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Iranian American reporter faces espionage trial in Iran

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A closed trial began in Tehran yesterday for Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian, who is charged with espionage, colluding with hostile governments and anti-government propaganda. Continue reading

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Iraq asks for more U.S. help after loss of major city

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Fighters from the Islamic State (ISIL) captured the city of Ramadi over the weekend, prompting the Iraqi government to ask for increased U.S. military airstrikes and help from fighters supported by Iraq’s neighbor, Iran. Continue reading

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Iran's nuclear negotiating committee arrive in Tehran

U.S. and Iran reach framework for nuclear agreement

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Iran, the U.S. and five other nations reached agreement last week on the outlines of a deal that would limit Iran’s nuclear capacity for the next 15 years. Continue reading

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Yemenis hold Anti-Houthi demonstration in Sanaa

Yemen’s president flees country

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The collapse of Yemen’s government has raised concerns about the possible effects of a power vacuum in the country and ripples throughout the world. Continue reading

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U.S. Secretary of State Kerry holds a negotiation meeting with Iran's Foreign Minister Zarif over Iran's nuclear programme in Lausanne

Are the U.S. and Iran close to a nuclear deal?

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Conflicting reports arose this week on the terms of a nuclear arms deal between the U.S. and Iran as the countries continue negotiations. Continue reading

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