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the holy city of Shiite Muslims

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Videos posted on social media showed demonstrators in Mashad in north-west Iran, one of the holiest places in Shia Islam, chanting "death to (President Hassan) Rouhani" and "death to the dictator".
The announcement comes hours after Riyadh severed all diplomatic ties with Tehran in the wake of the invasion of Saudi diplomatic missions in Tehran and Mashad this past weekend.
In a statement it issued Monday the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has referred to its former statement on strong condemnation of the heinous aggression staged against the Embassy of Saudi Arabia in Tehran and the Saudi Consulate in Mashad city in a flagrant violation of the International Law.
Islamabad,23 Rabi'I,1437 AH, 03 January,2016 , SPA -- Pakistan's Ulema Council denounced Iranian hostile statements against the judicial Islamic sentences following the execution of terrorists in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and strongly condemned the storming of the Saudi Embassy in Tehran and its consulate in Mashad by mobs supported by the Iranian regime.
She has worked for five years as an industrial engineering consultant at Mashad Group.
The governor of Charchino district, Mohammad Ismael Haqyar was on way to office today morning when a roadside bomb organized by militants struck his vehicle in Shah Mashad area leaving him along with his bodyguard dead," spokesman for Uruzgan provincial government, Dost Mohammad Nayab told Xinhua.
At a community event organised on Wednesday by Ashghal in association with Al Wakra Municipality, different infrastructural projects including highways, local roads, public and residential buildings, drainage, health and educational being carried out at Al Wakra, Wukair and Al Mashad were showcased.
The best poster presentation Award was won by Zakavi from Mashad Iran.
Lahore -- The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has started twice-a-week flight operation to Mashad, Iran, with direct flights on Tuesdays and Saturdays with convenient timings.
As per Prime Minister's advice Board also reviewed airline's preparation of launch of flights to Mashad (Iran) and gave its consent.
He said CNR's Mashad Metro project in Iran was classified as a rapid transit or metro system, while the Dalian Metro Line 3 in Northern China was classified as an elevated rapid transit system.
This is why three years ago he was allowed to pray at the Mausoleum of Imam Reza, one of the holiest Shiite shrines in Mashad in northeast Iran.
Mr Mosley, who lives at Denby Dale, last month joined fitters David Hirst and Kevin Hirst in travelling out to Mashad, Iran, to install and commission a new carpet finishing line for carpet manufacturer Zomerod.
This meant that profitable destinations including Tehran, Mashad, Isfahan, Shiraz, Baghdad, Najaf, Erbil and Basra were wiped off the route map - representing 25 per cent of revenue
Afghan Consulate General in Mashad had informed the Afghan government about concerns expressed by Iranian analysts regarding the dam's construction over the Helmand River in a statement to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs