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Iran says oil deal with Europe is close despite Trump threats

Iran says oil deal with Europe is close despite Trump threats

The theocracy is trying to secure a deal in defiance of the threat of sanctions from the US to countries that engage with Iran.

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Iran fears plot by US and its Gulf allies as pressure grows
World Politics

Iran fears plot by US and its Gulf allies as pressure grows

The shooting attack in Iran and Rudy Guiliani's speech in the US fuel Iranian fears that America and its Gulf Arab allies plan to overthrow the theocracy.

  • by Jon Gambrell
Iran summons Western diplomats over parade attack killing 25
Iran

Iran summons Western diplomats over parade attack killing 25

The attack  in Ahvaz killed at least 25 people and wounded over 60 and was the deadliest terrorist attack to strike the country in nearly a decade.

Members of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards gunned down in attack on parade

Members of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards gunned down in attack on parade

Iranian Supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei accused US-backed Gulf Arab states of carrying out an attack on a military parade that killed 25 people, almost half of them members of the country's elite Revolutionary Guards.

Russian aircraft with 14 on board disappears off Syria's coast
Syria

Russian aircraft with 14 on board disappears off Syria's coast

The military said the plane disappeared as four Israeli fighter jets were attacking targets in the area.

  • by Christian Lowe
Iran says Twitter shut legitimate accounts in tackling influence op
Iran

Iran says Twitter shut legitimate accounts in tackling influence op

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif accused Twitter of closing accounts of "real" Iranians, while allowing anti-government ones backed by the US.

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The pending bloodletting in Syria may only be the end of the beginning
Israel

The pending bloodletting in Syria may only be the end of the beginning

Two impending battles in Syria may mark the end of major military operations in the civil war, but may not end the violence

  • by Nick O'Malley
Iran's foreign minister sends Jewish New Year greetings on Twitter
Israel

Iran's foreign minister sends Jewish New Year greetings on Twitter

Iran does not recognise Israel and warned last month it would hit US and Israeli targets if it were attacked by the United States.

After rejecting Turkey plea, Russia and Iran back offensive in Idlib
Turkey

After rejecting Turkey plea, Russia and Iran back offensive in Idlib

Turkey used a summit on Friday to Turkey plead for a ceasefire to avoid what many say would be a bloody humanitarian disaster.

  • by Jon Gambrell
Iran is complying with nuclear deal restrictions, watchdog finds
USA

Iran is complying with nuclear deal restrictions, watchdog finds

Donald Trump sensationally pulled the US out of the nuclear deal, alleging that Iran had not complied with the terms.

  • by Francois Murphy
Iran defiant: 'no third party' will limit its support to Syria
Iran

Iran defiant: 'no third party' will limit its support to Syria

Israel has expressed concern over Iran's growing influence in Syria, while the US has been pressing for Iran to withdraw its fighters from the war-torn country.

  • by Albert Aji