Fighting is raging around three major cities in south and west Afghanistan, as Taliban militants seek to seize them from government forces. Herat, Lashkar Gah and Kandahar saw continued clashes on Sunday. The Taliban have made rapid rural gains..
REUTERS Oil prices fell by more than $1 on Monday on worries over China's economy after a survey showed growth in factory activity slipped sharply in the world's second-largest oil consumer, with concerns compounded by a rise in oil output..
The UK and US believe Iran was behind a tanker attack that killed two people, and have vowed to respond, calling it a violation of international law. The MV Mercer Street, operated by an Israeli-owned firm, was attacked off Oman on Thursday. A ..
Minister of State for Foreign Affairs meets Deputy Secretary General for Political Affairs of the European External Action Service (EEAS), the responsible for EU policy on Iran. During the meeting, cooperation relations between Qatar and the ..
REUTERS Firefighting planes from Spain and Croatia joined the battle against wildfires raging for a seventh day near Turkey's southern resorts amid increasing calls for more aerial support and sharp criticism of the government's response. ..
Saudi Foreign Minister Faisal bin Farhan has hailed his country’s relations with Qatar, saying ties between the two neighbors were “very good”. Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud on Tuesday said his country&r..
Iran on Saturday rejected as psychological warfare accusations that it was behind a deadly attack on a tanker off Oman's coast, and said Tehran sought to enhance the security of the strategic Gulf waterway. Foreign ministers from the Group of ..
Saudi karate star Tarek Hamdi was denied a Tokyo 2020 Olympic title on Saturday by a bizarre refereeing decision — but as far as his fans are concerned, his silver medal was as good as gold. Hamdi, 23, was 4-1 up in the Nippon Budokan arena ..
REUTERS One person is now dying from COVID-19 every two minutes in Iran, state TV said on Monday, as the Middle East’s worst-hit nation reported a new record daily toll of 588 fatalities. With authorities complaining of poor social distan..