Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei urged newly-elected lawmakers Saturday to resist “schemes” from the West as parliamentarians met in Tehran for the first time since elections finished in April.
Hundreds of thousands of people in Syria have been trapped in the Daesh-held northeastern city of Raqqah as well as the outskirts of Aleppo as both cities face offensives by government and Kurdish forces.
A Saudi cleric has banned people from taking pictures with cats as well as taking pictures in general.Responding to a question about “a new trend of taking pictures with cats” which “has been spreading among people
Barack Obama on Friday paid moving tribute to victims of the world's first nuclear attack during a historic visit to Hiroshima."71 years ago, death fell from the sky and the world was changed," the president said after laying a wreath.
A Greek archaeologist says he may have discovered the lost tomb of ancient philosopher Aristotle in northern Greece.Archaeologist Konstantinos Sismanidis said on Thursday that his team unearthed a 2,400-year-old domed vault in the ruins of the an
Israeli warplanes have launched two airstrikes on the Gaza Strip in yet another act of aggression against the besieged coastal sliver.According to Palestinian media reports, the airstrikes hit an area west of Rafah and the Nuseirat.
Saudi Arabia says talks with a visiting Iranian delegation on arrangements for Hajj pilgrimage were “positive,” adding that the two sides reached an agreement on issuing electronic visas for Iranian pilgrims.
Religious belief is no excuse for refusing to shake a teacher’s hand, Swiss regional authorities ruled Wednesday, reversing one school’s controversial decision to grant exemptions for Muslim students wary of touching the opposite sex.
French street artist JR has made the famous Louvre Pyramid in Paris disappear in an optical illusion. The artist covered the huge glass pyramid with a trompe l'oeil installation that makes it seem as if the monument at the heart of the courtya
Image is everything in Dubai — even when fighting crime.Police in this desert metropolis have built up a high-horsepower arsenal of luxury sports cars and SUVs over the years to complement their fleet of green-and-white patrol cruisers.