• 'High Turnout To Disappoint Enemies'

    'High Turnout To Disappoint Enemies'

    Supreme leader of Iran Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei Tuesday said massive presence of people in the upcoming elections as well as rallies marking the anniversary of the Islamic Revolution’s victory will secure the country against hostile schemes.
  • Syrian forces liberate 4 villages in Latakia

    Syrian forces liberate 4 villages in Latakia

    The Syrian army, backed by volunteer forces, has launched successful offensives against Takfiri militants in the coastal province of Latakia, winning back four strategic villages.
  • 10 killed by car bomb in Syria's Damascus

    A car bomb driven by a suicide attacker exploded Tuesday near a police officers' club in the Syrian capital Damascus, killing at least 10 people and causing wide-spread material damage, state media said.
  • Four dead, 150 hurt in German train crash: police

    Four people were killed when two trains collided head-on in the southern German state of Bavaria on Tuesday, a police spokesman said, adding about 150 people were injured, including 10 very seriously.
  • Canada announces end to anti-ISIS strikes

    "The Canadian announcement is the kind of response (Defense Secretary Ashton Carter) has been looking for from coalition members as the United States and our coalition partners push to accelerate the campaign against ISIL," spokesman Peter Cook said.
  • Israel sets conditions on returning Palestinians bodies

    More than 170 Palestinians, including children and women, have been killed by Israeli forces since the outbreak of tensions in the occupied Palestinian territories last October. Some 27 Israelis, mostly soldiers, have also lost their lives in Palesti
  • Senior Taliban leader Mullah Rahmani dies of cancer

    The statement does not provide any further details or say where Rahmani died, although he has previously been identified as an office bearer of the Afghan Taliban.
  • A migrant carries a child as refugees and migrants wait for a train to continue their journey towards western Europe from the Macedonia-Greece border at the Vinojug Temporary Transit Centre outside the village of Gevgelija, Macedonia, February 1, 2016. PH

    Migrants' boat capsizes off Turkish coast, 22 drown

    Twenty-two migrants drowned when the boat carrying them capsized off Turkey’s Aegean coast in the Edremit area of Balikesir province on Monday as they tried to reach a Greek island, a Turkish coast guard official told Reuters.
  • Iraq deploying thousands of troops to retake Mosul

    Makhmur lies around 70 kilometres (45 miles) southeast of Mosul. The initial aim is to completely sever IS supply lines between Mosul and areas farther south including Hawijah in Kirkuk province and areas near Baiji in Salaheddin, the officer said.
  • Syria:'Foreign troops will return in Coffins'

    Syria’s foreign minister warned Saturday that Saudi or other foreign troops entering his country would “return home in wooden coffins” and asserted that recent military advances put his government “on track” to end the five-year-old civil war.
  • Donald Trump says he has'at least 20 Muslim friends'but fails to namethem

    The Republican presidential candidate has previously said "I love the Muslims" despite provocative polices that include calling for a temporary ban on Muslims entering the United States and a database to track the movements of those already living th
  • US releases images of Iraqi detainees

    The Pentagon released the photos as part of an ongoing legal fight with the American Civil Liberties Union, which filed a freedom of information lawsuit in 2004 seeking about 2,000 photographs showing detainee mistreatment.
  • Saudi boots in Syria mean war:Russia

    Saudi Arabia is a member of the so-called US-led coalition that has been conducting air raids against what are claimed to be the Daesh terrorists inside Syria without any authorization from the Syrian government or a UN mandate since September 2014.
  • Iraqi forces liberate district in Anbar

    Additionally, Iraqi army artillery units pounded militant positions in the villages of Duwailiya, al-Ghoraf and Jazeera al-Jubbah, located on the outskirts of the western city of Khan al-Baghdadi, killing at least 17 Daesh militants.
  • Iran,UK embassies to resume issuing visas

    Iran's Foriegn Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told reporters after a meeting with his counterpart Philip Hammond in London on Feb.5 that issuing visas in embassies would be resumed in several weeks, IRNA reported.