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  • TISIS claims attack on Iran parliament and Mausoleum of Ayatollah Khomeini, reports Amaq News Agency. This happens to be the first attack by ISIS in Iran.  Seven people have been killed in an attack at the Iranian parliament on Wednesday and four have been taken hostage on the upper floors of ...

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  • TAll 13 Turkish soldiers on board a Cougar military helicopter were killed when it crashed after getting caught in a high-voltage power line in the Senoba district of Turkey's southeastern Sirnak province, the army said on Wednesday. In a statement, the army said the AS 532 Cougar had crashed ...

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  • TThousands of white-clad Muslims streamed toward a central Jakarta park on Friday, gathering for a rally expected to draw more than 100,000 Indonesians demanding the arrest of the capital’s governor, a Christian accused of insulting the Quran. National news agency Antara said 22,000 police ...

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  • TForces loyal to the Turkish government fought on Saturday to crush the remnants of a military coup attempt which crumbled after crowds answered President Tayyip Erdogan's call to take to the streets and dozens of rebels abandoned their tanks. More than 90 people were killed in violence that erupted ...

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  • TKABUL: Afghan officials say a district in the southern province of Helmand besieged by the Taliban for more than a week remains under government control as fighting continues. Akhtar Muhammad, a police commander in Sangin district said on Thursday that insurgents captured the area around the ...

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  • TDERA ISMAIL KHAN - At least three security personnel were killed after a raid on a Pakistan Army checkpoint in South Waziristan, security officials say, as the military presses on with an offensive in the Shawal Valley.Pakistan began a ground offensive in the deeply forested ravines of the valley, ...

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  • TISLAMABAD: Pakistan today hanged a man whose case triggered an international outcry after his lawyers said he was arrested as a juvenile and tortured into confessing to a murder. Pakistan has hanged nearly 200 people since December, when a massacre by Taliban militants at an army-run school in ...

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  • TISLAMABAD: A second round of peace talks between the Afghan government and Taliban militants due to be held in Pakistan have been postponed amid reports of the Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Omar's death, the Pakistani foreign office said today. "In view of the reports regarding the death of Mullah ...

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  • TKABUL: Afghanistan said on Wednesday it was investigating reports of the death of Mullah Omar, leader of the Taliban movement behind an escalating insurgency against the government in Kabul. Abdul Hassib Seddiqi, the spokesman for Afghanistan's National Directorate of Security, said that Mullah ...

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  • TKABUL: Islamic State group has suffered a major setback after three of its standard bearers in Afghanistan were killed in drone strikes in less than one week. The top Islamic State commander in Afghanistan got killed by a U.S. air strike in the country's east. Hafez Saeed was the leader ...

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  • TABU DHABI - Ahmed Shehzad hit a career-best 176 while Younus Khan and Misbah-ul-Haq struck unbeaten centuries before Pakistan declared their first innings on 566 for three wickets in the first Test against New Zealand in Abu Dhabi on Monday. In a lop-sided contest between bat and ball at the Sheikh ...

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