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Iran attacks in Erbil, Iraq Iran fires missiles in Erbil in Iraq, claims Israeli bases were targets

Muqtada al-Sadr, whose party emerged as the largest party in last year’s parliamentary elections in Iraq, initially condemned the attack but later issued a statement asking for investigation into Iranian claims of Israeli bases in the country

Iran nuclear deal Iranian parliamentarians reiterate need for guarantees from US to revive the nuclear deal  

Parliamentarians in Iran issued a joint statement on Tuesday, asking their country’s negotiators to look for guarantees from the US that it will not violate the deal in the future before finalizing it

Iran says significant progress made on JCPOA, hardest issues remain and other stories

Today we look at the developments in the 8th round of JCPOA talks, the Rohingya genocide case in the International Court of Justice, and more

Mapping Faultlines: Deal or no deal?

NewsClick’s Prabir Purkayastha analyzes the Iran nuclear deal which seems to be in the final stages of discussions. He talks about the positions taken by the various sides and the risks and possibilities

US sanctions against Iran Iran says US sanctions waiver not enough, demands lifting of all sanctions 

On Friday, the US administration of Joe Biden had announced the restoration of the sanctions waiver which was withdrawn by the previous Donald Trump administration in May 2020 under its so-called Maximum pressure campaign against Iran

Report: BJP-linked app hijacked social media, messaging platforms and other stories

Today we look at an investigation into an app used to spread right wing propaganda in India, the prosecution of 19 opposition leaders in Tunisia, and more

Iran stresses sanctions removal, verification in JCPOA negotiations and other stories

Today we look at the start of the 8th round of talks on the Iran nuclear deal, a report on fatal police shootings in Canada, and more

Mapping Faultlines: Can we expect a breakthrough in Iran nuclear deal talks?

NewsClick’s Prabir Purkayastha analyzes the major points of contention ahead of the latest round of Iran nuclear deal talks that are set to begin in Vienna on Monday

Iran nuclear deal talks: Who and what stands in the way of an agreement?

Rania Khalek of BreakThrough News analyzes the state of the Iran nuclear deal talks with the US continuing to make demands of Iran while being unwilling to withdraw the sanctions imposed as part of the ‘maximum pressure’ campaign

Iran nuclear deal talks Ahead of eighth round of Vienna talks, Iran warns against undue pressure, demands complete sanctions removal

The seventh round of talks held earlier this month between the remaining signatories of the Iran nuclear deal were inconclusive due to the refusal of the Joe Biden administration in the US to lift all sanctions against Iran imposed since May 2018

Indonesia court rejects permit plea for palm oil plantations in Papua and other stories

Today we look at a court order denying permits for palm oil plantations in Papua, the Marriage Equality bill passed by Chile’s parliament, and more

US sanctions on Iran Amid talks to revive nuclear deal, US imposes fresh sanctions on Iranian entities and officials 

The fresh sanctions were imposed citing alleged human rights violations. Iran and at least one other signatory to the nuclear deal have stated that such moves raise serious questions about the Biden administration’s seriousness to revive the deal 

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