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Gunmen attack Iran’s parliament and Khomeini mausoleum

Attackers have opened fire at the Iranian parliament and Ayatollah Khomeini's mausoleum in the capital, Tehran, causing a number of casualties. Heavy gunfire could be heard on videos filmed from outside parliament, and there are reports…

Trump starts foreign tour with Saudi arms deal

Washington announced a huge arms deal with Saudi Arabia and took aim at Iran on Saturday as President Donald Trump began a foreign tour looking to leave domestic troubles behind. The $110 billion deal for Saudi purchases of US defence…

Sudanese soldiers killed in Yemen conflict

Sudan's army on Wednesday confirmed that five of its soldiers have been killed while fighting for the Saudi Arabia-led coalition against Houthi forces in Yemen. Reuters quoted a spokesman for Sudan's armed forces, Brigadier General Ahmed…

Iran’s ex-President Rafsanjani dies at 82

Mr Rafsanjani was disqualified when he tried to run for president again in 2013. Photo Credit: EPA Iran's ex-President Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, a dominant figure in the country's politics since the 1980s, has died at the age of 82,…

Passenger trains collide in Iran, 44 killed

People gather around two passenger trains that collided in the city of Shahroud, in the north-central province of Semnan, killing several people, in this still frame taken from video. Photo Credit: IRINN/ via REUTERS TV Forty-four…