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Supreme Leader Khamenei urges Iran’s military to ‘scare off’ enemy

TEHRAN (IRAN) Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei urged Iran’s armed forces on Sunday to increase their power to “scare off” the enemy, as the country faces increased tension with the United States. His statement came just before Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards said it fired seven missiles in an attack on …

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Iraq PM urged to quit as key ally Moqtada al-Sadr deserts him over Basra unrest

BAGHDAD Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi faced calls to resign Saturday as his alliance with a populist cleric who won May elections crumbled over deadly unrest shaking the country’s oil-rich south. The two leading groups in parliament called on Abadi to step down, after lawmakers held an emergency meeting on …

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Iran Guards claims missile attack on Iraq-based Kurd militants

TEHRAN (IRAN) Iran’s Revolutionary Guards confirmed Sunday they had launched deadly missile strikes against Kurdish rebels in northern Iraq the previous day. “The terrorists’ headquarters… was successfully struck by seven surface-to-surface rockets on Saturday by the missile department of the Guards’ aerospace force,” it said on its Sepah News website. …

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