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    Al Arabiya English

    Watch: UN security removes Iranian ambassador's photo of Qassem Soleimani

    A security officer at the UN Human Rights Council removed a photo of slain Iranian military commander Qassem Soleimani that Iran’s ambassador to the UN displayed as he was speaking at the council on Tuesday, according to a video circulating online. Last Update: Friday, 10 July 2020 KSA 16:06 - GMT 13:06

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    Al Arabiya English

    Iran executes man for drinking alcohol: Rights group

    A man in northeast Iran was executed on Wednesday for consuming alcohol, a rights group reported on Thursday. The man, reportedly 55, married, and father of two, was executed in the city of Mashhad after getting caught drinking alcohol for the sixth time, Oslo-based rights group Iran Human Rights (IHR) said citing the executed man's lawyer. “With this execution, the Islamic Republic's judicial system has once again proven that its views are no different from those of ISIS,” IHR director Mahmoud Amiri-Moghaddam said. Iranian judicial authorities or state media have not yet commented on the matter.

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    Al Arabiya English

    Explosion heard in western Tehran: Iran state media

    An explosion was heard in western Tehran on Friday, the official IRIB news agency reported, citing online reports. There have been multiple explosions around military, nuclear and industrial facilities in the past week. IRIB did not provide any additional information about the cause of the blast or possible casualties.

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    CNN

    '80s fashion: Trends from the 'more is more' style decade that keep coming back

    They became coveted names among tastemakers and played a major role in defining black as the ultimate "it" color. As Yamamoto once said, "Black can swallow light, or make things look sharp. But above all black says this: 'I don't bother you -- don't bother me!"

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    Al Arabiya English

    Coronavirus: UAE uses K9 sniffer dogs to detect COVID-19 patients

    Ministry of Interior officers in the United Arab Emirates have successfully completed trials involving the use of K9 police sniffer dogs in detecting COVID-19 patients as part of preventive and precautionary measures aimed at curbing the spread of coronavirus. One of the police sniffer dogs trained in the UAE to detect COVID-19. (WAM) Last Update: Thursday, 09 July 2020 KSA 05:14 - GMT 02:14

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    Al Jazeera

    US denounces UN report on Iran general's 'unlawful' killing

    The United States lashed out on Wednesday at a United Nations probe into the American drone attack that killed a top Iranian general, saying it gave "a pass to terrorists". US President Donald Trump ordered the killing of Iran's General Qassem Soleimani in a January attack near Baghdad's international airport. The incident stoked fears of an all-out conflict between Iran and the US.

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    CNN

    Melania Trump statue in Slovenia removed after being set on fire

    A statue of Melania Trump has been removed from near her hometown in Slovenia after being badly burned by vandals, the artist who commissioned the sculpture told CNN Thursday. The statue, near Sevnica, central Slovenia, was set alight on July 4, artist Brad Downey said. Downey said he received a call from the local police department asking him what to do with the statue, which was made in July 2019 as part of an ongoing project that includes a short documentary film.