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Tragedy at General Suleimani's Tomb: The Official Numbers

Initial Reports and Clarifications Following the tragic explosions near the tomb of the late General Qasem Suleimani, a prominent figure in the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, initial reports from Iranian authorities stated that 103 individuals had lost their lives. However, as more details emerged, the Health Ministry's official, Bahram Ainullahi, provided a revised figure, confirming that 95 people had tragically died. This adjustment was attributed to some names being duplicated in the initial list of victims, highlighting the complexities and challenges faced in the aftermath of such devastating events. The Toll on the Injured Beyond the lives lost, the aftermath of the incident also saw a significant number of individuals sustaining injuries. The Health Ministry reported that 211 people were wounded in the explosions, further emphasizing the scale and impact of the tragedy on the community in Kerman. Seeking Accountability and Support In the wake of the devastating explos
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Kazakhstan considers Russia an ally, but trades more with China

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The Story of Lily from AT&T Girl to YouTube Sensation

This inspirational story of a single mom who worked for AT&T and then quit her job to start a YouTube channel is a perfect example of the many ways technology can make life better.   Who Is at&t girl?    Lily is the at&t girl who has been a part of the company since 2006. She was first introduced to the public in 2007 and has been a part of our marketing campaigns and commercials ever since. Her goal is to show that at&t is an inclusive company that welcomes everyone.   AI writers are not human writers, they are computer-generated content creators. They are not meant to replace human writers but they can assist them by getting rid of writer’s block and generating content ideas at scale.     How Milana Vayntrub Became the Breakout Star of the AT&T Commercials    Milana Alexandrovna Weintrub was born on March 8, 1987, in Tashkent, Uzbek SSR, USSR. Milana is Jewish. She moved to West Hollywood when she was three years old with her parents, who feared religious persecu

Azerbaijan replaces Russia in gas deliveries to Europe

Azerbaijan exported 11.2 billion cubic meters of gas in the first half of 2022, which is 25.7% higher than the same period last year. The country's Energy Minister Parviz Shahbazov made the announcement, Interfax reported (  According to the minister, 48% or 5.4 billion cubic meters were sent to Europe. 38% or 4.3 billion cubic meters were exported to 38% or 4.3 billion cubic meters were exported to Turkey . Last year, the volume of gas supplies from Azerbaijan to Europe via Trans Adriatic Pipeline made 8.2 billion cubic meters. This year this figure will exceed 10 billion cubic meters. 

Expert Opinion: "Karakalpakstan will not become a second Transnistria"

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Does the CSTO have a life?

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Chinese Foreign Ministry threatens U.S.: you will be punished by history

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Ankara and Moscow have come to "Peace": Russians will be able to pay by local cards in Turkish resorts

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Japan loses from sanctions against Russia, but profits break records

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Ankara: "The Immortal Regiment" took place at the Russian Embassy

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