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Russia, Turkey enforce demilitarized zone in Syria's Idlib

MOSCOW, Russia - Supporting the Syrian President Bashar al Assad in his fight against rebels, Russia, along with the Government ...

Macron to meet Trump, Iran's Rouhani at UN in New York

French President Emmanuel Macron will separately meet his US and Iranian counterparts, Donald Trump and Hassan Rouhani, during the UN ...

U.S. Again Names Iran As Leading Terrorism Sponsor

The United States has once again named Iran as the world's leading state sponsor of terrorism, accusing it of fueling ...

Egypt court upholds suspended sentence against activist

An Egyptian appeals court on Wednesday upheld a three-month suspended prison sentence for a prominent rights lawyer convicted of offending ...

Iraq Court Condemns to Death 'Deputy of IS Leader'

BAGHDAD - An Iraqi court on Wednesday sentenced to death on terror charges a prominent jihadist described as a deputy ...

Gaza Protests Escalate After Deal to End Blockade Fails

GAZA - Palestinian protests are escalating after the failure of Egyptian-led efforts to broker a deal between Hamas and Israel ...

Amnesty: Crackdown Turns Egypt into 'Open-Air Prison' for Critics

CAIRO - Amnesty International on Wednesday accused Egypt's government of mounting a crackdown on freedom of expression that had turned ...

Thousands Back Home in North Syria After Russia-Turkey Deal

Thousands of people who were recently displaced by violence in northwest Syria have returned home following a Russia-Turkey deal that ...

Human Rights Team Toils To Tell Real Videos From Fakes

When Amnesty International launched a probe this year into police crackdowns against Russian protesters, one of its research methods was ...

Afghanistan's Shi'a Brace For More Attacks On Ashura Holiday

KABUL -- Members of Afghanistan's Shi'ite minority are bracing for potential violence as they prepare to commemorate Ashura, the holiest ...

Netanyahu and Putin defuse crisis after Israel downs Russia warplane

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Russian President Vladimir Putin sought to defuse a crisis on Tuesday after Syrian defences ...

Proposed Inter-Korean Projects Could Violate UN, US Sanctions

WASHINGTON - As South Korean President Moon Jae-in meets with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for their third summit, ...

24 Bahais could face death penalty in Yemen - Amnesty

Twenty-four Yemenis, including a teenage girl, could face the death penalty in the rebel-held capital Sanaa on charges linked to ...

'Hardline takeover' blamed for latest Boko Haram violence

The execution of a kidnapped aid worker and the apparent death of a senior factional leader have sparked fears of ...

Iran FM Censures Twitter for Blocking Iranians- Accounts

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has censured Twitter for blocking accounts of real Iranian netizens, while failing to crack down ...

Iran's Embassy in Greece Attacked by Kurdish Militants- Affiliates

A number of attackers affiliated with an anti-Iran Kurdish militant group raided the Iranian embassy building in Athens on Monday ...

Iraq No Base for Anti-Iran Attacks: New Parliament Speaker

The newly-elected speaker of the Iraqi legislature says he won't tolerate efforts by anti-Iran groups to use Iraq's soil to ...

Israel Has Not Given IAEA Any Document on Iran: Russia

The Russian Federation does not have any information that confirms Israel has handed over some documents on Iran's nuclear program ...

Iran Welcomes Russia-Turkey Agreement on Syria's Idlib

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi says Tehran welcomes the Idlib agreement between Turkey and Russia reached in a meeting ...

Rial's Depreciation Threatening Iran's Border Markets

Media reports show that people of Iraq, and also other neighbours of Iran, are flocking to border markets of the ...

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Russia blames 'tragic chance events' for Syria plane downing

MOSCOW, Russia - After accusing Israel of indirectly causing the downing of a Russian military plane near Syria, the Russian ...

Russia, Turkey enforce demilitarized zone in Syria's Idlib

MOSCOW, Russia - Supporting the Syrian President Bashar al Assad in his fight against rebels, Russia, along with the Government ...

Macron to meet Trump, Iran's Rouhani at UN in New York

French President Emmanuel Macron will separately meet his US and Iranian counterparts, Donald Trump and Hassan Rouhani, during the UN ...

U.S. Again Names Iran As Leading Terrorism Sponsor

The United States has once again named Iran as the world's leading state sponsor of terrorism, accusing it of fueling ...

Egypt court upholds suspended sentence against activist

An Egyptian appeals court on Wednesday upheld a three-month suspended prison sentence for a prominent rights lawyer convicted of offending ...

Iraq Court Condemns to Death 'Deputy of IS Leader'

BAGHDAD - An Iraqi court on Wednesday sentenced to death on terror charges a prominent jihadist described as a deputy ...

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