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Former President Mahmoud Ahmedinejad has come out to condemn it, criticising Iran for "plundering the country" and for "allowing foreign troops to enter". But what does it really entail?

Zarif was heckled during a parliamentary session in Iran over negotiations with the US on sanctions.

Iran says accord under negotiation with China 'not secret'

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Iran says accord under negotiation with China 'not secret'

Iran has been negotiating a 25-year accord with China and the terms will be announced once a deal is struck, the foreign minister told a stormy session of parliament Sunday.

EU says Iran has triggered nuclear deal dispute mechanism

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EU says Iran has triggered nuclear deal dispute mechanism

The dispute mechanism provides for a period of about one month, which can be prolonged if all parties agree, to resolve any disagreement.

US pushes for 'indefinite' Iran arms embargo

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US pushes for 'indefinite' Iran arms embargo

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is urging the UN Security Council to extend an arms embargo against Iran indefinitely, as Russia and China ...

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Trump prepared to 'support Israeli attack on Iran': Bolton

Bolton was fired by Trump as National Security Adviser almost a year ago.

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Ukraine 'threatens' Iran with lawsuit over downed jetliner

In an interview with Canada’s The Globe and Mail, Zelensky said that Iran’s commitments were not only limited to handing over the flight’s black ...

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Afghan foreign minister visits Iran

Iran's state news agency IRNA published a photo on Sunday of the meeting between Afghanistan's Mohammad Hanif Atmar and Iranian Foreign Minister ...

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After Haftar: What's next in Libya's conflict?

Khalifa Haftar's campaign to seize Tripoli has failed. The response of international actors is now key to reaching a viable political solution.

Russia vows to back Iran on nuclear deal

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Russia vows to back Iran on nuclear deal

At the start of talks with his Iranian counterpart, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov that his country would firmly oppose any attempts "to ...

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Russian ministers' Turkey visit postponed: Ankara

Sergei Lavrov and Sergei Shoigu were set to visit Istanbul on Sunday - a meeting agreed by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his ...

Iran's <em>Zarif</em> believes Trump can still win US election

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Iran's Zarif believes Trump can still win US election

Iran's foreign minister has weighed in the upcoming US presidential election, where he predicts a Trump victory.

Turkey and Russia to hold talks on Libya, Syria

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Turkey and Russia to hold talks on Libya, Syria

Russian officials will visit Turkey to discuss Syria and Libya.

Iran scientist returns home after US release

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Iran scientist returns home after US release

Iranian scientist Majid Taheri returned to the Islamic republic on Monday after his release from jail in the United States last week.

Detained US Navy veteran freed by Iran in deal

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Detained US Navy veteran freed by Iran in deal

A detained US Navy veteran has been released by Iran as part of a deal with the US despite cooling relations between the two countries.

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Trump 'hopeful' for Iran after prisoner swap

Trump said he spoke to Michael White by phone and voiced rare appreciation for Iran, with which the United State was close to all-out war several months ago.

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US Navy veteran heads home after two-year Iran detention

Michael White's release from Iran comes a day after Iranian scientist Cyrus Asgari returned home.

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Plane carrying Iran scientist jailed in US takes off

Iran's foreign minister said Tuesday that a plane had taken off from arch-foe the United States carrying scientist Sirous Asgari after his ...

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Iran FM flips the script on US over protests

Tehran's top diplomat altered a State Department statement on protests in Iran to berate the US over the killing of George Floyd and protests ...

Iran's Ahmadinejad defends African Americans with Tupac 'n****' lyrics

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Iran's Ahmadinejad defends African Americans with Tupac 'n****' lyrics

Iran's Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Friday weighed in on the ongoing anti-police brutality protests in the United States by quoting a Tupac song, ...

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Venezuela says Iranian tankers will get military escort

Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino Lopez said that when the Iranian ships are 200 nautical miles from the coastline "they will be welcomed" by ...

Iran tankers sailing to Venezuela despite US pressure tactics

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Iran tankers sailing to Venezuela despite US pressure tactics

The US has tried to crack down on Iranian shipments, but five tankers are on their way to Venezuela, a fellow sanctioned nation with little to ...

Iran's OPEC governor dies after brain haemorrhage

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Iran's OPEC governor dies after brain haemorrhage

Iran's OPEC governor has died after falling into a coma earlier this month due to a brain haemorrhage.

US official mocks Iran over prisoner exchange proposal

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US official mocks Iran over prisoner exchange proposal

The United States and Iran clashed on the prospect of a prisoner swap, with a US official mockingly urging the adversary to send a plane to ...

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