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Ryabkov: IAEA not authorized to inspect Iran military sites

Speaking to TASS news agency on Saturday, Ryabkov said: ‘I would like to say absolutely clear and directly that acquiring some false topicality the theme of the IAEA work on Section T of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) over the Iran nuclear program has no topicality for us although it is a talking point now.’ In particular, Moscow …

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سليماني يرفض استلام رسالة موجهة له من مدير الـ”سي آي إي” أثناء معارك البوكمال

أعلن رئيس مكتب قائد الثورة الإسلامية محمد محمدي كلبايكاني، أنَّ قائد فيلق “القدس” التابع للحرس الثوري اللواء قاسم سليماني، رفض استلام رسالة موجهة له من مدير الـ”سي آي إي” أثناء معارك البوكمال شرق سوريا. وقال كلبايكاني، في تصريحٍ بمدينة مشهد المقدسة، أنَّ مدير الـ “سي اي إي” بعث رسالة عبر وسيط له في المنطقة إلى اللواء قاسم سليماني، أثناء معارك …

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Covered-up chic: Big brands are waking up to modest fashion

When Ruba Zai uploaded her first video online, the Netherlands-based Afghan student just wanted to share with other Muslim girls and women how she styled her headscarf. She had no idea that her “hijab tutorials” would be an internet hit, watched by hundreds of thousands worldwide. The 23-year-old now blogs full time, sharing ideas for how to look trendy yet …

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Two bomb attacks targeted two Shia mosques in Kabul, over 70 killed

At least 72 people, including women and children, have been killed and scores of others injured in two bomb attacks that targeted two Shia mosques in Afghanistan. The first explosion rocked Imam Zaman mosque in the western district of Dasht-e-Barchi in the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Friday as worshipers had gathered for prayers. A top security official said security forces at the …

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Australian lady converted to Islam in Imam Reza Holy Shrine

An Australian lady converted to Islam in her second attendance in Iran by uttering profession of faith at the Razavi Holy Shrine. Olivia Stephanie Hyne recounted one of the reasons for her inclination to Islam as the experience of being in Iran and familiarity with the culture of Islam. Noting that Islam is a religion that can answer many of …

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My conversion story – there was only ever Shia Islam

All roads lead to Rome they say … I would add that all roads lead to ShiA Islam if in fact one is to really embrace the tradition of the Prophet Muhammad. I was asked many times by my contemporaries what it is about Shia Islam that I found compelling enough I would walk away from “mainstream” also known as …

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9 killed, 30 injured in Sufi shrine blast in Balochistan

Nineteen people were killed and 30 others injured in a suicide blast at a shrine in southwestern Balochistan province on Thursday, according to officials and local media reports. A suspected suicide bomber blew himself up at the entrance of the Sufi shrine in remote Jhal Magsi district of the province, minutes before sunset when hundreds of devotees were attending a …

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Iraqi PM, Military Announce Hawijah Liberation from ISIL

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said armed forces have liberated the strategic town of Hawijah, kicking the Takfiri group out of its last bastion in the northern part of the Arab state. Speaking from the French capital, Paris on Thursday, Abadi said, “I announce the liberation of the city of Hawijah,” adding, “Only the outskirts remain to be recaptured.” The …

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