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Human Rights Watch called on Iran Friday to investigate a deadly shooting by Revolutionary Guards against smugglers attempting to transport fuel into neighbouring Pakistan.

A powerful photo essay by Saiful Huq Omi documents an overwhelming mental health crisis among the displaced population of Rohingya refugees in southeastern Bangladesh's Cox's Bazar.

HRW urges Iran to probe deadly <em>shooting</em> on border

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HRW urges Iran to probe deadly shooting on border

Monday's shooting in the border area near the town of Saravan killed at least 10 people and wounded five, HRW said, citing Baluchi activists.

Three people killed in clashes in southeast Iran: Lawmaker

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Three people killed in clashes in southeast Iran: Lawmaker

Clashes on the border of Iran and Pakistan have left three people dead and put another eight in hospital.

Victims sue Saudi for attack at Florida military base

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Victims sue Saudi for attack at Florida military base

Victims and their families claim that Riyadh knew Mohammed Saeed Alshamrani, a Saudi air officer, had been radicalised but failed to act.

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Two people dead in Myanmar anti-coup protest shooting

Myanmar's security forces fired live rounds and rubber bullets at protesters on Saturday.

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Greece accused of downplaying lead risk in refugee camp

Human Rights Watch has accused Greece of neglecting concerns about lead poisoning at a new camp for refugees in Lesbos and failing to ...

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Taliban tweet threatens Malala, Twitter removes account

Ehsanullah Ehsan, the Pakistani Taliban militant who allegedly shot Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai, has threatened a second attempt on her life.

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Turkey detains Russian IS suspect at Syria border

Turkey has detained a group of suspected Islamic State members, who were attempting to cross into Syria.

Biden calls on Congress to reform US gun laws

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Biden calls on Congress to reform US gun laws

US President Joe Biden called on Congress to enact "commonsense" gun law reforms, three years after the school shooting in Parkland, ...

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Greece forcibly returned 9,000 refugees in ten months: report

Many of the refugees were fleeing war-ravaged countries like Afghanistan and Syria.

Belgian cop given suspended sentence over toddler <em>shooting</em>

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Belgian cop given suspended sentence over toddler shooting

A Belgian police officer was handed a one-year suspended sentence over the fatal shooting of a two-year-old Kurdish girl.

Secret 'Zarif recording' suggests Iranian flight was 'deliberately downed'

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Secret 'Zarif recording' suggests Iranian flight was 'deliberately downed'

A secret recording, said to be of Foreign Minister Zarif, appears to back claims that a Ukrainian flight was deliberately fired on by Iranian ...

Britain lowers terrorism threat level to 'substantial'

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Britain lowers terrorism threat level to 'substantial'

Priti Patel told parliament the decision was made "due to the significant reduction in the momentum of attacks in Europe" between September and ...

Iraq militia raids activists' houses in Najaf

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Iraq militia raids activists' houses in Najaf

Militia forces attacked houses in Iraq’s Najaf province on Saturday night, after a group of activists chanted slogans against Shia cleric ...

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Al-Qaeda's leader in Yemen under arrest: UN report

The leader of Al-Qaeda's Yemeni affiliate has been under arrest for several months, in what will be seen as a huge breakthrough in the fight against the global jihadist threat.

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US House punishes lawmaker in QAnon storm

The US House voted to strip conservative Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene of her assignments over her past social media conduct.

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Germany records new jump in far-right crime in 2020

German police have recorded a record number of crimes by right-wing extremist, with the coronavirus being cited as one reason for the rise.

Zaina Ujayli

Marjorie Taylor Greene is dangerous. She should be removed

Comment: Democrats and Republicans have a responsibility to recognise the very real danger Greene poses to education on Islam, and continue to ...

Amnesty slams France over weapons used against Lebanon protesters

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Amnesty slams France over weapons used against Lebanon protesters

Amnesty International has condemned French sales of law enforcement weapons to Lebanon, saying they had played a ‘shameful’ role in suppressing ...

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Israeli forces shoot dead Palestinian in occupied West Bank

The PA’s health ministry confirmed that 'a citizen' was shot dead by Israeli forces.

Assassination attempt targets Syrian son of 'Russia’s man'

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Assassination attempt targets Syrian son of 'Russia’s man'

Gunmen opened fire on Bassel Haswani in Yabroud, just days after his father was linked to the purchase of the shipment of ammonium nitrate that ...

Israeli troops shoot and injure 22-year-old man in Hebron

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Israeli troops shoot and injure 22-year-old man in Hebron

The unnamed Palestinian man, 22, is being treated for moderate wounds to his leg after he was shot by Israeli soldiers.

Does Khamenei want to make Iran into North Korea?

Arash Azizi

Does Khamenei want to make Iran into North Korea?

Comment: Khamenei's US/UK vaccines ban isn't just the usual anti-western sentiment, it's proof his regime cares little for Iranian lives, and ...

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