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FILE - In this Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018 file photo provided by Mehr News Agency, an Iranian soldier carries a child away from a shooting during a military parade, in the southwestern city of Ahvaz, Iran. On Saturday, Arab separatists killed at least 25 people in an attack targeting the military parade in Iran, and President Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani declared that the Iranian government would be toppled. From Saturday’s attack in Ahvaz to America resuming sanctions despite Iran’s compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal, pressure on Tehran is rising and its leaders are growing more combative toward the West. (AP Photo/Mehr News Agency, Mehdi Pedramkhoo)
Iran fears plot by US and its Gulf allies as pressure growsIran sees gathering threats from abroad after attack on military parade kills at least 25
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In this photo provided by the Iranian Students' News Agency, ISNA, a Revolutionary Guard member carries a wounded boy after a shooting during a military parade marking the 38th anniversary of Iraq's 1980 invasion of Iran, in the southwestern city of Ahvaz, Iran, Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018. Gunmen attacked the military parade, killing at least eight members of the elite Revolutionary Guard and wounding 20 others, state media said. (Behrad Ghasemi/ISNA via AP)
The Latest: Boy wounded in Iran parade attack has diedIran's president is accusing an unnamed ally of the U.S. of aiding the militants who attacked a military parade in southwestern Iran
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Gaza officials say Palestinian killed in overnight protestGaza's Health Ministry says a Palestinian has been killed and 20 injured by Israeli gunfire in east Gaza
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In this photo provided by the Iranian Students' News Agency, ISNA, a Revolutionary Guard member carries a wounded boy after a shooting during a military parade marking the 38th anniversary of Iraq's 1980 invasion of Iran, in the southwestern city of Ahvaz, Iran, Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018. Gunmen attacked the military parade, killing at least eight members of the elite Revolutionary Guard and wounding 20 others, state media said. (Behrad Ghasemi/ISNA via AP)
Iran's president blames US after attack on military paradeIran's President Hassan Rouhani says an unnamed U.S.-allied country in the Persian Gulf was behind an attack on a military parade that killed 25 people and wounded nearly 60
The Associated Press11 hours ago
2 militant groups reject demilitarized zone in Syria's IdlibTwo insurgent groups have rejected a deal reached this month between Russia and Turkey to establish a demilitarized zone in Syria's Idlib region with one saying the agreement aims to "bury the revolution."
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Hamas says indirect cease-fire talks with Israel haltedGaza's Hamas rulers say indirect ceasefire talks with Israel have stopped
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Tunisia floods kill at least 4, cause major damageSevere floods have struck northeastern Tunisia, killing at least four people and damaging homes, bridges, roads and fields
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Egypt court sentences 65 people over 2013 violenceAn Egyptian court has sentenced 64 people to varying prison terms and one man to death over violence in 2013 when the military overthrew the elected Islamist president
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In this Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018 photo, Hajar Youssif, an Iraqi activist and volunteer medic, who was kidnapped, beaten and threatened for attending protests, sits with protesters in Basra, Iraq. Youssif said the beating left her shaken and that threats continue, but she won’t be deterred. Activists say powerful Iranian-backed militias that control Iraq’s oil capital of Basra have waged a campaign of intimidation and arbitrary arrests to silence protests aimed at poor government services and Tehran’s outsized influence in the region. (AP Photo/Nabil al-Jurani)
Iran-backed militias accused of reign of fear in Iraqi BasraActivists in Iraq's oil capital of Basra say the city's powerful Iranian-backed Shiite militias used violence, threats to silence protests against them
The Associated Press18 hours ago
Iran executes 9 men convicted of rapeIranian media say nine men convicted of raping a woman have been hanged
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Israel gives West Bank village Oct. 1 demolition deadlineThe Israeli military has informed residents of a West Bank hamlet that they have until Oct. 1 to leave before their homes face demolition
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American victims want Palestinian leader barred from UN meetA group of American victims of Palestinian violence are asking President Donald Trump to bar Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas from entering the United States for the annual United Nations General Assembly meeting
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In this photo provided by the Iranian Students' News Agency, ISNA, Iranian armed forces members and civilians take shelter in a shooting during a military parade marking the 38th anniversary of Iraq's 1980 invasion of Iran, in the southwestern city of Ahvaz, Iran, Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018. Gunmen attacked the military parade, killing at least eight members of the elite Revolutionary Guard and wounding 20 others, state media said. (AP Photo/ISNA, Behrad Ghasemi)
The Latest: UN chief offers condolences over attack in IranUnited Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is offering condolences to Iranians affected by an attack on a military parade that killed 25 people and wounded dozens
The Associated Press1 day ago
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani, top center, reviews army troops marching during the 38th anniversary of Iraq's 1980 invasion of Iran, in front of the shrine of the late revolutionary founder, Ayatollah Khomeini, outside Tehran, Iran, Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018. Gunmen attacked the military parade, killing at least eight members of the elite Revolutionary Guard and wounding 20 others, state media said. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)
Militants attack Iran military parade, killing at least 25Militants disguised as soldiers opened fire on an annual Iranian military parade in the country's oil-rich southwest, killing at least 25 people and wounding over 60 in the deadliest terror attack inside Iran in nearly a decade
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013 file photo, former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, seated, and his two sons Gamal Mubarak, left, and Alaa Mubarak, right, attend a hearing in a courtroom at the Police Academy, Cairo, Egypt.  Egypt's highest appeals court has rejected a motion by  Mubarak and his two sons to overturn their conviction on corruption charges.  Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018 ruling by the Court of Cessation, Egypt's final recourse for appeals in criminal cases, dashed any hope that Gamal, Mubarak's younger son and one-time heir apparent, could run for public office.  (AP Photo/Ahmed Omar, File)
Egypt court upholds corruption conviction of Mubarak, sonsEgypt's highest appeals court has rejected a motion by former president Hosni Mubarak and his two sons to overturn their conviction on corruption charges
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