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Iran admits shooting down Ukrainian airplane ‘unintentionally’

The Iranian government has admitted to “unintentionally” shooting down the Ukrainian airplane which crashed on Wednesday January 8, killing all 176 people onboard.   In a statement read on state TV, the Middle-East country offered its apologies to the victims’ families including those of foreign nationals. They also blamed “human error” for the incident.   Iranian foreign minister, […]

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Japanese billionaire is giving out $9 million to his Twitter followers to see if the money makes them happier

Japanese billionaire, Yusaku Maezawa has announced that he will be conducting a social experiment by giving out $9 million to 1,000 people on Twitter to see if it improves their happiness. The online shopping mogul who made the announcement via a YouTube video, described the contest as a “serious social trial” to see what impact […]

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Man arrested for threatening to kill President Trump over the killing of Iranian general Qassem Soleimani

A Florida man has been arrested for threatening to kill President Donald Trump over the killing of Iranian general Qassem Soleimani. Chauncy Lump, 26, a security guard from Fort Lauderdale went live on Facebook over the weekend and threatened to kill the US President as retaliation for the U.S. airstrike that killed Iranian general, Qassem […]

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Mother faces prison for saving her children from a house fire instead of portrait of North Korea’s leaders

A North Korean mother might be jailed for saving her two children from a house fire and allowing portraits of North Korea’s past leaders to burn. The country’s Ministry of State Security has reportedly placed the woman under investigation after a fire broke out in a home shared by two families in Onsong County, North […]

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Two rockets hit Baghdad’s Green Zone housing US Embassy in Iraq

Barely 24 hours after Tehran launched ballistic missiles at Iraqi bases housing American and other coalition forces in retaliation for the killing of its top general Qasem Soleimani, there are reports of Iraqi capital’s Green Zone, the high-security enclave where foreign embassies including the US mission are based being hit by rockets. Reuters reported that […]

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‘Iran will never have a nuclear weapon as long as i’m president’- Donald Trump

US president, Donald Trump has stated that Iran will never have a nuclear weapon under his watch while seeming to suggest his administration won’t respond militarily to Iran following the Islamic Republic’s missile attacks on US airbases Tuesday night. On Tuesday night, Tehran fired more than a dozen ballistic missiles at the Ayn al Asad […]

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Ukrainian passenger plane carrying 176 people crashes in Iran shortly after takeoff

A Boeing 737 plane carrying 176 passengers and crew reportedly crashed shortly after takeoff from Imam Khomeini Airport in Tehran, Iran’s capital. The Ukrainian International Airlines plane which took off from the Iranian capital city’s main international airport by 6:12am Tehran time on Wednesday January 8, went down eight minutes after takeoff according to flight […]

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Iranian General’s killing: Shiites protest in Abuja, burn US flag (photos)

Members of the proscribed Islamic Movement of Nigeria aka Shiites, today took to the streets of Abuja to protest the recent killing of Iranian military commander, General Qasem Soleimani, by a United States airstrike last week January 3rd. The protesting Shiite members seized the opportunity to also demand the release of their leader, Sheikh Ibraheem […]

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US Actor, George Lopez Accepts Iran’s $80 Million Bounty To Kill Trump

American Actor George Lopez appeared to accept an Iranian bounty to assassinate President Donald Trump on Sunday evening. Iranian authorities had recently put an $80 million dollar bounty on the president’s head, but according to Lopez, he’ll do it for $40 million instead, Breitbart reports. “[Iranian] authorities have put a bounty on American President Donald […]

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Funeral for Reinhard Bonnke, German evangelist known as ‘The Billy Graham of Africa,’ Draws Thousands

Funeral service for Reinhard Bonnke at Faith Assembly of God church in Orlando, Florida, on Jan. 4, 2019. Courtesy photo by Sarah M. Brown ORLANDO, Fla. (RNS) — Reinhard Bonnke, the German evangelist known as “The Billy Graham of Africa,” was lauded at a Saturday (Jan. 4) memorial service as “a giant and a general […]

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US vs Iran: Westerners and tourists urged to leave Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Israel immediately

Westerners and tourists have been urged to immediately leave Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Israel following outrage in Iran and Iraq after the Us Military carried out drone strikes that killed top Iranian General Qasem Soleimani following orders from US president Donald Trump early Friday morning. Iran’s foreign minister Zarif said the killing was as ‘an […]

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US denies carrying out airstrike which killed 6 Iraqi militia leaders

The United States government has denied carrying out an airstrike which killed 6 high-profile members of Iraq’s Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF), an umbrella group of Iran-backed militias.   Multiple reports alleged that the PMF members were travelling in a three-car convoy north of Baghdad, when the strike occurred.   While Iraqi State TV said the latest strike which […]

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Graphic Photos Of Iran Qud Leader, Qassem Soleimani’s Hand Before And After The Attack

An image which circulated on Iranian media in the aftermath purporting to show Quds commander Qassem Soleimani’s hand after the strike in the early hours of Friday. Two officials from the Iran-backed People’s Mobilzation Forces (PMF) said Soleimani’s body was torn to pieces in the attack and a senior politician said his body could only […]