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Former UK Foreign Secretary Jack Straw has said Saudi Arabia could be a threat to Lebanon should calmer heads not prevail in the kingdom, during a conference in London.

Iran's foreign ministry has accused France of echoing 'warmongering' Saudi concerns and stoking regional tensions between Tehran and Riyadh.

Saudi Arabia 'plans official ties with Israel': leaked document

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Saudi Arabia 'plans official ties with Israel': leaked document

A Lebanese newspaper close to Hizballah says it has obtained a 'secret' Saudi foreign ministry document detailing a roadmap for establishing diplomatic ties with Israel.

Putin arrives in Tehran for official visit

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Putin arrives in Tehran for official visit

Putin is to hold separate talks with Rouhani and supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, as Russia and Iran cooperate on a range of issues ...

Stop the War Coalition is not against Western intervention

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Stop the War Coalition is not against Western intervention

Comment: As Raqqa gets destroyed, the Stop the War Coalition is nowhere to be heard, leaving Syria solidarity protesters to demonstrate in front ...

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'Iran will continue to produce missiles,' says President Rouhani

Iran's President Rouhani said Tehran will continue to produce missiles despite US pressure to halt, insisting the programme does not violate international accords.

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US House passes sanctions on Hizballah

Washington increases indirect pressure on Iran by edging closer to new sanctions on the Tehran-backed Lebanese political and militia group.

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Kerry: Ending Iran deal will worsen North Korea standoff

Former US Secretary of State warns that scrapping the 2015 nuclear accord will ruin international trust in the United States.

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US presses UN to adopt Washington's stance on Iran

US ambassador warns UN about Iran's 'destabilising' actions in Washington's first public test of how international allies have received its ...

EU ministers close ranks to support Iran deal

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EU ministers close ranks to support Iran deal

EU foreign ministers in Luxembourg on Monday give fresh backing to the Iran nuclear deal, which saw Tehran abandon its nuclear ...

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France's Macron 'considers' Iran trip after Rouhani invite

French President Macron is considering a visit to Iran after speaking to his Iranian counterpart as US President Donald Trump said he was ...

UAE joins Saudi-Israeli backing of Trump's aggressive Iran strategy UAE joins Saudi-Israeli backing of Trump's aggressive Iran strategy

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UAE joins Saudi-Israeli backing of Trump's aggressive Iran strategy

The UAE has become one of a handful of nations to back an announcement by US President Donald Trump to revise or tear up a nuclear ...

What's at stake for business in Iran's <em>nuclear</em> deal

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What's at stake for business in Iran's nuclear deal

If the Iran nuclear deal fails then all the countries involved have a lot to lose and not just for political and security reasons.

Israel, Saudi Arabia show support for Trump's Iran strategy Israel, Saudi Arabia show support for Trump's Iran strategy

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Israel, Saudi Arabia show support for Trump's Iran strategy

Israel and Saudi Arabia both showed their support to US President Donald Trump on Friday after he refused to certify the 2015 Iranian ...

UK, Germany, France 'stand committed' to Iran deal

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UK, Germany, France 'stand committed' to Iran deal

British Prime Minister Theresa May, French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel said they 'stand committed to its full ...

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US 'isolated in opposing nuke deal,' says Iran's Rouhani

President Hassan Rouhani spoke in a televised address after Trump gave a much anticipated White House speech in which he "decertified" his support for the 2015 nuclear agreement.

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Trump refuses to certify Iran nuclear deal

US President Donald Trump unveiled an aggressive new strategy towards Iran on Friday during a speech at the White House, announcing he would not ...

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UK PM stresses importance of Iran deal to Trump

The UK's prime minister has attempted to sway US President Donald Trump just days ahead of his expected announcement on the future of the Iran ...

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Iran warns US on designating Guards as terrorist group

Iran said that the United States would be siding with the Islamic State group if it designated the Revolutionary Guards as a terrorist ...

Conflicting reports emerge on Iran's willingness to discuss missiles

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Conflicting reports emerge on Iran's willingness to discuss missiles

As the future of the 2015 nuclear accord hangs in the balance, speculation swirls over whether Tehran is open to discussion on its ...

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Trump will leave Iran deal decision to Congress

Comment: The nuclear deal is another situation where Trump hopes to deface one of Obama's key accomplishments, while leaving it to ...

Trump 'set to announce <em>nuclear</em> deal decertification' next week Trump 'set to announce nuclear deal decertification' next week

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Trump 'set to announce nuclear deal decertification' next week

US officials say that President Donald Trump is just days away from stepping up confrontation with Iran by "decertifying" the 2015 ...

US defence secretary urges continuation of Iran <em>nuclear</em> deal

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US defence secretary urges continuation of Iran nuclear deal

Defence Secretary James Mattis has defied pressure from President Trump and said the US should remain in a nuclear agreement with Iran,

UAE jails Iranian over sanctions breach

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UAE jails Iranian over sanctions breach

A United Arab Emirates appeals court has upheld a 10-year jail sentence against an Iranian convicted of breaching international sanctions ...

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