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Biden administration proceeding with $23 billion weapon sales to UAE

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U.S. President Joe Biden’s administration has told Congress it is proceeding with more than $23 billion in weapons sales to the United Arab Emirates, including advanced F-35 aircraft, armed...
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Israel on high alert after Natanz blast

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Ben Caspit Scientists and other staff at the Iranian uranium enrichment facility in Natanz marked “National Nuclear Day” on April 10 with speeches and a video showing lab-coated personnel singing a song...
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Israel’s Mossad in Iraq attacked, a number of Israelis killed, wounded: Sources

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Israel's Mossad spy agency has come under attack in Iraq, security sources say, with a number of Israeli forces killed or wounded in what was described as a “heavy...
Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei speaks to air force staff in Tehran on February 8, 2019. (handout via EPA)

Khamenei says Iran may enrich uranium to 60% purity if needed

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Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Monday Iran might enrich uranium up to 60% purity if the country needed it and would never yield to U.S. pressure over...
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Canada cancels weapons sales to Turkey over Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict

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Canada cancelled all defense exports to Turkey on Monday after an investigation found that Canadian technology was used in the conflict between Azerbaijan and Armenia, the country's foreign affairs minister said. Ottawa...
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How the West’s war in Libya has spurred terrorism in 14 countries

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Mark Curtis Eight years on from Nato's war in Libya in 2011, as the country enters a new phase in its conflict, I have taken stock of the number of...
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Israel adopts ‘controlled escalation’ policy for Iran

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Ben Caspit What started out in total silence, deep under the radar or the sea, is fast becoming a violent, dangerous clash attracting wide media coverage. Israel and Iran are...
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (photo Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Iranian top diplomat accuses Israel of involvement in Natanz nuclear site incident

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TEHRAN, April 12. /TASS/. Israel was involved in the incident that occurred at Iran’s nuclear facility in Natanz on Sunday, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday,...
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Iran reports ‘power failure’ accident at Natanz nuclear site

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Iran reported an accident caused by a "power failure" Sunday at its uranium enrichment plant in Natanz, with one lawmaker blaming the outage on an act of "sabotage". No-one was...
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Iraqi adviser says half of US advisers have left Iraq

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Some 2,700 military advisers out of 5,200 have left Iraq amid the ongoing US pullout, and any foreign troops remaining in the Middle Eastern state are there to advise...
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Syrian FM demands US pay compensation for ‘heavy damage’ to the country

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Damascus demanded that the American administration “compensate for the heavy damage and heavy losses inflicted by the American aggression and occupation against the Syrian...
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Norway to allow U.S. military to build on its soil in new accord

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Norway, which shares a short border with giant neighbour Russia, said on Friday it has signed a revised agreement with the United States on...
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Dmitry Peskov: Russia sets no preconditions for Putin-Biden summit

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Russian President Vladimir Putin set no preconditions for the presidential summit, proposed by his US counterpart Joe Biden during the recent phone call, Kremlin...

Production of the Russian vaccine Sputnik V started in Serbia

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The Torlak Institute has started the production of the Russian vaccine Sputnik V in Serbia, the Russian Fund for Direct Investments announced on its...

US to announce sanctions on Russia over hacking, election meddling

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The United States will announce sanctions against Russia on Thursday in retaliation for alleged election interference and hacking, American media reported. Tensions have escalated between...