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Iran's First President After 1979 Islamic Revolution Abolhassan Banisadr Dies

Oct 09, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Abolhassan Banisadr had fled Iran after being impeached for challenging the growing power of clerics as the nation became a theocracy.

Muharram Marks The Start Of The Islamic Calendar

Aug 19, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Muharram is the Islamic month that marks the triumph of justice over injustice and the victory of truth over falsehood


Police Fire Pellets To Break Up Muharram Processions In Kashmir, Several Shia Mourners Injured

The Jammu and Kashmir Police said Shia mourners violated prohibitory orders that bar all religious processions to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus.

Iraq Parliament Approves PM Adel Abdel Mahdi's Resignation

Dec 01, 2019 AFP

Protesters accused the entire ruling elite of Iraq of being inept, corrupt and beholden to foreign powers.


Iraq PM Adel Abdul-Mahdi Set To Resign Amid Rising Protests

At least 400 protesters have died since Oct. 1, when thousands of Iraqis took to the streets in Baghdad and the predominantly Shiite southern provinces to decry corruption, poor services and lack of jobs.

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UP Shia Waqf Board Chairman Donates Rs 51,000 For Ram Temple In Ayodhya

PTI

Whenever the temple is built, Shia Waqf Board will help in its construction, Rizvi said.


01 June, 2019

At Organisation Of Islamic Cooperation Summit, Saudi King Salman Slams Iran's 'Terrorist Acts'

Outlook Web Bureau

At the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation summit, Saudi Arabia's King Salman slammed Iran, which had a representative present at the 57-nation, for its 'terrorist acts'


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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