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The warning comes just weeks after US forces repelled a four-hour regime offensive in a de-escalation zone in northeastern Syria.

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.

<em>Russia</em>, Saudis to boost oil output 'by 1m bpd'

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Russia, Saudis to boost oil output 'by 1m bpd'

An angry tweet from President Donald Trump about high oil prices - along with uncertainties over Iran and Venezuela's oil supply - have triggered OPEC and others to boost production.

Iran still implementing nuclear accord terms: IAEA

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Iran still implementing nuclear accord terms: IAEA

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 ...

In Syria, Iran-Israel rivalry puts Russian alliances in spotlight

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In Syria, Iran-Israel rivalry puts Russian alliances in spotlight

Comment: Russia's ties with the Assad regime will of course prevail, writes Mona Alami.

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Egypt, Russia sign $7bn deal for Suez industrial zone

A new Egypt-Russia deal will see the creation of an 'industrial zone' in the Suez, promising to revive Egypt's struggling economy while granting Russia exclusive access to the strategic region.

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Arab League severs Guatemala ties over Jerusalem embassy move

Guatemala moved its embassy to Jerusalem earlier this month, following the inauguration of the US Embassy in disputed Jerusalem.

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Assad meets Russia envoy, hails 'partners in victories'

Russia has backed Syria's regime for several decades but intervened militarily in its war in 2015, turning the tides for Assad.

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Shots fired! Iran's top five fiercest Trump put-downs

As a war of words between Iran and the US intensifies, we count down the five cattiest - and sometimes creative - comebacks by Tehran.

Tunisia's tourism industry recovers from jihadi violence

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Tunisia's tourism industry recovers from jihadi violence

A series of terror attacks in Tunisia rocked the country's tourism sector from 2015, but there are rays of light on the horizon.

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Syria rejects calls for Iranian military withdrawal

Syria's regime has rejected calls for a withdrawal of pro-Assad foreign forces from Iran, following calls from Russia and the US for a ...

US risks further destabilising Middle East warns France

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US risks further destabilising Middle East warns France

US threats against Iran will only encourage hardliners, warns French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian.

Macron partners up with Putin to salvage Iran deal

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Macron partners up with Putin to salvage Iran deal

Russian President Vladimir Putin and French President Emmanuel Macron will hold direct talks on Iran on Thursday during Macron's two-day visit ...

Iran will 'punch Pompeo in the mouth'

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Iran will 'punch Pompeo in the mouth'

Iran has hit back against US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's comments that the republic will face 'strongest sanctions in history'.

<em>Russia</em> World Cup 'tainted by Syrian blood'

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Russia World Cup 'tainted by Syrian blood'

The Syrian Network for Human Rights has released a report documenting the most egregious Russian crimes in the Syrian war, ahead of the World ...

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Russia downs drone near military base in Syria

Russia's Syria air base in Latakia has come under attack again.

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Iran: 'World no longer accepts US deciding for them'

The President of Iran said that the US should no longer make decisions on behalf of other countries.

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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.

Stanley Heller

Scott Ritter has completely lost it on Syria

Comment: Once a voice of reason on WMDs in Iraq, Ritter has been taken in by conspiracy theories and propaganda to draw fundamentally flawed ...

How Iran's role differs in Syria and Yemen war

Austin Bodetti

How Iran's role differs in Syria and Yemen war

Analysis: The differences in Iranian involvement in the Syrian and Yemeni wars offer insights into Tehran's priorities, writes Austin Bodetti.

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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 ...

Iran: 'No one can force us to leave Syria'

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Iran: 'No one can force us to leave Syria'

Bashar al-Assad is heavily reliant on the ground on Iranian-led foreign fighters from Iraqi, Pakistani and Afghan militias, along with Lebanon's ...

Iran organising nuclear deal meet this week in Vienna

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Iran organising nuclear deal meet this week in Vienna

Iran will hold a meeting next Friday in the Austrian capital Vienna to discuss the future of the nuclear deal, Iran's foreign ministry spokesman ...

EU 'can protect businesses' threatened by US Iran sanctions

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EU 'can protect businesses' threatened by US Iran sanctions

The French finance minister said the European Union should take a tougher stance against Washington's threat to sanction European businesses ...

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