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Iran told the UN it was advancing research on uranium metal production.

Prosecutors, lawyers for a suspect facing five life terms and representatives of victims of the attack - which killed 21 others and wounded 226 - all filed notices of appeal.

Iran ex-president's daughter blames Tehran for Syria atrocities

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Iran ex-president's daughter blames Tehran for Syria atrocities

Faezeh Rafsanjani, the daughter of former Iranian president Ali Akbar Rafsanjani, has blamed Iran for the deaths of hundreds of thousands of Syrians in an interview.

Iran unveils underground missile base in Gulf

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Iran unveils underground missile base in Gulf

The new base hosts missiles with 'huge destructive power', Revolutionary Guards head Hossein Salami said.

Syria TV journalist shot by unidentified gunmen in Al-Bab

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Syria TV journalist shot by unidentified gunmen in Al-Bab

Baha Al-Halabi, a reporter for Syria TV, was reportedly shot in an assassination attempt in Al-Bab.

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Soleimani video game set for release as Iran mourns

First-person shooter game 'General in the Shadows' is set at the 2014 siege of Amerli in Iraq.

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Iran general hints Soleimani could be avenged 'inside America

Authorities in the United States said a threat has been made by unknown perpetrators to avenge the killing of Iranian Commander Qasem Soleimani.

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A year after Soleimani's killing, tensions simmer in Iraq

In-depth: Iran has promised to avenge Soleimani's killing, but the proliferation of more independent armed militias in Iraq could be an even ...

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China: Iran nuclear issue at 'critical juncture'

Iran's uranium production is far higher than the 2015 nuclear deal stipulated, worrying Europe and the US.

South Korea sends delegation to Iran over tanker seizure

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South Korea sends delegation to Iran over tanker seizure

South Korea is set to send a delegation to Iran in an effort to negotiate the release of an oil tanker.

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Amid US tensions, Iran steps up uranium enrichment

Iran is pushing yet more uranium enrichment beyond the threshold established in the nuclear deal in 2015.

Iran Guards seize South Korean tanker amid US tensions

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Iran Guards seize South Korean tanker amid US tensions

Iran said Monday its Revolutionary Guards had seized a South Korean-flagged tanker in Gulf waters for breaking "environmental laws", at a time ...

Top US executives demand Congress certify Biden victory

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Top US executives demand Congress certify Biden victory

An array of prominent US business executives called for Congress to certify Joe Biden as the new US president, writing that it is time "to move ...

US extends Iraq sanctions waiver for further 3 months

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US extends Iraq sanctions waiver for further 3 months

The US has granted Iraq a three-month extension to a sanctions waiver allowing it to import Iranian gas, an Iraqi official told AFP Monday.

Amid US tensions, Iran steps up uranium enrichment

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Amid US tensions, Iran steps up uranium enrichment

Iran said it had started the process to enrich uranium to 20 percent purity, well beyond the threshold set by its 2015 nuclear deal with major ...

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Iran army announces large-scale drone drill

Iran's state news agency said that hundreds of army drones will undertake "combat, surveillance, reconnaissance, and electronic warfare" in short and long distances flights.

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Seoul demands release of oil tanker seized by Iran

The call came as Seoul's defence ministry said an anti-piracy unit was dispatched to the Gulf after receiving reports the tanker had been seized.

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Iran Revolutionary Guards seize South Korean-flagged tanker

The apparent seizure of the South Korean-flagged Hankuk Chemi and the arrest of crew members comes as Tehran has reportedly started a process to ...

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Iran says 20% uranium enrichment process started

An Iranian government official said that President Hassan Rouhani ordered the enrichment "in recent days", following a bill passed last month by ...

US aircraft carrier to stay in Gulf: Pentagon

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US aircraft carrier to stay in Gulf: Pentagon

The US reversed a decision to bring an aircraft carrier home from the Gulf, with the Pentagon saying that due to "recent threats" by Iran the ...

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Baghdad procession marks anniversary of Iran general's death

Mourners marched on the road towards Baghdad airport, with the scene of the bombing that killed Qassem Soleimani and Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis ...

Iran Guards vow response to 'any action' amid tensions

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Iran Guards vow response to 'any action' amid tensions

Salami was speaking on the eve of the first anniversary of the US killing of top Iranian military commander Qasem Soleimani in a Baghdad drone ...

Iran says will enrich uranium up to 20%: IAEA

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Iran says will enrich uranium up to 20%: IAEA

Tehran continues to retaliate to US sanctions by progressively abandoning limits on its nuclear activity laid down in the deal.

Gunmen kill Afghan radio journalist in car ambush

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Gunmen kill Afghan radio journalist in car ambush

Besmullah Adel Aimaq, editor-in-chief of Voice of Ghor radio, was killed en route to Firoz Koh city, the capital of Ghor province, said Aref ...

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