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Germany's ambassador was summoned in Tehran over tweets condemning the execution of a wrestler just days earlier.

The sentence against Navid Afkari was carried out on Saturday morning in Adelabad prison in Shiraz.

Iran airs televised confession of wrestler after Trump tweet

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Iran airs televised confession of wrestler after Trump tweet

In the segment, Afkari is seen 'confessing' to stabbing a water supply company employee in the southern city of Shiraz amid anti-government protests in 2018.

Israeli police hold Palestinian man over knife killing

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Israeli police hold Palestinian man over knife killing

Israeli police have detained a Palestinian suspected of stabbing an Israeli man to death near Tel Aviv.

West Bank annexation 'delayed, not cancelled' after UAE-Israel deal

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West Bank annexation 'delayed, not cancelled' after UAE-Israel deal

Netanyahu stated Israel's planned annexation of large parts of the West Bank is still on the table despite statements by the US and UAE to the ...

Bilal Hassam

Refugee mental health is a matter of national security

Comment: The Glasgow and Reading attacks highlight that we must provide mental health services to asylum seekers instead of seeing unwell people as potential terrorists, writes Dr Bilal Hassam.

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Pompeo slams China’s forced sterilisation of Uighur Muslims

China's Uighur minority have faced gross human rights abuses.

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Libyan, 25, in court over UK 'terror' stabbing

Khairi Saadallah is charged with three counts of murder over the June 20 stabbings in Reading.

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Three people reportedly killed in UK stabbing incident

Three people have been killed in a stabbing incident in the city of Glasgow in Scotland, according to preliminary media reports, and ...

Police given more time to quiz UK terror suspect

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Police given more time to quiz UK terror suspect

Khairi Saadallah will remain in custody until 27 June after being arrested near the scene of a stabbing in a park in Reading, in which ...

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Iranian dissident stabbed in 'politically-motivated' attack in the Netherlands

A Netherlands-based Iranian dissident was wounded after being stabbed repeatedly in an attack his family said was politically motivated.

Reading stabbings declared a terrorist attack by UK police

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Reading stabbings declared a terrorist attack by UK police

The Thames Valley police said three people were also seriously injured and a 25-year-old suspect from the historic town 60 kilometres (35 miles) ...

Libyan man reportedly arrested after deadly UK <em>stabbing</em>

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Libyan man reportedly arrested after deadly UK stabbing

A Libyan man has reportedly been arrested after three people were stabbed to death and several others injured in a park in the southern English ...

2 neo-Nazis on trial accused of killing German politician

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2 neo-Nazis on trial accused of killing German politician

The accused had attended an event where Walter Luebcke, a member of Angela Merkel's party, had defended the government's decision to allow in ...

Israeli PM: Killing of Palestinian with autism a 'tragedy'

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Israeli PM: Killing of Palestinian with autism a 'tragedy'

The premier made his first remarks since Israeli forces in Jerusalem's Old City shot and killed Iyad Hallak last week.

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Killing of Palestinian man with autism draws Floyd parallel

The shooting has prompted a series of small demonstrations against police violence towards Palestinians. Yet for his family, such gestures have provided little hope justice will be served.

Muhammad Shehada

Gantz's 'sorrow' over killing of disabled Palestinian is meaningless

Comment: When victim-blaming wasn't possible, Israel had only empty words to offer the family of murdered, disabled Palestinian, Iyad el-Hallak, ...

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Turkey man killed in fight 'over call to prayer'

The stabbing was initially thought to be a hate crime.

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Israeli police shoot man after alleged stabbing attempt

Authorities claimed the unidentified man attempted to stab a police officer in east Jerusalem.

Mother of stabbed British-Lebanese teenager dies 'with broken heart'

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Mother of stabbed British-Lebanese teenager dies 'with broken heart'

Debbie Makki, the mother of UK stabbing victim Yousef Makki died on Sunday, heartbroken over the legal 'injustice' of her son's case.

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'Israeli settler' stabs Palestinian teenager in Jerusalem

A Palestinian teenager was left with neck injuries after a knife attack in East Jerusalem, as tensions continue to flare ahead of Israel's ...

10 arrested at protest over killing of Palestinian-Israeli

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10 arrested at protest over killing of Palestinian-Israeli

A demonstration was held prior to the funeral of a young Palestinian-Israeli man with mental health issues who was shot outside a hospital near ...

Palestinian-Israeli 'suffering from mental issues' shot outside hospital

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Palestinian-Israeli 'suffering from mental issues' shot outside hospital

Palestinian-Israeli Mustafa Yunis was shot by security guards after he pulled out a knife outside the hospital.

Jordanian teenage girl stabbed in suspected 'honour' killing

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Jordanian teenage girl stabbed in suspected 'honour' killing

The Jordanian teen is the latest victim of femicide in the conservative Middle Eastern kingdom, after being stabbed over a Facebook account.

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