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Turkey and UK to discuss fight against terrorism

Turkey and the United Kingdom will hold the political consultations between delegations headed by Turkey's Undersecretary and the Permanent Under Secretary and Head of the Diplomatic Service at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Sir Simon …

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 Rouhani: ISIS defeated in Iraq and Syria

  Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has declared the end of ISIS terror group in an address broadcast live on state TV. A senior commander of Iran's Revolutionary Guards, Major General …

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IRGC: ISIS in Iraq and Syria completely defeated

Major General Qassem Soleimani, who commands the Quds Force of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), has congratulated Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei on the collapse …

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Last ISIS stronghold in Iraq liberated

Iraqi government troops have liberated the town of Rawa in the Anbar province, the last big stronghold of the ISIS terror group in the country, the offensive's commander, Lieutenant General Abdul Amir Yarallah said. …

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 Iran declares three days mourning after earthquake

The governor’s office of Iran’s Kermanshah province announced that it has declared three days of mourning in the province, the most heavily affected area by Sunday’s earthquake. At least 445 people were killed and more …

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Death toll of Iran-Iraq earthquake rises to 339

A powerful magnitude-7.3 earthquake has rocked the northern border region between Iran and Iraq, killing 339 people and injuring thousands more. At least 339 people were killed and 2530 injured in Iran and Iraq in a powerful earthquake …

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More than 200 killed by Iran-Iraq earthquake

More than 200 people have been killed in Iran and Iraq after a magnitude 7.3 earthquake hit the border region between the two countries, the country's state media said. Iran's state television said that at least 200 people had …

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Anti-Daesh war cost Iraq $100 billion in losses

Losses from the war on the Daesh terrorist group have cost Iraq $100 billion, Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi said Saturday, Anadolu Agency reported. "Iraq has lost $100 billion in the anti-Daesh war, but we …

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Can Syria's Kurds avoid their Iraqi brethren's fate?

Kurdish local elections in northern Syria are likely to succeed despite potential opposition from the central government, analysts say. Organised by Kurdish authorities, the vote on Friday to elect local council representatives is the …

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Bus accident injures 33 Iranian pilgrims in Iraq

The bus with 44 passengers on board overturned in Badra region of Iraq and as a result 33 people were injured, Head of Iran’s Emergency Medical Services Pir-Hossein Kolivand told reporters on Saturday, Tasnim news agency …

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