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ISIS Friday Prayer Cancelled after Bomb Discovered in Mosque

Following the discovery of a bomb implanted in one of the mosques in the Iraqi town of al-Shirqat in northern Salahuddin province, the ISIS terrorist group’s Friday prayers were cancelled.
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Iraq Mulls Selling Oil through Iran: Report

The Iraqi government says it may consider shipping crude through Iran if talks with the local Kurdish administration on oil revenue sharing fall apart.
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Lionel Messi Signs T-Shirt of Pro-Assad Fan

Lionel Messi, the Argentinian football legend who plays as a forward for Spanish club FC Barcelona and the Argentina national team, signed the T-shirt of one of his fans who supports Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
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Saudi Arabia Unable to Achieve Goals in Yemen: Iran’s Parliament Speaker

Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani said the Saudi regime is playing a negative role in most regional issues, Yemen in particular, stressing that Saudis have failed to reach their goals in the region.

Old ISIS Terrorists Execute Syrian Troopers

A recent video shows four Syrian soldiers in orange clothes apparently being shot dead by a number of old members of the ISIS terrorist group.

Iraqi Town of Qayyarah after Being Cleansed of ISIS Terrorists (+Photos)

Iraqi forces managed to recapture the northern town of Qayyarah from the grip of the Takfiri [extremist] ISIS terrorist group in their push to conduct a major liberation operation in the nearby city of Mosul.

1,500 Iranians Discouraged from Joining ISIS: Minister

Iranian Intelligence Minister Seyyed Mahmoud Alavi announced that his ministry has dissuaded hundreds of Iranian youth from joining the Takfiri terrorist groups, including the ISIS.

Video Shows Five Children Executing Prisoners in Syria

A shocking new video released by the ISIS terrorist group reportedly shows a number of children, including a British boy, executing prisoners with handguns in Syria.
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Turkish PM Compares Erdogan to Ottoman Sultan

Turkey’s prime minister has compared President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to the Ottoman sultan who conquered Constantinople - modern-day Istanbul - centuries ago.
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Turkey Coup Opens New Chapter in Tehran-Ankara Ties: Turkish Official

Turkish Foreign Ministry’s Representative in Istanbul Uğur Kenan İpek underlined the necessity for Tehran and Ankara to start a fresh round of mutual cooperation given the ‘golden’ opportunities lost in the past.