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Analysis: Israel and Iran have been engaged in a covert war for years. Now ships are coming under attack at sea.

Former Israeli PM Ehud Olmert said the foundations of Sunday's Natanz uranium enrichment facility attack in Iran would have probably been set a long time ago.

US Senators back nuclear talks with Iran in letter

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US Senators back nuclear talks with Iran in letter

A letter sent to US President Biden by 27 Democratic senators says that sanctions on Iran should be lifted if it returns to compliance with the 2015 JCPOA nuclear deal.

Iran vows to enrich uranium to 60%

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Iran vows to enrich uranium to 60%

The announcement has been confirmed by the UN's nuclear watchdog and comes after an explosion knocked out power at Iran's main nuclear facility.

<em>Zarif</em> and Lavrov meet in Tehran, discuss US sanctions

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Zarif and Lavrov meet in Tehran, discuss US sanctions

Iran and Russia warned that an attack on the Natanz atomic site and new EU sanctions could harm ongoing negotiations.

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Iran searches for culprits following Natanz nuclear facility attack

Iran is hunting down the people it believes responsible for an attack that damaged the Natanz uranium enrichment facility.

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Israel 'of course' behind nuclear site attack: Iran

Iran's foreign minister Saeed Khatibzadeh blamed 'the Zionist regime' behind an attack on the Natanz uranium enrichment plant on Sunday.

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Iran starts up advanced centrifuges in nuclear deal breach

By starting up the advanced centrifuges in breach of its faltering nuclear deal Iran is yet to reciprocate Washington's "very serious" ideas on ...

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US asks Iran to be 'pragmatic'

Following talks in Vienna, the US has asked Iran to be more practical when it comes to renegotiating the nuclear deal.

How America's 'maximum pressure' pushed Iran closer to China

Giorgio Cafiero

How America's 'maximum pressure' pushed Iran closer to China

Analysis: The US policy of 'maximum pressure' has helped China gain greater leverage in the Middle East, where American influence continues to ...

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Iran spy TV show ignites controversy for second season

Uncut scenes of the second season of an Iranian TV show posted online pushed viewers to suspect censorship from the government.

France urges Iran to be 'constructive' at nuclear talks

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France urges Iran to be 'constructive' at nuclear talks

France's top diplomat has spoken with his Iranian counterpart ahead of talks with world powers on Tehran's nuclear program, the first where a US ...

Fresh talks on Iran deal next week in Vienna

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Fresh talks on Iran deal next week in Vienna

Iran and other JCPOA participants will meet to 'clearly identify sanctions lifting and nuclear implementation measures', the EU said.

Iran and China to sign 25-year cooperation treaty

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Iran and China to sign 25-year cooperation treaty

Iran and China are to sign a 25-year cooperation agreement on Saturday, the Iranian foreign ministry has announced

Why Turkey wants Biden to salvage the JCPOA

Giorgio Cafiero and Sina Azodi

Why Turkey wants Biden to salvage the JCPOA

Analysis: As divisions grow among Washington's partners, Turkey will likely stand in the camp of states that see the JCPOA's survival as serving ...

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Turkey accuses Greece of leaving handcuffed migrants at sea

Turkey accused Greek coast guards of handcuffing seven migrants and throwing them into the Aegean Sea.

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Iran's Zarif tries to defuse tensions with Turkey

Iran's FM Javad Zarif met Turkish officials in Istanbul on Friday as the two regional powers tried to move past tensions.

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Iran, Russia denounce UK plan to boost nuclear arsenal

The UK announcement that they bolster their nuclear arsenal has not been well received by Russia or Iran.

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US Secretary State Blinken to push Yemen diplomatic efforts

Speaking with the UN special envoy, Anthony Blinken said that there is no military solution to the conflict in Yemen and is seeking a diplomatic ...

Iran urges US to quickly return to nuclear deal

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Iran urges US to quickly return to nuclear deal

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif urged the US to return to the deal before new elections are held in Iran

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Iran's Rouhani urges Europe to avoid 'threats or pressure'

Ireland's foreign minister is in Iran in an effort to revive the nuclear deal, which prompted Iran's President Hassan Rouhani to ask for no ...

Iran urges Baghdad to identify perpetrators of anti-US attacks

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Iran urges Baghdad to identify perpetrators of anti-US attacks

Iran urged Baghdad to identify the perpetrators of rocket attacks targeting US interests in Iraq on Saturday, just days after the latest assault ...

Secretive Israeli nuclear facility undergoes major project

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Secretive Israeli nuclear facility undergoes major project

The construction comes as Israel — under Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu — maintains its scathing criticism of Iran’s nuclear program.

Nuclear issue key as Iran readies for Rouhani replacement

Nuclear issue key as Iran readies for Rouhani replacement

"Rouhani has every interest in a diplomatic victory to polish the end of his mandate."

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