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Sweden says Iran using Swedish gangs to target Israel, other states


Thursday, 30 May, 2024 , 18:35 AFP Iran is recruiting members of Swedish criminal gangs, some of them children, as proxies to commit "acts of violence" against Israel and others in Sweden that Tehran considers a threat, Sweden's intelligence agency said Thursday.

Georgian NGOs vow to defy 'foreign influence' law


Wednesday, 29 May, 2024 , 17:09 AFP Around 200 Georgian NGOs on Wednesday vowed to defy a "foreign influence" law that has caused deep divisions in the Caucasus country, triggering mass protests and international condemnation.

Decade after IS horrors, Iraq's Sinjar remains in ruins


Wednesday, 29 May, 2024 , 06:24 AFP When Bassem Eido steps outside his modest village house in Iraq's Sinjar district, he is reminded of the horrors that befell the majority-Yazidi region during the Islamic State group's onslaught a decade ago.

After Raisi funeral, Iran's focus turns to vote for successor


Tuesday, 28 May, 2024 , 10:26 AFP After Iran mourned president Ebrahim Raisi, who died in a helicopter crash, the nation's focus turns to the election for his successor, with the conservative camp seeking a loyalist to supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.

After Raisi funeral, Iran's focus turns to vote for successor


Tuesday, 28 May, 2024 , 05:36 AFP After Iran mourned president Ebrahim Raisi, who died in a recent helicopter crash, the nation's focus turns to an election next month for his successor, with the conservative camp seeking a loyalist to supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.

Four Britons repatriated from Syria camp, Kurds say


Friday, 24 May, 2024 , 22:15 AFP Kurdish authorities in northeast Syria said Friday that they had handed over a woman and three children to British representatives for repatriation, with a source saying they had been held in a camp for jihadists' relatives.

Four Britons repatriated from Syria camp, Kurds say


Friday, 24 May, 2024 , 17:06 AFP Kurdish authorities in northeast Syria said Friday they handed over a woman and three children to British representatives for repatriation, with a source saying they had been held in a camp for jihadists' relatives.

Some Iranians worry about who will replace Raisi


Wednesday, 22 May, 2024 , 16:16 AFP Concerns are growing among some people in Iran about who will replace Ebrahim Raisi as president of the Islamic republic after his death in a helicopter crash on Sunday.

IS attack in Syria kills three soldiers: war monitor


Tuesday, 21 May, 2024 , 14:12 AFP Islamic State group militants killed three Syrian soldiers in an attack Tuesday on an army position in the Badia desert, a war monitor said.

Iran mourns president Raisi's death in helicopter crash


Monday, 20 May, 2024 , 21:57 AFP Iranians on Monday mourned the death of president Ebrahim Raisi whose helicopter crashed into a fog-shrouded mountain, setting off a period of political uncertainty in the Islamic republic.