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The Week In Russia: Do Kremlin Bosses Dream In Kazakh

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Bangladesh cricketer marries after narrow NZ mosque attack escape

Dhaka - A Bangladeshi cricketer who narrowly escaped last week's deadly mosque attacks in New Zealand, has got married. Off-spinner ...

Iran Urges World to Condemn Demagogues Supporting White Supremacists

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has called on the international community, particularly the Muslim world, to identify and condemn ...

Syria Calls Trump Comments About Golan Heights 'Irresponsible'

Syria's foreign ministry said Friday that U.S. President Donald Trump's announcement that the U.S. will recognize Israeli sovereignty over the ...

Imam Tells New Zealand: We Are Not Broken

Thousands of people gathered Friday for a mass funeral in a cemetery in New Zealand where 26 of the 50 ...

NATO: Two U.S. Military Personnel Killed In Afghanistan

NATO's operation in Afghanistan says two U.S. military personnel have been killed while conducting an operation. In a statement on ...

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New Zealand falls silent to honour the 50 killed in Christchurch terror attack Thousands of people form a "human chain ...

Christchurch victim's widow: the 'world saw who is the terrorist'

Salwa Mustafa lost a husband and son to a white supremacist gunman in the Al Noor Mosque, but the Syrian ...

France Urges Iran to Free Human Rights Lawyer

PARIS - France on Thursday called for Iranian human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh to be released and warned Tehran that ...

Trump's Numerous Declarations of Victory Over IS

In late 2018, President Donald Trump announced the U.S. would withdraw almost all of its troops from Syria, saying the ...

Iran Leader Slams Europe's INSTEX as Sad Joke

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei lashed out at the European states for their lack of commitment ...

Windows smashed at five mosques in England, one man caught on camera

Counter-terrorism officers in central England are investigating attacks on five mosques in which windows were apparently shattered by a sledgehammer. ...

Myanmar Military Shrugs Off U.S. Senators Call For Rohingya Sanctions

Myanmars military rejected as one-sided accusations on Thursday a call by U.S. senators to slap sanctions on Myanmar's army chief ...

River Ferry Sinks in Tigris Near Iraq's Mosul, Killing 83

MOSUL, IRAQ - A ferry overloaded with people celebrating the Kurdish new year and Mothers Day capsized in the Tigris ...

Thousands More Flee Last Islamic State Enclave in Syria

NEAR BAGHUZ IN SYRIA / IRBIL, IRAQ - It may be almost over for the last enclave of Islamic State ...

Iran FM in Turkey to Attend OIC Emergency Meeting

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has travelled to Turkey to take part in an emergency meeting of the Organization ...

Trump: US Recognizes Israeli Sovereignty Over Golan Heights

President Donald Trump said Thursday the United States is recognizing Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights, the Syrian territory it ...

Vietnamese Human Rights Campaigner Stuck in Scary Limbo in Thailand

Hiding in Thailand, Vietnamese human rights campaigner Bach Hong Quyen fears hes in the cross-hairs of two nations: Vietnam which ...

Norouz Attack In Kabul Kills At Least Six; IS Claims Responsibility

Multiple explosions have killed at least six people and wounded 23 near a Shi'ite shrine in Kabul, Afghan officials say. ...

In A First, Tehran Honors Beleaguered Afghan Community

Afghan migrants and refugees living in Iran have grown accustomed to humiliation, blamed for the country's ills rather than celebrated ...

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Netanyahu praises Trump for Golan Heights recognition

WASHINGTON DC - U.S. President Donald Trump said Thursday the United States is recognizing Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights, ...

Two thirds of those who died in Mosul ferry disaster were women

MOSUL, Iraq - Nearly 100 people, mostly women and children, have drowned after a ferry packed with families celebrating Kurdish ...

Malaysia doing its bit in supporting UNIFIL

BEIRUT, Lebanon - As U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo flew into Beirut, in Lebanon on Friday, it was business ...

Omani nationals to be trained by PDO to enter workforce

MUSCAT, Oman - The government-owned Petroleum Development Oman is planning on training Omani nationals to enter not just the oil ...

U.S. secretary of state telephones Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

JERUSALEM, Israel - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has taken time out on his current tour of the Midle ...

Heavy fighting continues in Yemen despite truce

With the UN announcing a  new plan  to shore up the December 2018  Stockholm Agreement between Yemen’s warring parties, the ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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