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US-Iran tensions: No route for de-escalation in sight

Trump stepped back from launching US airstrikes inside Iran, but the conflict is unabated and there appears to be no way out of confrontation for now

Trump, allies praise Syria strikes as Moscow seethes

The US and its allies have called for the enforcement of a ceasefire and demanded Syria engage in UN-led peace talks

Iran’s supreme leader: Saudis betrayed Muslim world

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei accused Saudi Arabia of helping the United States and the "Zionists".

Iran’s Khamenei threatens ‘fierce’ reaction if Hajj dead not returned

Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei threatened a "fierce" reaction if Saudi Arabia does not quickly repatriate victims of the hajj stampede.

Obama, Rouhani defend Iran nuclear deal

Iran's Hassan Rouhani says a nuclear deal with world powers is "more valuable" than a domestic debate about its finer details.

Ayatollah Khamenei says US will overthrow Iran, given the chance

Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, said the US had a 'controlling and meddlesome' attitude towards the Islamic Republic.

Khamenei puts foot down

The Iranian leader has promised hardliners that the West will not dictate the terms of nuclear engagement.

Supreme Leader: Iran not seeking a nuclear weapon

Iran does not want nuclear weapons but if it did, no world power could prevent it from obtaining one, Iran's Supreme Leader said on Saturday.

Iran says ‘tumour’ of Israel the biggest problem for Islamic world

Ayattollah Ali Khamenei says the issue of Israel and its control over the Palestinian people was the main problem for Islamic countries.

Iran Parliament vote seen bolstering Khamenei

Iranians wrapped up a parliamentary election likely to reinforce Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's power over rival hardliners.

Iran talks failure sparks confrontation fears

The UN nuclear watchdog's latest mission to Iran failed to budge a defiant Tehran over its disputed nuclear programme.

Iran on edge as talk swirls around military attacks

Iran says it will attack any country launching airstrikes against its nuclear bases as apprehension over the increasing list confrontation is loomin

Iran cautions Israel and US over military strikes

Iran has pledged to aid any nation that challenges Israel, staking out a hard line to suggestions that military strikes are an increasing possibility.

Iran’s supreme leader calls US accusations meaningless

Iran's Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says accusations that two Iranians planned to assassinate the Saudi Arabian ambassador to Washington were "meaningless".

Iran rejects Palestinian UN bid

Iran has rejected the Palestinians' UN statehood bid, saying any deal that accepted the existence of Israel would leave a "cancerous tumour" forever.

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