Saturday, 2nd December 2023


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Iran on Friday blamed Israel and the United States for a resumption of fighting in the Gaza Strip. "After killing more than 15,000 Palestinians, the Zionist vampires have started a new round of killing under the continued support of the American government," Iran's foreign ministry spokesman Nasser Kanani said in a post on X, formerly…
6 Nov
Nobel Peace Prize winner Narges Mohammadi has begun a hunger strike in her Iranian prison in protest at limits on medical care for her and other inmates, as well as the obligation for women to wear the hijab in the Islamic republic, her family said on Monday. Veteran rights activist Mohammadi, 51, currently held in…
2 Nov
Thai officials held direct talks with Hamas in Iran last week over the fate of 22 of the kingdom's nationals taken hostage by the Palestinian militant group in its attack on Israel, the head of the Thai delegation said.
1 Nov
Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, urged Muslim countries on Wednesday to halt trade with Israel, including oil exports, in response to its bombardment of Gaza since deadly Hamas attacks.
30 Oct
Iran said Monday attacks on US forces in Iraq and elsewhere in the region were a result of "wrong American policies" including support for Israel in its war against Hamas.
28 Oct
Iranian teenager Armita Garawand died on Saturday a month after falling into a coma following a disputed incident on Tehran's metro, media in the Islamic republic said
23 Oct
Iran's judiciary identified Monday a suspect in the stabbing death of director Dariush Mehrjui and his wife as a former domestic worker, saying the motive may have been a financial row.
13 Oct
Thousands of Iranians took to the streets of Tehran on Friday in a show of support for Palestinians amid a bloody conflict between Israel and Hamas.
12 Oct
Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has called on Islamic and Arab countries to cooperate in confronting Israel as it wages a deadly war triggered by a surprise attack by Palestinian militant group Hamas. Hamas's weekend onslaught saw hundreds of fighters cross into the Israeli border in vehicles, by air and by sea, killing 1,200 people and…
12 Oct
Saudi Arabia's de facto ruler and Iran's president spoke by phone about the war between Israel and Hamas, Saudi state media said early Thursday, their first call since a surprise rapprochement in March.
6 Oct
The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded on Friday to imprisoned rights campaigner Narges Mohammadi, honoured for her fight against the oppression of women in Iran. Mohammadi's award comes after a wave of protests that swept Iran after the death in custody a year ago of a young Iranian Kurd, Mahsa Amini, arrested for violating Iran's…
26 Sep
Iran has sentenced four people to death for selling contaminated bootleg alcohol that killed 17 people and sent dozens more to hospitals in June, the judiciary said on Tuesday.


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The director of Nicaragua's national beauty pageant and two family members were accused of "treason" on Friday, two weeks after a Nicaraguan woman seen as a symbol of opposition to the government was crowned Miss Universe.
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The United Nations called Saturday for nations to rescue hundreds of Rohingya it said were trapped onboard two unseaworthy vessels adrift in the Andaman Sea.
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Rock Foundation for Widows, Orphans & Less Privileged (ROFWOL), a non-profit organisation committed to empowering underprivileged children and poor widows, has unfolded plans to tackle cervical cancer and related ailments affecting underprivileged Nigerians, particularly children and widows.
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The Chairman House Committee on HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, Malaria (ATM) Control, Amobi Ogah, has said the House of Representatives would ensure full operationalisation of HIV/AIDS Anti-Discrimination Act (2014) to address discrimination at workplaces. Ogah disclosed this on Friday in Abuja, during an awareness walk organised by the AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) saying the intervention is the…
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Nnamdi Azikiwe University (UNIZIK) students had a transformative experience on Wednesday, November 29, when they met with Valentine Ozigbo, a renowned business leader, politician, and philanthropist, at the 2023 Unizik Students Entrepreneurship Development Programme. Organized by the Vice President of the Student Union Government (SUG) and held at the Chike Okoli Centre for Entrepreneurship Studies…
1 hour ago
A-list Hollywood actress Julia Roberts recently shared her unwavering support for Manchester United, expressing how she and her family became devoted fans. During her appearance on the Graham Norton Show, Roberts revealed that her love for football and the club grew after attending a pre-season game between Manchester United and Arsenal in New York. The…
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A nation's economic development story is incomplete without recognizing the pivotal role of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) at all levels of the country. Countries like America, China, and others have thrived due to the emergence of SMEs, while the poverty in many developing nations can be linked to the neglect of these crucial entities.…
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Federal Government has said that 32, 361 paramilitary officers have Been moved to their next ranks following their promotion examination by the Civil Defence Immigration, Correctional and Fire Service Board supervised by the federal Ministry of Interior
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In a significant stride towards combating maternal and child mortality in Lagos State, officials of the Society of Gynecology and Obstetrics Nigeria (SOGON), Lagos sector, paid a courtesy visit to the Ministry of Health
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The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) on Saturday condemned the violence that erupted in Guinea Bissau in the early hours of Friday