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Israel’s foreign minister on Sunday visited the United Arab Emirates and met with senior UAE officials on the sideline of the UN Environment Conference, in the latest sign of warming ties between Israel and the Gulf Arab states. The Jewish state and the Sunni Arab world share some basic foreign...

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The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) confirmed Monday that Iran has surpassed the stockpile of low-enriched uranium allowed under the 2015 nuclear accord with world powers, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). An IAEA spokesman said the organization had verified Iran’s stockpile of uranium enriched up to...

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Trade between Germany and Iran has collapsed under the impact of extensive U.S. sanctions imposed on the Islamic Republic to combat its illicit nuclear and non-nuclear activities, Reuters reported Friday. Data from the German Chamber of Commerce revealed that trade in the first quarter of 2019 was down 49 percent,...

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A senior Iranian official confirmed Tuesday that the Islamic Republic will “resolutely” abandon more commitments signed under the 2015 nuclear accord with world powers on July 7. Iranian Secretary of the Supreme National Security Council, Ali Shamkhani, said that European signatories had not done enough to salvage the deal. “As...

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Iran has hanged a former staff member of the Defense Ministry’s aerospace division on charges of spying for the CIA, the Associated Press reported Saturday. Iranian authorities confirmed an earlier report by the watchdog group Iran Human Rights (IRH) that said Seyyed Jamal Haji-Zavareh had been executed last week on...

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Iranian-backed Houthi terrorists in Yemen killed one person and wounded seven in an attack on a Saudi Arabian civilian airport on Sunday evening – the second attack on the facility in just two weeks. Coalition spokesman Col Turki al-Maliki said the “terrorist attack” on Abha airport – about 70 miles...

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U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order Monday imposing new “hard-hitting” sanctions on Iran, affecting Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s financial resources, as well as targeting senior military officials and the country’s top diplomat, Foreign Minister Javad Zarif. The goal of the new sanctions is to put pressure...

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Iranian lawmakers on Sunday chanted “Death to America” during a session of parliament after the deputy speaker of the house accused the United States of being “the real-world terrorists” amid escalating tensions in the Persian Gulf. “America is the real terrorist in the world by spreading chaos in countries, giving...

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Hezbollah supporters shout slogans and wave Hezbollah flags, during a rally commemorating "Liberation Day" which marks the withdrawal of the Israeli army from southern Lebanon in 2000, in the southern border town of Bint Jbeil, Lebanon, Sunday May 25, 2014. Hezbollah's leader Sheik Hassan Nasrallah is warning that hard-line foreign fighters in Syria pose a global threat as they return home. Nasrallah accused European countries of easing the flight of extremist fighters into Syria, where they are fighting against the rule of President Bashar Assad. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)

An operative for the Iranian-backed terrorist organization Hezbollah collected “detailed information” about Toronto’s Pearson airport, according to a report released by Canada’s air safety agency on Tuesday. Ali Kourani, a member of Hezbollah’s Islamic Jihad Organization (IJO), which is also known as the External Security Organization and 910, served as...

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A senior commander in Iran’s elite Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) said Friday that the country could have downed a U.S. surveillance aircraft carrying American personnel on Thursday when it destroyed a U.S. drone in international airspace. “We could have targeted a P-8 American plane” Brigadier General Amir Ali Hajizadeh,...

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