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US says all UN sanctions on Iran restored

The US has declared all international sanctions against Iran have been restored despite the rest of the world vowing to ignore the move. Donald Trump’s...

Iran retrieves black box data from plane crash which left 176 dead

Iran has retrieved some data, including a portion of cockpit conversations, from the Ukrainian plane accidentally downed by Revolutionary Guard forces in January, killing...

Iran blast ‘was near suspected missile site’

An explosion that shook Iran’s capital came from an area in the eastern mountains which analysts believe hides an underground tunnel system and missile...

Hardline former Tehran mayor elected as speaker of Iran’s new parliament

Iran’s parliament elected a former mayor of Tehran tied to the Revolutionary Guard as its next speaker, solidifying hardline control of the body as...

Iran president calls for harsher measures to combat ‘honour’ killings

Iran’s president urged his Cabinet to speed up harsher laws in so-called honour killings, after a particularly disturbing murder of a 14-year-old girl by...

US-Iran tensions flare again

Tensions between Washington and Tehran flared anew on Wednesday as Iran’s Revolutionary Guard conducted a space launch that could advance the country’s long-range missile...

US accuses Iran of ‘harassing’ its ships in Persian Gulf

Iranian naval vessels have repeatedly made “dangerous and harassing” approaches to US ships in the Persian Gulf near Kuwait, the US military said. US Naval...

Iran’s supreme leader hints at ban on mass gatherings during Ramadan

Iran’s supreme leader has suggested mass gatherings may be barred during Ramadan due to the coronavirus pandemic, as Amnesty International said it believed at...

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has temporary prison leave extended

The husband of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has said her temporary leave from prison in Iran has been extended. Richard Ratcliffe said his wife’s father had been...

Iranian army sets up hospital in virus-stricken capital

The Iranian military has set up a 2,000-bed hospital at an exhibition centre in the capital Tehran to shore up the local healthcare system...

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Protesters demand resignation of Belarus leader amid threat of strikes

Tens of thousands of protesters have swarmed the streets of Minsk pressing for the resignation of Belarus’ authoritarian president as an opposition leader said...

Mike Pence’s top aide tests positive for coronavirus

A spokesman says vice president Mike Pence will continue with his aggressive campaign schedule after his chief of staff, Marc Short, tested positive for...

Colombia reaches 1 million confirmed coronavirus cases

Colombia reached 1 million confirmed coronavirus cases on Saturday, becoming the second country in Latin America to report that number in less than a...

PM works on new state of emergency to curb coronavirus outbreak in Spain

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez has called a cabinet meeting to prepare a new state of emergency to stem surging coronavirus infections. The move could...

Thai protesters rally in their thousands ahead of parliamentary debate

Thousands of pro-democracy protesters have gathered in Thailand’s capital, seeking to keep up pressure on the government a day ahead of a special session...
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