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Iran leaders shift focus to defending nuclear deal

Officials criticise US policy on Iran and reinforce their position on 2015 nuclear deal, in apparent coordinated effort.

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Iran's supreme leader vows 'response' for unrest

Ayatollah Khamenei threatens retaliation against the US and UK for allegedly plotting to overthrow the Islamic Republic.

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei

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3,700 arrested during protests in Iran: MP

Figure cited by Iranian MP on state media much higher than previous estimates of number detained.

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Jordan allows one-off aid drop to Rukban border camp

The Rukban refugee camp has received UN aid from the Jordanian side in a one-off delivery.

Rukban border camp

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Syria's Ghouta: 126 killed in 11 days, monitor says

The Rukban refugee camp has received UN aid from the Jordanian side in a one-off delivery.

Eastern Ghouta

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UNRWA vows to go on after Israel's call to scrap agency

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu said UN development agency for Palestinians is helping 'fictitious refugees'.

United Nations development agency

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Turkish TV airs Egypt intelligence tapes on Jerusalem

Mekameleen TV airs tapes of Egypt official telling influential TV hosts to persuade viewers to accept US Jerusalem move.

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Syrian forces recapture military base from rebels

Some 200 government fighters freed after raid on rebel-held military base on the outskirts of Damascus, monitor reports.

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Saudis 'ban family' of arrested scholar from travelling

Seventeen relatives of Salman al-Awda have been banned from leaving the kingdom, family member says.

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Qatar: UN report proof Saudi-led blockade illegal

The National Human Rights Committee of Qatar (NHCR) calls the UN report proof the blockade is illegal.

Ali bin Smaikh al-Marri

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Ahed Tamimi was indicted on 12 charges, including alleged assault, 'incitement' and past instances of stone-throwing.

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