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Eight Iran guards dead in clash on Pakistan border

TEHRAN -UNS- At least eight Iranian border guards were killed in clashes with armed rebels Wednesday on the frontier with Pakistan, state television IRIB said on its website. It said the clashes broke out in the Mirjaveh region of Sistan-Baluchistan province, without giving details. Four …

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China,Iran sign nuclear plant redesign contract

TEHRAN – Iranian and Chinese firms signed the first commercial contract on Sunday in Vienna to redesign the Arak heavy water reactor as part of the 2015 international deal over Iran’s nuclear program. The fate of the Arak reactor was a running theme of nearly …

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Iran reiterates his country’s unflinching support,friendship to Pakistan,terming it a “trusted brother”

ISLAMABAD -UNS : President Hassan Rohani of the Islamic Republic of Iran has reiterated his country’s unflinching support and friendship to Pakistan, terming it a “trusted brother”. Message received from Iran,he made these remarks during his meeting with the Speaker National Assembly SardarAyazSadiq and the …

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Collective,bilateral decision imperative for regional peace,stability: Speaker NA

ISLAMABAD -UNS – Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq has stressed on enhancing trade and commercial ties between Iran and Pakistan in order to bring the two neighboring Muslim countries closer in all other spheres of mutual concern. Message received from Iran, he made these …

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Jordanian Parliamentary delegation due on Monday

ISLAMABAD -UNS- A Jordanian Parliamentary delegation, led by President of the Senate of Jordan Faisal Akef El-Fayez, is arriving on a four day official visit to Pakistan on the invitation of Chairman Senate Mian Raza Rabbani to further strengthen bilateral parliamentary cooperation. During this visit, …

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US carry out missile strikes in Syria: many killed

WASHINGTON -UNS: US President Donald Trump ordered a massive military strike against Syria on Thursday in retaliation for a chemical attack with a sarin-like nerve agent which Washington blames on President Bashar al-Assad. According to initials reports many peoples were killed in the strike. A …

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Iranian-Saudi rivalry fuels potential nuclear race

By James M. Dorsey Saudi Arabia is developing nuclear energy and potentially a nuclear weapons capability. The Saudi focus on nuclear serves various of the kingdom’s goals: diversification of its economy, reduction of its dependence on fossil fuels, countering a potential future Iranian nuclear capability, …

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Erdogan blames ‘murderer Assad’ for suspected Syria chemical attack

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday blamed the Syrian government for a suspected chemical weapons attack that killed dozens of people including children, calling President Bashar al-Assad a “murderer”. “Hey murderer Assad, how are you going to escape from their curse?” Erdogan said at …

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Proposed UN resolution on Syria ‘unacceptable’:Russia

MOSCOW -UNS – Russia said Wednesday that a UN resolution put forward by Britain, France and the United States on a suspected chemical attack in Syria was “unacceptable”, after deflecting blame from its ally Damascus. “The text as presented is categorically unacceptable,” foreign ministry spokeswoman …

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Turks in Europe should defy ‘grandchildren of Nazism’:Erdogan

ANKARA -UNS : President Tayyip Erdogan on Monday called on Turkish voters in Europe to defy the “grandchildren of Nazism” and back a referendum this month on changing the constitution, comments likely to cause further ire in Europe. Erdogan has repeatedly lashed out at European …

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