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Iran’s Parliament, Khomeini Shrine Attacked

Iranian media are reporting two separate attacks in Tehran, one at the Iranian parliament and one as the shrine of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini. Reports said at least three attackers raided Khomeini's mausoleum in southern Tehran. Two of the assailants shot at visitors, while the third detonated explosives in a suicide attack.

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Assyrian Church of St. Peter and St. Paul in Urfa, Turkey

Iranian Christians Celebrate Easter

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Hundreds of Iranian Christians on Sunday celebrated Easter at Saint Gregory the Illuminator (Surp Grigor Lusavoritch) Church in Tehran. This year the Orthodox churches celebrate Easter on the same Sunday when Roman Catholics and Protestants mark the holy festival. Source: tasnimnews.com Tasnim News Agency

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