analysis: The assassination of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh will make it harder for Joe Biden to bring Washington and Tehran to a new understanding.

Iran's president rejects bill that would boost enrichment

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Iran's president rejects bill that would boost enrichment

President Hasan Rouhani said the bill, likely a show of defiance after the assassination of a top nuclear scientist, was "harmful" to ...

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Saudi Arabia denies role in Iranian nuclear scientist's killing

Mohsen Fakhrizadeh was killed on Friday after his car and bodyguards were targeted in a bomb and gun attack on a major road outside the capital Tehran.

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Iran parliament advances law to prevent nuclear inspections

Lawmakers reportedly chanted 'Death to America!' and 'Death to Israel!' after voting overwhelmingly in favour of the bill.

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Trump's 'inexperienced' virus adviser quits as vaccine boosts hope

Scott Atlas, a favoured coronavirus adviser of the US president, who tweeted in October "Masks work? NO," has submitted his resignation.

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 ...

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.

Iran mulls response to killing of nuclear scientist

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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 ...

Instagram 'censors' Iranian support for assassinated nuclear scientist

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Instagram 'censors' Iranian support for assassinated nuclear scientist

Iranian social media users say the social media network has removed posts supporting Mohsen Fakhrizadeh.

Israel raises alert level in embassies following Iran assassination

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Israel raises alert level in embassies following Iran assassination

Israel has been accused of carrying out the assassination of top nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh on Friday.

UK 'concerned' by Iran nuclear scientist killing

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UK 'concerned' by Iran nuclear scientist killing

Foreign Minister Dominic Raab voiced his concern over the possible escalation of tensions in the Middle East following the assassination of a ...

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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 him and his bodyguards near Tehran on Friday.

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Iran protesters demand revenge for scientist's assassination

“No peace, no surrender - war with the United States and death to Israel”, the protesters chanted.

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Iran accuses Israel of assassinating scientist and seeking 'chaos'

Iran's president on Saturday accused arch-foe Israel of acting as a US "mercenary" and seeking to create chaos following the assassination of ...

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Trump deploys US aircraft carrier, warships to Gulf region

Trump's administration deployed a US aircraft carrier and warships to the Gulf region as tensions increased over the killing of a top Iranian ...

Iran's president vows revenge over slain military scientist

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Iran's president vows revenge over slain military scientist

The slaying threatens to renew tensions between the US and Iran.

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Iran's Rouhani accuses 'mercenary' Israel of scientist assassination

Iran's arch-enemy Israel was accused by Iran's President Hassan Rouhani of acting as a mercenary for the US.

Belgium tries Iranian diplomat over bomb plot

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Belgium tries Iranian diplomat over bomb plot

An Iranian diplomat accused of plotting to bomb an Iranian opposition rally went on trial in Belgium.

Iranians face European trial over alleged bomb plot

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Iranians face European trial over alleged bomb plot

The high profile case is the first time a European court has put an Iranian official on trial.

Iran diplomat refuses to appear at bomb plot trial

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Iran diplomat refuses to appear at bomb plot trial

Assadollah Assadi, 48, refused to appear in the dock, claiming diplomatic immunity, but his accreditation was in Austria and he was arrested in ...

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