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Iran has announced that it is more likely to sell weapons to other countries, rather than buy them, after the end of a longstanding UN arms embargo.

It was "a momentous day for the international community," the Iranian ministry said on Sunday, adding the world had stood with Tehran "in defiance of the US regime's efforts".

Iran announces its coronavirus death toll passes 30,000 killed

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Iran announces its coronavirus death toll passes 30,000 killed

Iran has one of the highest rates of covid-19 in the Middle East as the country struggles under the pressure of the pandemic.

The Iraq Report: US troop withdrawal risks drone warfare

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The Iraq Report: US troop withdrawal risks drone warfare

A drawdown of American diplomacy and the withdrawal of US land forces could instead herald enhanced military involvement in Iraq using air ...

Iran says cyber attack targeted country's ports

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Iran says cyber attack targeted country's ports

The cyber attacks targeting Iranian ports and another government institution have been blamed on the Islamic Republic's 'sworn enemies'.

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Would Biden really stop writing blank cheques for Egypt?

Comment: Only a Biden administration would be capable of holding Sisi's regime accountable. But whether it would is another matter, writes Sam Hamad.

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Afghan villagers fear militants' return outside shadow of US

Afghan locals now say the recent withdrawal of foreign troops has left them exposed to militant attacks.

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Iran announces highest daily coronavirus virus death toll

Iran reached a new single-day record on coronavirus fatalities for the second day in a row, with 272 people confirmed dead and more than 4,200 ...

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Iran says 'historic' US defeat close

The US will face a 'historic defeat' when the UN arms embargo is lifted on Sunday 'despite its attempts, trickery and extrajudicial moves,' said ...

Iran records highest single-day death toll from virus

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Iran records highest single-day death toll from virus

Iran had just recently recorded its highest daily death toll four days earlier with 239 new fatalities.

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Iran nuclear chief tests positive for Covid-19

Iran's Nuclear chief is along thousands of people to contract covid-19 in the last month.

Iran lacking 'significant quantity' of <em>nuclear</em> weapon material

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Iran lacking 'significant quantity' of nuclear weapon material

Despite amassing enriched uranium at much higher levels than agreed in the nuclear deal, Iran is still far off being able to ...

China backs Iran <em>nuclear</em> deal, calls for MidEast forum

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China backs Iran nuclear deal, calls for MidEast forum

Iran and China reaffirmed their commitment to the 2015 deal in an implicit rebuke of the United States.

Trump, Kushner gave pass for Khashoggi murder: ex-CIA chief

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Trump, Kushner gave pass for Khashoggi murder: ex-CIA chief

Former CIA chief John Brennan also described Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman as a 'quintessential authoritarian leader.'

London's Borough Market holds charity sale for Beirut

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London's Borough Market holds charity sale for Beirut

London's famous market is putting on a bake sale to raise money for Lebanon's capital city, which suffered in a terribly explosion which ...

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Ex-Iranian president Ahmadinejad slams US sanctions on Iran

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad slammed the US for its decision to impose fresh sanctions on Iran.

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US government shuts down Iran-linked 'fake news' sites

The US Justice Department said it had blocked nearly 100 news sites surreptitiously run by the Iranian government.

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Iran's Rouhani says new US sanctions cannot break 'resistance'

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said Washingtons' latest sanctions 'cannot break the resistance of the Iranian nation'.

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Trump sanctions Iran banks, seeking crippling blow

US President Donald Trump has imposed sweeping sanctions on Iranian banks, seeking to deal a further blow to Iran’s economy as it struggles to ...

Harris, Pence portray two very different visions for America

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Harris, Pence portray two very different visions for America

Comment: Despite both candidates attempting to appeal to a broad base of voters, the gulf between their parties was clear for all to see, writes ...

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Iran to export more oil if Biden wins presidency

Joe Biden's win at next month's presidential election could have a major effect on the world oil market.

US bill could sanction banks operating in 'Hezbollah-dominated' areas

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US bill could sanction banks operating in 'Hezbollah-dominated' areas

This legislation would represent the “toughest sanctions ever proposed by Congress” against Hezbollah, Republican US Congressman Joe Wilson ...

Iran ordered to pay $1.4bn over missing ex-FBI agent

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Iran ordered to pay $1.4bn over missing ex-FBI agent

A US court has ruled Iran owes the family of ex-FBI agent Robert Levinson, who is presumed to have died in Iranian custody, over $1.4bn in ...

Lance Armstrong leads fundraising cycle through Beirut blast site

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Lance Armstrong leads fundraising cycle through Beirut blast site

The disgraced sportsman has turned to charitable work, leading the 'Bike for Beirut' to raise money and awareness for organisations helping ...

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