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Analysis: The Kurdish-held enclave in northern Syria is coming under fire from all sides, writes Paul Iddon.

Iranian rescue teams have found the site of the plane crash after the search was postponed due to adverse weather conditions.

India and Iran step up efforts to stabilise Afghanistan

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India and Iran step up efforts to stabilise Afghanistan

India and Iran's leaders met to discuss increasing efforts to bring stability to war-torn Afghanistan.

Draft UN resolution targets Iran's role in Yemen

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Draft UN resolution targets Iran's role in Yemen

The UK, US and France have put forward a draft resolution to condemn Iran for failing to prevent Houthi rebels in Yemen from obtaining ballistic ...

Qassem Soleimani: Saudi Arabia 'sold its soul to America'

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Qassem Soleimani: Saudi Arabia 'sold its soul to America'

Shia Iran's most notorious general Qassem Soleimani has lashed out at his country's arch-rival Sunni Saudi Arabia, saying it has sold its soul ...

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Iran academics demand answers over environmentalist death

Leading academics in Iran wrote to President Hassan Rouhani on Monday, demanding answers over the alleged 'suicide' of a revered environmentalist in prison.

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Iran marks anniversary of Islamic Revolution after protests

Demonstrators in Tehran on Sunday chanted traditional slogans against the United States and Israel.

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Why Rouhani warned Iran not to repeat Shah's mistakes

Analysis: The slightest veneer of democracy has enabled the regime in Tehran to rule for four decades, writes Paul Iddon.

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'Women feel they have no control over their bodies'

According to lawyer of previously detained woman, one of at least five so far protesting against Iran's mandatory Islamic dress code, her client ...

Netanyahu flies to Moscow to complain about 'Lebanese threat'

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Netanyahu flies to Moscow to complain about 'Lebanese threat'

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu is expected to raise concerns over Iran's military consolidation in Syria and its inroads in Lebanon.

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Main Syrian opposition confirms boycott of Sochi talks

The HNC said on Saturday that it will be boycotting talks hosted by Russia in Sochi.

Iran's <em>Rouhani</em> pledges 'all-out cooperation' with blockade-hit Qatar

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Iran's Rouhani pledges 'all-out cooperation' with blockade-hit Qatar

Iran's President Rouhani said Tehran wants 'all-out cooperation' with Qatar, as the Saudi-led blockade on Doha enters its eighth month.

Former Iranian president: Authorities must listen to popular demands

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Former Iranian president: Authorities must listen to popular demands

The Iranian authorities must listen to popular demands warned Khatami after economic protests rocked the country.

Syria opposition to attend UN peace talks in Vienna

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Syria opposition to attend UN peace talks in Vienna

The Syrian opposition has announced their intention to attend the UN peace talks in Vienna, previously held in Geneva

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Iran attacks planned US-trained Kurdish border force in Syria

A US plan to form a new border security force in Syria will cause more instability and “add flames of fire” in the war-torn country, Iran has said.

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Ghosts of 1979: Iran protests won't bring regime change

Comment: Unlike 1979, there is no unifying force among the anti-government protesters, write Behnam Gharagozli, Jon Roozenbeek, Adrià Salvador ...

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Around 3,700 arrested during Iran protests: lawmaker

An Iranian lawmaker said some 3,700 people were arrested by security forces during several days of protests in the country, a far higher figure ...

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Iran FM warns neighbouring countries against 'fuelling unrest'

The Iranian foreign minister echoed sentiment expressed by other officials warning neighbouring countries from fuelling unrest

Ahmadinejad's son denies father's arrest over incitement against regime

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Ahmadinejad's son denies father's arrest over incitement against regime

Figures close to Mahmoud Ahmadinejad have dismissed media reports that the former Iran president has been arrested for allegedly stirring up ...

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US, Russia clash over Iran at UN Security Council

Countries were divided in the UN Security meeting over Iran, as the US warned that the Iranian protests could escalate into a Syria scenario.

Erdogan accuses US, Israel of 'meddling' in Iran, Pakistan

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Erdogan accuses US, Israel of 'meddling' in Iran, Pakistan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused the United States and Israel of meddling in Iran and Pakistan.

Iran protests lack clear goals and leadership

Mitra Keyvan

Iran protests lack clear goals and leadership

Comment: Unless protesters can form a rallying cry around a clear goal, their influence will be limited, writes Mitra Keyvan.

Iranian Nobel Peace laureate Ebadi urges protesters to continue

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Iranian Nobel Peace laureate Ebadi urges protesters to continue

Iran's most famous human rights lawyer and Nobel laureate Shirin Ebadi has called on protesters 'to ignore what the government says to you now.'

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