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Iraqi rivers under threat from dams in Iran and Turkey

This year, an unprecedented fiscal crunch caused by low oil prices forced the government to suspend infrastructure investments. But new dams alone won’t save Iraq’s waterways, experts warn.

Japan’s Abe warns conflict with Iran impacts entire world

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has warned that military confrontation with Iran will impact global peace and stability, as he visits the...

Iran’s anti-US strikes: measured, but not final response

Tehran wanted to appear decisive to calm a clamour for revenge, without provoking President Donald Trump to unleash all-out armed conflict

Ukraine passenger jet crashes in Iran, killing at least 170

The Boeing 737 had left Tehran's international airport bound for Kiev

Iran announces arrests, death sentences as CIA spy network busted

Officials say locals were recruited while applying for visas to US

Trump says Iran ‘playing with fire’ after nuclear deal limit breached

​US President Trump warned on Monday that Iran is "playing with fire" after Tehran said it exceeded a limit on enriched uranium reserves

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

Iran points finger at US allies over deadly attack

Four militants attacked a parade commemorating the start of the 1980-1988 Iran-Iraq war in the southwestern city of Ahvaz.

Trump hits back at Iran ‘war’ talk

The high-stakes verbal sparring is reminiscent of the exchanges Trump had last year with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un

Iran’s mind won’t be on Great Satan

This time, the US has lost a chance of a rematch with real-life archrivals and mending bridges

SA invited to right side of history

As it re-enters the global economy, Iran is eager to foster relations with South Africa

Refugees in Greece feel like ‘prisoners and hostages’

On Samos Island, some 2,000 asylum seekers are crammed in a refugee centre designed to accommodate only 700 people.

World leaders anxious to hear Trump as UN assembly kicks off

Trump takes the podium at the General Assembly, presenting his message to the world as he pushes his nationalist "America First" agenda.

Iran hangs 10 drug traffickers

Iran has executed 10 drug traffickers in a prison in Tehran, says a statement on the website of the prosecutor's office.

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