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Iran FM Holds Talks with Top Pakistani Officials in Islamabad

Iranian foreign minister, who is in Islamabad to particularly discuss the security of Iran-Pakistan borders, met high-ranking Pakistani officials including Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif.
ISIS Attack on NATO Convoy in Kabul

8 Civilians Killed in ISIS Attack on NATO Convoy in Kabul

The ISIS terrorist group claimed responsibility for a deadly attack on NATO convoy in Kabul, which killed at least eight people.
Border Guards

Iran Summons Pakistan Envoy over Deadly Attack on Border Guards

The Iranian foreign ministry strongly denounced the deadly attack on a number of Iranian border guards in the country’s southeast, and summoned the Pakistani envoy to protest over the massacre of the guards by Pakistan-based terrorists.
China Bans Islamic Names in Muslim-Majority Province

China Bans Islamic Names in Muslim-Majority Province

In another move to tighten its grip on Muslims in western China, the Chinese government has banned parents from choosing certain Islamic names like “Muhammad” for their children.

Pakistan’s Security Very Important to Iran: FM

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a meeting with Speaker of the National Assembly of Pakistan Sardar Ayaz Sadiq underlined that Iran attaches importance to security in the neighboring country.
Bahram Qassemi

Iran Condemns Terrorist Attack on Afghanistan Army Base

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi strongly denounced a suicide attack on a military base in Afghanistan, which killed and wounded dozens of people.

Tajikistan Opposed to Iran’s Full SCO Membership

While Russia has repeatedly backed Iran’s full membership in the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), some other members, particularly Tajikistan, seem to be opposed to the accession.
140 Killed in Taliban’s Attack on Afghanistan Army Base

140 Killed in Taliban’s Attack on Afghanistan Army Base

Afghanistan’s government says over 140 have lost their lives following Taliban terrorists’ assault on an army base in the northern Balkh province.
500kg Egyptian Loses Half Her Weight after Surgery in India

500kg Egyptian Loses Half Her Weight after Surgery in India

The “world’s heaviest woman”, a 500-kg Egyptian, has lost half her weight in the two months she’s been in India for treatment, doctors said.
Bus Accident in North India Kills at Least 44 -1

Bus Accident in North India Kills at Least 44

At least 44 have lost their lives after a bus carrying over 50 passengers fell into a river in northern India, according to media reports.