Trump’s shadow looms over last ditch effort to revive Iran nuclear deal

Marandi said that in order for Iran to sign up to the updated deal, the IAEA’s censure “has to be closed once and for all.” Iran dismissed the IAEA motion as “politicized,” and responded by removing surveillance cameras at key

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Three Palestinians killed as Israel launches new raid against suspected militants in the West Bank

Among the dead is Ibrahim Al-Nabulsi, the apparent target of the Israeli raid. The other men killed have been named by Palestinian health ministry officials as Islam Sabbouh and Hussein Jamal Taha. A statement from the Popular Resistance Committees (PRC),

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Israel, Islamic Jihad, say Gaza ceasefire agreement reached

A brief statement from the Israeli Prime Minister’s Office thanked Egypt for its efforts in mediating the truce, and warned that if it was violated, “the State of Israel maintains the right to respond strongly.” The announcement came about 50

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Israeli airstrikes in Gaza kill 10, including senior lslamic Jihad leader

Islamic Jihad said in a statement that one of its senior leaders, Tayseer Al Jabari, had been killed in an Israeli strike. He was a commander in the Quds Brigade, the armed wing of Islamic Jihad, the group said, and

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Taliban claim they weren’t aware al Qaeda chief was living in Kabul

“The Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan has no information about Ayman al-Zawahiri’s arrival and stay in Kabul,” the Taliban said in a statement Thursday. “The leadership of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan has instructed the investigative and intelligence agencies to conduct

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Israel’s Prime Minister makes rare allusion to country’s nuclear weapons arsenal

Speaking at an event to mark a change of leadership at the country’s Atomic Energy Commission, Lapid referred to Israel’s defensive and offensive capabilities, as well as what he called its “other capabilities” — understood to be a reference to

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What’s behind Iraq’s explosive political crisis?

In a show of strength, supporters of Shiite cleric Sadr last week twice stormed Baghdad’s heavily fortified Green Zone — which houses government buildings and Western embassies — and on Sunday staged a long sit-in inside parliament. While Sadr’s supporters

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Iran flash flooding and mudslides leave at least 69 people dead

Nezhad Jahani, a senior official at the organization, said at least 45 people are still missing in Tehran and three other provinces following the recent floods, which damaged at least 20,000 residential homes. More than 20 provinces, including the Tehran

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Turkey’s leader has unfinished business in Syria. What is he waiting for?

Pledged almost two months ago yet awaiting what analysts say is probably a green light from Moscow, the operation raises questions about Turkey’s ultimate plans for Syria. Erdogan says he wants to initiate his fourth operation in the country’s north

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