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Kuwait summons Iran’s ambassador over detention of four nationals

(Reuters) - Kuwait's foreign ministry summoned the Iranian ambassador to demand the release of four Kuwaiti nationals detained in the western Ahvaz region of Iran, it said in a statement published by state news agency KUNA on Friday.

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Iran sanctions extension act to become law without Obama’s signature: White House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A bill extending U.S. sanctions against Iran for 10 years will become law without President Barack Obama's signature, but will not affect implementation of the international accord limiting Iran's nuclear program, the White House said on Thursday.

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Aleppo hit by air strikes and shelling as evacuation stalls

ALEPPO, Syria/BEIRUT (Reuters) - The planned evacuation of rebel districts of Aleppo stalled on Wednesday as air strikes and heavy shelling hit the city and Iran was said to have imposed new conditions on the deal.

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Clashes erupt as Aleppo evacuation delayed

ALEPPO, Syria/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Heavy clashes broke out in Aleppo on Wednesday as the evacuation of rebel-held districts was delayed after Iran was said by opposition officials to have imposed new conditions.

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Aleppo evacuation delayed as rebels blame Iran

ALEPPO, Syria/BEIRUT (Reuters) - The evacuation of rebel-held eastern Aleppo due to start at dawn was delayed, perhaps until Thursday, with an opposition official blaming Iran and its Shi'ite militias allied to President Bashar al-Assad for the hold-up.

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Iran to build nuclear marine propulsion after U.S. ‘violation’ of deal

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Iran's President Hassan Rouhani ordered on Tuesday the head of Atomic Energy Organization of Iran to start planning the development of nuclear marine propulsion in reaction to what he called the United States' violation of the nuclear deal.

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British PM May unveils steps to deepen defense cooperation with Gulf

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday she would deepen defense cooperation with Gulf countries and work with them to push back "against Iran's aggressive regional actions".

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Saudi court sentences 15 people to death for spying for Iran: Arabiya TV

DUBAI (Reuters) - A Saudi court on Tuesday sentenced 15 people to death for spying for Iran, Saudi-owned al-Arabiya television reported.

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China says Iran nuclear deal participants should stick to pact, despite internal changes

BEIJING (Reuters) - Iran's nuclear deal with six major powers should continue regardless of changes in the internal situation of participant nations, China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi told Iran's visiting foreign minister during a meeting in Beijing on Monday.

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Netanyahu to discuss ‘bad’ Iran deal with Trump, Kerry stresses settlements

JERUSALEM/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday he would discuss with Donald Trump the West's "bad" nuclear deal with Iran after the U.S. president-elect enters the White House.

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