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Iran election: Israeli PM calls Ebrahim Raisi 'hangman of Tehran', unlikely to change stance on 2015 nuclear deal
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Iran election: Israeli PM calls Ebrahim Raisi 'hangman of Tehran', unlikely to change stance on 2015 nuclear deal

Raisi's ascendancy comes at a sensitive time for the region, as Iran and world powers resumed indirect talks in Vienna to resurrect Tehran's tattered 2015 nuclear deal which granted Iran sanctions relief in exchange for curbs on its nuclear program

Iran presidential polls: Greetings pour in for 'ultraconservative' cleric Ebrahim Raisi; official result out soon
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Iran presidential polls: Greetings pour in for 'ultraconservative' cleric Ebrahim Raisi; official result out soon

Iran's outgoing moderate president Hassan Rouhani said his successor had been elected in the Friday's vote, however, he didn't name Raisi, who is the expected winner

FIFA World Cup Qualifiers 2022: Syria, Japan secure victories to make it to next round
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FIFA World Cup Qualifiers 2022: Syria, Japan secure victories to make it to next round

Syria's seventh win in as many matches ensured they would be among the 12 teams competing in the next phase of qualifying for four confirmed spots from Asia in next year's tournament in Qatar. A fifth team from the continent could make the cut via an intercontinental play-off.

Iran approves seven candidates for presidential campaign, bars Hassan Rouhani's allies from contesting
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Iran approves seven candidates for presidential campaign, bars Hassan Rouhani's allies from contesting

Most prominent among candidates is judiciary chief Ebrahim Raisi, who is linked to mass executions in 1988, with opinion polls showing his anti-corruption campaign drew Iranian support

Iran wanted India's involvement at a later stage, says MEA on Farzad-B project
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Iran wanted India's involvement at a later stage, says MEA on Farzad-B project

ONGC Videsh Ltd (OVL), the overseas investment arm of state-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC), had in 2008 discovered the gas field in the Farsi offshore exploration block

Fake videos, misinformation on social media inflame Israeli-Palestinian conflict
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Fake videos, misinformation on social media inflame Israeli-Palestinian conflict

A video shared by Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu's spokesperson purportedly of Palestinian militants firing rockets at Israelis from civilian areas in Gaza Strip was taken down by Twitter, as it was a 2018 clip from Syria or Libya

Eid-ul-Fitr 2021: Muted celebrations to mark end of Ramadan month; history and significance of festival
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Eid-ul-Fitr 2021: Muted celebrations to mark end of Ramadan month; history and significance of festival

The festival starts early in the morning when people wear new clothes, prepare delectable food and pray for Allah’s blessings

Israel 'not a country, but a terrorist base against Palestine', says Iran's Ayatollah Khamenei
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Israel 'not a country, but a terrorist base against Palestine', says Iran's Ayatollah Khamenei

Iran's supreme leader Khamenei made the remarks during a speech on Al-Quds Day, an annual show of solidarity with the Palestinians, which is seen in Israel as an expression of hatred and anti-Semitism

'New energy' at Iran nuclear talks as diplomats reconvene; agreement possible in coming weeks, says US
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'New energy' at Iran nuclear talks as diplomats reconvene; agreement possible in coming weeks, says US

The aim of the talks is a return to full compliance with the 2015 accord, known as the JCPOA, which has been slowly disintegrating since the US under Donal Trump withdrew from it in 2018

International Judo Federation hands Iran four-year ban over anti-Israel policy
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International Judo Federation hands Iran four-year ban over anti-Israel policy

The International Judo Federation imposed a four-year ban after the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) ordered a disciplinary review last month which said a previous indefinite ban was not allowed.

Magnitude of 5.9 earthquake strikes southwestern Iran; 5 injured but no major damage, reports State TV
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Magnitude of 5.9 earthquake strikes southwestern Iran; 5 injured but no major damage, reports State TV

State news agency IRNA reported that the quake and several aftershocks caused power blackouts and cut phone lines nearby, but no damage at the Bushehr nuclear complex

Iran to enrich uranium to 60%, its highest level ever, after attack on Natanz nuclear facility
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Iran to enrich uranium to 60%, its highest level ever, after attack on Natanz nuclear facility

Foreign Minister Javad Zarif said the attack, allegedly carried out by Israel, could hurt ongoing negotiations over Iran's nuclear deal with world powers

Iran blames Israel for sabotage at Natanz nuclear site, warns of revenge
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Iran blames Israel for sabotage at Natanz nuclear site, warns of revenge

Israel has not claimed responsibility for the attack. However, Israeli media reported that the country had orchestrated a devastating cyberattack that caused the blackout

Iranian authorities arrest pop singer Sasy's management, producers over music video 'contrary to culture'
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Iranian authorities arrest pop singer Sasy's management, producers over music video 'contrary to culture'

The arrests come as Iranian social media is awash with criticism of popular underground Iranian singer, Sasy's new music video which features actresses, including an American porn star, gyrating atop cars and inside bars.

Israeli Embassy blast: 'Strongly repudiate' unsubstantiated allegations, says Iran over claims of its involvement
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Israeli Embassy blast: 'Strongly repudiate' unsubstantiated allegations, says Iran over claims of its involvement

Referring to the 'suspicious blast' in Delhi on 29 January, the Iranian Embassy added that it 'deliberately led to an unfair onslaught and unsubstantiated defamatory accusations against Iran'

Iran's judokas free to take part in Tokyo Olympics after CAS cancels suspension of country's judo federation
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Iran's judokas free to take part in Tokyo Olympics after CAS cancels suspension of country's judo federation

The Iranian federation hailed a "great victory" and said it hoped the decision would lead to an "improvement" in relations with the International Judo Federation.

Tehran and its allies could be behind Israeli ship blast, writes ultraconservative Iranian newspaper
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Tehran and its allies could be behind Israeli ship blast, writes ultraconservative Iranian newspaper

Citing unnamed "military experts," Iran's leading ultraconservative daily 'Kayhan' wrote in a front-page report that "the targeted ship in the Gulf of Oman is a military ship belonging to the Israeli Army"

Joe Biden confronts Iran-backed militias with Syria airstrikes, but Tehran's destabilising activities are far from over
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Joe Biden confronts Iran-backed militias with Syria airstrikes, but Tehran's destabilising activities are far from over

Several militia groups such as the Hezbollah have received at least some financing, support and weaponry from Iran over the years

Jamal Khashoggi killing: Joe Biden raises concern over human rights in call with Saudi Arabia's king
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Jamal Khashoggi killing: Joe Biden raises concern over human rights in call with Saudi Arabia's king

A US intelligence report on Khashoggi's murder, due to be released shortly, is expected to implicate the king's son, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

US conducts airstrike in Syria targeting facilities used by Iranian-backed militias: Pentagon
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US conducts airstrike in Syria targeting facilities used by Iranian-backed militias: Pentagon

The Pentagon said the strikes were retaliation for a rocket attack in Iraq earlier this month that killed one civilian contractor and wounded a US service member