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Israel capitulates over Iran deal, for now

Having done all it could to avert the conclusion of a now-done deal between Iran and the P5+1, the Israeli regime has finally been forced to admit its failure in the face of political resolve to finalize the accord. “The Iran deal is a given,” Israeli Minister for Military Affairs ...

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Four police officers killed in Afghanistan roadside bombing

At least four police officers have been killed in a bomb explosion that destroyed their vehicle in Afghanistan’s eastern province of Paktia. The incident took place in the Sayid Karam district on Wednesday evening when the policemen’s patrol car hit a buried explosive device, provincial police chief General Zalmai Oryakhail ...

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Death toll from quake in Pakistan, Afghanistan hits 339

The death toll from a powerful 7.7-Richter earthquake that hit several regions in Pakistan and Afghanistan has risen to 339. Afghan and Pakistani officials said on Tuesday that 258 people lost their lives in Pakistan and 78 in Afghanistan while three people were killed on the Indian side of the ...

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Taliban militants overrun district in northeastern Afghanistan

Members of the Taliban militant group have taken control of a district in Afghanistan’s northeastern province of Takhar. Atiq Haideri, the provincial deputy police chief, said Taliban militants overran Darqad district on Wednesday morning following heavy clashes with Afghan security forces. He confirmed the withdrawal of all security personnel from ...

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Iran calls on US to stop nurturing terrorists in Syria

Iran has called on the US to stop grooming terrorists to wreak havoc in Syria, saying the Arab state’s crisis stems from Washington’s instrumentalization of terrorists groups.  “The US must stop [its] military approach and support for the policy of terrorist-nurturing in order to pursue  political solutions in Syria,” Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokeswoman ...

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Turkish police detain 30 during anti-Daesh raids

Turkish police forces have reportedly arrested around 30 people during raids against suspected Tafiri Daesh terrorists in a south-central city. The arrests were made in the city of Konya, the capital of a province of the same name, on Tuesday, the country’s Doğan News Agency reported. On Monday, police carried ...

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