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Blinken: Iran’s nuclear ‘breakout time’ a matter of weeks if violations continue

Al-Monitor – Iran’s so-called breakout time could drop to “a matter of weeks” if the country continues to violate its terms of the landmark nuclear deal, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Monday. During a House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing, Blinken said it remains to be seen whether the Iranians are “willing and prepared” to resume compliance with the 2015 …

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It’s getting harder to extend monitoring deal with Iran: IAEA chief

Al-Arabia – It is becoming harder for the UN nuclear watchdog to negotiate extensions to its monitoring deal with Iran that cushioned the blow of Tehran downgrading cooperation with the agency, its Director General Rafael Grossi said on Monday. For all the latest headlines follow our Google News channel online or via the app. “I think it’s becoming increasingly difficult,” …

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Iranian founder of Lebanon’s Hezbollah dies due to COVID-19 infection

Al-Arabia – A former Iranian lawmaker and one of the founders of Hezbollah in Lebanon died due to a coronavirus infection on Monday, the official IRNA news agency reported. For the latest headlines, follow our Google News channel online or via the app. Ali-Akbar Mohtashamipour, who was 75 at the time of his death, had been living in the Iraqi …

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Presidential Candidates Blast Iran’s Economic Policies but Offer Few Solutions

Iranwire – Even in the chilliest of pre-election atmospheres, the televised presidential candidates’ debates are usually nominally interesting. But last Friday, the first debate of a scheduled seven brought nothing but disillusionment to Iranian economists. The candidates had nothing but the most general and scattered of observations to make on Iran’s ongoing financial crisis. They were united in criticizing the …

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Iran’s Former Queen Asks WHO to Help Iran with US-Donated Vaccines

Iranwire – The wife of the former Shah of Iran, Farah Pahlavi, has penned an open letter to the head of the World Health Organization requesting the allocation of some US-donated Covid-19 vaccines to the Iranian people. In the letter, which was published on Twitter, Farah Pahlavi advised Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus that the Iranian government had “delayed public vaccination, leaving …

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