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    Iran installing advanced centrifuges: United Nations

    Agence France-Presse . Vienna | Updated at 12:00am on September 10, 2019

    The UN’s nuclear watchdog confirmed Monday that Iran was installing advanced centrifuges as the troubled 2015 deal with world powers over Tehran’s nuclear programme threatens...

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    Cancellation of peace talks to cost more American lives: Taliban

    Reuters . Kabul | Updated at 02:37pm on September 09, 2019

    United States president Donald Trump’s decision to cancel Afghan peace talks would cost more American lives, the Taliban said on Sunday...

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    Iran slams European powers as nuclear deal unravels

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 12:00am on September 09, 2019

    Iran’s atomic agency chief hit out Sunday at European powers, saying their broken promises gave the Islamic republic little choice but to scale back its...

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    US will be harmed more than anyone: Taliban

    Agence France-Presse . Kabul | Updated at 12:00am on September 09, 2019

    The Taliban said the US ‘will be harmed more than anyone’ but left the door open for future negotiations Sunday after president Donald Trump abruptly...

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    Saudi Arabia, UAE urge Yemen government, separatists to halt fighting

    Reuters . Dubai | Updated at 12:00am on September 09, 2019

    Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates called on Yemen’s separatists and the internationally-recognised government of president Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi to halt all military actions...

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    Israel attacks ‘Hamas positions’ in Gaza

    Agence France-Presse . Jerusalem | Updated at 02:53pm on September 08, 2019

    The Israeli army targeted Hamas positions in the Gaza Strip in response to a drone attack from the Palestinian enclave, the military said...

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    UN atomic watchdog head visits Iran for high-level talks

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 02:34pm on September 08, 2019

    The acting head of the United Nations atomic watchdog, Cornel Feruta, arrived in Tehran, the capital of Iran, on Sunday for high-level talks with Iranian...

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    Iran further breaches nuclear deal

    Reuters . Dubai | Updated at 12:00am on September 08, 2019

    Iran said on Saturday it was now capable of raising uranium enrichment past the 20 per cent level and had launched advanced centrifuge machines in...

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    Israel attacks Gaza following Palestinian rocket attack

    Agence France-Presse . Jerusalem | Updated at 02:46pm on September 07, 2019

    Israeli forces attacked Hamas positions in Gaza after rockets fired from the Palestinian enclave hit the Jewish state, the military said early Saturday...

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    Hundreds protest against regime in Idlib

    Agence France-Presse . Near Bab al-Hawa Border Crossing, Syria | Updated at 12:00am on September 07, 2019

    Hundreds of Syrians held anti-regime protests Friday in rebel-held Idlib province where a fragile ceasefire has paused a deadly months-old offensive. Some demonstrators gathered near...

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