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Nimr execution aims to trigger sectarian strife: Iran cleric

A senior Iranian cleric says the execution of prominent Shia cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr indicates that Saudi Arabia seeks to trigger sectarian strife between Shia and Sunni Muslims. “Certainly, this ...

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Iran strongly condemns Nimr execution

Iran has strongly condemned Saudi Arabia’s execution of prominent Shia cleric Sheikh Nimr Baqr al-Nimr, denouncing it as deeply irresponsible. “The execution of a personality such as Sheikh Nimr who had ...

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Leader: Enemies after Muslim civil war

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the enemies are trying to trigger infighting among Muslims as they are destroying Islamic countries. “The aim of the enemies today ...

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Iraqis will flush Takfiri terrorists out soon: Iran FM

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has expressed confidence that the Iraqi army and volunteer fighters will recapture all areas in the country from Takfiri terrorists soon. In a message to ...

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IRGC receives latest domestically-built ballistic missile

Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has taken delivery of the country’s latest domestically-built ballistic missile, a senior Iranian commander says. Brigadier General Hossein Salami, the second-in-command of the IRGC, said ...

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Imam Khomeini grandson registers for Assembly elections

A grandson of Iran’s Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini registered on Friday for February’s election of the Assembly of Experts, the clerical body that chooses the Supreme Leader. Hassan Khomeini, 43, will ...

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Iran calls for probe into Nigeria Shia killings

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has called for the establishment of a fact-finding committee in Nigeria to investigate the recent military crackdown on Shia Muslim community in the African country. “Under ...

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