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  1. Roskam: I will do everything in my power to stop Boeing's deal with IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | Illinoisreview

    Last Thursday night, an Airbus A300 aircraft belonging to Iran Air took off from an airfield in southwestern Iran. The commercial jet left Abadan, a logistical hub for the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, and headed for Syria.

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  2. Dust storm suspends flights at airport in southwestern IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 18 | Today.Az

    Dust coming from Iraq and Syria deserts disturb daily life in western and southwestern parts of Iran cancelling flights at Abadan's international airport, IRNA reported. Airport authorities in Abadan in southwestern Iran had to cancel flights on Friday due to the poor visibility caused by increased dust in the air.

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  3. Now Donald Trump Is Bragging About Screwing Over QaddafiRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2014 | Vanity Fair

    Donald Trump, self-professed artful dealmaker, may not understand foreign policy, but he does understand real estate. Or, at least, he's very good at pretending to.

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  4. Iran leader: war on Islamic Republic is unlikelyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 | Trend

    "Military attack on Islamic Establishment is unlikely, today. Yet Jihad still exists.

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  5. IRGC accuses US of running proxy wars in West AsiaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2016 | Trend

    The strategy of the US is to ensure the continuation of proxy wars in West Asia, the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps said in an announcement. The announcement was made on the occasion of the anniversary of the liberation of the city of Khorramshahr from Iraqi grip in 1982, Fars news agency reported May 22. Aided by Israel, the announcement read, the US intends to keep the Islamic world occupied with numerous afflictions by creating chaos in the region.

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  6. In search of EdenRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | Al Bawaba

    A man walks through dried-up marshlands in southern Iraq - just one of the many disputed locations of the biblical garden of Eden. Threatened by war and Daesh, Iraq's diverse religious sects continue to practice their faiths, remaining steadfast in their claims to the location of the garden.

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  7. The Iran-Iraq war, continuedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | MacLeans

    September 1980, Abadan, Iran - An Iraqi soldier watches as the Iranian Abadan refinery, located near the Iraqi border, burns. The Abadan oil refinery was under constant fire from the Iraqi air force during the Iran-Iraq conflict.

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  8. RAF Sea King helicopters make final flight before being retired after 36 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2016 | Daily Mail

    Five Sea King Mk4 helicopters did a six-hour loop over the West Country on Monday ahead of their retirement Known as the 'Land Rover of the skies' the aircraft have flown in some of the most dangerous places in the world One of the most recognisable fleets of RAF helicopters carried out a six-hour farewell flight today - ahead of their retirement after 36 years of service. The Sea King aircraft, known as the 'Junglies' as a nod to the historical role helicopter commando squadrons played in Borneo in the 1960s, looped over the West Country in a six-hour flypast.

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  9. Iran backs moves to stabilise oil market, raise pricesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2016 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Iran's Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said on Wednesday his country supported steps taken by other major producers that could stabilise the market and lead to price hikes for crude. File photo of former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad touring the Abadan oil refinery on May 24, 2011.

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  10. Oil notches best day in 7 years Read Story Nathan Bomey, Usa TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    Oil tankers dock at a floating platform on September 21, 2014, offshore from the southern Iraqi port city of Al Faw, 90 kilometres south of Basra. Oil prices scored their biggest one-day gain since 2009 Friday after hitting 12-year lows a day earlier, as hopes of production cuts by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries fueled a rally.

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  11. Brid lad's honours prideRead the original story

    Jan 15, 2016 | Bridlington Free Press

    A former Bridlington pupil has received one of the country's highest honours for his services to the armed forces and cadets. RAF Chinook crewman David Neale was also commended for humanitarian work he carried out abroad, saying he was "completely surprised" upon finding out he had been awarded a MBE.

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  12. Brid lad's honours prideRead the original story

    Jan 15, 2016 | Bridlington Free Press

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. A former Bridlington pupil has received one of the country's highest honours for his services to the armed forces and cadets.

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  13. What other country would pay lawyers to persecute its own war heroes?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2016 | Daily Mail

    COLONEL RICHARD KEMP: 'The British troops at the centre of this opportunistic, lucrative witch-hunt have been hung out to dry' Time and again in recent conflicts across the world, British soldiers have willingly put their lives on the line for our country. Yet instead of being honoured for their spirit of patriotism and self-sacrifice, too many of them are now the targets of vexatious legal actions brought by politically motivated, greedy lawyers who undermine the ability of our Armed Forces to protect our national interests.

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  14. SyrianAir only has one operational passenger jet leftRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2015 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Syria's ruling Baath Party has blasted Damascus's flag carrier SyrianAir, saying that mismanagement has left the beleaguered airliner with only one operational passenger jet. "Nobody, not even the most pessimistic, expected the condition of SyrianAir to reach the condition it has, with three planes going out of service over the last few months," the party's Al-Baath newspaper said in n report published December 6. The daily warned that SyrianAir "continues to work with only one plane, which also [faces the] risk of going out of service at any time."

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  15. Arba'een march is abundant with love and faith: LeaderRead the original story

    Nov 30, 2015 | Tehran Times

    In his teaching to students of theology in Tehran, Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei said the march towards Karbala demonstrates a "combination of 'love and faith' and 'wisdom and compassion'." Arba'een marks the 40th day after the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein , the third Shiite Imam and grandson of Prophet Muhammad .

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  16. Concerns in the north after June 1941Read the original story

    Nov 23, 2015 | Panzer Abwehr

    As a theater commander in the Middle East, General Auchinleck was focused on the possibility of the Germans attacking from the north, either through Turkey or the Caucasus. He was no longer responsible for Iraq, as that had been given to the Commander in Chief in India.

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  17. Soldiers' notes to angel of mercy AliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2015 | Darlington and Stockton Times

    To mark Remembrance Sunday, Chris Lloyd tells of the North Yorkshire nurse who lost her life in Iraq during the First World War In the shadow of her wings There is rest, sweet rest; There is rest for Jack and Tom There is rest from shell and bomb. In the shadow of her wings There is rest, sweet rest.

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  18. Why isn't the Obama administration going after Iran's Mahan Air?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2015 | The Hill

    In theory, Iran's Mahan Air is a private commercial airliner that operates dozens of daily passenger flights to domestic and international destinations . In practice, Mahan might as well rename itself IRGC Air.

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  19. In memory of Sister Alice, of Crathorne and BasraRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2015 | The Northern Echo

    IN pencil and scratchy ink, the recuperating soldiers wrote little ditties or scribbled little drawings on the coloured pages of a small autograph book belonging to their nurse, Alice Welford. Many of them were hugely thankful for her ministrations in the field hospitals to which they had been evacuated after they had been injured in some of the fiercest battles of the First World War; quite a few of them confessed that they had fallen in love with the North Yorkshire angel of mercy who tended them in their hour of desperate need.

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  20. Soldiers' notes to angel of mercy Alice To mark Remembrance Sunday,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2015 | Darlington and Stockton Times

    To mark Remembrance Sunday, Chris Lloyd tells of the North Yorkshire nurse who lost her life in Iraq during the First World War In the shadow of her wings There is rest, sweet rest; There is rest for Jack and Tom There is rest from shell and bomb. In the shadow of her wings There is rest, sweet rest.

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