At least three people killed in protests over water shortages in Iran

The protests started in southwest Khuzestan province and spread to the nearby city of Aligoodarz in western Lorestan province. Authorities are blaming the deaths in Aligoordarz on “suspicious bullets shot by some unknown people who penetrated among peaceful protesters,” state

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Water crisis protests reportedly continue in Iran, with chants in capital

Several videos uploaded by social media users showed security forces using tear gas to disperse protesters, and the semi-official news agency Fars said “rioters” shot dead one policeman and injured another in the port city of Mahshahr in the Khuzestan

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Water crisis protests reportedly continue in Iran, with chants in capital

Several videos uploaded by social media users showed security forces using tear gas to disperse protesters, and the semi-official news agency Fars said “rioters” shot dead one policeman and injured another in the port city of Mahshahr in the Khuzestan

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ISIS claims responsibility for Iraq blast that left dozens dead

Children and women were among the dead and wounded, according to health and security officials. The blast took place in the Wahailat outdoor market in Sadr City, a predominantly Muslim Shia neighborhood in the east of Baghdad. Police officials said

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Lebanon’s Hariri steps down as prime minister-designate pushing crisis-ridden country further into uncertainty

On Thursday, Hariri told reporters that President Michel Aoun had not accepted his latest Cabinet lineup less than 24 hours after the three-time prime minister submitted the proposal. “During the conversation we proposed that the president take more time to

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