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BASIMA: Maulana Hidayatur Rehman Baloch, secretary general of the Balochistan branch of Jamaat-i-Islami, criticized the closure of the Pak-Iran border and urged the authorities to reopen the border for business activities. He announced that he would assemble 100,000 people to force the authorities to reopen the border in order to allow hundreds of thousands of …

For Afkhami, collecting so much comes from a desire to tell new stories, it is also a game of critical decision-making during chance encounters. When he first saw Farhad Moshiri Yek Donia (2007) in a 2007 Christie’s auction catalog, Afkhami overlooked the artist’s depiction of a world map encrusted with 90,000 Swarovski crystals and thought …

LONDON — Work in the UK House of Commons was halted on Monday as lawmakers gathered to pray and pay tribute to their colleague David Amess who was killed in a suspected terrorist attack. Lawmakers, many dressed in black, observed a minute of silence in the debate room before spending hours celebrating the life of …

CARACAS, Venezuela – Alex Saab, a businessman accused by U.S. prosecutors of creating a global business network to help the Venezuelan government evade U.S. sanctions, was extradited to the United States on Saturday, announced his lawyers. Mr Saab was airlifted from the West African island nation of Cape Verde aboard a Justice Ministry plane, his …

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev said his country blocked the drug route between Iran and Jabrayil district to Armenia to Europe. Azerbaijani military officers hoist the Azerbaijani flag while singing the Azerbaijani national anthem during the ceremony celebrating the liberation of the city of Zangilan from Armenian forces, in Zangilan, Azerbaijan, November 8, 2020 (AA Archives) …

Lucknow: Amid the cloud of recent infamy in light of the Tikonia incident in which eight people were killed, here is a ray of hope for Lakhmipur Kheri. UP’s largest district on Thursday sent 20 metric tons of bananas to Iran. Kheri is one of the largest banana producing districts in the state. The others …

NEW YORK – DEA Administrator Anne Milgram and United States Attorney General for the Southern District of New York Damian Williams yesterday announced the arrest of Malek Mohammad Balouchzehi, aka “Malek Khan”, for conspiring to import heroin into the United States and distribute heroin for importation into the United States. Balouchzehi, an Iranian citizen, was …

BAGHDAD / JEDDAH: Turnout plunged to an all-time high in Iraq’s parliamentary elections on Sunday amid a widespread boycott by voters disillusioned with corruption, a crippled economy and failing public services. Election commission officials said the nationwide turnout of eligible voters was 19% at noon, up from 44.5% in the last election in 2018. Prime …

BAGHDAD, Iraq / BOGOTA, Colombia: Eighteen years after the US-led invasion of Iraq overthrew Saddam Hussein’s Baathist dictatorship, an entire generation has grown up knowing only the parliamentary democracy system built in its place. But as election day rolls around today, many young Iraqis still feel alienated from the political process and skeptical of meaningful …

Lebanese President Michel Aoun, right, meets with Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian, at the presidential palace, in Baabda, east of Beirut, Lebanon, October 7, 2021. (Dalati Nohra) Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian expressed his country’s readiness to help Lebanon solve its problems and build power plants. Prime Minister Najib Mikati said his country …