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Coronavirus forces Iran to free 85,000 prisoners

Iran has temporarily freed about 85,000 prisoners, including political  detainees, in response to the coronavirus pandemic. The death toll in the country from the respiratory...
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26 Iraqi fighters killed in coalition strikes

US-led coalition forces have carried out retaliatory air strikes in eastern Syria against Iraqi fighters from an Iran-backed paramilitary force, killing twenty-six people.  The air...
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350,000 fled Syria’s Idlib since December – UN

About 350,000 people have been displaced by a renewed Russian and allied offensive in the opposition-controlled Syrian province of Idlib since early December.  The UN...
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Iran plane crash: Protesters vent anger

Hundreds of angry protesters have taken to the streets in the Iranian capital, Tehran, to condemn officials for having initially denied shooting down a Ukrainian...
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Iranian missile downed Ukraine plane – Canadian PM

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says evidence indicates that Ukraine International Airlines flight PS752 was “shot down by an Iranian surface-to-air missile”. Mr. Trudeau, whose...