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Two of the three men executed in southeast Sistan-Baluchistan province had been convicted of working with the jihadist Jaish al-Adl group, responsible for a string of high-profile anti-government

A former vice-president to Iran's Hassan Rouhani says she had been accused of handing classified information to foreign parties.

Iran Revolutionary Guard convoy targeted by 'roadside bombs'

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Iran Revolutionary Guard convoy targeted by 'roadside bombs'

Jaish Al-Adl, which was formed in 2012, have targeted Iranian military and security forces in numerous deadly skirmishes and suicide bombings.

Gheyzanieh: Where oil flows, but drinking water does not

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Gheyzanieh: Where oil flows, but drinking water does not

Comment: For too long, Iran's leaders have neglected the oil-rich Khuzestan region, which provides an economic lifeline to the country, writes ...

Iran sees 2-month high in coronavirus cases

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Iran sees 2-month high in coronavirus cases

Coronavirus infections have been on the rise since early May, with officials warning that deaths could reach the triple digits again.

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Iran announces new coronavirus fight phase despite cases rising

Iran on Monday announced its highest single-day tally of new coronavirus infections since April 5.

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Armed men seize and release tanker off Iranian coast

Armed men seized a Hong-Kong flagged tanker near the coast of Iran before releasing it, amid a rise in tensions between the US and Iran

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Iran floods leave 21 dead

21 people died from flooding in Iran as the country braces for more heavy rain to come.

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Guards member killed in clashes with 'terrorists' in Iran

A firefight that took place late on Saturday in the Sistan-Baluchistan province killed a member of Iran's Revolutionary Guard and a ...

Iran, Pakistan to form border 'reaction force' following attacks

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Iran, Pakistan to form border 'reaction force' following attacks

Iran and Pakistan decided to set up a joint border force following a spat of deadly attacks by armed groups on their frontier.

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Qassim Soleimani threatens Saudi Arabia with revenge after attack

"I am warning you: Don't test Iran's tolerance," the overseas commander of Iran’s revolutionary guard said in the latest of a series of warnings ...

Tehran arrests suspects in Revolutionary Guards suicide attack

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Tehran arrests suspects in Revolutionary Guards suicide attack

Iran's Revolutionary Guards on Monday announced they had arrested three "terrorists" suspected of being involved in a suicide bomb attack which ...

Saudi Arabia denies having role in Iran bus attack

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Saudi Arabia denies having role in Iran bus attack

A suicide bomber struck soldiers from Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards last week in the volatile southeastern province of ...

Iran blames Saudi Arabia, UAE, Pakistan for militant attack

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Iran blames Saudi Arabia, UAE, Pakistan for militant attack

A leading Iranian military general has accused the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Pakistan of being behind an attack on the Revolutionary Guards, and ...

Iran blames Pakistan for suicide attack on Revolutionary Guards

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Iran blames Pakistan for suicide attack on Revolutionary Guards

Iran has demanded Pakistan take action against a local militant group, or face 'retaliatory measures'.

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Scores killed in attack on Iranian Revolutionary Guard bus

A suicide bombing targeted a bus carrying Iran's paramilitary Revolutionary Guard Corps, killing at least 30 people.

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Iran arrests ten over suicide attack on police

Police in Iran said on Sunday that they have now arrested ten suspects in connection to a suicide attack in the south of the country earlier ...

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Iran arrests four suspected militants over suicide attack

Iran has announced that four suspects are behind bars in connection to a suicide attack in the south of the country earlier this week.

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Iran hints at Saudi role in deadly suicide bombing

A suicide bomber killed at least two people outside a police headquarters in the port city of Chabahar in restive south-eastern Iran on Thursday.

Suicide car bomb targets police station in southeast Iran

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Suicide car bomb targets police station in southeast Iran

A suicide bomber killed at least two people outside a police headquarters in the port city of Chabahar in restive south-eastern Iran on Thursday.

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Five Iranian guards abducted in Pakistan return home

Iran's Revolutionary Guard says five of 12 border guards abducted in October by militants near the Pakistani border and freed in Pakistan ...

Jihadists claim responsibility for Iran troops abduction

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Jihadists claim responsibility for Iran troops abduction

The Iranians, including intelligence officers, were abducted near Lulakdan, a village 150 kilometres southeast of Zahedan, capital of ...

Pakistan in 'active efforts' to recover abducted Iran troops

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Pakistan in 'active efforts' to recover abducted Iran troops

Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi met his Iranian counterpart Javad Zarif in Islamabad and briefed him "about the active efforts" to locate ...

Iran's new charities shape the future of poverty relief

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Iran's new charities shape the future of poverty relief

A number of outreach programmes in southern Tehran attracts women and youngsters from the country's struggling communities.

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