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When journalists ventured out into the streets in Tehran, amid the protests engulfing Iran, they routinely encountered fiery barricades, gun battles and Molotov cocktails. Kyrgyzstan’s parliament named nationalist politician Sadyr Japarov prime minister in a repeat vote on Wednesday. Persepolis defender Shoja Khalilzadeh’s goal against Shahrjah was chosen as ACL 2020 Goal of the West. “There is no news of the transfer of Iranian islands, nor the presence of the military or other illusions,” former president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad called these rumors an old “trick.”. Al-Arabiya reported that the explosions occurred in missile depots belonging to the IRGC southwest of Tehran. For Iran this embarrassment is compounded by an increasing crescendo of articles that not only highlight the destruction at the site but also point fingers at who did it. A 45-year-old man in the UK lost his hearing in one ear after contracting COVID-19. What’s Behind The Azerbaijan-Armenia Conflict? 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