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Syrian and Iraqi tour guides at Pennsylvania Museum

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SHAFAQNA- Iraqi, Syrian guides share a modern cultural perspective with visitors to the University Of Pennsylvania Museum of Archeology and Anthropology's Middle East gallery, reopened in April after a $5 million renovation. The museum has…
FM: RELIGIOUS AUTHORITY SOLID CASTLE OF IRAQ

Ibrahim al-Jafari: Shia Supreme Religious Authority is strong fortress of Iraq

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SHAFAQNA- Referring to the paternal role of Supreme Religious Authority (Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Sistani) in maintaining the integrity and unity of people, Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jafari, in an exclusive interview with Shafaqna News Agency…
e. shafaqna ISIS attack at borders between Iraq, Syria foiled

ISIS attack at borders between Iraq, Syria foiled

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SHAFAQNA- In a statement, the Iraqi border guard command announced that an ISIS attack foiled on the border with Syria, Al-Iraq news reported.  "ISIS terrorist group took advantage of the bad weather conditions and carried out an attack…

Syria: 125,000 Religious Tourists Visited Country

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SHAFAQNA- Tariq Kerishati, Director General in Rif Damascus said that 125 thousand religious tourists visited religious sites in Syria since the beginning of the current year (for 10 months). The number of religious tourists entering Syria…

Erdogan: Turkey military would launch a new operation across east of the River Euphrates

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SHAFAQNA- Turkey would launch a new operation across east of the River Euphrates in Syria, removing the Syrian Kurdish forces from the area, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday. We will soon destroy the terror nests in the east of the…

Syrian President offers amnesty to army deserters

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SHAFAQNA - The Syrian government has declared an amnesty for men who deserted the army or have avoided military service, giving them several months to take advantage of the amnesty without facing punishment. The fear of conscription, and…

Nikkie Haley: US envoy in UN who increased oppression of human rights

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SHAFAQNA- A former governor of South Carolina and the daughter of Indian immigrants, Haley, 46, will  resign her post as the US ambassador to the United Nations after two years often spent serving as the face of US foreign policy for defending…

Talal Atrissi: many countries attempt rapprochement with Syria

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SHAFAQNA- Now situation in Syria is changing and many countries demand rapprochement with Damascus. Syrian Foreign Minister waleed Al-Muallem met with his Bahraini counterpart Khaled bin Ahmad Al-Khalifa at the headquarters of the United…

Developing countries host 85prc of the world's refugees +Video

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SHAFAQNA- 85 percent of the world's refugees live in developing countries. A new deal for refugees means a new deal for host countries. The world's poorest countries continue to shoulder the burden of the global refugee crisis, according…

Al-Baghdadi survived Iranian anti-terrorist attack

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SHAFAQNA- Iranian missile strike in Syria earlier this month was aimed in part at liquidating Daesh leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, but he survived just because of his chanceful lateness to the meeting of militant commanders. Jabbar al-Maamouri,…

Iran is a good pattern for fighting terrorism in ME

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SHAFAQNA- Iran has enacted deliberate and cautious revenge over the September 22 terrorist attack in Ahvaz by missile attack on Daesh positions in Syria, its message was aimed also at U.S., Israel, and Saudi Arab. On Monday, the Islamic…

The ISIS terrorist group has executed 3070 people in Syria

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SHAFAQNA- The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights announced that the Takfiri terrorist group, ISIS, has executed 3070 people over the past four years in the country. These people have been executed by the terrorist group in different areas…

Syrian MP: The Balance of Power will Change after Receiving S-300

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SHAFAQNA- Russian Il-20 plane was downed in West Syria earlier this month and all of 15 aircrews were died. The aircraft was shot down by Syrian air defenses while they were responding to a wave of Israeli airstrikes. Russia held Tel Aviv responsible…

Syria slams US for ‘supporting terrorism’, demands withdrawal of all foreign troops from Syria

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SHAFAQNA- Denouncing the United States for supporting terrorism, Syrian Deputy Prime Minister Walid Al-Moualem told to the United Nations General Assembly that his country's "battle against terrorism is almost over", demanding the immediate…

Trump defended re-imposing sanctions on Iran at UN security council meeting

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SHAFAQNA- A day after US President appeared before the United Nations and made clear his disdain for a global approach to problem solving, he returned on Wednesday in meeting of the world organization’s most powerful body. Donald…

Rouhani in UNGA: the US wants to make useless every international institutions

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SHAFAQNA- HASSAN ROUHANI, President of Iran speaks sixth at the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday. Iranian President said the US wants to make useless every international institutions. While it is retreated from the…

Syria’s War for Peace

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SHAFAQNA- There is a great deal of discussion about saving civilian lives in Syria, as there should be. Missing from the discussion, however, is the most important point. If Western policymakers were genuinely concerned about saving civilians,…

Iran shares the UN's concern and seeks to avert disaster in Idlib

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SHAFAQNA - An Iranian senior official said Iran seeks to avert disaster in Syria's Idlib. "Iran shares the United Nations’ concern about a potential humanitarian catastrophe in Syria’s Idlib province and will seek to avert…

Lebanon and Syria to extend tourism and economic relations

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SHAFAQNA- Abdullah al-Gharbi, The Syrian Internal Trade and Consumer Protection Minister, discussed about commercial and economic relations between Syria and Lebanon, with Lebanese Agriculture Minister Ghazi Zaiter and Industry Minister Hussein…

Rouhani: Fight against terrorism is essential issue until eradication of all terrorist groups in Syria

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SHAFAQNA- The tripartite meeting between Russia, Turkey and Iran held today Friday in Tehran to discuss the situation in the Syrian province of Idleb and restoration of peace in the Arab state as Syrian government forces prepares a large-scale…

Iran called for militants to be “cleaned out” of Syria’s Idlib province

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SHAFAQNA - Iran's foreign minister said at the start of a visit to Damascus that "terrorists must be purged" from Syria's Idlib and the entire northwestern province returned to government control. The visit comes days before the leaders of…

Syria to receive high-tech medical equipment from Japan

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SHAFAQNA- IRNA: A shipment of high-tech medical equipment whose value is more than USD 12 million  provided by the Japanese Government for the public hospitals, was granted to the Health and Higher Education Ministries on Thursday. WHO’s…

US government will reject the Palestinian right of return

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SHAFAQNA- The Trump administration will, in coming days, reject the UN definition of "Palestinian refugees" effectively snubbing the "right of return" of millions of Palestinian refugees to their homes.  The US government will "effectively"…

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi called on followers to keep up attacks against Shi’ite Muslims

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SHAFAQNA : In a new 54 minute long speech for the ‘Eid Al-Adha holiday, the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL/IS/Daesh) leader, Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi, instructed his followers to keep fighting, despite their several setbacks across Syria, Iraq, and…

Muslim couple denied Swiss citizenship after handshake refusal

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SHAFAQNA - A Muslim couple showed great difficulty in answering questions asked by people of the opposite sex, when they sat down for a meeting with a municipal commission in the Swiss city of Lausanne, the city’s mayor said. So they were…

Bloomberg: Chinese Paper Says Muslim Region Crackdown Prevented Another Syria

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SHAFAQNA- Bloomberg News : A Communist Party-run newspaper issued a harsh rebuke to criticism of China’s security crackdown on its Muslim-dominated frontier, arguing that authorities had saved the region from becoming another Syria, According…

Quran Memorizers Honored in Syria

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SHAFAQNA - IQNA: A ceremony was recently held in the Syrian city of al-Bab in Aleppo province to honor kids who have memorized the Quran. The children had been displaced from Eastern Ghouta, an area near the Syrian capital of Damascus that…