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Iran's paramilitary Revolutionary Guard says it has arrested an exiled journalist who helped fan the flames of nationwide economic protests that struck the country at the end of 2017
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Mon, 10/14/2019 - 10:11
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman
Riyadh and Moscow insist their mutual relations will not be at the expense of other partners or allies
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Mon, 10/14/2019 - 09:32
FILE - Actress Kerry Washington presents Egyptian activist Esraa Abdel Fattah with a Woman of the Year award during the 21st annual Glamour Magazine Women of the Year award ceremony in New York November 7, 2011.
Esraa Abdel-Fattah was brought before prosecutors after she was arrested by security forces in plain cloths
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Mon, 10/14/2019 - 08:19
Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan visit the MAKS 2019 air show in Zhukovsky, outside Moscow, Russia, August 27, 2019.  Sputnik/Aleksey Nikolskyi/Kremlin via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY.
Russian officials say Syria’s Kurds have agreed to shelve plans for a self-governing state and Kurdish fighters will patrol the border along with Syrian forces
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Mon, 10/14/2019 - 08:59
Members of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) are pictured during preparations to join the front against Turkish forces, near the northern Syrian town of Hasakeh, Oct. 10, 2019.
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Turkish forces crossed into northern Syria last week to fight Kurds after most US forces pulled out
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Sun, 10/13/2019 - 17:48
Wounded Kurdish fighters hold portraits of comrades who were killed fighting against IS militants, during a demonstration outside the U.N. building in Qamishli, northeast Syria, against an anticipated Turkish incursion, Oct. 8, 2019.
As the Turkish military and its allied Syrian rebels continue their operation against US-backed Kurdish forces in northeast Syria, Christian communities in the region fear that the Turkish-led offensive is threatening their very existence in the war-torn country
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Sun, 10/13/2019 - 17:14
 Pakistan Prime Minister travelled to Iran for a day trip and held official talks with President Hassan Rouhani
Prime Minister Khan made the offer during his one-day official visit to Tehran
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Sun, 10/13/2019 - 12:16

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