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Iran's Revolutionary Guards warned the United States against its naval presence in the Gulf.

Tehran said the United States ended sanction waivers in a bid 'to distract public opinion from its continued defeats at the hands of Iran'.

India extends 'crippling' 2G restriction in occupied Kashmir

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India extends 'crippling' 2G restriction in occupied Kashmir

Mobile services in occupied Kashmir are being still being restricted to 2G network.

Israeli cyber chief says attack on water systems thwarted

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Israeli cyber chief says attack on water systems thwarted

Israel's national cyber chief revealed that 'if the bad guys had succeeded' Israel would be facing a 'very big damage to the civilian ...

Hardline former Tehran mayor named Iran parliament speaker

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Hardline former Tehran mayor named Iran parliament speaker

A former mayor of Tehran linked to Iran's Revolutionary Guards has been elected as parliament speaker.

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US ends sanction waivers on Iran's nuclear programs

The waivers had allowed Russian, European and Chinese companies to continue to work on Iran's civilian nuclear facilities without drawing American penalties.

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Biden announces opposition to Israel's annexation of West Bank

Joe Biden has condemned the planned annexation of the occupied West Bank, saying it will place a barrier in 'prospects for peace'.

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Germany's ban on Hezbollah: A double-edged sword

Germany's ban on Hezbollah has been a long time in the making.

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US warns Gulf vessels to stay clear of warships

Gulf vessels should stay at least 100 metres away from US Navy ships or risk being 'interpreted as a threat', Washington has warned.

Biden 'completely' opposes withholding US aid to Israel

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Biden 'completely' opposes withholding US aid to Israel

An advisor to Joe Biden has said the former vice president 'completely' opposes conditioning US aid on Israeli policy.

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Iran sentences couple to death over money laundering

The couple are said to have smuggled hard currency and laundered $200 million

Coronavirus contemplations: Part III

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Coronavirus contemplations: Part III

Comment: In this three-part series, Dr Azmi Bishara takes a deep dive look at how citizens and states have responded to an unprecedented ...

Coronavirus contemplations: Part II

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Coronavirus contemplations: Part II

Comment: In this three-part series, Dr Azmi Bishara takes a deep dive look at how citizens and states have responded to an unprecedented ...

UN says coronavirus is 'wake-up call' for the world

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UN says coronavirus is 'wake-up call' for the world

The Covid-19 pandemic is an opportunity to create global unity and reassess priorities, Antonio Guterres said, but it is unclear whether leaders ...

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 ...

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Khamenei: US will be expelled from Iraq and Syria

Iran's supreme leader said that the United States will be expelled from Iraq and Syria and alleged that even Washington's allies "abhor" it now.

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Trump: coronavirus vaccine by end of year, 'maybe before'

Trump said he hopes that a vaccine for the deadly coronavirus disease would be available by the end of this year, maybe before.

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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.

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US envoy threatens to hit Iran with UN sanctions

The US has said it is ready to bring back the crippling arms embargo against Iran as tensions simmer between the two countries.

Iran defied UN resolution endorsing <em>nuclear</em> deal, US claims

Iran defied UN resolution endorsing nuclear deal, US claims

The 2015 UN resolution calls on Iran not to undertake any ballistic missile-related activities capable of delivering nuclear weapons.

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Funeral held for 19 killed in Iran navy accident

Fifteen Iranian sailors were also wounded in the incident, which raised new questions about the readiness of the Islamic Republic’s armed forces ...

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 ...

Iran missile accidentally strikes own vessel, killing 19 sailors

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Iran missile accidentally strikes own vessel, killing 19 sailors

A missile accidentally struck a support vessel that was sailing too close to a target in a training exercise, the Iranian armed forces said.

Iran ready to swap prisoners, waiting for US response

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Iran ready to swap prisoners, waiting for US response

Iranian government spokesperson, Ali Rabiei reportedly said Iran is waiting on a green light from Washington to proceed with a prisoner swap.

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