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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.

Israel has called on the EU to cease funding NGOs that support the nonviolent BDS movement.

Russia, 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

Mona Alami

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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US targets Iranian airlines for funneling fighters to Assad

US sanctions have been issued on a number of companies with links to Iranian airliners that Washington accuses of funneling weapons and fighters into Yemen and Syria.

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Saad Hariri set to continue as Lebanon prime minister

Outgoing Lebanon Prime Minister Saad Hariri is expected to retain his post, as the country forms a new government.

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Iran’s Khamenei criticizes US over hard-line stance

The speech comes days after US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo issued a list of demands to be included in a nuclear treaty to replace the deal ...

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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.

France's PM cancels Israel trip under cloud of speculation

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France's PM cancels Israel trip under cloud of speculation

France's Premier Edouard Phillipe cancelled a trip to Israel due to 'domestic agenda' issues, however, many are speculating other factors may be ...

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The Iraq Report: Post-election horse-trading kicks off

Our weekly round-up of events in Iraq this week focuses on negotiations to form a government after no one party won an overall majority.

Israeli court freezes expulsion order of HRW's Omar Shakir

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Israeli court freezes expulsion order of HRW's Omar Shakir

HRW's Israel and Palestine director has been given temporary permission to stay in the country during legal proceedings.

UK PalSocs call for arms embargo on Israel

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UK PalSocs call for arms embargo on Israel

Palestine societies at universities across the UK have signed a joint statement condemning Israel's mass killing of protesters and called for an ...

Syria rejects calls for Iranian military withdrawal

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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 pull-out.

Turkey's Erdogan congratulates Venezuela's Maduro over election win

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Turkey's Erdogan congratulates Venezuela's Maduro over election win

Turkey's president congratulated Venezuela's newly re-elected authoritarian leader Nicolas Maduro, becoming only the second leader to do so ...

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Iran army 'prepared' to take on 'cruel, criminal' US

Iran and the US continue to trade barbs during the fallout of the nuclear deal, as Iran rebuffs US pressure to curb its military, saying army 'more prepared than ever'

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Right-wing Polish government sides with Trump over Iran

Poland's government is diverging from EU policy to protect the Iran deal to support Trump in his government’s endeavor to hurt the Islamic ...

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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.

Kaveh L. Afrasiabi

Pompeo's Plan B on Iran: An exercise in futility

Comment: It is now perfectly clear that Trump's administration has no interest in diplomacy with Iran, and is simply bent on regime change, ...

The US is becoming a pariah state

CJ Werleman

The US is becoming a pariah state

Comment: The United States' ill-conceived and diabolically executed 'war on terror' began the rapid erosion of the idea of the US as a ...

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BP delays Scotland gas field work over Iran sanctions

The move comes following an announcement earlier this month that the US is pulling out of the landmark 2015 nuclear deal and imposing new ...

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 lawmakers demand Rouhani cut ties with UAE

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Iran lawmakers demand Rouhani cut ties with UAE

A group of Iranian lawmakers have called on the country's leader to review relations with the UAE.

New US <em>sanctions</em> target Iran's Revolutionary Guard

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New US sanctions target Iran's Revolutionary Guard

The new measures come a day after US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned Tehran would be hit with the 'strongest sanctions in ...

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