DUBAI: Iran’s army chief declared on Thursday that police had quelled anti-government unrest that has killed 21 people but that his troops were ready to intervene if needed, as authorities staged more pro-government rallies. The…
LONDON: Iran’s Supreme Leader on Tuesday accused enemies of the Islamic Republic of stirring unrest, as anti-government demonstrations that began last week continued. In recent days, enemies of Iran used different tools including cash,…
TEHRAN: Nine people were killed overnight in unrest related to protests in the Isfahan region of central Iran, the state broadcaster reported on Tuesday. Six protesters were killed in clashes with security forces as they tried to storm a…
DUBAI: Ten people were killed during street protests in Iran on Sunday, state television said on Monday. The nationwide protests have drawn in tens of thousands of people and represent the boldest challenge to Iran’s leadership since…
DHAKA: Bangladesh on Friday moved to regulate weekly sermons in hundreds of thousands of mosques as part of a stepped-up campaign to combat Islamist extremism, officials said.
ISLAMABAD: "Arrested Indian agent Kulbhushan Yadav had visited Pakistan in 2013, while a cell of Indian covert agency RAW working to destabilize Pakistan has been active in three Indian consulates," said defense officials on Wednesday.
KABUL: A US air strike on a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Afghanistan that killed at least 30 people was caused primarily by human error, the commander of US forces said Wednesday, promising disciplinary action.
DHAKA: Bangladesh hanged two top opposition leaders Sunday for war crimes committed during the independence conflict with Pakistan and boosted security across the country over fears the executions could spark fresh unrest.
MOSCOW: Air links between Russia and Egypt will be cut for at least several months after last month's air crash in which 224 died, the Kremlin's chief of staff said Tuesday.
JERUSALEM: Jerusalem suffered its bloodiest day yet Tuesday in a wave of unrest, with at least three people killed and many wounded in shooting and car-and-knife attacks on Israelis.