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Pentagon confirms air strikes in eastern Syria

The United States launched airstrikes on targets of pro-Iranian groups in Syria at the direction of President Joe Biden, Pentagon Press Secretary John F. Kirby told reporters traveling with Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin. "At …

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South Korea agrees to partially unfreeze Iran's assets

After weeks of intense negotiations, Iran and South Korea reached an agreement Monday to unfreeze $1 billion of Iranian assets in Korean banks. Governor of Iran’s Central Bank Abdolnasser Hemmat met in Tehran with South Korean …

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Uranium traces found at two sites Iran barred it from

The U.N. nuclear watchdog found uranium particles at two Iranian sites it inspected after months of stonewalling, diplomats say, and it is preparing to rebuke Tehran for failing to explain, possibly complicating U.S. efforts to revive nuclear …

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U.S. reverses Trump claim on UN sanctions on Iran

The Biden administration rescinded former president Donald Trump’s restoration of U.N. sanctions on Iran, an announcement that could help Washington move toward rejoining the 2015 nuclear agreement aimed at reining in the Islamic …

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Iran is determined to develop its missile programme

Since the election of Joe Biden as US president, there has been much discussion over whether and how his administration may rejoin the Iran nuclear deal, Middle East Eye informs. According to Secretary of State Antony Blinken, “if Iran comes back into full compliance with its obligations under the [deal], the United States would do the same thing and then we would use that as a platform to build, with our allies and partners … a longer and stronger agreement and to deal with a number of other issues that are deeply problematic in the relationship with Iran”

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Magnitude 5.6 quake hits southwest Iran

A magnitude 5.6 earthquake struck southwest Iran near the town of Sisakht on Wednesday evening and at least 10 people were injured, state television said. "People in Sisakht and the town of Yasuj left their homes in panic. Water …

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Russia, Turkey and Iran make statement on Syria

Russia, Turkey and Iran have agreed to continue cooperation aimed at eliminating terrorists of the ISIS and Al-Nusra Front groups (outlawed in Russia) in Syria. In their joint statement after the 15th international meeting on Syria in …

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Blinken: 'Path to diplomacy is open right now' with Iran

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said "the path to diplomacy is open right now" with Iran over its 2015 nuclear deal but would not address whether the Biden administration has had any direct engagement with Iranian officials. …

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Iran plans to scale back cooperation with IAEA in a week

Iran has told the U.N. nuclear watchdog it will dramatically scale back cooperation with it in a week, a report by the agency to its member states showed on Tuesday, ratcheting up protests against U.S. sanctions still choking its economy. …

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Iran Conducts Military Drill in Southwestern Region

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps’ (IRGC) Ground Force completed a two-day massive drill in the southwestern province of Khuzestan, near the Iraqi border on February 12,Caspian News reports.  The drill dubbed …

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