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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 Azizi.

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 honoured at Shia shrines.

US election result won't change Iran's stance: Khamenei

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US election result won't change Iran's stance: Khamenei

Iran's Supreme Leader said Tehran's policy towards Washington 'does not change with the movement of individuals'.

UN report says rebels in Yemen recruited teenage girls

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UN report says rebels in Yemen recruited teenage girls

The report is based on more than 400 accounts and focuses mainly on a period from July 2019 to June this year.

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Female activist Kinda Khatib indicted for 'spying for Israel'

A military court in Lebanon has indicted political activist Kinda Khatib on charges of spying for Israel.

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The story behind Britain's $26 million Iranian coup plot

An interview with a British spy involved in the 1953 coup has been unearthed as Iran marks the 67th anniversary of the overthrow of Mohammad ...

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Israel's latest spy drama 'Tehran' explores nuclear tensions

The conservative press in Iran -- a country which strongly denies that its nuclear programme is for anything other than civilian use -- has ...

Florence Dixon

Suspected Egyptian spy in Berlin signals widespread anti-dissident campaign

The revelation that a former employee in Merkel's press office is under investigation for spying for Egypt hints at a wider campaign by the Sisi ...

US courts Taliban with vision of Afghan prosperity

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US courts Taliban with vision of Afghan prosperity

The US highlighted the economic potential of a peaceful Afghanistan in talks with the Taliban

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Taliban reject claims Russia aided attacks on US troops

The Taliban rejected a report claiming their fighters had received incentives from Russia to carry out attacks against US troops in Afghanistan.

US thinks Russia <em>spies</em> aided Taliban attacks: report

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US thinks Russia spies aided Taliban attacks: report

The Trump administration believes Russian spies aided attacks against US forces in Afghanistan by offering bounties to the militants.

Lebanese activist, cleric face charges of ‘contact with Israel’

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Lebanese activist, cleric face charges of ‘contact with Israel’

Amnesty have condemned the military prosecution of an activist charged with spying for Israel, as a Shia cleric opposed to Hezbollah was charged ...

Turkey arrests four accused of spying for France: report

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Turkey arrests four accused of spying for France: report

The detainees are suspected of spying on Turkey's religious affairs ministry and conservative foundations, a pro-government daily reported.

Saudi dissident in exile is a 'target', Canada warns

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Saudi dissident in exile is a 'target', Canada warns

Omar Abdulaziz, who is in exile in Canada, has been warned that he may be a target of Saudi Arabia.

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Iran-linked hackers targeted American coronavirus drugmaker Gilead: report

Recent attempts by Iranian hackers trying to access emails of Gilead employees highlights a new cyberattack trend focusing on coronavirus information, a report said.

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The Fakhoury fiasco and US-Lebanese relations

Comment: While Amer Fakhoury has been freed from detention, the ramifications of his case are far from over in Lebanon, writes Joe Macaron.

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Jailed French academic Adelkhah hospitalised in Iran: lawyer

A French-Iranian academic who has been imprisoned in Iran since last year has been admitted to hospital, her lawyer confirmed.

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Jailed Iranian ecologist 'sexually assaulted, forced to imitate animals'

Niloufar Bayani, who is serving a 10-year prison sentence, said Iranian authorities threatened her with death and rape, while also forcing her ...

The rise of Iran's cyber warfare against its enemies

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The rise of Iran's cyber warfare against its enemies

The last decade has seen a rise in cyber warfare tactics, especially with countries like Iran, which is no lightweight when it comes to malware ...

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Saudi Arabia infiltration of Twitter revealed as 'spy' workers

Two men have been implicated in a Twitter spy case.

Iran court upholds 'fabricated' espionage charges against environmentalists: HRW

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Iran court upholds 'fabricated' espionage charges against environmentalists: HRW

Iran's appeals court has upheld prison sentences for wildlife conservationists on spurious espionage charges, but even the highest levels of ...

Italian union workers refuse to resupply Saudi weapons ship

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Italian union workers refuse to resupply Saudi weapons ship

Italian union dock workers have refused to load electricity generators onto a ship carrying weapons, citing concerns about the deadly war in ...

Afghan refugees tell UN: 'We need peace'

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Afghan refugees tell UN: 'We need peace'

As Donald Trump attempts to broker a peace deal with the Taliban - one which is being heavily criticised - Afghan refugees remain sceptical.

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