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Iranian star Farahani to make European stage debut

She is starring in the fifth of the “Pirates of the Caribbean” films alongside Johnny Depp. PARIS (AFP) – Iranian film star Golshifteh Farahani is to make her European stage debut in May playing the tragic heroine Anna Karenina in Paris. The 32-year-old, who made her name internationally in Asghar ...

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Syrian forces enter Palmyra: TV

Syrian armed forces have entered Palmyra after fierce clashes with Daesh terrorists controlling the ancient city since last year, state media say. On Thursday, Syrian state television said government troops, backed by army air power, drove back Daesh militants and reached the “heart” of the city. Army forces have retaken ...

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Daesh continues smuggling oil to Turkey: Lavrov

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says the flow of oil smuggled by Daesh across the Syrian-Turkish border is continuing despite attacks on the terror group’s infrastructure, and the UN Security Council’s ban on the illegal trade. “After our Aerospace Forces initiated the operation to terminate the illegal traffic, particularly of ...

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Iraq army launches offensive to recapture Daesh-held Mosul

The Iraqi armed forces have begun an offensive to recapture the country’s second-largest city of Mosul from Takfiri Daesh terrorists. The military operation, launched early Thursday, is the first phase of a large-scale offensive that Baghdad plans to conclude in 2016 with the complete recapture of Mosul, the capital of ...

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Israeli, Turkish presidents talk in sign of warming ties

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin has made a phone call to his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan in a sign of warming ties following six years of strained relations. Rivlin said in a statement on Wednesday that he had spoken with Erdogan to thank him for sending a condolence letter over the death ...

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Rights groups condemn Egypt’s crackdown on activists

Human rights organizations have condemned the Egyptian government for its heavy-handed crackdown on rights advocates working in the North African country. A total of 14 international organizations, including Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch, on Wednesday denounced stepped-up questioning of rights workers by Egyptian authorities recently. As part of the ...

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North Korea claims successfully tested new rocket engine

North Korea claims it has successfully tested a solid-fuel rocket engine that can boost the country’s ballistic missile capabilities. The test was conducted under leader Kim Jong-un’s supervision, North Korea’s state news agency reported on Thursday. Kim “noted with great pleasure that the successful test… helped boost the power of ballistic ...

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