Iran votes in parliamentary runoff as rare shooting wounds 4
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Iran votes in parliamentary runoff as rare shooting wounds 4

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranians voted Friday, Apr. 29, in the country’s parliamentary runoff elections, a key poll that will decide how much power allies of moderate President Hassan Rouhani will have in the next legislature after the landmark nuclear deal with world powers. Though Rouhani continues to have popular support after the deal, its … Continue reading

Amnesty calls for release of 35 men detained in South Sudan
International News / Middle East

Amnesty calls for release of 35 men detained in South Sudan

JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — Amnesty International on Friday, Apr. 15, called for the release of 35 men the group says are being held illegally and without charge, sometimes for over a year, by South Sudan’s National Security Service. The arrested men include former state governor Joseph Bangasi Bakosoro, journalist George Livio Bahara and Leonzio … Continue reading