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Iran recorded its worst day of new deaths since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, with 337 confirmed dead on Monday.

Iran's military Thursday began an expansive annual three-day exercise near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, state TV reported, with the maneuvers taking place amid heightened tensions between the Islamic Republic and the US.

The UN nuclear watchdog agency says Tehran has agreed to allow inspectors into two sites where Iran is suspected of having stored or used undeclared nuclear material.

Iran won't accept any additional demands beyond its commitments under the 2015 nuclear deal, the country's top nuclear official declared Tuesday as the chief of the UN nuclear watchdog made his first visit to Iran.

Iran surpassed 20,000 confirmed deaths from the coronavirus on Wednesday, the health ministry said the highest death toll for any Middle East country so far in the pandemic.

Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard vowed on Saturday that there would be dangerous consequences for the United Arab Emirates after it announced a historic deal with Israel to open up diplomatic relations.

The UN Security Council has overwhelmingly rejected a US resolution to indefinitely extend an arms embargo on Iran, prompting an angry Trump Administration to threaten that it could initiate a snapback to reimpose all UN sanctions on Tehran.

Iran's paramilitary Revolutionary Guard on Wednesday said it launched a military satellite into orbit amid wider tensions with the US, a successful launch after months of failures.