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U.S. holds Iran scientist 'hostage' for 7 months – brother

Masoud Soleimani, 49, a professor and senior stem cell researcher at Tehran's Tarbiat Moddares University, left for the US on October 22, 2018, state news agency IRNA says

Masoud Soleimani, 49, a professor and senior stem cell researcher at Tehran's Tarbiat ...

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U.S. holds Iran scientist 'hostage' for 7 months – brother

The Saudi Press Agency says King Salman had invited Gulf leaders and Arab states to two ...

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Saudi Arabia calls urgent Gulf, Arab League meetings over tensions

US President Donald Trump 'does not want war but the people around him are pushing him ...

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Iran FM discounts prospect of war with U.S.

'Iran and China need to think together and work together about preserving a multilateral ...

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Iran urges China, Russia 'concrete action' to save nuclear deal

'We have begun to launch air strikes targeting sites operated by the Huthi militia, ...

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Saudi-led warplanes pound Yemen rebels after pipeline attack

'We exercise maximum restraint...in spite of the fact that the United States withdrew ...

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Iran accuses U.S. of 'unacceptable' escalation in tensions

Drone attacks claimed by Iran-aligned Huthi rebels in Yemen shut down one of Saudi ...

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Saudi Arabia says oil facility attacks target world supplies

The webcast on KAN is interrupted by what appeared to be satellite imagery of Tel Aviv ...

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Israel's Eurovision webcast hacked with fake attack warning

A State Department advisory announcing the partial embassy closures warns of numerous ...

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U.S. orders non-emergency embassy staff to leave Baghdad, Arbil

Metin Topuz is accused of contacts with police and a prosecutor suspected of ties to ...

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U.S. embassy staffer espionage trial resumes in Turkey