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US report on religious freedom in Iran invalid: Foreign Min.

Iran’s Foreign Ministry has rejected as “invalid” a report by the US Department of State on religious freedom in Iran. “The clichéd report” by the US Department of State is the repetition of the accusations which the Islamic Republic of Iran has on different occasions rejected as “totally false,” Foreign ...

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100s of Takfiri militants killed in Syrian army operations

Foreign-sponsored militant groups operating inside Syria have suffered major losses and lost hundreds of members as Syrian government troops continue to gain more ground in their fight against the extremists. On Wednesday, Syrian army troops managed to establish control over a number of areas in the Jobar district, which lies ...

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Some 100 Taliban militants slain across Afghanistan

Afghan army troops backed by security forces have killed nearly 100 Taliban militants and wounded more than three dozen others in a series of clean-up operations across the strife-torn Asian country over the past 24 hours. The Afghan Defense Ministry said in a statement on Thursday that 98 militants were killed ...

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Yemeni forces launch Scud missile at Saudi military base

Yemeni army soldiers backed by Popular Committees have fired a Scud ballistic missile at a Saudi military base in retaliation for Riyadh’s unrelenting military campaign against its impoverished Arab neighbor. On Thursday morning, the Yemeni troopers and their allied forces fired the missile from an area in the vicinity of ...

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Yemen will not sacrifice its independence: Ansarullah leader

The leader of Yemen’s Ansarullah movement says his countrymen will defend their land and will not sacrifice their “dignity” and “independence” in the face of Saudi Arabia’s relentless attacks. “Today there is an invasion and attempts to occupy this country, and it is of importance that the Yemeni people are ...

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Taliban pulls back from Kunduz amid clashes in Ghazni

The Taliban says its militants are retreating from the northern city of Kunduz, which fell to the militant group briefly late last month. But Taliban spokesman said in a statement on Tuesday, “We assure our people and the world that we are able to seize the city.” “Pulling back from Kunduz ...

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