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In Iran, Sufi followers killed 2 paramilitaries, 3 policemen

TEHRAN: Iranian media have updated the death toll from clashes the previous night with Sufi followers in Tehran, saying two members of the paramilitary forces were also killed, as well as three policemen. The semi-official Fars news agency first said a Sufi follower rammed

66 left dead in Iran after plane crashes into mountain

AN Iranian commercial plane has crashed in a foggy, mountainous region of southern Iran, killing all 66 people on board, state media reported. An Aseman Airlines ATR-72, a twin-engine turboprop used for short-distance regional flying, went down near its destination of the southern Iranian

Tehran police arrest 29 women over headscarf protests

Tehran police have arrested 29 women for appearing in public without a headscarf amid reports of protests against the dress code in force since the Islamic revolution of 1979, according to Iranian media. Those held were accused of public order offences and referred to

Trump anti-Pakistan tirade to bring Iran, Pakistan closer

Islamabad, – U.S. President Donald Trump’s harsh strategy towards Pakistan has created a space for closer Iran, Pakistan ties as the two countries have vowed to expand cooperation against common US-posed threats. The ties between the US and Pakistan further deteriorated after the US

Germany Anti Terror Team Raids suspected Iranian spies

Germany-wide police raids have been carried out on suspected Iranian spies. Iran has been linked in the past to spying, assassinating dissidents and targeting Israelis. German authorities on Tuesday conducted searches of homes and businesses belonging to 10 suspected Iranian spies. The Federal Prosecutors