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Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards have vowed revenge for the attacks, claiming that Washington and Riyadh were "involved". The attacks are likely to deepen enmity and sharpen the regional battle for power between the two rivals. Last month, the Foreign Relations Committee backed the measure despite concerns from former Secretary of State John Kerry and several Democrats that it could nonetheless lead to the unraveling of the nuclear accord negotiated by the Obama administration.
  • IS-claimed attacks on Iran's parliament, shrine kill 12

    IS-claimed attacks on Iran's parliament, shrine kill 12

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    The Shi'ite regime and Saudi Arabia's Sunni monarchy are bitter regional rivals. A senior Interior Ministry official told Iran's state TV the male attackers wore women's attire. Again, one terrorist detonated a suicide vest and the other three were killed during clashes with security forces as they attempted to reach the upper floors of the parliament building, it said.
  • Trump Offers to Help Resolve Gulf Crisis

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    It was unclear how Trump's broadside against Qatar might affect the US -led coalition fighting IS. U.S. officials were blindsided by Saudi Arabia's decision to sever diplomatic ties with Qatar in a coordinated move with Egypt, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), current and former officials in Washington told Reuters .
  • Trump heading to Ohio to talk infrastructure

    Trump heading to Ohio to talk infrastructure

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    As the White House tries to shift the focus back to Trump's legislative agenda, the president traveled to the Rivertowne Marina in Cincinnati to argue his case for efforts to fix aging levees, dams, locks and ports, as well as his larger public works aims.
  • Attacker blows himself up in front Iran parliament

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    Deputy Interior Minister Mohammad Hossein Zolfaghari told Iran's state TV the apparently male attackers wore women's attire. "I condemn in the strongest terms the attacks in the Iranian parliament building and the tomb of the revolutionary leader (Ayatollah Ruhollah) Khomeini ", he said in a statement.
  • Trinity and UCD climb in latest world university rankings

    Trinity and UCD climb in latest world university rankings

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    Overall, 16 of the 24 Russell Group universities have fallen down the rankings. Six other Taiwanese universities were also ranked , with Chang Kung University ranked in the 481st-490th category, National Cheng Chi University, National Chung Hsing University and National Taipei University of Technology in the 601st-650th category, and Feng Chia University and Fu Jen Catholic University in the 801st-1000th category.
  • Egypt Intensifies Strikes against ISIS Offshoots in Libya

    Egypt Intensifies Strikes against ISIS Offshoots in Libya

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    A small caravan comprised of two buses and a truck making their way to a monastery south of Cairo were attacked by a team of 10 masked terrorists wearing military uniforms from "Sinai Province", the Egyptian branch of the Islamic State (ISIS/Da'esh) terrorist organization.
  • 1 dead in twin attacks on Iran parliament, Khomeini shrine

    1 dead in twin attacks on Iran parliament, Khomeini shrine

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    IRIB says that one of four attackers exploded a suicide vest inside the parliament building, though other local news agencies said the explosion may have been caused by grenades thrown by the attackers. At least seven people were killed and 35 others injured in the twin assaults, the semi-official Fars agency reported . Therefore, he noted, it is inevitable that sooner or later their groups are attacked by security forces everywhere around the world, so they decide to carry out suicide ...
  • Trains to and from Madhya Pradesh routes stand cancelled

    Trains to and from Madhya Pradesh routes stand cancelled

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    The situation is tense but under control. Farmers said they plan to scale up their protests. "The cruel and ugly face of the most anti-farmer government since independence stands unmasked", the organisation has said. As the BJP-ruled state grappled to contain the situation, the Centre rushed five battalions of paramilitary forces to Madhya Pradesh. "Did they seek resignation of Singh when the 24 farmers were killed?" Thousands of farmers in the drought-ravaged region are demanding ...