The UN General Assembly has voted to elect members of the Geneva-based Human Rights Council.
Madrid has warned Catalonia's government to give up its plans for independence or see the region's autonomy suspended.
Top Italian officials have expressed their disapproval of Washington’s hostile approach toward the Iran nuclear deal.
EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini confirms she will travel to Washington early next month to convince members of the US Congress to support the Iran nuclear deal.
Teachers in Sana’a and northern parts of Yemen have started a 2-week strike at the beginning of the school year over their unpaid salaries.
The World Food Program has suspended its food assistance to Gazans due funding.
Israel has begun constructing 1,600 new settler units in the occupied East Jerusalem al-Quds.
South Korea and the US have started their large scale naval exercises that will run for 5 days in waters on both sides of the Korean Peninsula.
Iran has turned into the second trade partner of Iraq after China.
Venezuelans have cast their ballots in the country’s regional elections to choose their favorite governors.
The South Korean capital has transformed a massive oil storage facility into a park and cultural space.
Thousands of Yemenis have taken part in a ceremony to commemorate the martyrdom anniversary of Zaid bin Ali, Prophet Mohammad’s great grandson.
Farmers in the besieged Gaza Strip have started harvesting their olives, a produce Palestinians heavily depend on to make a living.
#Persian_Gulf has been a trend on social media since US President Donald Trump in his Friday speech misidentified the body of water historically known as the Persian Gulf.
Austrians head to the polls in a snap general election that’s being watched closely across Europe.
Commander of the Iranian Army's Ground Forces says the recent remarks by the US president against Iran’s IRGC have further united all armed forces in Iran.
Italy's trade unions have organized several demonstrations across the country to protest high youth unemployment and uncontrolled immigration.
The seventh edition of the Tehran Contemporary Sculpture Biennial came to its end on Saturday.
Former French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius could be called to testify before a court regarding the French government's alleged collaboration with terrorists in North of Syria.
People of Yemen marked the 54th anniversary of their country’s independence from the British colonial rule.
US President Donald Trump’s Friday speech against Iran’s nuclear deal with the P5+1 group of countries has drawn sharp reaction from Iranian officials and citizens.
The US decision to withdraw from the United Nations Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has sparked outrage among the Palestinians.
The EU as a bloc and also individual signatories to the agreement, Britain, Germany and France, have reiterated their full support for the deal despite Trump's attempts to terminate it
South Korea has held a special field trip for people from 30 countries, showing war's true cost.
With the Iraqi town of Hawijah liberated from Daesh terrorists, displaced people are now able to return home.
French President Emmanuel Macron continues to pursue austerity policies even though they have caused his approval rating to plunge.
A Lebanese candidate for the post of UNESCO director-general has withdrawn from the race, citing the politicization of the UN’s cultural body.
EU member states are warned to break their silence with respect to the sharing of counter-terrorism intelligence.
Saudi warplanes have carried out fresh air strikes an area near the Yemeni capital Sana'a, causing civilian casualties.
Police in Indian-controlled Kashmir are investigating reports of at least 200 cases of women’s hair being forcibly cut by unidentified assailants.
The first convoy of Turkish military forces has entered Syria’s Idlib province.
Italian lawmakers in the lower house of parliament have passed a controversial electoral bill that favors parties which group together ahead of general elections.
Iraq has issued arrest warrants against members of the Kurdistan Region’s High Electoral and Referendum Commission.
Members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria have staged yet another peaceful protest asking for the release of their leader Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky.
Turkish academic Nuriye Gulmen, who has been on hunger strike for over 6 months, is facing critical medical condition.
The Oxfam charity group has called for an end to punitive measures taken by the Palestinian Authority against the Gaza Strip.
The European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier has described a deadlock in talks on Britain's separation from the EU as 'very disturbing'.
Sixteen people have been killed and hundreds displaced in Uganda following weeks of heavy rains in the east and west of the country.
The Yemeni Riyal has been suffering heavy losses against foreign currencies in recent weeks.
Tehran has hosted a food festival in which foreign diplomats and their spouses participated as well.
Iranians are commemorating National Day of Hafez, a 14th-century Persian poet and mystic highly revered by not only Iranians, but also famous writers all across the world.
Kenya’s opposition supporters have taken to the streets a day after their candidate Raila Odinga pulled out of the upcoming presidential elections.
Political instability has gripped Catalonia especially after Spanish Prime Minster Mariano Rajoy threatened to suspend the region's autonomy.
Delegations from the Palestinian movements Hamas and Fatah are holding reconciliation talks in Egypt.
Following the liberation of Hawijah from Daesh terrorists, the Iraqi forces are now in the process of clearing explosive devices left behind by the fleeing terrorists.
French farmers are considered to be some of the best in the world, but a new report has shed light on the intense pressure and poverty many of them face.
The British government has published a new online report, giving the full extent of racial inequality in the UK and how the country is divided along ethnic lines.
Israeli media has revealed that Tel Aviv will approve construction plans for 12,000 new settler units in 2017.
A debate in the European Parliament highlights the disastrous economic and political consequences that might emerge due to the UK's breakaway from the EU.
South Korean activists and residents of the regions hosting an advanced US missile system are challenging the legality of the deployment in court.
Iraq has taken new measures against the government of the semi-autonomous Kurdistan region announcing a probe into Erbil’s oil revenues.
Iran has dispatched its third consignment of humanitarian aid to the Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh.
The Syrian Army has regained control over a large area on the Syrian-Jordanian border.
A conference on nuclear safety and non-proliferation has wrapped up in Rome.
Catalonia's president has pulled back from a unilateral declaration of independence from Spain while praising the October first referendum.
French union members and workers have staged the largest anti-austerity demonstration during the era of President Emmanuel Macron.
Aid agencies in Uganda have raised concerns over failure by donor countries to meet their obligation to help hundreds of thousands of South Sudanese refugees.
Oxfam International accuses EU leaders of pursuing policies that facilitate the abuse of refugees.
Hate crimes targeting mosques in the UK have more than doubled. That's according to alarming new figures.
Delegates from a dozen countries, including Iran, have gathered in Afghanistan for a conference on counter-narcotics.
US President Donald Trump has signaled that he wants to decertify the Iran Nuclear Deal on October 15th.
A number of Iraq’s Kurdish lawmakers have returned to the parliament floor after a month of abandoning the legislative body.
Thousands of people from Pakistan's tribal areas have come to Islamabad to pressure the government to abolish the laws governing the regions since the British colonial era.
Over nine million truckers across India are on a two-day strike.
Turkey's foreign ministry has summoned a top US embassy official to lodge a complaint over the suspension of visa services at American diplomatic missions in Turkey.
A rare collection of photos of Polish refugees, who came to Iran during the Second World War, has been put on display in Tehran’s Sa’ad Abad Palace.
US President Donald Trump says his administration is working on a plan to resolve the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians.
The 10th edition of the international exhibition of Iran’s nanotechnology is underway in the capital Tehran.
Hamas will not discuss laying down its arms as part of reconciliation talks with Fatah movement during an upcoming meeting in the Egyptian capital Cairo.
Spaniards have taken to the streets of Barcelona to support unity with Spain and protest the Catalan move to unilaterally declare independence.
The secretary general of Lebanon’s Hezbollah resistance movement says the U-S is helping Daesh in Syria and Iraq.
Afghanistan’s Independent Human Rights Commission has expressed concerns about the situation of children in the war-hit country.
Iran plans to launch several projects in the fields of gas and petrochemistry aimed at diminishing the country’s reliance on crude oil exports.
UK-based press organization and the Middle East Monitor, has held a conference at the British Library to discuss the devastating consequences of the creation of Israel.
It’s the second anniversary of a Saudi airstrike on a wedding ceremony in the Yemeni province of Dhamar which killed dozens of civilians.
India and the European Union have agreed to strengthen bilateral ties including trade relations.
People in Pakistan have held a rally to denounce the government’s move to take people into custody without disclosing their whereabouts.
The United Nations has placed Saudi Arabia on the blacklist of countries that kill and maim children in war.
Former Iraqi president and veteran Kurdish leader Jalal Talabani has been laid to rest in his hometown of Sulaymaniyah.
Ukraine’s parliament has approved a bill to extend the special status for the restive Donbas region by another year.
Saudi Arabia’s King Salman who is in Moscow has held talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Iraqi forces have recaptured the town of Hawijah from Daesh following two weeks of heavy fighting with the terror group.
Israel’s plans to expand its illegal settlements in occupied Palestinian territories have again raised concerns among Palestinians and their supporters worldwide.
The Ukrainian capital Kiev is hosting a chrysanthemum show.
The Iranian capital Tehran has hosted an international meeting dubbed Solidarity with Palestinian Children.
Thousands of people among them writers, journalists, social activists, and academics have taken to the streets of New Delhi to condemn what they describe as “Democracy in Danger”.
Ali Akbar Salehi, the head of Iran’s Atomic Energy Organization, has arrived in Rome to attend an international conference on the development and safe use of nuclear power.
Saudi Arabia is facing more setbacks in its military campaign against Yemen while its declared goals to reinstate former President Abdurabu Mansour Hadi and defeat Ansarallah have not been achieved.
People in Gaza have marked Breast Cancer Awareness Month amid an increase in cancer cases following multiple Israeli wars on the tiny coastal territory.
Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu says he backs a bill that will annex 19 settlements, and will develop Jerusalem al-Quds.
The massacre in the US city of Las Vegas has reignited a debate on gun control and gun violence in the country.