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Comment: The United States government is likely to stand alone in countering Iran's development of missile technology, writes Imad K. Harb

Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards Corps were deployed to recover wreckage from four Iranian ballistic missiles on Wednesday that missed their targets in Syria and fell in Iraq's western desert region.

Thousands rally for Al-Quds Day in Iran Thousands rally for Al-Quds Day in Iran

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Thousands rally for Al-Quds Day in Iran

Hundreds of thousands of Iranians took to the streets in an annual show of solidarity with Palestinians, marking Al-Quds Day with chants against Israel, Saudi Arabia and the US.

US Senator warns Trump of 'ineffective' Iran sanctions

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US Senator warns Trump of 'ineffective' Iran sanctions

US Senator Rand Paul warned President Donald Trump against sanctioning Iran, as he called for a more pragmatic strategy.

Rouhani, Revolutionary Guards nuclear deal-spat escalates as elections loom

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Rouhani, Revolutionary Guards nuclear deal-spat escalates as elections loom

Iran's president, currently running for re-election has accused the Revolutionary Guards of trying to sabotage the country's landmark nuclear ...

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Iran's President Rouhani slams 'nuclear deal saboteurs' in debate

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani slammed conservative opponents for allegedly attempting to sabotage the nuclear deal with world powers on Friday, in criticism voiced during the second election debate.

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US pushes for 'quick return' to Yemen peace talks

US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis said the US wants UN-backed peace talks in Yemen to return 'as soon as possible,' during the start of his Middle ...

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A Sino-Russian love-hate affair

Comment: The China-Russia alliance could yet cement, but Putin would have to accept the role of junior partner, with China being the dominant ...

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Iran needs no one's permission to build missiles: Rouhani

Iran will ask for "no one's permission" to build up its missile capability, President Hassan Rouhani said in a defiant response to US efforts to ...

Iraqi forces 'using imprecise Iranian <em>missiles</em>' in Mosul battle

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Iraqi forces 'using imprecise Iranian missiles' in Mosul battle

Former governor of Mosul Atheel al-Nujaifi says the Iraqi army is using Iranian-made weapons, warning that some of the missile launchers are not ...

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Ante Up: Iran missile-test threaten US' Hormuz operations

The Straits of Hormuz has been the scene of simmering military posturing between Washington and Tehran in recent weeks, with neither side ...

Iranian fleet defeats US navy...in fake sea battle

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Iranian fleet defeats US navy...in fake sea battle

A new Iranian propaganda film entitled "Battle of the Persian Gulf II" imagines a battle at the sea in response to an American attack on the ...

Iran test fires cruise <em>missiles</em> in new military manoeuvres

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Iran test fires cruise missiles in new military manoeuvres

Following weeks of tensions with the US, Iran has made another show of defiance by test firing naval cruise missiles off its southern ...

Iran to conduct military drills amid US tensions

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Iran to conduct military drills amid US tensions

Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards will hold military exercises this week in a show of defiance to the US following Tehran's controversial ...

Lights, camera, action: Iran's filmmakers take on the US

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Lights, camera, action: Iran's filmmakers take on the US

A fictional animation film that sees Iranian forces defeat the US is due to be released, amid very real tensions between the two countries.

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12 Saudi soldiers killed in recent Yemen border fighting

At least 12 Saudi soldiers have died on the southern border since early February, according to an unusual series of official reports released as the country fights Yemeni rebels.

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Trump's anti-Iran stance exposes dangerously imperial ambitions

Comment: Trump and his cabinet's aggressive anti-Iranian hostility is nothing new to the imperial ambitions of US foreign policy, writes Tommaso ...

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Riyadh military base 'targeted' by Houthi rebel missile strike

A Houthi spokesperson confirmed the successful test launch of a precision scud missile on Sunday evening, which was aimed at a military base ...

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Tensions brewing: Iran conducts missile exercise after US sanctions

Iran defied Washington's freshly slapped sanctions on Saturday by continuing its missile exercises, as the US defence secretary accused Tehran ...

US weighing fresh Iran sanctions

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US weighing fresh Iran sanctions

Hours after Trump and his national security adviser put Iran 'on notice' over missile tests, sources familiar with White House deliberations ...

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US issues stern warning to Iran over missile test

Donald Trump's national security advisor on Wednesday issued a stern warning to Iran over its recent missile test, declaring that America was ...

Iran confirms missile test, denies breach of nuclear deal

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Iran confirms missile test, denies breach of nuclear deal

Iran tested a ballistic missile as part of its programme to boost defence power, Defence Minister Hossein Dehghan said on Wednesday, ...

US envoy to UN warns Iran missile test 'unacceptable'

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US envoy to UN warns Iran missile test 'unacceptable'

The US raised alarm at the UN on Tuesday over Iran's test-firing of a medium range missile, calling it "absolutely unacceptable," after Tehran ...

US and Iran face off in emergency UN meeting

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US and Iran face off in emergency UN meeting

New US ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley has attacked an suspected missile test by Iran over the weekend.

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