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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…

The 33rd cycling tour of Azerbaijan

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SHAFAQNA- On Sunday, The first stage of the 33rd Azarbaijan international semi-amateur tour kicked off with the presence of 13 foreign and domestic teams from Tabriz. The tournament’s 151-kilometers-first-stage takes place from Tabriz…

Infographics: 10 Key dates of The First World War

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SHAFAQNA: World War I, also called First World War or Great War, an international conflict that in 1914–18 embroiled most of the nations of Europe along with Russia, the United States, the Middle East, and other regions. The war pitted…

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…

JCPOA and the future of international relations

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SHAFAQNA- Donald Trump unilaterally withdrew from the Iran nuclear deal in May. The US withdrawal from the nuclear deal struck between Iran and main powers is “doomed” to significantly have an effect on peace and safety within the Center…

Ayatollah Khamenei received Erdogan and Putin

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SHAFAQNA - Following the end of Tehran trilateral summit on Syrian settlement, Iranian Leader Ayatollah Khamenei received Turkish President Erdogan and Russian President Putin in separate meetings.  Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah…

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…

Russia: UN Security Council should review Trump’s withdrawal from Iran nuclear deal

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SHAFAQNA - United Nations Security Council diplomats should review Trump’s withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal at a coming high-level meeting in New York, according to a senior Russian diplomat. Russia’s Deputy UN Ambassador Dmitry…

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…

Mongolia's Halal meat exports on the path to growth

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SHAFAQNA- Mongolia has an estimated 30 million sheep - more than New Zealand - but has until recently only managed to export a thin slice of its overall meat output. It hopes that will change as it taps overseas appetite for halal mutton from…

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…

A closer look into the contemporary history of Azerbaijan

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SHAFAQNA- OZY | By: DAN PELESCHUK: The brief but inclusive Azerbaijan Democratic Republic shows that innovation can come from where it’s least expected. The exotic, cosmopolitan city buzzed with activity, its multicultural lifeblood driven…

Turkey Plans to hold meeting on Syria Conflict In September

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SHAFAQNA - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said that Ankara wants to organize a meeting on regional issues including the Syrian conflict with Russia, France and Germany in Istanbul on September 7. In comments published by Turkish…

Syria and Iran on Trump-Putin talks in Helsinki

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SHAFAQNA - Donald Trump met one-on-one with Russia's Vladimir Putin behind closed doors on Monday in Helsinki. Both leaders expressed confidence that Russia and the United States were entering a period of better relations and cooperation on…

Moving US embassy to Jerusalem on Putin-Abbas recent talks

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SHAFAQNA - While Israel and Hamas exchanged fire in Gaza on Saturday, Palestinian President met with Russian President. Vladimir Putin on his recent talks with Mahmoud Abbas complains about US moving its embassy to Jerusalem.  Russian President…

NATO summit comes ahead of Trump’s direct meeting with Putin

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SHAFAQN — President Trump ripped into NATO allies on Wednesday, slamming Germany for its dependence on Russian energy and demanding that nations double their military spending commitments. Ultimately however, the group resolved differences…

World powers support Iran’s continued oil and gas exports despite US threats

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Shafaqna- European powers including China and Russia, said that they support Iran’s right to export oil and gas, despite threats of sanctions by the US. According to US News, five world powers have agreed with Iran to forge ahead with negotiations…

Photos: Happy atmosphere in Moscow

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SHAFAQNA - ISNA : FIFA World Cup 2018 has begun since June 15 in Russia and it has created a happy atmosphere for football fans, especially in Moscow. Russia has provided an excellent service for football fans, therefore, many people from…

The world is facing a real humanitarian crisis in southern Syria

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SHAFAQNA - United Nations says number of displaced in south-west Syria has reached 270,000. The number of people forced to flee their homes as a result of the two week escalation in fighting .The world is facing a real humanitarian crisis…

UN demand immediate end to military operations in Southwest Syria

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SHAFAQNA - The Spokesman for UN Secretary‑General António Guterres late Friday Called for an immediate stop of military operations in south‑western Syria and its devastating toll on civilians. Noting that the southwest area of Syria…

10 Muslim World Cup facts you should know

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SHAFAQNA - My Salaam | by Tharik Hussain : Russia 2018 is a record-breaking World Cup for the Muslim world, with seven Muslim-majority nations taking part this year, the most since the start of the games in 1930. To celebrate this, here are…

Saudi king agreed to Trump’s request to boost oil production

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SHAFAQNA - US President Donald Trump said in a tweet that he persuaded Saudi Arabia's King Salman to increase oil output "maybe up to" two million barrel. The world's top oil exporter plans to pump as much as 11 million barrels per day (bpd)…

Iran’s Ghoochannejhad quits international duty

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SHAFAQNA - Tehran Times | by Masoud Hossein : Iran national football team striker Reza Ghoochannejhad has retired from international duty on Wednesday. Ghoochannejhad, nicknamed ‘Gucci’, was a member of Iran national football team in…

Ten facts about Islam and Russia

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SHAFAQNA - My Salaam | by Tharik Hussain : There are a record-breaking seven Muslim-majority nations taking part in this year’s World Cup in Russia, meaning that millions of Muslim football fans have flooded the huge Eurasian country, turning…

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…