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Dozens killed, many wounded as blast hits Afghan Shia mosque

An explosion has rocked a Shia mosque in the Afghan city of Kandahar during Friday prayers. At least 32 people were killed and dozens more injured. The death toll is expected to rise. The incident comes a week after a Daesh-claimed bombing at another Shia mosque in Kunduz took lives of dozens.

Russia says allies against US military presence in Central Asia

All Moscow's Central Asian allies and neighbors are opposed to the deployment of American or NATO forces on their soil, Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov said.

Iran MP denies parl. intends to keep wealth of officials confidential

A high-ranking Iranian lawmaker has denied a report that parliament intends to approve a bill to keep the wealth of officials confidential.

Lebanon army detains nine people following Beirut clashes

The Lebanese army has announced the arrest of nine people in relation to the deadly unrest in Beirut on Thursday. Lebanese President Michel Aoun has vowed people who were responsible for the violence would be held accountable. The chaos was the worst street violence over a decade in which six people were killed and dozens more injured.

Saudi FM says Riyadh-Tehran talks ‘cordial’

Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan al-Saud says talks with Iran have been “cordial”, and described the negotiations between the two countries as “exploratory”. Tehran and Riyadh are showing signs of warming relations after four rounds of talks.

China urges US to lift all “illegal sanctions” on Iran

China has called on the United States to end the wrong policy of maximum pressure on Iran and to remove entire illegal sanctions against Tehran.

Iran envoy warns about consequences of silence on Israel’s atomic program

Iran’s representative to the international organizations in Vienna has warned the UN atomic agency about the consequences of its silence toward the Zionist regime’s nuclear program.

Iran: Lebanon along with resistance to overcome seditions rooted in Zionist regime

The Islamic Republic of Iran has condemned the recent killing of the protestors in Lebanon, saying Tehran believes Lebanese government, people and army along with the resistance movement will overcome the seditions and conspiracies that have their roots in the Zionist regime.

Russia welcomes resumption of Iran-EU talks

Russia has welcomed the resumption of the talks between the Islamic Republic and the European Union.

Fire kills 46, injures dozens in Taiwan

At least 46 people have lost their lives and dozens more have been injured in a fire that broke out in a residential building in the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung.