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Melania Trump lands in Saudi Arabia without headscarf

RIYADH  — First Lady Melania Trump’s decision not to wear a headscarf upon arrival in the Middle East is drawing attention on social media. The first lady wore a black pantsuit with a golden belt but did not cover her head, consistent with custom for female foreign dignitaries visiting Saudi ...

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Hassan Rouhani wins another term as president of Iran

Hassan Rouhani has won Iran’s 12th presidential election, receiving a popular mandate for another four years in presidential office. Iranian Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli appeared at a press briefing on Saturday to declare Rouhani the winner of the Friday election with 23,549,616 votes, or 57 percent of the total ...

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Golf: Thompson stretches LPGA lead at Kingsmill

WASHINGTON – US star Lexi Thompson fired a bogey-free six-under par 65 to stretch her lead to three strokes after Friday s second round of the LPGA Kingsmill Championship. Thompson stood on 12-under 130 for 36 holes at the 6,430-yard Williamsburg, Virginia, layout with compatriot Gerina Piller second and world number ...

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Aishwarya Rai rules Cannes red carpet with style and panache

Bollywood diva Aishwarya Rai Bachchan stunned the spectators on the red carpet of Cannes Film Festival 2017 with her astonishing looks. Walking like a ‘queen’ in floor-sweeping powder blue ballroom gown by Dubai-based Filipino fashion designer Michael Cinco, Aishwarya ruled the event and compelled everyone to have a sight of ...

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Ayatollah Khamenei praises high turnout in Iran’s elections

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has issued a message commending the Iranian people for their “massive and epic” turnout in the country’s twin elections. “The winner of the yesterday’s elections, is you, the Iranian people, and the Islamic establishment, which has managed to win the increasing trust ...

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Iran ramps up power flow to Iraq despite debt

Iran has stepped up electricity exports to neighboring Iraq even as the Arab country owes the Islamic Republic $800 million in outstanding debts over power purchases.  Baghdad has just cleared another $50 million of its $1.2 billion debt which has accumulated over years to Iran, Deputy Energy Minister Houshang Falahatian ...

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