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Iranian protesters chant slogans at a rally in Tehran, Iran, Saturday, Dec. 30, 2017. Iranian hard-liners rallied Saturday to support the country's supreme leader and clerically overseen government as spontaneous protests sparked by anger over the country's ailing economy roiled major cities in the Islamic Republic. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)
December 30, 2017 - 4:24 pm
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A wave of spontaneous protests over Iran's weak economy swept into Tehran on Saturday, with college students and others chanting against the government just hours after hard-liners held their own rally in support of the Islamic Republic's clerical establishment. The...
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Iranian protesters chant slogans at a rally in Tehran, Iran, Saturday, Dec. 30, 2017. Iranian hard-liners rallied Saturday to support the country's supreme leader and clerically overseen government as spontaneous protests sparked by anger over the country's ailing economy roiled major cities in the Islamic Republic. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)
December 30, 2017 - 3:00 pm
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A wave of spontaneous protests over Iran's weak economy swept into Tehran on Saturday, with college students and others chanting against the government just hours after hard-liners held their own rally in support of the Islamic Republic's clerical establishment. The...
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Iranian protesters chant slogans at a rally in Tehran, Iran, Saturday, Dec. 30, 2017. Iranian hard-liners rallied Saturday to support the country's supreme leader and clerically overseen government as spontaneous protests sparked by anger over the country's ailing economy roiled major cities in the Islamic Republic. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)
December 30, 2017 - 2:25 pm
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A wave of spontaneous protests over Iran's weak economy swept into Tehran on Saturday, with college students and others chanting against the government just hours after hard-liners held their own rally in support of the Islamic Republic's clerical establishment. The...
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Iranian protesters chant slogans at a rally in Tehran, Iran, Saturday, Dec. 30, 2017. Iranian hard-liners rallied Saturday to support the country's supreme leader and clerically overseen government as spontaneous protests sparked by anger over the country's ailing economy roiled major cities in the Islamic Republic. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)
December 30, 2017 - 10:14 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A wave of spontaneous protests over Iran's weak economy swept into Tehran on Saturday, with college students and others chanting against the government just hours after hard-liners held their own rally in support of the Islamic Republic's clerical establishment. The...
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December 30, 2017 - 8:02 am
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's supreme court exonerated a man convicted of blasphemy after he served nine years of a life sentence in prison. A two-judge panel of the court ruled on Friday that Mohammad Mansha was falsely accused, citing lack of evidence, According to court records, Mansha, 58, was...
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December 30, 2017 - 5:29 am
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's supreme court has exonerated a man of blasphemy charges after he served nine years of a life sentence in prison. A two-judge panel of the court on Friday granted the appeal of Mohammad Mansha for lack of evidence, ruling that Mansha was falsely accused. According to...
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Two women console a man outside a hospital following a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017. Authorities say attackers stormed the Shiite Muslim cultural center in the Afghan capital Kabul, setting off multiple bombs and killing dozens. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
December 28, 2017 - 3:16 pm
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on developments in Afghanistan (all times local): 12:45 a.m. The White House is condemning a "barbaric" attack on a Shiite Muslim cultural center in Kabul, Afghanistan that killed at least 41 people. Press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said in a statement...
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December 28, 2017 - 5:56 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on developments in Afghanistan (all times local): 3:20 p.m. The Islamic State group affiliate in Afghanistan, in a statement on its Aamaq news agency, says it carried out the attack on a Shiite Muslim cultural center that killed at least 35 and wounded another...
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December 28, 2017 - 3:53 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on developments in Afghanistan (all times local): 1:20 p.m. Afghan president Ashraf Ghani has called the attack on a Shiite Muslim cultural center in Kabul a "crime against humanity." In a statement released by the presidential palace, Ghani says: "The terrorist...
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FILE - In this file photo taken Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2010, a view of the bridge in construction for the planned high speed train between Tel Aviv and Jerusalem, near Latrun, Israel. Israel's transportation minister is pushing ahead with a plan to extend Jerusalem's soon-to-open high speed rail line to the Western Wall, where he wants to name a future station after President Donald Trump.(AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)
December 27, 2017 - 1:49 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's transportation minister is pushing ahead with a plan to dig a railway tunnel under Jerusalem's Old City, passing near sites holy to Jews, Christians and Muslims — and ending at the Western Wall with a station named after President Donald Trump. Yisrael Katz's plan,...
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