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A senior Iranian official has warned those hoping to maintain the nuclear deal they have until May to propose ways to mitigate the effects of the US withdrawal.

The UN's nuclear watchdog says that Iran is still abiding by the terms of the 2015 nuclear accord, despite Washington ditching the deal weeks ago.

Bernard Lewis: The clash of civilisations that never was

Khaled Diab

Bernard Lewis: The clash of civilisations that never was

Comment: Lewis' 'clash of the civilisations' theory made him the orientalist of choice for America's neo-conservative establishment, writes Khaled Diab.

For real solidarity, stop arming Israel

Malia Bouattia

For real solidarity, stop arming Israel

Comment: The struggle for Palestinian rights is also a struggle against our own government's support for Israel's violent actions, writes Malia ...

UN considers first-ever sanctions on Libya people smugglers

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UN considers first-ever sanctions on Libya people smugglers

The first ever sanctions targeting people smugglers in Libya are being considered by the UN.

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Boris Johnson: Broad Iran deal 'very, very difficult'

Johnson said the "new" Iran deal proposed by Trump will be "very very" difficult to achieve.

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US promises 'strongest sanctions in history' against Iran

The US will apply "unprecented financial pressure" on Iran, he new US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in his first policy speech since ...

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Toll from blasts at Syria airbase climbs to 28

At least 28 Syrian regime fighters have been killed in explosions targeting military bases earlier this week.

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Europe, China, Russia discuss 'new deal' for Iran

Diplomats from China, Europe and Russia are discussing a new deal to offer Iran financial aid to curb its ballistic missile program me.

Syria and IS 'reach truce' after south Damascus battles

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Syria and IS 'reach truce' after south Damascus battles

A ceasefire agreement between IS and the Syrian regime was declared on Saturday, despite reports of the regime continuing their siege, resulting ...

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Washington seeks global 'coalition' against Iran regime

The US wants to create a global "coalition" to oppose the Tehran regime, the State Department said on Thursday, after pulling out from the Iran ...

France freezes company assets over Syria chemical weapons links

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France freezes company assets over Syria chemical weapons links

France has sanctioned nine companies and three individuals suspected of developing chemical weapons for the Syrian regime.

Danish shipping group ends Iran operations following US sanctions

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Danish shipping group ends Iran operations following US sanctions

Maersk Tankers has said it will cease operations in Iran in accordance with reimposed US sanctions against the country.

Could Iran sustain a war against Israel in Syria?

Paul Iddon

Could Iran sustain a war against Israel in Syria?

Analysis: Any full-scale Israel-Iran war that begins in Syria will not end there, writes Paul Iddon.

US embassy move: who attended?

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US embassy move: who attended?

While the EU chose to boycott the controversial US move to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and move their embassy there - four ...

Joe Odell

Britain's role in Yemen: Radical change must happen now

Comment: Through weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, UK arms dealers continue to profit handsomely from the tragedy in Yemen, writes Joe Odell.

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Britain's MI5 thwarts jihadist attacks every month: chief says

MI5 chief Andrew Parker says Islamic State extremists aspire to launch "devastating" and "more complex" attacks.

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Israel shoots Gaza protesters as US inaugurates Jerusalem embassy

Monday's march is part of a weeks long campaign fuelled by despair among Gaza's two million people to break the decade-old border blockade of ...

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Iran FM lands in Moscow to save nuclear deal

Javad Zarif's arrival in Moscow follows a trip over the weekend in Beijing and an upcoming stint in Brussels to discuss the 2015 nuclear deal.

Erdogan in <em>Britain</em> for talks with 'valuable' ally

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Erdogan in Britain for talks with 'valuable' ally

Erdogan described the UK as 'strategic ally' as he arrived in London for talks with Teresa May.

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Iran: Europe has 60 days to give nuclear 'guarantees'

An Iranian official has given Europe 60 days to "safeguard Iranian interests" following the US withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal.

Nine killed in explosion in Idlib: monitor

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Nine killed in explosion in Idlib: monitor

Nine people, mainly civilians, were killed in an explosion in Idlib on Saturday evening.

<em>Britain</em> urged to pressure Turkey's Erdogan over rights abuses

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Britain urged to pressure Turkey's Erdogan over rights abuses

In efforts to preserve close ties, Britain has been largely silent on the erosion of rights and rule of law in Turkey under President ...

Scandal-struck former Malaysia PM barred from travel

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Scandal-struck former Malaysia PM barred from travel

Malaysia bars Najib Razak from travel after the former prime minister announced he would be leaving the country for a 'break'.

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