Afghans are marking their 98th Independence Day amid heightened security arrangements.
The monsoon season has again brought with itself torrential rains and deadly mudslides in Pakistan.
Prominent Sudanese poet Emi Mahmoud has visited a refugee camp in Uganda where people fleeing the conflict in South Sudan have been given shelters.
Iran's Parliament continues vote-of-confidence sessions on new cabinet.
This week the South Korean capital hosted an expo focusing on trading Halal products with Muslim countries around the world.
Hundreds of refugees and asylum seekers have been evicted from a building in central Rome where they had resided for four years.
Yemeni people and activists have observed the International Humanitarian Day at a school for visually-impaired students in Sana’a.
These days, Iranian lawmakers are busy discussing the credentials of ministerial nominees proposed by President Hassan Rouhani for his second term in office.
Iran marks the anniversary of the 1953 coup against the government of then democratically-elected prime minister, Mohammad Mosaddeq.
The UN Security Council has held another meeting on the dire situation in Yemen, highlighting the political and humanitarian challenges facing the war torn country.
The UN humanitarian coordinator in Yemen has expressed deep concern about the deteriorating humanitarian crisis in the war-torn country.
Spain has announced three days of national mourning after terror attacks in the cities of Barcelona and Cambrils left 14 dead and more than 130 wounded.
An outbreak of dengue virus is taking a toll on people in Pakistan’s northwestern province of Khyber Pukhtunkhwa.
India is eagerly awaiting its first shipment of crude oil from the US.
Italy’s economy is showing signs of recovery for the first time since the start of the country’s financial crisis in 2011.
Faulty Egyptian power lines that supply electricity to Gaza have been deepening the electricity crisis in besieged territory.
An Indian Music band has held a concert at Tehran’s iconic Milad Tower
A memorial service has been held in Tehran for an IRGC member who was recently killed by Daesh Takfiri terrorists.
Palestinians have launched a campaign to prevent Israel from burying the withheld bodies of 2 Palestinians in unmarked graves.
The massacre of dozens of civilians, including women and children in the northern Afghan province of Sar-e-Pol has sent shockwaves across the country.
S Korean President marked 100 days in office amid high-running tensions deepened by an exchange of fiery rhetoric between N Korea and US.
Iran’s parliament is busy discussing the qualification of President Rouhani’s proposed ministers for his second cabinet.
For the first time since the start of Syria’s conflict in 2011, the government has reopened an international trade fair near the capital Damascus.
Indian-controlled Kashmir’s south has become a heart of renewed anti-India sentiments.
France's new president has seen a swift drop in popularity, largely due to his plan for more strict austerity measures.
Philadelphia joined other US cities on Wednesday for demonstrations against the latest violent white supremacist rally in Charlottesville.
Yemeni rights activists have begun preparing a case to prosecute Saudi Arabia in the international court of justice in The Hague over Riyadh’s deadly war on Yemen.
Spain's Constitutional Court has rejected an appeal by Catalonia's government to lift the suspension of reform regulations that fast-track the referendum on independence.
Iran is considering Ukraine as a possible gateway for its oil exports to Europe.
Iran has inaugurated an airspace project which aims to expand its fleet of ageing aircraft.
Uganda has opened a new settlement area in the Arua district in northern Uganda that is set to host thousands of arriving refugees from South Sudan.
Iran’s Parliament has begun debating President Hassan Rouhani’s picks for ministerial posts.
India is proposing a plan to send an estimated 40,000 Rohingya refugees back to Myanmar.
Japan has marked the 72th anniversary of its surrender in the second World War.
August 15 marks the70th anniversary of India’s independence from Britain.
While India has celebrated its independence day on Tuesday, people in Kashmir have marked what they call the black day.
Tehran is hosting a national forum on Iran’s achievements in nanotechnology.
Hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans have rallied in the capital Caracas to condemn US President Donald Trump's recent military threat against their country.
On the fourth day of FIVB men's qualification tournament Iran has become the first team to qualify to the 2018 world championship by beating China.
Iran has held a commemoration ceremony to honor Mohsen Hojaji, a member of an Iranian advisory support team who was beheaded by Daesh terrorists in Syria.
The security staffers at Barcelona's airport have started an indefinite strike after 22 days of partial walkouts.
Saudi Arabia has for the third consecutive year denied visas for Yemeni pilgrims seeking to take part in this year’s Hajj pilgrimage.
Pakistan is celebrating the 70th anniversary of its independence from Britain. The day is being marked as the country is facing huge political and security challenges.
Iran’s new environmental chief says a water crisis is looming in the country and his organization will continue to struggle with severe challenges.
Three non-governmental organizations have announced the suspension of their rescue operations for refugees in the Mediterranean, citing threats from the Libyan authorities and coastguard.
The Bahraini opposition in London has urged British authorities to end their support for the Al Khalifa regime.
University professors and other academics in Nigeria have begun an open-ended strike over their disagreements with the government.
Pakistan’s deposed Prime Minister of Nawaz Sharif has vowed to reform the judiciary which removed him from office last month.
An Iranian photojournalist has showcased photos he took in the Iraqi city of Mosul before and after the liberation of the city from Daesh terrorists.
A small pizzeria in northern Tehran has caught the attention of Iran’s capital dwellers.
The 2018 Men’s World Championship Qualification is underway in Iran with 5 teams competing against each other in the single round robin tournament.
On the fourth day of FIVB men's qualification tournament Iran has become the first team to qualify to the 2018 world championship by beating china in straight sets.
The independence referendum in Iraq’s Kurdistan has highlighted differences among the two main political parties in that region.
Despite recent tensions on the Korean peninsula over North's missile tests, most South Koreans go about their daily life unaffected by a media hype prophesying a war.
Iran's parliament has passed a legislation to boost spending on the country’s missile program and the elite IRGC in retaliation for new sanctions imposed by the United States.
Muslims across India have held rallies to protest against growing hate crimes in the country.
An Israeli group called Temple Institute has released a report, revealing that the year 2017 saw a significant increase in the number of settlers storming the al-Aqsa Mosque compound compared to previous years.
With pilgrims arriving in the city of Medina in Saudi Arabia during the Hajj season, some businesses are flourishing including the dates trade.
Life in Pakistani’s northwest has been hard since the Taliban militants took over parts of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas.
Gaza’s young population continues to bear the brunt of Israel’s inhumane practices as the world marks international Youth Day.
Uganda has registered an estimated 30 percent rise in new HIV infections among South Sudanese refugees in various settlements across the country.
A general strike has been held in Indian-controlled Kashmir in protest over attempts to scrap the special status granted to the disputed region in the constitution.
The Iranian capital Tehran has held a women’s motocross race.
Iran has made a winning start to their campaign at the FIVB Volleyball Men's World Championship.
Leading charity organization Oxfam warns that a large number of African asylum seekers are suffering abuse, torture and rape while crossing lawless Libya in search of a new life in Europe.
Following 2 years of economic depression caused by war, Ukraine’s economy is expected to show a GDP growth of about 2 percent this year.
The Norwegian Refugee Council, a prominent rights group in Europe, has called on Saudi Arabia to lift its aerial blockade on Yemen’s airspace.
Deposed Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif continues a defiant procession from Islamabad to his native eastern city of Lahore in a bid to demonstrate political power.
The Tir 30th is the name of a century-old street in downtown Tehran, famous for its historical importance.
People living in Pakistan’s Kurram Agency say they’ve been deprived of their basic human rights due to The Frontier Crimes Regulations, FCR.
US president Donald Trump has stepped up his war of words against North Korea with many fearing a start to the dreaded nuclear war.
The Syrian army and allied forces have made fresh gains in the country’s south.
Just a few days after militants massacred dozens of Shia Afghan civilians in Sar-e-Pol, people are still in a state of shock and sorrow.
Queues of stranded passengers have snaked around Barcelona's international airport, as airport security workers have decided to continue with a strike over pay conditions.
Israel continues to make life extremely hard for Gaza’s fishermen by attacking and forcing them out of the sea on almost a daily basis.
Saudi Arabia's latest arms deal with Spain has drawn angry reactions in Yemen, where the new weapons are believed to be used against civilians.
Like previous years, the Iranian government has established a central hospital along with a number of clinics for Iranians who are in the holy city of Medina for Hajj pilgrimage.
Victims of terror attacks in Gawdar in Pakistan's central Kurram region still face government negligence.
After weeks of meetings and lobbying, the newly-elected Tehran City Council has voted Mohammad Ali Najafi as the new mayor of the Iranian capital, Tehran.
An estimated 3,600 hectare of forest land has been destroyed in Uganda in recent years as part of a project to produce palm oil in Uganda.
French police have arrested a suspect after a car plowed into six soldiers near their barracks in a Parisian suburb.
Pakistan's Ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has started a public mobilization campaign against a Supreme Court ruling which sent him packing for concealing his offshore assets.
For the second consecutive year since the outbreak of the Syrian war in 2011, Damascus has hosted a book fair.
Muhib Ali is a 60-year-old man living in Parachinar, the capital city of Pakistan’s Kurram Agency. He lost his four-year-old son in a bomb attack April this year.
A “No for now” campaign in opposition to holding the independence referendum has kicked off in the city of Sulaymaniyah in Iraq's semi-autonomous region of Kurdistan.
French President Emmanuel Macron’s wife who was making headlines due to her age is back in the news over opposition to her being formally designated as the nation’s “First Lady”.
Tensions are running high between Turkey and US-backed Kurds in northern Syria.
The Syrian army and allied forces have made fresh gains against the terrorists in the south.
Saudi Arabia’s tight blockade on Yemen keeps worsening the humanitarian crisis in the impoverished nation.
The Iranian president has presented his cabinet choices to Parliament for a vote of confidence.
The news of economic recovery in Catalonia has been marred by higher premiums on the region's debt in recent months.