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Analysis: Joe Biden has vowed that the US could rejoin the Iran nuclear deal if he wins the 2020 election. But time might be running out.

Iran's daily Covid-19 toll has surpassed 5,000 cases, as death tolls continue to be high.

Iran's judicial authority bans ‘torture’

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Iran's judicial authority bans ‘torture’

Iran's highest judicial authority has banned the use of torture, amid criticism from the international community on the way it treats its prisoners.

Iran's dilemma in Nagorno-Karabakh

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Iran's dilemma in Nagorno-Karabakh

Analysis: Sharing borders with Armenia and Azerbaijan, Iran is walking a geopolitical tightrope with the crisis.

Iran nuclear chief tests positive for Covid-19

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Iran nuclear chief tests positive for Covid-19

Iran's Nuclear chief is along thousands of people to contract covid-19 in the last month.

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Iran's hospitals turn away non-emergency patients

Covid-19 patients have filled Iran's hospitals, meaning non-emergency treatment will now be halted as the country tries to tackle its third wave of the virus

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Ex-Iranian president Ahmadinejad slams US sanctions on Iran

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad slammed the US for its decision to impose fresh sanctions on Iran.

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Iran authorities 'disrupt internet' during Shajarian tribute

The death of singer Shajarian prompted thousands of Iranians to take to the streets in remembrance.

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Iran's Rouhani says new US sanctions cannot break 'resistance'

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said Washingtons' latest sanctions 'cannot break the resistance of the Iranian nation'.

Armenian PM blames Turkey for deadly Karabakh escalation

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Armenian PM blames Turkey for deadly Karabakh escalation

Armenia's prime minister blamed Turkey's support of Azerbaijan for deadly fighting over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region.

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Iran reimposes restrictive virus measures in Tehran

The Islamic republic reported a record high in new Covid-19 cases earlier this week.

Iranian parliament approves new trade and industry minister

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Iranian parliament approves new trade and industry minister

Ali Reza Razmhosseini will take on the post as trade and industry minister, at a time when Iran faces an unprecedented economic downturn amid ...

Iran to declare Bahrain and UAE 'enemy states'

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Iran to declare Bahrain and UAE 'enemy states'

General Bagheri's comments escalate the rhetoric of Iranian officials, who warned Bahrain's deal made it a partner to Israel’s "crimes" and ...

Iran FM demands protection for diplomatic missions in Iraq

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Iran FM demands protection for diplomatic missions in Iraq

Mohammad Javad Zarif hosted Iraq's Fuad Hussein in Tehran, where they discussed several issues including the killing of Iranian general Qassem ...

Iraq's foreign minister makes first visit to Iran

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Iraq's foreign minister makes first visit to Iran

Iranian media have not elaborated on the reasons behind the top Iraqi diplomat's two-day trip to Tehran.

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Rouhani condemns US for 'crimes' against Iran

People should blame Washington for the "crimes and pressure" facing Iran, Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday.

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Arab leaders voice alarm at UN over Iran tensions

Arab leaders expressed their concerns in the virtual affair sessions of the General Assembly.

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Iran cries 'victory' over Trump in UN Security Council

Iran's president declared "victory" after the UN Security Council rejected the United States' bid to reimpose sanctions on Tehran.

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Next US leader 'must cede' to Iran demands: Rouhani

The next US president must cede to the demands of Iran, President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday.

World powers dismiss US sanctions against Iran

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World powers dismiss US sanctions against Iran

Iran said its arch-foe the United States is facing "maximum isolation" after major powers dismissed a unilateral US declaration that UN ...

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'Maximum isolation' of US after pressure on Iran: Rouhani

The Iranian leader said in a televised meeting that the US has become "isolated" due to its maximum pressure campaign against Iran.

How Iran transformed post-war Iraq ties

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How Iran transformed post-war Iraq ties

In the 17 years since the US-led invasion of Iraq, Iran's ancient allies have cycled through Iraq's corridors of power.

Iran says UAE, Bahrain will bear 'consequences' of normalisation

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Iran says UAE, Bahrain will bear 'consequences' of normalisation

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said the UAE and Bahrain will be responsible for 'consequences' surrounding normalisation.

Pro-reform Iranian religious leader dies aged 83

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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.

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