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Iran’s supreme leader calls for ‘definitive punishment’ of those behind killing of military scientistIran’s supreme leader calls for ‘definitive punishment’ of those behind killing of military scientist
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In this picture released by the official website of the office of the Iranian supreme leader, Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, right, sits in a meeting with Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei in Tehran, Iran, Jan. 23, 2019. Fakhrizadeh, an Iranian scientist that Israel alleged led the Islamic Republic's military nuclear program until its disbanding in the early 2000s was killed in a targeted attack that saw gunmen use explosives and machine gun fire Friday Nov. 27, 2020, state television said. Two others are unidentified. (Office of the Iranian Supreme Leader via AP)
Iran's supreme leader vows revenge over slain scientistIran’s supreme leader is calling for “definitive punishment” of those behind killing of a scientist linked to Tehran’s disbanded military nuclear program
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Travel agents in Mideast, Africa say UAE is blocking visas Travel agencies in countries across the Middle East and Africa say the United Arab Emirates has temporarily halted issuing new visas to their citizens
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Iran foreign minister: 'Serious indications of Israeli role' in killing of scientist linked to military nuclear programIran foreign minister: 'Serious indications of Israeli role' in killing of scientist linked to military nuclear program
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Thousands come out for funeral of former Sudan PM al-MahdiThousands of Sudanese came out in the city of Omdurman for the funeral of the country’s last elected prime minister and prominent political party leader Sadiq al-Mahdi, who died of COVID-19
The Associated Press19 hours ago
In this picture released by the official website of the office of the Iranian supreme leader, Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, right, sits in a meeting with Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei in Tehran, Iran, Jan. 23, 2019. Fakhrizadeh, an Iranian scientist that Israel alleged led the Islamic Republic's military nuclear program until its disbanding in the early 2000s was killed in a targeted attack that saw gunmen use explosives and machine gun fire Friday Nov. 27, 2020, state television said. Two others are unidentified. (Office of the Iranian Supreme Leader via AP)
Iran scientist linked to military nuclear program killedAuthorities say an Iranian scientist named by the West as the leader of the Islamic Republic’s disbanded military nuclear program has been killed in an ambush on the outskirts of Tehran
The Associated Press19 hours ago
Iranian state television says scientist that Israel alleged led a military nuclear program in early 2000s 'assassinated'Iranian state television says scientist that Israel alleged led a military nuclear program in early 2000s 'assassinated'
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Two protesters dead as supporters of Iraqi cleric rallyOfficials say confrontations between demonstrators and followers of a firebrand cleric have left two protesters dead in southern Iraq, as thousands also took to Baghdad streets in a show of support for the preacher ahead of elections next year
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Iran shuts gov't offices, tightening virus restrictionsIran's state TV says all government offices will effectively close and operate with only essential staff
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Low-cost carrier FlyDubai begins Israel flights after dealThe low-cost carrier FlyDubai has begun regular flights to Tel Aviv, the latest sign of the normalization deal taking hold between the United Arab Emirates and Israel
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Sadiq al-Mahdi, Sudan former prime minister, dies of virusSadiq al-Mahdi, Sudan’s last democratically elected prime minister and leader of the country’s largest political party, has died of COVID-19 in a hospital in the United Arab Emirates
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Leading Saudi women's activist referred to terrorism courtA leading Saudi women’s rights activist who’s been imprisoned for 2 1/2 years and drawn attention to the kingdom’s hard limits on dissent will be tried by a court established to oversee terrorism cases
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Palestinian children fly kites in a slum on the outskirts of Khan Younis Refugee Camp, in the southern Gaza Strip, Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020. Israel's blockade of the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip has cost the seaside territory as much as $16.7 billion in economic losses and caused its poverty and unemployment rates to skyrocket, a U.N. report said Wednesday, as it called on Israel to lift the 13-year closure. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)
UN agency: Israel's Gaza blockade has devastated economyIsrael’s blockade of the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip has cost the seaside territory as much as $16.7 billion in economic losses and sent poverty and unemployment skyrocketing
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Israeli forces kill Palestinian suspected in car attack Israeli forces have shot and killed a Palestinian motorist who police say tried to carry out a car-ramming attack at a West Bank checkpoint
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