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In a surprise move, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Iran's former president, has registered as a candidate for next month's presidential election. Ahmadinejad had previously said he would…
Italian Foreign Minister Angelino Alfano said on Tuesday G7 ministers had failed to reach consensus over proposed sanctions against Russia for its backing of Syrian…
A local commander of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) was shot dead in southeastern Iran on Tuesday, according to Iran’s Tasnim news agency. Ruhollah Aali,…
The United Nations has warned about a growing risk of "mass deaths from starvation" in conflict and drought-hit areas of Somalia, Yemen, South Sudan and…

US to Russia: Abandon Syria's al-Assad

The US secretary of state has said he hopes Russia will abandon its support for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad because actions such as last week's…
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Monday called for reforms in Syria, which has been ravaged by civil war since 2011. Speaking at a press conference…
Saudi Arabia has announced plans to build a 334sq km "entertainment city" south of the capital Riyadh that will feature sports, cultural and recreational facilities,…
The Pentagon says a group of US warships is headed to the western Pacific Ocean to provide a physical presence near the Korean Peninsula. The…
At least 27 people have been killed in an explosion inside a church in the Egyptian Nile Delta city of Tanta, local media reported, as…

4 killed in Swedish ‘terrorist attack’

At least four victims were killed Friday when a stolen truck drove into a large department store in the Swedish capital city. Prime Minister Stefan…

US 'prepared to do more' after Syria strike

The U.S.'s strike on Syria in response to a chemical weapons attack was a "very measured step", Washington's envoy to the UN said Friday. "We…
Autopsy results have revealed that chemical weapons were used in an attack which killed more than 80 people in Syria's Idlib province, according to Turkey's…
The victims of Tuesday’s chemical attack in the Syrian province of Idlib show symptoms of nerve agent damage, according to the World Health Organization. "The…
At least one person was killed and another 17 injured by a 6-magnitude earthquake that shook Iran’s northeastern Mashhad province on Wednesday, according to local…