Iran has marked the beginning of the fasting month of Ramadan.
The United States Senate Committee on Foreign Relations has approved a bill to impose new sanctions on Iran over its missile program which Tehran says only serves defensive purposes.
A spacious car-racing track outside the Iranian capital has hosted the first leg of a National Rally competition.
Literary figures commemorate Allama Mohammad Iqbal in a ceremony held in Pakistan’s port city of Karachi.
Muslims in mainly-Orthodox Ukraine have gathered in a mosque in Kiev to mark the beginning of Ramadan with prayers in an atmosphere of religious reverence.
Iraqi forces call on civilians inside at least seven sub-districts in Mosul’s Old City to evacuate the areas ahead of a key offensive against Daesh terrorists.
Snooker enthusiasts in Iran are hopeful that the sport would soon be able to open a place in the world Olympic Games.
Yemeni people are preparing for the fasting month of Ramadan.
The World Food Program has warned that more than 1.2 million South Sudanese refugees in Uganda are facing a massive food crisis.
Thousands of Iranians have taken to the streets of Tehran in solidarity with Bahrain’s prominent Shia cleric Sheikh Isa Qassim.
Georgia has marked its Independence Day with a wide range of festive events.
Iran is hosting the 6th International Innovation and technology exhibition.
Members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC and 11 non-OPEC countries have decided to extend a deal to cut two percent of global oil output.
Hezbollah’s leader says a Saudi attempt to weaken the resistance movement will be in vain.
Iran marks World MS day, an event aimed at raising awareness about the disease and campaigning for patients affected by multiple sclerosis.
The UK is entering its 4th day with the security threat level remaining at critical.
The health condition of Palestinian hunger strikers has started to deteriorate, as they keep rejecting food on the 6th week of their protest action.
The Indian government has decided to raise over 350 million US dollars to fund clean energy projects at home.
In the run up to the general election in Britain, the country's Muslim community is being urged to vote and help remove the Conservative government.
Ukrainian government troops and pro-Russia fighters continue to violate the ceasefire in eastern Ukraine.
US President Donald Trump has criticized his NATO allies during summit in Brussels for not contributing enough money to the military alliance.
Pakistan has failed to achieve its key economic targets due to deteriorating security in parts of the country.
Almost 40 days have passed since the start of a mass hunger strike by Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails.
Africans across the world are celebrating Africa Day. The day marks the anniversary of the foundation of the Organization of African Unity, now known as the African Unity, back in 1963.
Grown in the country for centuries, rose has been a major theme in the Iranian culture. Every year in spring, Iranians hold special celebrations for the flower, called the Rose and Rosewater Festival.
Thousands of protesters carrying effigies of Donald Trump have marched through Brussels after the US president arrived for talks with the EU and NATO.
One of the biggest annual food and agriculture exhibitions in Asia is being held in Tehran with a large number of foreign and domestic companies taking part in the event.
Yemeni officials and activists have been calling on the international community to help them with the deteriorating humanitarian situation amid an ongoing Saudi war.
Russian Minister of International Affairs and Economic Relations Denis Afanasiev says Iran is near the front of the queue for business opportunities and trade in Russia and the Caspian Sea.
Rights activists in the UK are urging the international community to hold the Al Khalifah regime to account for its bloody crackdown in the town of Diraz and its surroundings.
On the occasion of the liberation of the port city of Khorramshahr during the Iran-Iraq war, Iranians remember the day and honor the sacrifices made to liberate the city.
British Prime Minister Theresa May has raised the UK terror threat level to its highest level of "critical", warning that further attacks may be imminent.
The war of words heats up between India and Pakistan after Islamabad says it will raise the issue of Kashmir at the International Court of Justice.
US President Donald Trump’s visit to Italy began in Rome on Tuesday amidst tight security and protests.
International week against enforced disappearances observed in Pakistan
A new analysis of the electorate data reveals that black and minority ethnic voters in the UK have the power to seriously influence the upcoming general elections.
Palestinians in the Gaza Strip are preparing for the holy month of Ramadan. The territory is suffering from various economic hardships caused by Israel’s 10-year siege.
Iran’s 12th presidential election and the 5th city and village council elections were held concurrently on May 19th.
Palestinians have held a rally in the besieged Gaza Strip, condemning US president’s visit to the region.
In a joint press conference with his Palestinian counterpart in the West Bank, US President Donald Trump has called for more efforts to establish peace in the region.
The corruption trial of former South Korean President Park Geun-hye began Tuesday in Seoul.
Catalonia’s President Carles Puigdemont has laid out his government's plan to hold a referendum on independence from Spain this year.
Iranian president Hassan Rouhani has held his first press conference since securing another term in office by winning the May 19 presidential election.
The support for Palestinian prisoners on hunger-strike in Israeli jails continues to gain momentum in Gaza where a general strike was observed on Monday.
Foreign investors have lost their appetite for Turkey and its housing market.
Pakistan’s Supreme Court has expressed its satisfaction with the progress of an investigation into Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his family’s allegations of corruption.
Police have clashed with members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria while they were peacefully protesting to demand the release of their jailed leader.
Palestinians in the West Bank and Jerusalem al-Quds have gone on a general strike in a show of support for hanger striking prisoners in Israeli jails.
Saudi King Salman and the US president Donald Trump’s allegation against Iran during the Arab-Islamic-American Summit in Riyadh.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in remains steadfast in his approach to engage with North Korea, despite the policy of pressure and sanctions pursued by the US.
For the 3rd consecutive year, Palestinians in the Gaza Strip have been denied their right to perform the minor Hajj or Umrah in Saudi Arabia.
Homs is now under full control of the Syrian army after the last batch of militants left the city.
Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been elected by the AKP as party leader in a congress held in the Turkish capital Ankara.
Iraqi lawmakers have condemned a Bahraini court’s ruling on Sheikh Isa Qassim.
A coalition of Palestinian factions has called for a day of rage concurrent with a scheduled visit by US President Donald Trump to the West Bank.
Indian-controlled Kashmir has observed a shutdown to mark the death anniversary of 2 of its pro-independence leaders.
The 82 Chibok schoolgirls recently freed from Boko Haram captivity in Nigeria have met their parents for the first time in three years.
Yemeni protesters have poured into the streets of the capital Sana'a to denounce the US and Saudi Arabia over two years of death and destruction brought on their war-ravaged country.
The last batch of foreign-backed militants in Waer quarter of Homs has started leaving the Syrian city as part of an evacuation deal with the government.
Following a three-decade wait, the Indian Army has received two ultra-light artillery guns from the US.
The latest round of Syria peace talks comes to an end in Geneva with little progress. The talks were overshadowed by the US military strike in the country.
The Greek parliament has approved a new round of austerity cuts which have been demanded by the country's international creditors.
People in the Belgian capital have staged a large anti-austerity protest and called for more social justice and equality in the European Union.
The economic situation in the Gaza Strip keeps worsening due to the Israeli blockade.
Delegates from the Syrian government and foreign-backed opposition discuss constitutional technicalities for a political transition during the peace talks in Geneva.
UK Prime Minister Theresa May has outlined her party's plan for Britain should she win the June 8 general elections.
A controversial plan to establish an EU military headquarters in Brussels has been approved by the bloc's foreign and defense ministers.
Air raids by Saudi fighter jets have killed dozens of civilians in Yemen’s southwestern province of Tai’zz.
The International Committee of the Red Cross has warned of a looming humanitarian crisis due to prolonged power outages in the Gaza Strip.
Some 800 members of Israel’s ruling Likud party have signed a petition, calling for annexing the West Bank.
The European Parliament has approved a regulation introducing a visa-free regime for Ukrainians.
France's Emmanuel Macron has announced his government, with nearly all of his new ministers fresh political faces.
Turkish parliament has elected seven members of a reshaped judicial authority a month after a controversial constitutional referendum that brought more powers for the president.
Labor unions in Greece have staged a nationwide strike bringing the country to a standstill.
Ugandan soldiers, deployed to Central African Republic to hunt a notorious warlord, have been accused of sexually abusing over a dozen women and three girls over the past 2 years.
On the final day of campaigning for the upcoming presidential as well as city and village council elections people in the capital Tehran and other major cities took to the streets voicing their support for their favorite candidates.
The increasing number of cholera cases in Yemen has put the country's poor health sector under extra pressure.
The Gaza Strip cannot provide for the basic needs of its residents under a decade-long Israeli blockade.
Iraq's Popular Mobilization Units are pressing ahead with operations to dislodge Daesh Takfiri terrorists northwest of Iraq.
People in Pakistan’s port city of Karachi have held a rally in solidarity with Palestinians.
Mafia clans have been running refugee reception centres in Italy for over a decade making millions of euros.
After 3 months of heavy battles in al-Qaboun district in Syria’s capital Damascus, the army is now in full control of the district.
The European Commission threatens legal action against Hungary, Poland, Austria and the Czech Republic over their failure to comply with an agreed refugee relocation policy.
International aid organizations have urged Saudi Arabia to lift its aerial and naval blockade on Yemen.
The UK has plummeted from 11th to 156th in a global ranking on children’s rights.
Friday will be a decisive day in Iran when people go to polls to choose their next president.
Palestinians in the Gaza Strip have held a funeral procession for fisherman Mohammad Baker who was killed on Monday by the Israeli navy off the coast of Gaza.
Tuesday marks one month of Palestinian prisoners’ mass hunger strike in Israeli jails. The hunger strikers say they will not give up until their demands are met.
With Iraqi forces close to entirely liberating Mosul and most of the country from Daesh, reconstruction is slowly becoming a priority for the country.
Syrian forces have expanded their control over areas around the capital Damascus after foreign-backed militants were evacuated from Qaboun.
On Emmanuel Macron’s first day in office, the new French president appointed a young and relatively unknown conservative as his Prime Minister.