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Iran vows 'crushing response' after gunmen kill 29 at army parade

Sep 23, 2018

Iran vows 'crushing response' after gunmen kill 29 at army parade

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said Sunday that an unnamed U.S.-allied country in the Persian Gulf was behind an attack on a military parade that killed 25 people and wounded around 70. Rouhani did not identify those behind Saturday's attack, which was claimed by an Arab ...

Gunmen kill Iranian Revolutionary Guard members at parade

Sep 22, 2018

Gunmen kill Iranian Revolutionary Guard members at parade

Gunmen attacked an annual Iranian military parade Saturday in the country's oil-rich southwest, killing at least eight members of the country's elite Revolutionary Guard and wounding 20 others, local media reported. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the assault in Ahvaz, which saw gunfire spray ...

Turkey and Russia agree on demilitarized zone in Syria's Idlib

Sep 18, 2018

Turkey and Russia agree on demilitarized zone in Syria's Idlib

The leaders of Russia and Turkey agreed Monday to establish a demilitarized zone in Syria's Idlib region, the last major stronghold of anti-government rebels where fears had been running high of a devastating offensive by government forces. The zone will be established by Oct. 15 ...

Syria criticizes U.N. body investigating war crimes

Sep 15, 2018

Syria criticizes U.N. body investigating war crimes

Syria is sharply criticizing an upcoming event on the U.N. investigative body that is helping to document serious crimes during the seven-year Syrian conflict, including possible war crimes and crimes against humanity. Syria's U.N. ambassador, Bashar Ja'afari, said in a letter to General Assembly President ...

At least seven killed in suicide attack on Kabul commemorations

Sep 10, 2018

At least seven killed in suicide attack on Kabul commemorations

A suicide bomber on a motorbike blew himself up near a convoy of gunmen commemorating the death anniversary of a famed resistance leader in Kabul on Sunday, killing at least seven people, officials said. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the latest deadly ...