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Stampede at religious festival in Israel leaves 45 dead

Top of The World: At least 45 people were killed early Friday in a stampede at a religious festival in northern Israel. And, India is now experiencing vaccine shortages across the country with several Indian states running out of jabs. Also, after two decades in what is the longest war fought by the United States, the US military has begun its formal withdrawal from Afghanistan.

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Iran blames Israel for blackout, vows revenge

Top of The World: Iran has blamed Israel on Monday for an act of “cybersabotage” that caused a blackout at the country’s Natanz nuclear facility. Also, Monday marks the start of the holy month of Ramadan and for the second time under coronavirus restrictions. And voters in Ecuador have rejected the leftist movement giving former banker Guillermo Lasso 53% of the vote and the presidency