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At least 11 killed, 20 wounded in attack on military parade in southwest Iran

  • Paramedics could be seen helping someone in military fatigues laying on the ground
  • Saturday's attack comes after a coordinated June 7, 2017 Daesh assault on parliament and the shrine of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini in Tehran
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Iran will defeat Trump just like it did Saddam, won't abandon missiles: Rouhani

  • Iran has suggested in recent weeks that it could take military action in the Gulf to block other countries’ oil exports
  • Tensions have ramped up between Iran and the US after Trump withdrew from a landmark multilateral nuclear deal in May
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Qatari tribe continues campaign for justice at UN in Geneva

  • Al-Ghufran traibe present their case in front of the international community to hold Qatar accountable
  • The tribe revealed the crimes against humanity committed by Qatari authorities
By Arab News ·

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Major projects, investments worth over $685bn unveiled on Saudi National Day

  • The private sector’s contribution to the GDP at constant prices doubled to around SR1236.6 million in 2017
By Arab News ·

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Boat carrying Syrian refugees sinks off Lebanon, most rescued

  • The boat was ferrying the refugees illegally to Cyprus
  • Most were rescued by the Lebanese army but at least one child drowned
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China: US has ‘no right’ to interfere in Russia military cooperation

  • The US would face “consequences” if it did not immediately revoke the sanctions
  • The US State Department imposed sanctions on China’s Equipment Development Department
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China cancels trade talks with US as tariff threats escalate

  • A mid-level delegation was due to travel to Washington ahead of Liu’s visit, but the trip has now been abandoned
  • China added $60 billion of US products to its import tariff list as it retaliated against US duties on $200 billion of Chinese goods
By Reuters ·

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Iran looms large over OPEC summit

By Richard Wachman ·

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‘No sign of waning appetite for oil’

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Pakistan beat Afghanistan in last over finish

  • Hashmatullah Shahidi missed out on a maiden hundred by a mere three runs but still steered Afghanistan to a challenging 257-6
By AFP ·

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Facebook dating service rolling out in Colombia

  • Colombians are particularly avid fans of using social networks and websites to find partners
  • The service is programmed not to link up people who are already connected as family or friends
By AFP ·