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Russia Invokes ‘Fake News’ Law ‘to Censor Reports About Coronavirus Pandemic’

DESPARDES — Russian media outlets faced penalties Friday after federal regulators invoked the nation’s newly enacted…

World Should Get Ready for Crisis of Century: Iran’s Envoy

As of Saturday evening, there were 12,729 confirmed cases of the virus in Iran; 2959 have…

Rockets Fall on Iraqi Base Where U.S. Troops are Housed for 2nd Time in Week

No one claimed responsibility for the attack: VOA News Dozens of rockets fell on an Iraqi…

Kuwait Suspends Visa Issuance, Shuts Cinemas and Postpones Sports Events

DESPARDES — Kuwait has suspended the issuance of all types of visas in a bid to…

Afghanistan War Crimes: ICC Authorizes Investigation

Investigation into alleged war crimes in Afghanistan is an important moment, writes BBC analyst Jonathan Marcus…

Iran Reports More Coronavirus Deaths; Balochistan on High Alert

DESPARDES — Five Iranians — including two elderly people in the holy city of Qom. have…