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Ten people killed in India-controlled Kashmir clashes

Separate clashes in Indian-controlled Kashmir have left at least ten people dead as tensions continue in the region. Authorities said on Friday that the deceased included five policemen, a soldier, two civilians and two suspected militants. In one incident, suspected militants ambushed a police patrol in the town of Achhabal. ...

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‘Iran can supply food to 10 states like Qatar’

A top Iranian official says the country stands fully ready to answer the food requirements of Qatar much beyond its current needs.  Abbas Maroufan, the deputy for domestic trade of the Government Trading Corporation of Iran, was quoted by media as saying that Iran could support the food requirements of ...

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Iran names Russian firms to major project

The National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) has added four Russian companies and Azerbaijan’s state oil firm Socar to the list of firms qualified for development work in the Islamic Republic.  The addition of Gazprom Neft, Rosneft, Tatneft and Zarubezhneft takes the number of international companies named as eligible to bid for ...

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Iran, Switzerland hold new round of political talks

Iran and Switzerland have held a second round of political talks in line with a roadmap that the two countries devised last February to enhance bilateral relations. The new talks were held in the Swiss city of Bern on Friday between Majid Takht-e Ravanchi, Iran’s deputy foreign minister for European and ...

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Iran dismantles terrorist group in southeastern province

Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has dismantled a Takfiri terrorist group in the southeastern province of Sistan-and-Baluchestan, killing and wounding a number of the terrorists. The IRGC’s Qods Headquarters dispatched its units to Qasr-e Qand town after obtaining information about the presence of a Takfiri terrorist group in the area ...

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Daesh seizes Afghanistan’s Tora Bora: Afghan officials

The Daesh terrorist group has occupied Afghanistan’s famous Tora Bora mountainous area, which is dotted with caves and tunnels, along the border with Pakistan, Afghan officials say. Officials said on Thursday that Daesh militants had seized the cave and tunnel complexes in Tora Bora from the rival Taliban militant group after ...

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