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Iran confirms recent ballistic missile test that angered US

Iran confirms recent ballistic missile test that angered US

Comment by Revolutionary Guards commander appeared to confirm a report by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo from early this month.

  • by Babak Dehghanpisheh

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Australian academic faces 'infiltration' charges in Iran: state media
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Australian academic faces 'infiltration' charges in Iran: state media

Iranian state media has confirmed University of Melbourne academic Meimanat Hosseini-Chavoshi has been detained on charges of trying to "infiltrate" Iranian institutions.

'Deep concern' for Melbourne University academic detained in Iran

'Deep concern' for Melbourne University academic detained in Iran

Dr Meimanat Hosseini-Chavoshi, an Australian citizen and population expert at the University of Melbourne, was in Tehran when she was arrested.

  • by Anthony Colangelo
Israel launches operation to destroy Hezbollah tunnels
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Israel launches operation to destroy Hezbollah tunnels

The Israeli military says the operation is taking place in Israeli territory.

Iranian criminal hackers charged for attacks on US cities, companies
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Iranian criminal hackers charged for attacks on US cities, companies

The Justice Department unsealed charges accusing two Iranian men of hacking into American hospitals, universities, government agencies in the US.

  • by Ellen Nakashima and Devlin Barrett
Volatile times: Oil's implosion is about more than the sanctions on Iran
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Volatile times: Oil's implosion is about more than the sanctions on Iran

Oil prices soared and then slumped in the past few months. The US sanctions on Iran are only part of the explanation.

  • by Stephen Bartholomeusz
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'Death to America': Iranians take to the streets on the eve of US sanctions
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'Death to America': Iranians take to the streets on the eve of US sanctions

Thousands of students gathered in Tehran to burn the American flag and pictures of the US President Donald Trump.

  • by Parisa Hafezi
Trump restores Iran sanctions lifted under Obama nuclear deal
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Trump restores Iran sanctions lifted under Obama nuclear deal

The sanctions take effect Monday and cover Iran's shipping, financial and energy sectors.

'Sanctions are coming': Game of Thrones and HBO aren't amused by Trump's latest tweet
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'Sanctions are coming': Game of Thrones and HBO aren't amused by Trump's latest tweet

President Donald Trump might have the backing of the GOP, but he's not exactly in good graces with Game of Thrones and HBO.

  • by Nardine Saad
Not one government official was consulted about Australia's major Israel foreign policy shift
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Not one government official was consulted about Australia's major Israel foreign policy shift

Just after lunchtime on Monday last week, the head of Australia’s Foreign Affairs Department took a call.

  • by David Wroe
'Not the work of a great mind': Gorbachev slams Trump’s nuclear pact withdrawal
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'Not the work of a great mind': Gorbachev slams Trump’s nuclear pact withdrawal

"Do they really not understand in Washington what this can lead to?"

  • by Andrew E. Kramer