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Israel’s Prime Minister Netanyahu has asserted that there is a threat from the “strange union” of Islam and the political Left in the West, particularly in Europe. Nir Boms and Shayan Arya tend to agree. Here they explore what they see as the various historical nexuses of this phenomenon

Israel Targeted Iranian Missiles in Syria Attack - NYTimes.com

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BEIRUT, Lebanon — A series of powerful explosions rocked the outskirts of Damascus early Sunday morning, which Syrian state television said was the result of Israeli missile attacks on a Syrian military installation.
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India's Foreign Minister embarks on three-day visit to Tehran

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India's External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid Friday embarked on a three-day visit to Tehran to attend the 17th meeting of India-Iran Joint Commission. He is the Co-chairperson of the Joint Commission along with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Iran
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Iran’s Nuclear Odyssey: Costs and Risks

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Iran’s half-century nuclear odyssey has been marked by enormous financial costs, unpredictable risks, and unclear motivations. The program’s covert history, coupled with the Iranian government’s prohibition of open media coverage of the nuclear issue, has prevented a much-needed internal debate about its cost-benefit rationale. Critical questions about the program’s economic efficacy and safety h
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Presidential Candidates in Iran Are Threatened

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TEHRAN — Iranian officials on Monday issued blunt threats of violence against two last-minute registrants for the June 14 presidential election whose unwanted presence on the ballot has angered the country’s governing establishment
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Iran talks tough as Syria claims Israel attacked military facility

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Iran has no doubt Syria will deal a "crushing response" to Israel and the Shiite regime stands ready to train its ally's soldiers, officials in Tehran have said.
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Iran: Quake rattles region near nuke reactor

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Iran says a moderate earthquake rattled a region near the country's main nuclear reactor, but there were no reports of damage or deaths in the surrounding area.
The official Islamic Republic News Agency says Monday's quake had a preliminary magnitude of 5.1 and was centered near Kaki, about 100 kilometers (60 miles) southeast of Bushehr on the Persian Gulf coast.
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Iran set up terrorist networks in Latin America: Argentine prosecutor| Reuters

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Reuters) - An Argentine prosecutor accused Iran on Wednesday of establishing terrorist networks in Latin America dating back to the 1980s and said he would send his findings to courts in the affected countries
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