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Press TV
Press TV
About 3 hours ago

Iraq pledges ‘earth-shattering response’ after Baghdad blasts

Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi promises a crushing response after a twin blast, that has reportedly been claimed by the Takfiri terror group of Daesh, targeted a busy square in Baghdad claiming at least 32 people. 'Our response to those who shed innocent Iraqi blood will be bold and earth-shattering, and the evil leaders of Daesh will face a force to be reckoned with,' Kadhimi tweeted on Thursday. Our response ...
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Press TV
Press TV
About 6 hours ago

France pressed to investigate its massacre in Mali

Human Rights Watch urges France to fully and impartially investigate reported loss of 19 civilian lives after its airstrikes targeted, what locals have identified as, a wedding ceremony in east-central Mali in early January. The attacks were carried out by two French Mirage 2000 warplanes, part of France’s expansive military presence in the impoverished West African country, near the village of Bounti. French drone strike in Mali kills 19 civilians at wedding ...
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Press TV
Press TV
About 7 hours ago

Biden seeks 5-year extension of New START arms treaty with Russia

US President Joe Biden plans to extend a key nuclear arms control treaty between the United States and Russia for another five years, according to the White House. The New START treaty signed for a 10-year period in 2011 to limit the world’s two largest nuclear arsenals is due to expire on Feb. 5, but the Biden administration is seeking to keep the pact alive. "The President has long been clear that ...
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Mehr News
Mehr News
About 7 hours ago

Culture min., Cinema Organization head send messages to TISFF

TEHRAN, Jan. 22 (MNA) – Iran’s Minister of Culture Abbas Salehi and Head of Cinema Organization of Iran Hossein Entezami sent separate messages to the 37th edition of the Tehran International Short Film Festival (TISFF).
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Al Manar
Al Manar
About 8 hours ago

US House set to back waiver allowing Lloyd Austin to serve as defense secretary: Reuters

US House set to back waiver allowing Lloyd Austin to serve as defense secretary: Reuters
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Al Manar
Al Manar
About 8 hours ago

US Congress moves toward approving Biden's defense secretary pick: Reuters

US Congress moves toward approving Biden's defense secretary pick: Reuters
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Al Manar
Al Manar
About 9 hours ago

Lebanon Prosecutor Questions Central Bank Head at Swiss Request

Lebanese Central Bank Governor Riad Salameh answered questions from Lebanon’s public prosecutor on Thursday based on a request from Swiss investigators looking into allegations of money laundering and embezzlement linked to the bank. Salameh said in a statement he had told Public Prosecutor Ghassan Oueidat that he stood “ready to answer any questions” and no financial transfers had been made from central bank accounts. The Swiss attorney general’s office has not said ...
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Al Manar
Al Manar
About 9 hours ago

Speaker Berri Contacts Iraqi PM, Condemns Baghdad Twin Terrorist Blasts

House Speaker, Nabih Berri, on Thursday contacted by phone Iraqi Prime Minister, Mustafa Al-Kadhimi, condoling him and condemning the twin suicide bombing that hit Baghdad earlier today and claimed dozens of martyrs and wounded. In the same context, Speaker Berri contacted Sayyed Ali al-Sistani's representative in Lebanon, Hamed al-Khafaf, denouncing the terrorist attack. A double suicide attack in the Iraqi capital Baghdad claimed the lives of at least 32 people and left ...
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U-News Agency
U-News Agency
About 10 hours ago

Iran | Rouhani Inaugurates Major Gas Refinery Southwest Iran

Iranian president hasan rouhani inaugurated the persian gulf bid boland gas refinery in the southwestern province of khuzestan. The large refinery was launched in a ceremony held via video conference on thursday morning. Rouhani described the project to construct the refinery as one of the largest projects in the region and thanked all of the engineers and others who contributed to the major venture.
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