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Rouhani Cutting UN Trip Short to Honor Hajj Stampede Victims

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani will depart New York for Tehran on Monday, cutting short his visit for the U.N. General Assembly meetings so that he can take part in a ceremony for the Iranians killed in a stampede during the annual Hajj pilgrimage. Some 169 Iranians have been confirmed dead among the 769 killed last week outside the holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia.  More than 300 Iranians remain missing. Rouhani is scheduled to give a speech before the General Assembly on...

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