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A released photo and video broadcast by Iranian state television of the site showed a two-story brick building with scorch marks and its roof apparently destroyed.

After an "accident" at a nuclear complex in Iran, Tehran warned its enemies against hostilities.

Fire at Iran nuclear site hit centrifuge, analysts say

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Fire at Iran nuclear site hit centrifuge, analysts say

Iran's Atomic Energy Organization sought to downplay the fire, calling it an 'incident' that damaged a construction.

'Incident' damages construction near Iran nuclear facility

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'Incident' damages construction near Iran nuclear facility

Natanz, also known as the Pilot Fuel Enrichment Plant, is among the sites monitored by the International Atomic Energy Agency.

UN and West spar with Russia over Syria aid

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UN and West spar with Russia over Syria aid

The UN and the West have warned Russia that halting cross-border deliveries would cause 'suffering and death'.

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Lebanon army arrests dozens after protests amid economic crisis

The Lebanese army said it had arrested dozens of suspects for "vandalism", after days of protests triggered by a plunging local currency amid the worst economic crisis in decades.

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Lebanon prime minister blames political opponents for protests

Lebanon's Prime Minster Hassan Diab has blamed unnamed political opponents for the country's financial crisis and civil unrest.

Stasa Salacanin

How will the EU respond to Israel's annexation plans?

The EU is a staunch defender of the two-state solution but remains divided on how to push back against Israel's annexation plans.

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The Iraq Report: Pro-Iran MPs demand Saudi 'reparations'

Lawmakers close to Iran are trying to pass legislation that would force Riyadh to pay reparations to Iraqi victims of terrorism perpetrated by ...

Turkey makes arrests after mosques play WWII anti-facist song

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Turkey makes arrests after mosques play WWII anti-facist song

Instead of the call to prayer, mosques in Izmir played the anti-fascist anthem 'Bella Ciao', prompting authorities to launch a probe into ...

Syed Fazl-e-Haider

Pandemic and violence jeopardise Afghanistan's fragile peace process

The Covid-19 pandemic and a spike in violence threaten to jeopardise Afghanistan's fragile peace process.

Soldiers shoot driver dead in Kashmir, triggering anti-India protests

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Soldiers shoot driver dead in Kashmir, triggering anti-India protests

Witnesses claim a young man was deliberately shot in the back by Indian soldiers in Kashmir, prompting angry protests filled with chants of 'Go ...

Syria Weekly: Rami Makhlouf's fall from grace confirmed

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Weekly: Rami Makhlouf's fall from grace confirmed

The rise and fall of Rami Makhlouf will be one of the great turning points in recent Syrian history.

Is Syria's Assad now a liability to Russia?

Amr Salahi

Is Syria's Assad now a liability to Russia?

Unprecedented criticism of Bashar al-Assad in Russian media points to growing competition between different international players for influence ...

Iran's Revolutionary Guards say Gulf patrols increased

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Iran's Revolutionary Guards say Gulf patrols increased

Tehran has accused the US of 'dangerous adventurism' in the Gulf waters, warning that such activity constitutes a 'red line'.

Syed Fazl-e-Haider

Winners and losers: The future of Afghanistan's peace process

The US is battling to salvage the Afghan peace process as violence, Covid-19 and internal political disputes threaten to derail the fragile agreement.

Malia Bouattia

Coronavirus makes the case for Corbyn's Labour

Comment: In light of the coronavirus pandemic, former Labour leader Corbyn's plans no longer look quite so 'radical', writes Malia Bouattia.

Florence Dixon

How Arab-Americans embraced 'Amo Bernie' as one of them

In-depth: From Amo to Habibi, Bernie Sanders has become the first presidential candidate in US history to embrace the Arab community, and ...

The New Arab

Iraq confirms first coronavirus case, despite closing Iran border

The first novel coronavirus case was confirmed in Iraq on Monday, despite Baghdad closing its border this week.

Kuwait, Bahrain announce first coronavirus cases from Iran

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Kuwait, Bahrain announce first coronavirus cases from Iran

Three people in Kuwait and one person in Bahrain have been diagnosed with the novel coronavirus, authorities said on Monday, noting all of the ...

The New Arab & agencies

Iran says 'enemies' used coronavirus to sabotage election

Iran's supreme leader accused foreign media of trying to use the outbreak to sabotage the country's general election.

Afghan election candidate loses and announces own government

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Afghan election candidate loses and announces own government

As Afghan elections draw to a close, candidate Abdullah Abdullah lost an election but contested the results saying he would form his own ...

US official reveals details of Taliban deal

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US official reveals details of Taliban deal

A US-Taliban truce across Afghanistan is set to begin ‘soon’ under close monitoring. If it holds, it may pave the way for further peace ...

A pro-Israel PAC tried to <em>sabotage</em> Bernie in Iowa

Josh Ruebner

A pro-Israel PAC tried to sabotage Bernie in Iowa

Comment: Pro-Israel Democrats' attempts to detract from Bernie Sanders show how much support for Palestine has surged among progressives, writes ...

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