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ED-CBI joint team in London to submit more proof in Mallya case

TIMES OF INDIA - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 14:15
ED's legal advisor will explain in detail the charges made out against Mallya, some more evidence, attachments made by it and other legal points mentioned in the charge-sheet filed under various sections of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act.

Ear Hustle: Prison podcast tells of life in San Quentin

AL JAZEERA - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 14:01
Recorded in the historic San Quentin State Prison, the new Ear Hustle podcast paints a human image of life in lockup.

Sirkhane Social Circus School helps refugee children in Turkey

AL JAZEERA - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 13:53
Social group restores young people's confidence by teaching them how to perform circus tricks.

California wildfires force evacuations

AL JAZEERA - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 13:22
Raging blaze near Yosemite National Park displaces thousands of Mariposa residents in the western US state.

UNESCO Valongo Wharf recognition prompts racism debate

AL JAZEERA - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 13:11
UNESCO recognition of slave-era harbour as heritage site prompts debate about discrimination in present-day Brazil.

Flying ban on TDP MP Diwakar Reddy lifted

TIMES OF INDIA - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 12:49
Low cost carrier IndiGo on Wednesday lifted the flying ban on Telugu Desam Party (TDP) MP Diwakar Reddy. Reddy had manhandled IndiGo’s ground staff at Vizag Airport on June 15 after which he was banned him from flying.

Uproar in RS over SP leader's controversial remark

TIMES OF INDIA - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 12:48
There was a massive uproar in Rajya Sabha on Wednesday after Samajwadi leader Naresh Agarwal made a controversial remark during the debate on cow lynching.

Saudi-led coalition strike kills 20 near Yemen's Taiz

AL JAZEERA - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 12:26
UN 'deeply disappointed' by attack that killed at least 20 civilians who had fled fighting in country's southwest.

TR Zeliang sworn in as Nagaland chief minister

TIMES OF INDIA - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 12:17
Senior Naga People's Front (NPF) legislator TR Zeliang was sworn in as the 19th Chief Minister of Nagaland on Wednesday.

China moved huge military hardware into Tibet after Sikkim standoff: Report

TIMES OF INDIA - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 12:03
The vast haul was transported to a region south of the Kunlun Mountains in northern Tibet by the Western Theatre Command - which oversees the restive regions of Xinjiang and Tibet, and handles border issues with India.

Saudi-led coalition bars UN, BBC flight to Yemen

AL JAZEERA - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 11:50
Coalition stopped plane leaving Djibouti because it was carrying three BBC journalists, aviation officials say.

Muslims return to CAR to find their homes are gone

AL JAZEERA - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 11:38
Observers warn that if land and property are not returned, there will be no peace in the Central African Republic.

UNESCO declares Chinese plateau a World Heritage Site

AL JAZEERA - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 11:06
Tibetan activists fear World Heritage Site status for Hoh Xil may lead to displacement of Tibetan population.

 Now you can carry Aadhaar on your mobile

TIMES OF INDIA - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 10:45
The app which is available only on the Android platform currently, allows users to not only have their Aadhaar profile on their mobile as a quick and convenient identification proof, it also lets users lock/ unlock their biometric data that’s linked to Aadhaar via the app to secure their personal data.

Chris Patten: Hong Kong's freedoms under threat

AL JAZEERA - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 10:36
Twenty years after the handover, Hong Kong's last British governor discusses Hong Kong-mainland China relations.

China ready to attack India, claims Mulayam in LS

TIMES OF INDIA - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 10:28
Samajwadi Party leader and former defence minister Mulayam Singh Yadav on Wednesday claimed that China was ready to attack India in collaboration with Pakistan and asked the government to reverse its stand on the Tibet issue and support its independence.

Afghan girls' team shines at US robotics event

AL JAZEERA - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 10:22
Group of girls from war-torn country, whose US visas were twice rejected, win silver medal for 'courageous achievement'.

Rebel NPF MLA Zeliang to be sworn in as Nagaland CM

TIMES OF INDIA - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 10:19
Rebel Nagaland Peoples Front (NPF) legislator TR Zeliang is set to be sworn in as the state's chief minister on Wednesday after incumbent Shurhozelie Liezietsu failed to show up for a scheduled floor test earlier in the day.

Ravi Shastri wants Tendulkar as consultant

TIMES OF INDIA - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 10:10
India head coach Ravi Shastri now wants batting great Sachin Tendulkar to work with the national team as a consultant, provided it is not a case of conflict of interest.

Tamil Nadu MLAs salary hiked to Rs 1.05 lakh

TIMES OF INDIA - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 09:57
The salaries of Tamil Nadu MLAs has been increased from Rs 55,000 to Rs 1.05 lakh per month, chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami announced in the assembly on Wednesday.

Hizbut Tahrir Indonesia banned 'to protect unity'

AL JAZEERA - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 09:27
Move against Hizbut Tahrir follows controversial decree allowing officials to disband groups threatening national unity.

Hundreds of Regensburger Domspatzen choir boys abused

AL JAZEERA - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 08:05
Victims describe time at prison-like school as marked by helplessness and fear, says lawyer probing cases.

VP: Iran fourth producer of biotech medicines

IRAN DAILY - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 07:33
Iran now holds the fourth rank in producing biotech medicines but is going to promote to the third in the near future, says an official affiliated with the presidential department of science and technology.

EU targets Iran’s steel exports with hefty duties

IRAN DAILY - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 07:26
The European Union is targeting Iran’s hot-rolled steel, planning to hit imports from the country with punitive trade tariffs.

ICC judges to decide whether to release Laurent Gbagbo

AL JAZEERA - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 07:03
Laurent Gbagbo, 72, is charged with crimes against humanity following election violence that killed around 3,000 people.

Nagaland CM fails to show up for floor test

TIMES OF INDIA - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 06:58
Liezietsu, who is facing rebellion by 43 NPF MLAs led by former chief minister T R Zeliang demanding change of leadership in the present house of 59, said "Our number may be small but we are running our offices normally and regularly".

US 'concerned' about India-China border standoff

TIMES OF INDIA - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 06:42
The US said on Wednesday it's "concerned" about the India-China border standoff in Doklam that's entered its second month. "I know we believe that both parties, both sides should work together to try to come up with some better sort of arrangement for peace," a US state department spokesperson said.

Thai court to deliver verdict in people smuggling case

AL JAZEERA - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 06:37
Many of the victims found in mass graves were Rohingya Muslims – a persecuted minority from Myanmar's Rakhine State.

'Quit religion,' says China's Communist Party 

TIMES OF INDIA - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 06:19
Members of China's Communist Party need to give up religion and be "firm Marxist atheists" or face punishment, the country's religious affairs regulator has said, reported Global Times.

Dhoni may have to change bat to stay within rules

TIMES OF INDIA - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 06:11
Come October 1, all big hitters like David Warner, Chris Gayle, Kieron Pollard and former Indian captain MS Dhoni will have to rethink their strategies before mauling the best bowlers in the business.

House to vote on Trump’s $1.6 billion Mexico border wall request next week

IRAN DAILY - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 06:05
Aides said GOP leaders have decided to attach the money to build 74 miles of fencing and levee wall in the Rio Grande Valley in Texas and near San Diego to a spending bill.

Iranian Health minister arrives in Kabul

IRAN DAILY - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 06:00
Ministry of Health and Medical Education Hassan Qazizadeh Hashemi, heading a delegation arrived in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Wednesday.

Beware, breathing problems during sleep may signal Alzheimer’s disease

IRAN DAILY - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 05:51
Having trouble sleeping or facing breathing problems when you sleep? It may indicate a greater risk of Alzheimer’s disease, says a study.

French Senate passes new anti-terror bill

IRAN DAILY - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 05:46
Lawmakers in France’s conservative-dominated Senate have approved controversial legislation to further strengthen France’s anti-terror laws by a majority vote.

FAO improves livelihoods of 234,000 Syrians: UNIC

IRAN DAILY - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 05:42
In strife-torn Syria, the food security and livelihoods situation of some 234,000 people has received a strong boost thanks to a recently completed animal health campaign led by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in collaboration with the Syria Veterinary Medical Association.

Iran exports $90 saffron, carpet to US

IRAN DAILY - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 05:34
Deputy of Trade Promotion Organization Mohammad-Reza Modudi said on Tuesday that the US is again one of Iran’s export destinations after the Iran-G5+1 nuclear deal.

Putin, Trump held second undisclosed G20 conversation

AL JAZEERA - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 04:46
The private conversation took place during a dinner for G20 leaders in Germany this month, says White House official.

Tamil Nadu man in coma for 2 years in Gulf brought home

TIMES OF INDIA - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 04:44
A man from Namakkal, who has been in a coma for more than two years, finally got compensation from an insurance company. The Indian embassy persuaded Udaiyar’s employer to file a case against an insurance company, which was trying to wriggle out from paying compensation.

World’s first child hand transplant a ‘success’

IRAN DAILY - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 04:37
Ten-year-old Zion Harvey had his hands and feet amputated at the age of two, following a sepsis infection. He also had a kidney transplant. He is now able to write, feed and dress himself, his doctor said.

China demands India pull out troops from disputed Himalayan territory

IRAN DAILY - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 04:33
China has called on India to withdraw its troops from a disputed territory in the Himalayan mountains near the borders with China and Bhutan and avoid an “escalation of the situation.”

Iran Deputy FM to discuss developments with Syrian officials

IRAN DAILY - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 04:29
Iran’s Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs for Arab and African Affairs arrived in Damascus to meet and confer with Syrian officials.

Jayalalithaa pictures no more on MLAs' tables

TIMES OF INDIA - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 04:17
Former chief minister J Jayalalithaa's pictures on the tables of AIADMK ministers and MLAs in the state assembly have disappeared. Since the start of the Monsoon session, photos of Jayalalithaa have disappeared.

Gulf crisis: Arab nations urge Qatar to accept 6 principles to combat extremism

IRAN DAILY - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 02:56
The six Arab countries who last month cut ties with Qatar are reported to have written to world football’s governing body, FIFA, to demand the Gulf state be stripped of hosting the 2022 World Cup because they consider it a “base of terrorism”.

Brexit's effect on UK 'will be profound and unpredictable', lawmakers say

IRAN DAILY - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 02:52
Brexit poses a fundamental challenge to the future of the United Kingdom by removing the European Union law that has helped to bind it together, a committee of lawmakers from the British parliament's upper house said on Wednesday.

IRGC official calls for development of country’s defensive capabilities

IRAN DAILY - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 02:50
Lieutenant Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Brigadier General Hossein Salami called for development of country’s defensive capabilities including those of naval force.

New US sanctions violate JCPOA spirit: Zarif

IRAN DAILY - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 02:39
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that the new sanctions against Tehran by the US are damaging already frayed Tehran-Washington ties.

9/11 survivors call on May to release Saudi financing extremism report

IRAN DAILY - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 02:35
Survivors of the September 11 attacks have called on British Prime Minister Theresa May to allow the release of a government report highlighting the Saudi role in funding extremism.

Iran will retaliate for US new sanctions

IRAN DAILY - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 02:32
Foreign Ministry in a statement on Tuesday condemned the US contemptible and worthless move to add new Iranian individuals to the list of illegal sanctions, declaring that it will reciprocate the move imposing sanctions on a number of American natural and legal persons which have taken measures against the Iran and other Muslim regional nations.

Police arrest Spanish football federation president

AL JAZEERA - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 01:05
Angel Maria Villar arrested along with his son and two more federation executives in an anti-corruption investigation.

Privacy a fundamental right? SC bench will decide

TIMES OF INDIA - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 00:27
The Supreme Court will shortly decide whether right to privacy is part of the fundamental rights of a citizen, in what is set to be a landmark verdict that will define the width of privacy citizens can enjoy as well as the right of the state to restrict it. At present, neither the Constitution nor any law recognises privacy as a fundamental right.

After 29-year trial, 2 get 5 years for Rs 370 theft

TIMES OF INDIA - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 00:23
It’s taken 29 years for a court in Bareilly to sentence two men to five years in prison for stealing Rs 370 from a man they had drugged in a train in 1988. The court of the additional district and sessions judge in Bareilly has, in its order on Tuesday, also fined the accused Rs 10,000 each.

Govt denies visa certificate to doc for US research

TIMES OF INDIA - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 00:15
Dashing a medical graduate’s hopes of continuing as a post-doctoral scholar in the US, the health ministry denied him the permission necessary for his visa, citing an acute shortage of doctors in India. The decision is likely to have repercussions on other research scholars who wish to study in US.

10-yr-old rape survivor’s plea to abort turned down

TIMES OF INDIA - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 00:04
The district court here refused on Tuesday to let a 10-year-old rape survivor undergo an abortion after it was confirmed that she was 26 weeks pregnant. Courts allow medical termination of pregnancy up to 20 weeks under the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act and can make an exception if the foetus is genetically abnormal.

Syrian rebels killed in Kurdish clashes

AL JAZEERA - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 23:55
Fifteen dead in hit-and-run clashes with US-backed fighters in the country's north, says monitoring group.

Plane carrying Abdul Rashid Dostum 'denied landing'

AL JAZEERA - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 23:28
Abdur Rashid Dostum's private jet flying in from Turkey prevented from landing in Mazar-i-Sharif, say officials.

Maduro's July 30 vote to go ahead amid Trump threat

AL JAZEERA - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 23:26
Venezuelan Foreign Minister Samuel Moncada says 'nobody can stop' Constituent Assembly election as clashes escalate.

Palestinian shot dead by Israeli army in Hebron area

AL JAZEERA - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 23:25
Israeli soldiers say driver ploughed his vehicle through a checkpoint towards them before they shot him.

9 per cent of IITians dropped out in 2016-17

TIMES OF INDIA - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 23:21
Indian Institutes of Technology have seen 889 (about 9%) students drop out in the 2016-17 academic year, according to latest data released by the ministry of human resources development (MHRD).

Zero hour in Venezuela: 'We won't stop'

AL JAZEERA - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 23:13
With tension high following opposition's unofficial referendum, analysts see country heading into uncharted waters.

Rain surge likely this week, floods feared

TIMES OF INDIA - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 22:45
Heavy rain is expected in Odisha and neighbouring areas, raising the possibility of floods, as a depression was set to hit the state on Tuesday night. It’s likely to move west through central India over the next five-six days, invigorating the monsoon across the region and taking the seasonal rainfall back into the surplus zone.

What's the EU's vision to address the refugee crisis?

AL JAZEERA - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 22:43
The European Union restricts exports of inflatable boats to stem the flow of refugees and migrants from North Africa.

Zakir Naik’s passport revoked, he’s now stateless

TIMES OF INDIA - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 21:50
The government has revoked the passport of fugitive Islamic preacher Zakir Naik following a recommendation from the National Investigation Agency (NIA) which has already booked him under Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act for his terror links. The revocation of the passport by the regional passport office in Mumbai makes Zakir Naik a stateless person.

As Pak rains shells, 217 kids trapped in schools

TIMES OF INDIA - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 21:39
At least 217 students and 15 teachers trapped in three schools close to the LoC during a deadly rain of mortar shells from Pakistan were rescued on Tuesday in a daring operation conducted by police and the district administration. One of the school buildings in the Nowshera sector took direct hits but there were no casualties.

Sikkim stand-off could escalate into full-scale conflict, warns China

TIMES OF INDIA - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 21:23
China has launched a high-stakes propaganda blitz, painting India as the aggressor and holding out the threat of a full-scale confrontation as the two countries face off on the Bhutanese Doklam plateau. Worried about being seen bullying a small country like Bhutan, it is desperate to blame India for the stand-off on the border.

Report: Hamburg 'anti-Qatar protesters' were paid

AL JAZEERA - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 21:09
German media reports say 'staged' demonstration during G20 summit ended with some protesters raising pro-Qatar slogans.

Yameen's nephew arrested amid challenge to rule

AL JAZEERA - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 20:32
Politician Faris Maumoon held on bribery charges in run-up to vote to unseat ally of his uncle President Abdulla Yameen.

AI chief to staff: Get ready for corporate culture

TIMES OF INDIA - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 19:54
With privatisation on the anvil, Air India chairman Ashwani Lohani has asked employees to be ready for a complete change in work culture and that merit will get a “better deal”. “These are changing times and any change, despite being inevitable, is always hard to accept, AI chief wrote in a letter.

Pak shelling targets J&K schools; 217 students, 15 teachers rescued

TIMES OF INDIA - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 19:38
Braving Pakistani shelling from across the Line of Control (LoC), authorities in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday evacuated 217 students and 15 teachers from three schools where they were trapped for over six hours.

Actor-singer found dead in Gurugram, hubby held

TIMES OF INDIA - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 19:19
A 27-year-old singer-actor from Assam was found dead inside her Gurgaon flat. Bidisha Bezbaruah was found hanging from a ceiling fan with a dupatta tied around her neck Her husband, Nisheeth Jha, has been arrested on charges of abetment of suicide.

Qatar weighs seeking damages over Gulf blockade

AL JAZEERA - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 19:00
Economy minister discusses compensation with trade officials in Geneva as legal team prepares to study the sanctions.

BJP calls Mayawati's resignation a 'drama'; Lalu backs BSP chief

TIMES OF INDIA - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 18:28
The BJP on Monday termed BSP chief Mayawati's stormy exit from Parliament and her subsequent resignation as member of the Rajya Sabha a calculated "drama to create confusion", even as support poured in for her from some quarters.

Nagaland CM hints at stepping down as governor orders floor test

TIMES OF INDIA - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 17:16
Nagaland chief minister Shurhozelie Liezietsu hinted at stepping down before taking the floor test on Wednesday at 9.30 am following a fresh notice from governor PB Acharya. The governor's directive came soon after the Kohima bench of Gauhati High Court cleared the decks for the trust vote to resolve the ongoing crisis over leadership within the ruling Naga People's Front.

US hits Iran with new economic sanctions

AL JAZEERA - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 16:38
At least 16 individuals and entities targeted for backing 'illicit Iranian actors or transnational criminal activity'.

Saudi Arabia disallows UN aid staff to fly to crisis-hit Yemen

IRAN DAILY - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 16:13
Saudi Arabia, which is leading an atrocious military campaign against Yemen, has prevented a United Nations charter flight carrying aid agency staff from travelling to its impoverished and crisis-stricken southern neighbor, where millions of people are in need of humanitarian or protection assistance.

Taliban militants kill five policemen in northern Afghanistan

IRAN DAILY - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 16:08
At least five Afghan policemen have been killed and another six have been wounded in a fierce battle with the Taliban militant group in the country’s troubled north, security sources say.

Iran’s Al-Alam news network rejects fake stories in hacked Twitter account

IRAN DAILY - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 16:05
Iran’s Arabic-language Al-Alam news network has categorically rejected spurious and bogus stories published in its Twitter account hacked several days ago.

Weight gain in adulthood increases disease risk: Study

IRAN DAILY - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 16:01
Most adults gain weight as they age, but adding as little as 11 pounds (five kilograms) by middle age may substantially raise the risk of major illnesses, US researchers said Tuesday.

US Senate Republicans set repeal vote as healthcare plan sinks

IRAN DAILY - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 15:57
US Senate Republicans have set up a straight repeal vote on Obamacare following failed efforts to replace the healthcare law.

South Sudan declares state of emergency

IRAN DAILY - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 15:42
South Sudan's President Salva Kiir has declared a three-month state of emergency in his home state, where clashes have raged for months between clan-based militias, the government spokesman said on Tuesday.

US military, intelligence bodies harbor terrorists in region: Iranian lawmakers

IRAN DAILY - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 15:39
Iranian lawmakers have passed a single-urgency bill, which designates US military forces and intelligence services as supporters of terrorist groups in the Middle East.

Air India may offer voluntary retirement to 15,000 ahead of sale

TIMES OF INDIA - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 15:31
Founded in the 1930s and known to generations of Indians for its Maharaja mascot, Air India has a complex fleet, too many staff relative to rivals and is Rs 5.46 lakh crore in debt. Since 2012, the government has injected Rs 2.31 lakh crore to keep it afloat.

Syria's civil war explained from the beginning

AL JAZEERA - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 15:23
The Syrian civil war is the deadliest conflict the 21st century has witnessed so far.

'China must admit India a force to reckon with'

TIMES OF INDIA - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 15:22
"I think China has to content with the fact that across its geography, throughout the Asia-Pacific region, countries are unsettled by its behaviour and by its unilateral actions," former Indian-American Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia Nisha Desai Biswal said.

US adding new sanctions against Iran over missile program

IRAN DAILY - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 15:11
The administration of US President Donald Trump says it is imposing new economic sanctions against Iran over the Islamic Republic’s ballistic missile program.

Live: Women's HWL Semi-Final India vs England

TIMES OF INDIA - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 15:09
Get live score updates of the quarter-final match between India vs England in Women's Hockey World League Semi-Final on Times of India

Germany delays submarine deal with Israel over graft

IRAN DAILY - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 14:47
Germany has decided to delay the signing of a major military deal with Israel after reports emerged saying officials in the occupied Palestinian territories have been involved in bribery and money laundering around the deal.

Detained Myanmar reporters denounce military over free speech

IRAN DAILY - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 14:37
Three Myanmar journalists, who are facing jail for their reporting, have accused the military of trying to silence the media across the country.

Somalia internet returns after three-week blackout

AL JAZEERA - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 14:30
Internet outage was caused by a ship severing an undersea fiber optic cable connecting country to global data networks.

Resistance: Fighting back in India, Canada and Russia

AL JAZEERA - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 14:28
Stories of resistance from Indian toxic gas survivors, a First Nation clan in Canada, and a Russian democracy activist.

Tsang Yok-sing on the rift between China and Hong Kong

AL JAZEERA - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 14:26
In an exclusive interview, the founder of Hong Kong's biggest pro-Beijing party discusses political tensions with China.

Lebanese PM says army to carry out operation at Syrian border

IRAN DAILY - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 14:23
Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri said on Tuesday the army would carry out an operation in an area of the border with Syria that has been a base of operations for terrorist groups.

Saudi warplanes kill 19 displaced Yemenis in Ta'izz

IRAN DAILY - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 14:22
Saudi warplanes have targeted three displaced families in Yemen’s southwestern province of Ta’izz, killing 19 Yemenis.

Lavrov calls US preconditions to return Russian property 'robbery'

IRAN DAILY - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 14:21
US attempts to set preconditions for the return of Russian diplomatic property seized in New York and Maryland are "daylight robbery", Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Monday, the RIA news agency reported.

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