Killing of suspected Iranian nuclear mastermind risks confrontation as Trump exits

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An Iranian scientist long suspected by the West of masterminding a secret nuclear bomb programme was killed in an ambush near Tehran yesterday, an action that could provoke confrontation between Iran and its foes in the last weeks of Donald Trump’s presidency.

The death of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, who Iranian media said died in hospital after armed assassins gunned him down in his car, will also complicate any effort by U.S. President-elect Joe Biden to revive the détente of Barack Obama’s presidency.

Iran pointed the finger at Israel, while implying the killing had the blessing of the...


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Killing of suspected Iranian nuclear mastermind risks confrontation as Trump exits


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