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Police shoot man during sword attack on Indonesian church

A man armed with a sword has attacked a church congregation in Indonesia, injuring at least four people before being shot by police. (Web Desk) The assault took place during the Sunday mass in Sleman district in the southern Indonesian province of Yogyakarta. Video footage showed people in the church ...

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A history of Israeli military aggression against Syria

Below is a quick look at Israel’s acts of military aggression against Syria: June 9-10, 1967: Israel attacks Syria, occupying the country’s Golan Heights during its Six Day War on Arab territories. October 5, 2003 (Ain es Saheb airstrike): An Israeli warplane squadron attacks a camp about 24 kilometers northwest ...

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No link between nuclear deal, Iran regional role: Deputy FM

An Iranian deputy foreign minister says there is no link between the country’s 2015 nuclear agreement with world countries and the role it plays in the region. In remarks to Reuters on Thursday on the sidelines of a Euromoney conference in Paris, Abbas Araqchi highlighted Iran’s efforts to restore calm ...

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Iran’s hijab protests cap years of evolution

(AFP) – A spate of unprecedented protests against Iran’s mandatory headscarves for women have been tiny in number, but have still reignited a debate that has preoccupied the Islamic republic since its founding. Walking through central Tehran with a loose scarf tossed lightly over her head, Samar, a dentist, is ...

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