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Russia’s “Special Operation” in Ukraine; Day 160: Ukraine says has started evacuation of Donetsk region

Russia, wary of NATO’s eastward expansion, began a military campaign in Ukraine on February 24 after the Western-leaning Kiev government turned a deaf ear to Moscow’s calls for its neighbor to maintain its neutrality. In the middle of the mayhem, Moscow and Kiev are trying to hammer out a peaceful solution to the conflict. Follow the latest about the Russia-Ukraine conflict here:

Iran’s celebrated singer helps free over 800 inmates

Renowned Iranian singer, Mohsen Chavoshi, has helped release more than 800 prisoners who were behind bars for financial problems during the past 2 years.

Live Update: Russia’s “Special Operation” in Ukraine; Day 159

Russia, wary of NATO’s eastward expansion, began a military campaign in Ukraine on February 24 after the Western-leaning Kiev government turned a deaf ear to Moscow’s calls for its neighbor to maintain its neutrality. In the middle of the mayhem, Moscow and Kiev are trying to hammer out a peaceful solution to the conflict. Follow the latest about the Russia-Ukraine conflict here:

Sadr’s supporters vow to remain inside Iraq’s parliament

Supporters of Iraqi cleric Muqtada al-Sadr have vowed to continue to remain inside the Iraqi parliament after they breached Baghdad's heavily fortified "Green Zone" and occupied the country’s legislature for a second time in days.

Wounded Palestinian dies days after being injured in Israeli attack

A 60-year-old Palestinian man, whom his family have described as mentally challenged, has succumbed to the injuries he received in an attack by Israeli troops days ago.

Live Update: Russia’s “Special Operation” in Ukraine; Day 158

Russia, wary of NATO’s eastward expansion, began a military campaign in Ukraine on February 24 after the Western-leaning Kiev government turned a deaf ear to Moscow’s calls for its neighbor to maintain its neutrality. In the middle of the mayhem, Moscow and Kiev are trying to hammer out a peaceful solution to the conflict. Follow the latest about the Russia-Ukraine conflict here:

Sadr supporters occupy Iraqi parliament again

Supporters of Iraqi cleric Moqtada Sadr have breached Baghdad's heavily fortified "Green Zone" and occupied parliament for the second time in three days.

Iranian official: 90% of nuclear equipment domestically produced

Deputy Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Pejman Shirmardi has said about 90 percent of the equipment in the field of nuclear technology has been domestically produced which is the result of the efforts by the Iranian scientists.

Young Palestinian killed by Israel forces in WB

A 16-year-old Palestinian has been shot dead by the Israeli army troops in the village of al-Mughayyer, near the occupied West Bank city of Ramallah, according to the Palestinian Health Ministry and witnesses.

Live Update: Russia’s “Special Operation” in Ukraine; Day 157

Russia, wary of NATO’s eastward expansion, began a military campaign in Ukraine on February 24 after the Western-leaning Kiev government turned a deaf ear to Moscow’s calls for its neighbor to maintain its neutrality. In the middle of the mayhem, Moscow and Kiev are trying to hammer out a peaceful solution to the conflict. Follow the latest about the Russia-Ukraine conflict here:

French rights groups: Saudi crown prince accomplice in Khashoggi murder

Rights groups have filed a criminal complaint with the Judicial Court of Paris, asking French authorities to investigate Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's involvement in the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Abu Akleh family calls for US independent probe into correspondent’s killing by Israel

The family of Shireen Abu Akleh has rejected the United States' conclusion on the Palestinian reporter's killing by Israeli troops, demanding that Washington open its own investigation.

Iran FM says Tehran seeking good, sustainable nuclear deal

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian has said Tehran will continue the nuclear talks aimed at removing US sanctions, but it wants a strong and sustainable agreement.

Live Update: Russia’s “Special Operation” in Ukraine; Day 156

Russia, wary of NATO’s eastward expansion, began a military campaign in Ukraine on February 24 after the Western-leaning Kiev government turned a deaf ear to Moscow’s calls for its neighbor to maintain its neutrality. In the middle of the mayhem, Moscow and Kiev are trying to hammer out a peaceful solution to the conflict. Follow the latest about the Russia-Ukraine conflict here:

Sadr supporters storm Iraqi parliament

Hundreds of supporters of firebrand Iraqi cleric Muqtada al-Sadr have breached Iraq's parliament building to protest selection of a consensus nominee for prime minister following months of uncertainty.

Live Update: Russia’s “Special Operation” in Ukraine; Day 155

Russia, wary of NATO’s eastward expansion, began a military campaign in Ukraine on February 24 after the Western-leaning Kiev government turned a deaf ear to Moscow’s calls for its neighbor to maintain its neutrality. In the middle of the mayhem, Moscow and Kiev are trying to hammer out a peaceful solution to the conflict. Follow the latest about the Russia-Ukraine conflict here:

Iran voices readiness to help world cope with energy crisis, food insecurity

Iran's Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian voiced Tehran's readiness to help the international community cope with the current energy crisis and counter food insecurity.

Kuwait welcomes Iran’s initiative of boosting ties with regional states

Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Sheikh Ahmed Nasser Al-Mohammed Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah has appreciated Iran’s initiative of boosting ties with regional and neighboring counties.

Iran FM says Tehran serious in reaching good agreement

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian says the EU is continuing its efforts for the success of the nuclear talks, and Tehran, too, is seriously seeking a good and sustainable result.

Iran calls for US flexibility, rationalism for nuclear talks to bear fruit

Iran’s Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian says in the final round of the nuclear talks two factors, namely rationalism, and flexibility of the American side can ensure the success of the negotiations.

Live Update: Russia’s “Special Operation” in Ukraine; Day 154

Russia, wary of NATO’s eastward expansion, began a military campaign in Ukraine on February 24 after the Western-leaning Kiev government turned a deaf ear to Moscow’s calls for its neighbor to maintain its neutrality. In the middle of the mayhem, Moscow and Kiev are trying to hammer out a peaceful solution to the conflict. Follow the latest about the Russia-Ukraine conflict here:

Sources: US, Taliban make progress on frozen Afghan reserves

The US and Taliban officials have exchanged proposals for the release of billions of dollars from Afghan central bank reserves held abroad into a trust fund, three sources familiar with the talks said, offering a hint of progress in efforts to ease economic crisis in the war-torn country.

Nasrallah: Hezbollah missiles can hit any Israeli targets

Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah has stated the resistance movement's precision missiles can hit any Israeli target at sea or on land. He issued the warning on the 40th anniversary of the foundation of Hezbollah, coinciding with Israel's work at maritime oil and gas fields, including Karish, off Lebanon's coast.

Live Update: Russia’s “Special Operation” in Ukraine; Day 153

Russia, wary of NATO’s eastward expansion, began a military campaign in Ukraine on February 24 after the Western-leaning Kiev government turned a deaf ear to Moscow’s calls for its neighbor to maintain its neutrality. In the middle of the mayhem, Moscow and Kiev are trying to hammer out a peaceful solution to the conflict. Follow the latest about the Russia-Ukraine conflict here:

Iran Covid: Nearly 10k patients identified in 24 hours

Almost 10,000 people have been diagnosed with COVID-19 in Iran in the past 24 hours, as the country is experiencing its seventh wave of the coronavirus pandemic.

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