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But US sanctions due on 4 November are expected to take a major bite out of Iran's oil exports.

Comment: The deadliest attack in Iran in nearly a decade has fuelled nationalist sentiments among Iranians and will tilt the country's politics right-ward, writes Maysam Behravesh.

Another Middle East-heavy UNGA: Five issues to watch

James Reinl

Another Middle East-heavy UNGA: Five issues to watch

What to expect this week from the UN podium and the from the private side meetings - where the real deals are always made.

Iran arrests 'large' network of suspects over Ahvaz attack

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Iran arrests 'large' network of suspects over Ahvaz attack

Saturday's attack was the deadliest to strike Iran in nearly a decade, with at least 29 dead and more than 60 wounded.

Iran adhering to <em>nuclear</em> <em>deal</em>: British PM

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Iran adhering to nuclear deal: British PM

Parties to the deal other than the US have argued that it is working and should stay in place, while the International Atomic Energy ...

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Rouhani vows to boost, not abandon ballistic missiles

Iran's president made the remarks during a military parade on the anniversary marking the start of the 1980-88 Iran-Iraq war.

Stasa Salacanin

China-US trade war impact on the Middle East

High tensions and ongoing trade war between US and China has shaken the global economy. The Middle East could become one of the main ...

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Volkswagen denies US claims of pulling out of Iran

Despite remarks from the US ambassador, the German firm - who was set to start selling cars in Iran - said it had not reached a deal ...

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Volkswagen hits the brakes on business in Iran: Bloomberg

Volkswagen said it will end almost all business in Iran, bowing to American pressure stemming from the US rejection of the historic ...

US still ready to talk to Iran: official

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US still ready to talk to Iran: official

US leaders remain ready to negotiate with their Iranian counterparts but Tehran is still refusing President Donald Trump's overture to do so, a ...

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OPEC calls for unity as US sanctions hit Iran

Oil cartel OPEC has called on producers to show unity, amid US sanctions on Iran.

US withdrawal from <em>nuclear</em> <em>deal</em> 'travesty', 'reckless': Iran

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US withdrawal from nuclear deal 'travesty', 'reckless': Iran

The head of Iran's nuclear agency made the remarks in Vienna at the annual International Atomic Energy conference.

Trump sanctions bite as Europe-Iran flights grounded

Alex Macheras

Trump sanctions bite as Europe-Iran flights grounded

Air France and British Airways announced that they will halt flights to Tehran in September citing 'low profitability' as the US re-imposed ...

US mulling possible Iran sanction waivers, says Pompeo

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US mulling possible Iran sanction waivers, says Pompeo

Without waivers, businesses or foreign countries who want to continue commerce with Iran must choose between investments in Tehran and access to ...

Trump lashes ex-secretary of state Kerry for Iran meetings

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Trump lashes ex-secretary of state Kerry for Iran meetings

US President Donald Trump lashed out at former secretary of state John Kerry for his "illegal meetings" with the "very hostile" Iranian ...

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Unease in Tehran's Bazaar hints at protest return

Tehran's old marketplace is seen as the bellweather for popular unrest, and as sanctions start to hit, resentment is brewing.

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Cash-strapped Iranians deplore regime spending on foreign wars

Unrest is brewing among Iranians as the toll of the regime's costly fixation with foreign conflicts has not gone unnoticed by the millions now ...

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Iran boosts nuclear enrichment abilities, following US treaty withdrawal

Tehran is looking to boost its uranium-enrichment capacity after Washington pulled out in May of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal.

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US reaching out to Iran 'every day', Rouhani says

Iran's president said the US sends messages daily in the hopes of kickstarting negotiations following Washington's decision to pull out of the ...

Iran launches crackdown on women's rights activists

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Iran launches crackdown on women's rights activists

Iran's regime has launched a crackdown on human rights campaigners, with women's rights activists a key target in the arrests, according to ...

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Iran parliament drops plan to impeach education minister

Iran's parliament on Sunday cancelled plans to impeach the education minister over economic grievances.

UK minister visits Iran, first since <em>nuclear</em> <em>deal</em> pullout

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UK minister visits Iran, first since nuclear deal pullout

Alistair Burt was also expected to address Tehran's detention of dual national Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe.

The Iraq Report: Iraq caught between US and Iran

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The Iraq Report: Iraq caught between US and Iran

The fate of Iraq is swinging between the US and Iran as pockets of proxy violence via militias persist.

Netanyahu: When it comes to Israel, might is right

Charlie Hoyle

Netanyahu: When it comes to Israel, might is right

Netanyahu issued a disturbing warning to the country's regional rivals on Thursday, declaring that the Israeli state has the means to destroy ...

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