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UK, Israel to work together to stop Iran gaining power in the region
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UK, Israel to work together to stop Iran gaining power in the region

Britain and Israel will “work night and day” to stop Iran gaining power in the region and becoming a nuclear power, the foreign ministers of the two countries wrote in a joint article. “The clock is ticking, which heightens the need for close cooperation.”

Iran accelerates enrichment of uranium to near weapons-grade
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Iran accelerates enrichment of uranium to near weapons-grade

Iran has accelerated its enrichment of uranium to near weapons-grade, the UN atomic watchdog said in a report on Tuesday seen by Reuters, a move raising tensions with the West as both sides seek to resume talks on reviving Tehran’s nuclear deal.

US will return to Iran nuclear deal talks: State Department
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US will return to Iran nuclear deal talks: State Department

The US on Thursday urged Iran’s new President Ebrahim Raisi to return to talks on both nations resuming compliance with the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, repeating the US stance that the window for diplomacy would not stay open forever.

Water crisis protests persist in Iran, with chants in Tehran: Reports
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Water crisis protests persist in Iran, with chants in Tehran: Reports

Protesters angry about water shortages took to the streets of southwest Iran for a sixth night in a row on Tuesday, with mounting violence, while Tehran residents chanted anti-government slogans, according to videos posted on social media on Wednesday and Iranian news outlets.

Masih Alinejad: How Iran threatened and attempted to kidnap a US journalist
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Masih Alinejad: How Iran threatened and attempted to kidnap a US journalist

The image on the device of the alleged Iranian intelligence operative was chilling: A grapihc depicting images of two Iranian dissidents apprehended abroad. Next to them was an image of a journalist with the message “are you coming or should we come for you?” that US prosecutors allege he intended to kidnap.