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Lawmakers reportedly chanted 'Death to America!' and 'Death to Israel!' after voting overwhelmingly in favour of the bill.

Israel has been accused of carrying out the assassination of top nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh on Friday.

Trump deploys US aircraft carrier, warships to Gulf region

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Trump deploys US aircraft carrier, warships to Gulf region

Trump's administration deployed a US aircraft carrier and warships to the Gulf region as tensions increased over the killing of a top Iranian nuclear scientist.

Iran's president vows revenge over slain military scientist

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Iran's president vows revenge over slain military scientist

The slaying threatens to renew tensions between the US and Iran.

Iran's allies on high alert during Trump's final weeks

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Iran's allies on high alert during Trump's final weeks

Tehran has instructed its allies to be on high alert amid fears the outgoing Trump administration could launch attacks on Middle East targets.

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US attack risks 'full-fledged war', says adviser to Khamenei

An adviser to Iran's supreme leader has warned that any American attack on the Islamic Republic could set off a "full-fledged war" in the Middle East.

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Iran to meet nuclear commitments if Biden lifts sanctions

Iran will return to its nuclear commitments if Joe Biden lifts sanctions imposed in the past two years

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If struck, Iran says US would face 'crushing response'

It comes after Trump drew up plans to launch strikes on Iranian nuclear facilities.

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Iran’s Khamenei mocks US democracy in amused tweet

Iran's Supreme Leader has taken to Twitter to make fun of the US, as Donald Trump made baseless accusations of cheating against the Democratic ...

What will happen to US 'maximum pressure' on Iran?

Omid Shokri Kalehsar

What will happen to US 'maximum pressure' on Iran?

Analysis: Trump and Biden paint two very different pictures of a future relationship with Iran, but either way, the 'maximum pressure' strategy ...

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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'.

Iran building underground nuclear facility: UN watchdog

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Iran building underground nuclear facility: UN watchdog

Iran continues to stockpile greater amounts of low-enriched uranium, but does not appear to possess enough to produce a weapon, Rafael Grossi, ...

Iran industrial zone explosion kills one

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Iran industrial zone explosion kills one

The explosion at the Isfahan facility killed one.

Syria releases employees of under-fire tycoon Makhlouf

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Syria releases employees of under-fire tycoon Makhlouf

Dozens of current and former employees of President Bashar al-Assad's embattled billionaire cousin Rami Makhlouf have been released.

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IAEA talks to Riyadh as nuclear reactor nears completion

The International Atomic Energy Agency is in wide-ranging talks with Saudi Arabia regarding its nuclear programme, as progress on a reactor in Riyadh nears completion.

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UN nuclear watchdog to visit second Iran site soon

Inspectors from the UN's nuclear watchdog are expected to visit the second of two sites in Iran in a few days.

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Iran nuclear deal parties meet amid US pressure

The signatories to the faltering Iran nuclear deal meet in Vienna as the US is urging international sanctions on the Islamic republic to be ...

Horriya Marzouk

Between the lines: Egypt's censorship crackdown targets book translations

Egypt's top translation institution has barred foreign books that criticise religion or violate social values, with fears it could extend to ...

Iran says 'sabotage' caused Natanz nuclear site blast

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Iran says 'sabotage' caused Natanz nuclear site blast

Iran's Atomic Energy Organization said on Sunday that "sabotage" was the cause of an explosion that damaged the Natanz nuclear facility last ...

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US faces opposition to demand to 'snap back' sanctions

A US diplomat called on the UN to restore all sanctions against Iran.

UAE connects first Arab nuclear plant to power grid

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UAE connects first Arab nuclear plant to power grid

The UAE has announced that it has connected its nuclear power plant to the national grid.

Pompeo doubles down after failed Iran arms embargo extension

Mark Fitzpatrick

Pompeo doubles down after failed Iran arms embargo extension

Comment: Pompeo's efforts to restore all sanctions on Iran and to thereby kill the JCPOA has created chaos at the UN Security Council, writes ...

Rabaa wasn't just a coup, but a totalitarian beginning

Sam Hamad

Rabaa wasn't just a coup, but a totalitarian beginning

Comment: Seven years after the massacre, it's clear that the violence at Rabaa marked the dawn of a new era ruled by fear and state control, ...

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