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Israeli soldiers gather on November 20, 2019 near the settlement Merom Golan in the Israeli-annexed Golan Heights, seized from Syrian in the 1967 Arab-Israeli war. - The Israeli army carried out a "wide-scale" attack against Iranian forces and Syrian army targets in Syria early on November 20, killing at least 11 fighters, the Israeli army and a monitoring group said. In a rare confirmation of their operations in Syria, the Israeli army said they carried out dozens on strikes against the Iranian elite Quds Force and the Syrian military, in response to four rockets fired at Israel a day before. (Photo by JALAA MAREY / AFP)

Iran holds multiple military drills amid tensions with Washington

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Iranian military has staged a series of drills since the beginning of the year, as it prepares for any possible contingencies amid its rising...
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Iran says it’s keeping seized South Korean tanker until court decision

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dpa/GNA - A South Korean-flagged tanker seized this month in the Gulf by Iran will not be going anywhere until a decision is...
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Iran begins enriching uranium up to 20 percent

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dpa/GNA - Iran announced on Monday it had begun enriching uranium up to 20 per cent, far outside the 3.67-per-cent limit set in...
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Iran expands list of American suspects in Soleimani’s assassination to 48 names

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Iran has expanded the list of Americans suspected of involvement in the assassination of its senior commander Qassem Soleimani to include 48 names, official...
Pedestrians wearing masks are seen in downtown Tehran, Iran, Feb. 23, 2020. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday issued an order to form a national headquarters to cope with the outbreak of the novel coronavirus in the country, state TV reported. Since Iran announced the first batch cases of the coronavirus in the country on Wednesday, 43 Iranians have been confirmed infected by the virus, eight of whom have died. (Photo by Ahmad Halabisaz/Xinhua)

Decline in number of coronavirus cases in Iran after lockdown

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dpa/GNA – In Iran, a one-month lockdown has led to a decrease in the number of coronavirus cases. "We must now try to stabilize...
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Trump warns Iran over rocket attacks on Baghdad embassy

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US President Donald Trump warned Iran over repeated rocket attacks on the country's embassy in Baghdad, Iraq, saying he would not tolerate any deaths...
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Iran deal participants hold talks as situation escalates

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Senior diplomats from Iran and major powers are meeting online on Wednesday to discuss the state of their nuclear deal that is eroding despite...
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani was voted into office in 2013 (AFP Photo/Aamir Qureshi)

Iran should return to 2015 nuclear deal, President says

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Iran plans to return to the 2015 international nuclear deal under which it swore off the pursuit of nuclear weapons in exchange for eased...
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United States Imperialism Threatening War Against Iran During Contested Administrations Struggle

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Antiwar and peace activists must demand that no military actions be taken during the transitional process and beyond There have been serious threats to the...
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Bolivia’s new president restores diplomatic ties with Venezuela, Iran

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Bolivia's new President Luis Arce, a close confidant of former leftist president Evo Morales, restored ties with Iran and Venezuela just days after coming...
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Iran denies interfering in U.S. presidential elections

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Iran's Guardian Council of Constitution on Sunday dismissed the allegations regarding his country's "interference" in the U.S. upcoming presidential elections. "Iran has announced repeatedly that...
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US intelligence chief: Russia and Iran obtained voter data

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Iran and Russia have taken action to influence public opinion relating to the November US presidential election, the National Intelligence Director, John Ratcliffe said...
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Iran introduces fines for violations of coronavirus rules

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Iran has introduced fines for violations of coronavirus regulations and imposed new restrictions. Fines are only in place in Tehran for now but could be...
Image provided by Noticias Telemedellin shows rescuers inspecting the site of the crashed plane carrying the Brazilian soccer team Chapecoense, in La Ceja municipality, near Medellin, in the department of Antioquia, Colombia, on Nov. 29, 2016. [Photo/Xinhua]

2 injured in training plane crash in northern Iran

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A training plane crashed in northern Iran on Friday and two people on board were injured, official IRNA news agency reported. ...
Champions League - Final - Bayern Munich v Paris St Germain - Estadio da Luz, Lisbon, Portugal - August 23, 2020 Bayern Munich's Philippe Coutinho with teammates celebrate after winning the Champions League, as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Lluis Gene/Pool via REUTERS

Iran’s Esteghlal ascends to AFC Champions League round of 16

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Iran's Esteghlal on Wednesday beat Al Ahli of Saudi Arabia 3-0 in Group A with both sides advancing to the 2020 AFC Champions...
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Iran soccer team moves up to 30th in FIFA rankings

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The Iranian national soccer team have moved into the top 30 in the new FIFA world rankings, the Tehran Times daily reported on Thursday. ...
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U.S. threatens sanctions over arms trade with Iran

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The United States on Wednesday threatened to impose new sanctions to prevent foreign arms trade with Iran after the expiration of the UN arms...
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Iran protests against “meddling of German, French embassies in internal affairs”

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Ali Bagheri, international affairs assistant of Iran's Judiciary, strongly protested on Monday against "interferences of some European embassies in internal affairs of Iran," official...
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Iran denies meddling in U.S. presidential campaigns

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Iran's Foreign Ministry on Friday denied that the Islamic republic is meddling in the U.S. upcoming presidential election. "The United States is...
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Runoff parliamentary elections kick off in Iran

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The runoff elections for the remaining seats of the Iranian parliament kicked off in nine provinces of Iran on Friday. Iranians went...
Syrian army soldiers inspect the site of a series of attacks in the district of Sayyidah Zaynab, south of Damascus, Syria, Feb. 21, 2016. The death toll in the triple bombings that rocked a Shiite district in Damascus on Sunday has risen to 83, state news agency SANA said. As many as 178 others were injured in these serial attacks. [Xinhua/Yang Zhen]

Iran condemns bomb attack on Afghan vice president’s convoy

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Iran's Foreign Ministry on Wednesday condemned a bomb attack in Kabul targeting Afghan First Vice President Amrullah Saleh. The attempt was a...
KUMAMOTO, April 17, 2016 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on April 17, 2016 shows a landslide after an earthquake in Minami-Aso, Kumamoto prefecture in southwest Japan, on April 17, 2016. A powerful magnitude-7.3 earthquake struck the island of Kyushu in southwest Japan early Saturday just a day after a sizable foreshock hit the region, with the number of fatalities now standing at 41 according to the latest figures on Sunday. (Xinhua/Liu Tian)

34 injured in 5.1-magnitude quake in NE of Iran

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At least 34 people were injured in the 5.1-magnitude earthquake that hit Ramian county in Iran's northeastern Golestan province on Monday, official IRNA news...
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Iran coach Skocic urges for warmup ahead of FIFA World Cup qualification

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Iran coach Dragan Skocic said on Thursday that Team Melli need to hold preparatory matches based on his philosophy ahead of 2022 FIFA...
Photo taken on Feb. 19, 2020 shows the Pentagon seen from an airplane over Washington D.C., the United States. The U.S. Department of Defense announced Sunday the death of one of its contractors caused by the coronavirus, the first such fatality related to the U.S. military. The Crystal City, Virginia-based contractor who worked at the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) died on Saturday, according to a release by the Pentagon. (Xinhua/Liu Jie)

Iran receives requests for purchase of air defense equipment – commander

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Some friendly countries have requested purchase of Iran-made air defense equipment, a senior Iranian air defense commander said here on Tuesday. ...
The handout photo released by Russian Foreign Ministry on June 16, 2020 shows Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif attending a news conference with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (not in the picture) in Moscow, Russia, on June 16, 2020. The U.S. attempts to force Iran nuclear deal participants to renounce their obligations and to punish Tehran by illegitimate initiatives, including the arms embargo, have no prospects from the point of view of international law, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Tuesday. (Sputnik via Xinhua) Editorial use only, no archive, no commercial use.

U.S. plan to restore Iran sanctions will fail – Russian FM

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U.S. attempts to re-impose sanctions on Iran are doomed to fail, while Moscow stands ready to mediate between Washington and Tehran, Russian Foreign...
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UN inspections unlikely to dissuade U.S. on Iran sanctions – experts

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By Matthew Rusling Iran has agreed to United Nations (UN) inspection of a couple of its nuclear sites. But...
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UN Security Council president says not to take further action over Iran sanctions

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The president of the Security Council said Tuesday that he will not take any action on a purported U.S. notification for a "snapback"...
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Iran reveals details from crashed Ukrainian plane’s black boxes analysis

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Head of Iran's Civil Aviation Organization revealed on Sunday details of Iran's final report on the crash of Ukrainian passenger plane PS752 that occurred...
U.S. President Donald Trump addresses the daily coronavirus response briefing as National Security Advisor Robert O'Brien and Attorney General William Barr stand by at the White House in Washington, U.S., April 1, 2020. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

US formally demands restoration of UN sanctions on Iran

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The United States formally notified the UN of its demand to re-impose a punishing global sanctions regime on Iran, a move that kicks off...
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, takes part in an international press conference at Miraflores Palace, in Caracas, capital of Venezuela, on May 17, 2016. [Photo/Xinhua]

Colombian President: Venezuela is planning to buy missiles from Iran

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Venezuela is negotiating with Iran about the possibility of buying missiles from there, Colombian President Ivan Duque said on Thursday. "There is an interest of...