• Iran holds anti-Islamic State cartoon contest

    Not long after staging a cartoon contest satirizing the Holocaust, a group in Iran launched another event — this time, aimed at the Islamic State extremist group.

  • Italy coast guard rescues 70 Afghan, Iraqi migrants from crowded boat

    Seventy Afghan and Iraqi migrants have been rescued from a packed boat off the southeastern coast of Italy and brought to shore on Sunday

  • Fresh Syria talks to begin in Geneva

    Fresh efforts to revive peace talks on Syria is due to begin in Geneva.

  • IRAN AND SAUDI ARABIA

    THE airstrikes undertaken by a Saudi-led coalition against targets in Yemen may usher a new phase in one of the longest, most destructive, and most confused conflicts to affect the Middle East and much of the Muslim world: the Saudi-Iranian confrontation.

  • Iran urges aid effort for Yemen

    Iran's foreign minister calls for "urgent humanitarian assistance" in Yemen after a Saudi-led coalition ended air strikes against Houthi rebels.

  • Australia-Iran share intelligence to fight IS

    Australia and Iran agrees to share intelligence about Australians fighting with militant groups in Iraq.

  • Iran puts forward Yemen peace plan

    Iran proposes a peace plan for Yemen and called for an end to Saudi-led air strikes against Houthi rebels allied to Tehran, but the move was likely to draw a cool response from Riyadh.

  • Iran's nuclear deal

    AFTER 18 months of gruelling negotiations, Iran and the P-5+1 (United States, France, Britain, China, Russia—and Germany) reached a

  • Bangladesh greets Iran nuclear talks

    Bangladesh welcomes the understanding reached between Iran and five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council plus Germany on key parameters of a Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action on Iran's nuclear programme.

  • Iran Nuclear Deal

    The Future of the Iran Nuclear Deal

    THERE'S many a slip twixt the cup and the lip,” goes the old English proverb.

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