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Iranian rescue teams found the some of the remains of a plane that went missing in the Zagros mountains on Sunday.

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

Iran's 'proxy armies' must stop: US

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Iran's 'proxy armies' must stop: US

The US has warned that action must be taken to prevent Iran from continuing its "Hizballah-like" proxy armies to spread influence in the region.

Saudi Arabia and Iran battle it out in Azerbaijan

James M. Dorsey

Saudi Arabia and Iran battle it out in Azerbaijan

Comment: Saudi Arabia and Iran are extending their bitter rivalry beyond the Middle East, into the Caucasus, writes James Dorsey.

'Definitive' execution for Stockholm academic jailed in Iran

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'Definitive' execution for Stockholm academic jailed in Iran

The second appeal of the death sentence handed to Iranian-Swedish medical professor has been rejected, meaning his execution is now definitive ...

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Iran jails 'spy' for leaking nuclear secrets to US

An unnamed individual has been jailed in Iran for allegedly leaking information on the country's nuclear development programme to the US and an unidentified European country.

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'Closer to annihilation': Iran slams new US nuclear policy

The comments came a day after the Pentagon revealed plans to revamp its nuclear arsenal in response to a perceived threat from Russia.

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Pence tells Israel 'Jerusalem embassy will open next year'

Knesset members listened to US Vice-President Mike Pence deliver a strongly pro-Israel speech to parliament on Monday, angering Palestinian MPs.

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French foreign minister to visit Iran in March

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian will visit Iran in March following a cancellation of a previously planned trip due to unrest in the ...

GCC crisis: What's behind Trump's volte-face on Qatar?

Anthony Harwood

GCC crisis: What's behind Trump's volte-face on Qatar?

Comment: If America cannot bring the two sides to negotiate a settlement, it would be a huge blow to its standing in the region, writes Anthony ...

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US to move embassy to Jerusalem 'within the year'

Netanyahu made the remarks during his India visit, adding they were based on a 'solid assessment' and that the move was one of several ...

Iran rejects Trump's demand for changes to <em>nuclear</em> deal

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Iran rejects Trump's demand for changes to nuclear deal

Iran said it rejects any changes to its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers after Donald Trump vowed to pull out of the accord if ...

Boris Johnson to flag case of imprisoned British-Iranian mother

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Boris Johnson to flag case of imprisoned British-Iranian mother

As the EU meets to discuss the Iranian nuclear deal, Boris Johnson hoped to flag up the case of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe in the ...

Is Pakistan's loss America's gain?

Naveed Ahmad

Is Pakistan's loss America's gain?

Comment: Pakistan's military has been ready for the US refusal to sell arms or provide assistance for about a decade, writes Naveed Ahmad.

Trump expected to 'extend sanctions relief to Iran'

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Trump expected to 'extend sanctions relief to Iran'

Trump is likely to pair his decision by imposing new sanctions on Iranian businesses and individuals, some of which could affect firms sanctions ...

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Europe, Iran to discuss nuclear deal

Javid Zarif will attend talks with three European parties as tensions between Iran and the US continue.

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Iran: World 'must prepare' for US nuclear deal withdrawal

Trump unveiled an aggressive new strategy towards Iran when he announced he would not re-certify the landmark 2015 nuclear accord in ...

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Iran foreign minister ridicules Trump 'blunder' at UN

Mohammed Zarif ridiculed US President Donald Trump via Twitter on Saturday, after the foreign policy "blunder" of raising the recent Iran ...

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.

Iran protests raise questions for US and Saudi policymakers

James M. Dorsey

Iran protests raise questions for US and Saudi policymakers

Comment: These protests will likely strengthen hardline conservative factions within Iran, which Saudi and US foreign policy may seek to ...

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Netanyahu praises Iran anti-government protesters, denies Israeli involvement

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu wished the anti-Iranian regime protesters "success" and dismissed claims by Rouhani of Israeli involvement.

Israeli minister wishes Iranians 'success' in anti-government protests

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Israeli minister wishes Iranians 'success' in anti-government protests

A senior Israeli minister has wished Iranian protesters 'success' in anti-government demonstrations but has insisted Israel has played no role ...

Iran slams Trump's support for anti-government protesters

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Iran slams Trump's support for anti-government protesters

Iran has criticised US President Donald Trump's support on Twitter for Iranian protesters following two days of demonstrations against the ...

Iran upholds death penalty for academic accused of spying

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Iran upholds death penalty for academic accused of spying

Iranian authorities confirm that researcher Ahmad Reza Jalali will face the death penalty after being accused of spying on behalf of Israel.

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