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 2020-11-26 19:25 

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Argentines bid farewell to Maradona at Buenos Aires wake...

Argentines gathered at the Casa Rosada presidential palac, where the casket of Diego Maradona lay in state....

 2020-11-26 18:58 

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Trump signals authority to pardon himself...

Donald Trump has tweeted a call by Rep. Matt Gaetz to consider using his pardoning powers for others including himself....

 2020-11-26 18:55 

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Mobile hospital for injured Australian wildlife hits the road...

A mobile hospital for injured wildlife such as koalas and kangaroos started its journey on Thursday....

 2020-11-26 18:54 

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Iran emerging victorious out of 3-year economic war: Rouhani...

Iran's President Rouhani says the country has come victorious out of a full-fledged three-year economic war with its enemies....

 2020-11-26 18:44 

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Saudi forces abduct youths during raids in Shia-majority Qatif region...

Saudi regime forces detain tens of young men during separate raids against Shia-majority Qatif region....

 2020-11-26 17:54 

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Cambodian villagers hope scarecrows will 'scare away' coronavirus...

Cambodian farmers are hoping that scarecrows will keep the coronavirus away from their homes and families....

 2020-11-26 15:47 

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UAE halts new visas to citizens of 13 mostly Muslim states...

The United Arab Emirate (UAE) has stopped issuing new visas to citizens of 13 mostly Muslim countries including Turkey, Lebanon, Iran, Syria and Somalia....

 2020-11-26 15:46 

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Israel frees Palestinian who went on 103-day hunger strike...

Israel releases Palestinian administrative detainee Maher al-Akhras, who was on hunger strike for more than 100 days, to protest his detention without charge....

 2020-11-26 15:45 

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Ethiopia to begin final phase of offensive against major rebel-held city...

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed says the military will begin the final phase of a full-scale offensive in the northern Tigray region, where rebel forces have missed Addis Ababa's deadline to surrender....

 2020-11-26 15:04 

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Biden cabinet picks to escalate US Interference in Mideast: Ex-UK envoy...

US President-elect Joe Biden's selection of Antony Blinken as secretary of state has set the scene for "further Washington's belligerence and interference" in the Middle East," an ex-UK Envoy says....

 2020-11-26 14:43 

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Latam women march to demand end to domestic violence...

Latin American women march to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women in the region....

 2020-11-26 13:28 

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Iran slams unilateral sanctions as 'crime against humanity'...

Iran's UN envoy denounces as "a crime against humanity" the unilateral sanctions imposed by self-proclaimed Western advocates of human rights on certain countries....

 2020-11-26 13:16 

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Russia calls Pompeo's visit to occupied Golan 'provocation'...

Russia censures as "a provocation" a contentious visit by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to the Israeli-occupied side of Syria's Golan Heights....

 2020-11-26 12:43 

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UN says Israeli siege cost Gaza Strip $16.7 billion...

The United Nations (UN) says the Israeli blockade of the Gaza Strip has cost the Palestinian enclave an estimated $16.7 billion in economic losses and sent poverty and unemployment skyrocketing....

 2020-11-26 11:52 

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Sudan's former PM Sadiq al-Mahdi dies from coronavirus in UAE...

Leading Sudanese politician and former prime minister Sadiq al-Mahdi dies of a coronavirus infection in the United Arab Emirates....

 2020-11-26 11:10 

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Video: Iran swaps Israel's spy for three nationals jailed abroad...

Iran releases an Australian-British citizen, who was serving a prison sentence for spying for Israel, in exchange for three Iranians detained abroad on false charges....

 2020-11-25 11:15 

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Trump plans to pardon former aide Michael Flynn...

US President Donald Trump plans to pardon his former national security advisor Michael Flynn....

 2020-11-25 10:49 

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Pakistan, India accuse each other of sponsoring terrorism at UN...

Pakistan and India accuse each other of sponsoring terrorism in files at the United Nations (UN)....

 2020-11-25 10:34 

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Top Iran, Sweden diplomats discuss JCPOA, consular relations...

The top Iranian and Swedish diplomats exchange views on issues of common interest, including the 2015 nuclear deal and bilateral consular relations....

 2020-11-25 06:57 

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Spike in EU fundamental rights abuses...

A debate on fundamental rights in the EU has just concluded in the European Parliament. COVID-19 lockdowns and reduced access to services, due to the pandemic, have apparently made the elderly more vulnerable, and other groups too....

 2020-11-25 06:53 

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Iran's foreign affairs ministry spokesman visits Kabul...

In an official visit to Afghanistan, Iran's foreign ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh is seeking to boost ties between Kabul and Tehran via expanding mutual cooperation mainly in terms of peace and security....

 2020-11-25 06:48 

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EU edges closer to agreeing budget despite it being vetoed...

The EU's economy is likely to shrink in the last three months of the year in a double-dip recession if the EU's 2021-2027 budget and the Covid-19 recovery plan, worth a combined 1.85 trillion Euros, are not agreed upon....

 2020-11-25 06:22 

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Syrian media report Israeli aggression near Damascus, Quneitra...

Israel launches airstrikes on southern Syria and near the capital Damascus, the second such attack within a week....

 2020-11-25 05:58 

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US 'ready to lead the world,' Biden says...

US President-elect Joe Biden says the country is "ready to lead the world, not retreat from it," as he announces some of his cabinet picks....

 2020-11-24 23:52 

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Twin blasts kill 17 in predominantly Shia Hazara city of Bamiyan...

At least 17 people are killed and dozens of others injured in two explosions in the Afghan city of Bamiyan, home to many members of the Shia Hazara Muslim community....

 2020-11-24 23:49 

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Turkish court adds new Saudi suspects in Khashoggi case...

A Turkish court names six new suspects in the case against Saudi officials charged with the murder of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi....

 2020-11-24 23:26 

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Benjamin Netanyahu held secret talks in Saudi Arabia...

Benjamin Netanyahu secretly flew to Saudi Arabia on Sunday (November 22) to hold talks with Mohammed bin Salman and Mike Pompeo....

 2020-11-24 22:02 

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Qatar deploys special commerce envoy to Iran: Minister...

Iran's energy minister says Qatar has sent a special commerce envoy to Iran to further expand ties....

 2020-11-24 21:46 

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Lawmakers advance Iran's nuclear countermeasure motion...

Washington returned its sanctions against Iran in 2018 after leaving the historic 2015 nuclear agreement....

 2020-11-24 21:25 

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Saudi Arabia confirms Yemeni missile attack on its oil facility...

Saudi Arabia confirms that a distribution station belonging to its Aramco oil company has been hit by a Yemeni missile attack....

 2020-11-24 21:10 

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UN should facilitate intra-Afghan talks; Iran ready for cooperation: Zarif...

The Iranian foreign minister was speaking at the virtual 2020 Afghanistan Conference in Geneva....

 2020-11-24 20:57 

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Russia pessimistic about improvement of ties with US under Biden...

Russia's deputy foreign minister expresses pessimism about the improvement of ties between Moscow and Washington even after the assumption of power by President-elect Joe Biden....

 2020-11-24 20:56 

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France to probe Paris refugee camp dismantling after 'shocking' clashes...

The French interior minister promises to launch an investigation into the "shocking" scuffles that broke out after police dismantled a refugee camp in the heart of Paris....

 2020-11-24 20:09 

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Sudanese public opinion against normalization with Israel...

There is no consensus between the Sudanese government and its public when it comes to the normalization of ties with Israel....

 2020-11-24 19:40 

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Western universities, publications under pressure to shun Iranians...

Many sources within the Iranian academia report a trend among Western publications and universities of rejecting Iranians....

 2020-11-24 19:02 

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US wants Iraq to tap Kurdish gas to cut Iran reliance...

A US government official says Iraq must take advantage of gas production in its semi-autonomous Kurdistan region to stop energy imports from Iran....

 2020-11-24 18:46 

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Activists call for Islamic front against Arab-Israeli normalization...

Political activists have sat together in Tehran to discuss the latest crises that have gripped Muslim communities....

 2020-11-24 16:23 

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EU calls for Afghan truce, warns against Taliban regaining power...

The European Union calls for an immediate truce in Afghanistan and vows that any attempt by the Taliban militants to regain administrative power in the country would affect the bloc's support....

 2020-11-24 16:08 

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Saudi Aramco acknowledges major damage from Yemeni attack...

Saudi Aramco admits that Yemen's missile attack that hit its distribution facility in Jeddah caused major damage....

 2020-11-24 15:42 

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Israel's Netanyahu to visit Bahrain following trip to Saudi Arabia...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says he plans to travel to Bahrain in near future at the invitation of the country's crown prince and prime minister, Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifah....

 2020-11-24 14:34 

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South Korean artist transforms trash into art on mountains...

A South Korean artist transforms trash into art on mountains to send out a message about taking better care of nature....

 2020-11-24 14:24 

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Russia intercepts US warship in Sea of Japan...

A Russian warship intercepts a US Navy destroyer that breached its territorial waters in the Sea of Japan....

 2020-11-24 14:22 

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Turkey summons European envoys over search of Libya-bound vessel...

Turkey summons envoys of the European Union, Italy and Germany to protest the interception of a Libya-bound Turkish-flagged commercial vessel by an EU-led mission....

 2020-11-24 14:08 

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Leader: Sanctions crime of US, European partners against Iran...

Ayatollah Khamenei calls the illegal sanctions the US has imposed on Iran with the support of its European partners a "bitter reality" and a "crime" against the nation....

 2020-11-24 13:33 

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China: US creating chaos in Asia to pursue selfish interests...

The Chinese Embassy in the Philippines says the United States aims to "create chaos" in Asia by attempting to sow discord between China and regional countries....

 2020-11-24 13:32 

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UN Security Council contributed to Yemen conflict: Commentator...

International lawyer and activist Barry Grossman says the United Nations Security Council is one of the entities that created the Yemen crisis....

 2020-11-24 12:48 

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100s of bodies of New York COVID victims still inside freezer trucks since April...

Hundreds of bodies of people who died in New York City during the COVID-19 surge in the spring are still stored in freezer trucks....

 2020-11-24 12:21 

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Serie A: Ibrahimovi brace earns Milan 3-1 win at Napoli...

AC Milan retained the top spot in the Serie A with a 3-1 victory against 10-man Napoli....

 2020-11-24 11:11 

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World must commit to long-overdue action to end Yemen tragedy: Zarif...

Foreign Minister Zarif of Iran says the world community has a "moral responsibility" to help bring an end to the tragedy unfolding in war-torn Yemen and hold the aggressors accountable....

 2020-11-24 11:07 

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7 killed after landslide in Colombia, 15 missing...

A landslide on a hill in Colombia kills seven people and injures another 13, according to local media....

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