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Which country is the most reputable one in the Middle East?

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SHAFAQNA - The UAE was ranked 36th in the ranking of world's most reputable countries while outperforms countries such as Qatar, Turkey and Saudi Arabia. The UAE continues to enjoy the status of the most reputable country in the Middle…

Azerbaijan hosts Iran's National Orchestra

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SHAFAQNA - The performance is scheduled on the occasion of Iran’s cultural week in Azerbaijan. The orchestra will perform various Persian and Azeri music pieces. Fereidun Shahbazian along Tehran Symphony Orchestra is in Russia right…

World Cup 2018: Iran has still a chance to knockout stage

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SHAFAQNA - Diego Costa breaks tie in 54th minute; Spain and Portugal have four points in Group B Diego Costa scored on a deflection to lead Spain to a 1-0 win over Iran on Wednesday at the World Cup. Costa broke the deadlock in the 54th…

World Cup 2018: Salah returns but Russia beat Egypt 3-1

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SHAFAQNA - Egypt lost on Tuesday to the Russians and so Arab teams in the World Cup are left with zero points from five games. Egypt lost to World Cup hosts Russia on Tuesday, minimising the The Pharaohs' chances of reaching the knockout…

Every goal from every game in initial days of Russia World Cup

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SHAFAQNA -  CBC SPORTS | by  Kevin Skiver: The World Cup is upon us, which means it's time to take your sick days and watch as much soccer as you possibly can. However, with overlapping matches, bathroom breaks and engagements with people…

How tensions in the Middle East overshadow 2018 World Cup

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SHAFAQNA- Political tensions in this soccer-crazy part of the world overshadow the current World Cup. From the sanction of Nike against Iranian players to Saudi-UAE moves to gain the control of global soccer governance, 2018 World Cup is maybe…

Rouhani-Putin emphasis on successful cooperation in Syrian conflict

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SHAFAQNA - Despite Israeli claims about rising tensions between Iran and Russia in Syria, the Presidents of these two nations talked about their successful cooperation in Syrian conflict. President Vladimir Putin noted specific results of the…

Fifth Edition of Nahj-ul-Balagha in Russian Published in Moscow

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SHAFAQNA - According to the Russian Islamic Studies Foundation, Sadra-Moscow Publication Institute has published the book, translated by Abdul Karim Taras Chernienko. The first edition of the book was published in 2007 by the House of Oriental…

FIFA plans Muslim-friendly travel guides for Russia 2018 World Cup

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SHAFAQNA- FIFA is planning to issue travel guides for an expected 100,000 Muslim fans at the Russia 2018 World Cup. The guides will detail the locations of mosques, halal restaurants, and even information on prayer times. A total seven…

St. Petersburg supermarket bombing was terrorism says Putin

SHAFAQNA - Russian President Vladimir Putin said a bomb blast in a St Petersburg supermarket on Wednesday was an act of terrorism, and that security forces whose lives were threatened by terrorist suspects should shoot to kill if necessary. Putin…

Daesh has been completely defeated in Syria

SHAFAQNA - Russian Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov, affirmed on Friday that Daesh terrorist organization has been completely defeated in Syria. “As for Syria and the joint fight against Daesh/ISIS, ISIS has been completely defeated, in fact.…

Foreign Ministers of Iran, Russia, Turkey meet in Antalya

SHAFAQNA - Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has traveled to Turkey to hold a trilateral meeting with his Russian and Turkish counterparts over the conflict in Syria. Zarif is due to sit down with Russian and Turkish Foreign Ministers…

Putin to visit Tehran on Wednesday

SHAFAQNA- Russian Ambassador to Iran Dzhagaryan told the media that President Putin will arrive in Tehran on Wednesday to attend the trilateral meeting of Iran, Russia, and Azerbaijan. Levan Dzhagaryan, Russian Ambassador to Tehran…

Lavrov: Return to situation before JCPOA impossible

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SHAFAQNA- Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said return to a situation, which was before the signing of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), is impossible, adding “There can be no talk on the renewal of the UN Security Council’s…

Russian Muslim Leader Urges World Attention to Plight of Rohingya Muslims

SHAFAQNA - The Chairman of Russia Mufties Council called on the world community to pay attention to the plight of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar. Sheikh Ravil Gaynutdin described the news about "persecution and massacre of our religious brothers…

Putin orders 755 US diplomatic staff to leave

SHAFAQNA- Russian President Vladimir Putin has announced that 755 staff must leave US diplomatic missions, in retaliation for new US sanctions against Moscow. The decision to expel staff was made on Friday, but Putin has now confirmed…

Western Aggression Backed by Western Media

SHAFAQNA- By Global Research News The Western allies never run dry of resources to support their global war of terror and aggression, ostensibly an integral part of their foreign policy. They dynamically legislate laws lest the people awaken.…

Putin signs deal allowing air forces to stay in Syria for 49 years

SHAFAQNA- Russia’s president signs a law enabling the country’s air forces to remain in Syria for 49 years as part of a protocol to a 2015 agreement with the Damascus government. The protocol signed by Moscow and Damascus in January…

Algeria Distributes Quran Copies in Russia

SHAFAQNA - According to Algeria’s official news agency, they were handed out in mosques and religious centers in Moscow as well as in Siberia and Russia’s Far East regions. The distribution in Moscow took place in a special ceremony…

Russia: US Coalition Providing Safe Corridors For ISIS To Flee Raqqa

SHAFAQNA - The Russian military has accused the U.S.-led coalition in Syria of providing safe corridors for the Islamic State group to leave the area around its stronghold of Raqqa. Col. Gen. Sergei Surovikin, the commander of Russian forces…

West to blame for chaos, terror attacks in Greater Mideast

SHAFAQNA - During a visit to Egypt, the Russian foreign minister has said that Western states, which pursued regime change policies and funded militants, are to blame for the chaos and terror attacks in the Greater Middle East, especially in…

Iran, Russia, Afghanistan security heads soon to hold summit

SHAFAQNA - Iran, Russia and Afghanistan have agreed to hold a trilateral summit headed by their respective secretaries of national security in Kabul in the near future, Head of Iran's Supreme National Security Council said Wednesday. Ali…

Iran, Russia, Syria vow to keep up fight until elimination of terror

SHAFAQNA - The defense chiefs of Iran, Russia and Syria have called for closer trilateral cooperation in the battle against terrorism, emphasizing the need to keep up the fight until the eradication of violence and terror threats. On…

Tehran, Moscow, Damascus call for closer cooperation in fighting terrorism

SHAFAQNA - The defense ministers of Iran, Russia and Syria attended a trilateral meeting to coordinate efforts against terrorism in Moscow late Wednesday. The trilateral meeting between Iran’s Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein…

Russia, Iran, Syria united against US acts of aggression: Analyst

SHAFAQNA - An analyst has hailed the recent trilateral meeting in Russia on the crisis in Syria, stressing that the assembly sends a clear message to US statesmen that Moscow, Tehran and Damascus will not be intimidates by US acts of aggression. “What…

US airstrikes killed more Iraqi, Syrian civilians than Russia in 3 months: Airwars

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SHAFAQNA - The U.S. Coalition has killed more Syrian and Iraqqi civilians in the last three months than Russia, Airwars reported on Thursday. Using an graph chart, Airwars illustrated how the civilian deaths from U.S. airstrikes have greatly…

Russia blocks U.N. Security Council condemnation of Syria attack

SHAFAQNA - Russia blocked a Western-led effort at the U.N. Security Council on Wednesday to condemn last week’s deadly gas attack in Syria and push Moscow’s ally President Bashar al-Assad to cooperate with international inquiries into the…

Syria denounces US strikes as 'reckless, irresponsible'

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SHAFAQNA - Syrian President Bashar Assad's office has strongly condemned the US missile attack against a military airfield in the country’s central province of Homs, describing it as“reckless and irresponsible behavior.” The statement…