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Iran said that the "accident" at the Natanz nuclear facility was an "anti-nuclear terrorism".

Natanz nuclear site in Iran, largely built underground to withstand enemy airstrikes, had an "incident" concerning its electrical distribution grid on Sunday.

Regional shadow war escalates with attack on Iranian ship

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Regional shadow war escalates with attack on Iranian ship

When an important Iranian ship off the coast of Yemen was attacked this week, it marked an escalation in the Middle East's shadow war.

Iran state TV acknowledges ship attacked in Red Sea

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Iran state TV acknowledges ship attacked in Red Sea

A cargo ship in the Red Sea, thought to be used by the Iranian Revolutionary Guard, has been attacked, with Israel being the main suspect.

Lebanese mothers protest ruling class to mark Mother's Day

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Lebanese mothers protest ruling class to mark Mother's Day

Dozens of women in Lebanon took to the streets on the eve of Mother's Day to protest against the country's ruling class.

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Deadly Beirut blast more powerful than volcanic eruption: report

Beirut's port blast is believed to be one of the most powerful non-nuclear, man-made explosions in human history.

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Netanyahu fights for re-election without key ally Trump

Netanyahu is heading for a fourth general election, but this time without the support of his powerful ally: Donald Trump.

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Indian report says Iran behind bomb near Israeli embassy

An Indian intelligence report claims a militant cell supported by Iran's Revolutionary Guards' Corps was behind the explosion.

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Iran rejects Israel PM's charge it attacked ship

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that Iran was behind a recent attack on an Israeli-owned ship on the Gulf of Oma, which is ...

Explosion strikes Israeli-owned ship amid US-Iran tensions

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Explosion strikes Israeli-owned ship amid US-Iran tensions

An Israeli-owned ship sailing out of the Middle East was struck with an explosion, amid escalating tensions between the US and Iran.

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UN nuclear chief to visit Tehran to discuss inspections

The International Atomic Energy Agency will visit Tehran to discuss inspections of nuclear facilities amid efforts to restart the ...

Iran armed forces slam spy chief over scientist's murder

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Iran armed forces slam spy chief over scientist's murder

The statement by the armed forces general staff marked a rare public row between a security service and the military in Iran.

Iranian <em>nuclear</em> <em>scientist</em> was killed by 'Israeli' robot gun

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Iranian nuclear scientist was killed by 'Israeli' robot gun

Mossad agents smuggled the machine gun in small parts and then painstakingly assembled, piece by piece, a media outlet has reported.

Iran may pursue <em>nuclear</em> weapon, intel minister warns West

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Iran may pursue nuclear weapon, intel minister warns West

The minister's comments mark a rare occasion that a government official says Iran could reverse course on the nuclear program if ...

Iranian armed forces member 'involved' in <em>nuclear</em> scientist's murder

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Iranian armed forces member 'involved' in nuclear scientist's murder

In an interview with state television, Iranian intelligence minister Mahmoud Alavi said it was not possible for his ministry to "keep watch" ...

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Israeli-American astronomer says alien vessel 'visited our solar system'

Israel-American astronomer, Avi Loeb, says an alien vessel was spotted in our solar system in 2017.

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Why all the mudslinging against Iran envoy Robert Malley?

Comment: Biden's pick signals a determination to get negotiations with Iran back on track, despite objections from vocal Iran hawks in ...

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Biden puts climate crisis at the forefront of policy

US President Joe Biden has put the climate crisis at the forefront of his global policies.

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The New Arab's Most Important Stories from 2020

A retrospective of our coverage of 2020's leading stories

US bomber mission over Gulf cautions Iran

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US bomber mission over Gulf cautions Iran

America flew bombers over the Gulf in an effort to warn Iran against attacking the US.

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Iran warns Israel not to cross Gulf 'red lines'

Iran's foreign ministry said risks would be raised "high" if the Tehran's "red lines" are crossed, following media reports that an Israeli ...

Lebanon's Hezbollah officials fearful of Trump's final weeks: report

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Lebanon's Hezbollah officials fearful of Trump's final weeks: report

In statements to The Guardian, members of the group have expressed fears that senior Hezbollah leaders could be targeted by the US and Israel in ...

Over 50,000 Israelis visited UAE since travel agreement: report

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Over 50,000 Israelis visited UAE since travel agreement: report

Tens of thousands of Israeli tourists flocked to the UAE in just two weeks, a report said, driving a tourism boom in the Gulf country.

Iran builds at underground <em>nuclear</em> facility amid US tensions

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Iran builds at underground nuclear facility amid US tensions

Tehran agreed to quit enriching uranium at the facility as part of the 2015 nuclear deal.

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