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Special forces commander pleads guilty to mistakenly firing gun on Iraq front line


The commander of the country's elite special forces has pleaded guilty to accidentally firing his weapon during a visit to the front lines of northern Iraq late last year.

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Beirut, Jan 23, IRNA – Special Aide to Majlis Speaker for International Affairs, Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, on Monday expressed hope that all crises in the region could be solved by concentration on
Tehran, Jan 23, IRNA – Foreign Ministry spokesman, Bahram Qasemi, said on Monday that Iran does not favor a severing of relations with Saudi Arabia forever.
Tehran, Jan 23, IRNA – Foreign Ministry spokesman, Bahram Qasemi, said on Monday there has been no contact between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the US either in the past and today and there is no
What has a scaly-looking head of gold? Well, Donald Trump, of course... but also a moth. The Neopalpa donaldtrumpi, a new species of tiny moth, has been named after the preside
Tehran, Jan 23, IRNA – New Portuguese Ambassador to Tehran, Joao Jose Corte Real, submitted copy of his credentials to Foreign Minister, Mohammad-Javad Zarif, here on Monday.
White House press secretary Sean Spicer announced that President Donald Trump issued three memorandums on his first day on the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the Mexico City Policy and a hiring freeze on
(Reuters) - U.S. Republican Senator Susan Collins called President Donald Trump's executive order against Obamacare "very confusing" on Monday, saying whatever actions the Trump administration takes,
HARRISBURG, Pa. (Reuters) - A sweeping corruption case against a former mayor of Pennsylvania’s capital city Harrisburg ended on Monday when he pleaded guilty to 20 counts of receiving stolen artifact
Brazil's president Michel Temer said that he would wait to name a replacement for the Supreme Court justice who died in a plane crash until after the court reassigns a major co
Bulgaria's new President Rumen Radev will include secretaries on issues such as anti-corruption, the rotating EU presidency due next year, spirituality and culture, and science, his press office says.
Polls in UP, Uttarakhand, Manipur, Punjab and Goa will be held between February 4 and March 8
London. Jan 23, IRNA -- British Prime Minister, Theresa May, will express her support for the Iran nuclear deal when she meets US President, Donald Trump, on friday, her spokeswoman said.
Asserting that he had not committed anything wrong, Karnataka Minister for Small Scale Industries Ramesh L Jarkiholi today alleged that there was a “political conspiracy” behind the Income Tax raids
Spain will oppose any special treatment for Gibraltar or Scotland as part of the Brexit process, the ruling Partido Popular spokesman in the European Parliament said this week.
Days after Union minister Nitin Gadkari fired up speculations about the Chief Ministerial candidate in poll-bound Goa, BJP chief Amit Shah today said the next government in the state will “function u
NEW YORK (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Monday dismissed allegations in a new lawsuit by prominent constitutional and ethics lawyers that he is violating the U.S. Constitution by letting his ho
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican Senator Susan Collins called President Donald Trump's executive order against Obamacare "very confusing" on Monday, saying whatever actions the Trump administration t
Tehran, Jan 23, IRNA – Foreign Ministry Spokesman, Bahram Qasemi, said on Monday that Canadian government is expected to be more serious and active in resuming ties with Tehran.
President Donald Trump signed an executive order this morning that called for the U.S.'s withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, fulfilling a promise made on the campaign trail, in a move he sa
Siddhartha Murarka has been appointed as the Chairman of the Eastern India Regional Council of The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI). His term began from January 19,Murarka, a fellow m
"Despite my reservations, I will support Mr. Tillerson’s nomination," he wrote.
The Kerala Start-up Mission (KSUM) will organise a worshop on ‘Seeding Kerala’ on Saturday and Sunday to throw light on funding for start-ups and how the latter need to prepare themselves for it.
Over 25,000 drivers who operate cabs for Ola and Uber suspended their work on Monday to protest against differential fares levied by online cab aggregators. Karnataka Transport Minister, Ramalinga...
Vodafone India will invest ?3,000 crore in West Bengal over the next three years. Investments will be towards capacity augmentation and new business initiatives. According to a release issued by t...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Republican Senator Marco Rubio reluctantly backed President Donald Trump's nominee for secretary of state, Rex Tillerson, in a move that all but secures Senate confirmation
Triplicane, one of the old parts of Chennai, is known for its famous Parthasarathyswamy temple and is marked by lanes and by-lanes. It is also just across the road from the Marina beach.This morning,
President Trump promised a busy "Day 1" for his first Monday.
Credai Kerala has called upon the government to classify affordable housing as infrastructure industry. “Such a classification, besides boosting the sector, will substantially ease flow of funds a...
The second partnership summit of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) here on Friday and Saturday is expected to be a huge success, with the likely participation of 2,500 to 3,000 delegates fro
Speaker John Bercow is caught on mic saying that picking a fight with a select committee chairman is "a stupid thing to do".
Industry is expected to become a $20 b market by 2025
T-Hub, the start-up engine catalysing innovation, today announced the launch of ‘GIS Innovation Hub’ (GIH) for start-ups. The GIH is powered by Esri India, the Geographic Information System (GIS) sof
Tehran, Jan 23, IRNA – Foreign Ministry Spokesman, Bahram Qasemi, on Monday played down a recent message to the Iranian nation by Zionist Regime Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, saying his claims
The defence secretary refuses to tell MPs whether a missile veered off course during a test in June.

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