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Iran takes 'carrot and stick' approach with US nuclear deal

Iranian foreign minister also says prisoner swap could be negotiated if the US drops its 'regime change' rhetoric.

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif

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Yemen: Saudi coalition air raids kill 20 at wedding in Hajjah

Many women and children among those killed in a wedding tent in Hajjah's Bani Qays district, medical official says.

Hajjah

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Iran navy chief: US is not aware of our naval power

Rear-Admiral Ali Fadawi says Iran's navy is capable of delivering 'crushing response' to enemies anywhere in the world.

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Iyi Party, joined by 15 MPs, approved to run in Turkey polls

Fledgeling party, buttressed by induction of 15 opposition MPs, declared eligible to run in June general elections.

Iyi Party of Meral Aksener

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Saudi drone enthusiasts to require permit after 'palace incident'

Measure comes after toy drone was reportedly shot down over King Salman's palace in Riyadh, with heavy gunfire.

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Egypt renews detention of Al Jazeera's Mahmoud Hussein

Qatar-based network calls on Egypt to release its journalist, who has spent almost 500 days in jail without charge.

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Chemical weapons inspectors reach Douma to probe gas attack

A week after arriving in Syria, experts enter town where dozens died and hundreds were injured in April 7 incident.

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Saudi-led coalition air raid kills 20 Yemeni civilians: residents

The attack hit a car transporting 20 passengers south of Taiz province, locals tell Reuters news agency.

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Saudi forces shoot down 'toy drone' near royal palace

Police open investigation, state media says, as videos posted online purport to show area ringing with heavy gunfire.

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Debuting Turkish party eligible to partake in snap elections

Good (Iyi) Party, launched in October by Meral Aksener, is eligible for June 24 parliamentary and presidential polls.

Meral Aksener

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