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August 22, 2016

Two Russian Sukhoi Su-24 bombers at the Russian Hmeimim military base in Latakia province. (AFP/File)
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The operations were strategically necessary, but Iran and Russia had agreed not to make them public, Dehghan said in comments carried by Iranian state news agency ISNA.

August 20, 2016

Gold medalist Iran's Reza Yazdani (2nd L) poses with silver medalist Kyrgyzstan's Magomed Musaev (L) and bronze medalists Mongolia's Khuderbulga Dorjkhand (2nd R) and Kazakhstan's Mamed Ibragimov (R) in the medal ceremony of the men's freestyle 97 kg wrestling event during the 2014 Asian Games at the Dowon Gymnasium in Incheon on September 28, 2014. AFP PHOTO / JUNG YEON-JE
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Iranian wrestler Hassan Yazdani won finals of Men's freestyle 74 kg over his Russian rival to add one more gold medal to Iran’s tally.

August 19, 2016

A picture taken on August 16, 2016 shows a view of a hospital operated by Doctors Without Borders (MSF) in Abs, in the rebel-held northern province of Hajja, a day after the hospital was hit by an air strike. (AFP/Stringer)
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Doctors Without Borders said in a statement that it had lost confidence in the Saudi-led coalition due to the 'indiscriminate bombings and unreliable reassurances.'

August 17, 2016

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said Turkey and Iran would "offer the solution to the crisis in Syria." (AFP/File)
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It comes a day after Russia for the first time used Iran as a base to launch airstrikes in Syria.
Yemenis inspect the damage in a room at an hospital operated by Doctors Without Borders (MSF), on August 16, 2016 in Abs, in the northern province of Hajja, a day after the hospital was hit by an airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition. (AFP/Stringer)
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A MSF hospital in northern Yemen was attacked on Monday, while on Saturday a school was destroyed.
A Syrian man rides his motorcycle past collapsed buildings in the northern Syrian town of Manbij as civilians go back to their homes on August 14, 2016. (AFP/Delil Souleilman)
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Russia's Defense Ministry said it launched an airstrike from an airbase in Iran targeting militants in Aleppo.

August 16, 2016

Russian warplanes have used an Iranian airbase for military actions in Syria for the first time. (AFP/File)
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This was the first time Russian warplanes used an Iranian airbase for military actions in Syria

August 15, 2016

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Saeid Abdevali from Iran claimed a bronze medal in the category up to 75 kg at the Rio Olympics early Monday.
Kuwait riot police are seen patrolling outside a football game in 2012. (AFP/File)
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They tried to reach Kuwait by sea via the coastal region of Abul-Hasaniyah.

August 14, 2016

Iran's gold medallist Kianoush Rostami poses on the podium after the men's weightlifting 85kg event during the Rio 2016 Olympics Games in Rio de Janeiro on August 12, 2016.
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Iranian weightlifter Kianoush Rostami wins the gold medal in the men’s 85-kg category at the Rio 2016 Olympics Games.