UN Human Rights Council agrees to send investigators to examine alleged human rights violations in the war-torn country.
Pakistan says Indian soldiers have killed two civilians and a soldier as they opened fire on a village in the Islamabad-administered part of Kashmir.
Iran national under-20 football team draws 2-2 with Armenia in a preparation match for 2018 AFC U-19 Championship qualification.
Four children among the dead in overnight aerial attacks on a town in northwestern Idlib province, UK-based group says.
The US has made clear it has not declared war on North Korea. But Pyongyang can still trigger military confrontation.
US Secretary of Health and Human Services Tom Price has resigned under pressure,
The US “does not recognize” Iraqi Kurdistan’s independence referendum, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has announced.
Catalan FM urges Spain’s government to let voters ‘solve situation by democracy’ as Madrid insists no vote will happen.
Airlines ordered by Baghdad to stop flying into Kurdish airports as part of backlash against the region’s referendum.
At least 60 Rohingya Muslims are presumed dead after their boat capsized off Bangladesh.
The visit to India by US Defense Secretary James Mattis could have been a significant step in the expansion of ties between Washington and New …
Commuters stampede on a bridge near Mumbai’s Elphinstone railway station, killing at least 22 people.
Suicide car bombers, gunmen strike Barire military outpost outside Mogadishu in a brazen assault by the armed group.
High school and university students hold mass rally in Barcelona to Catalonia’s right to vote.
Antonio Guterres urges Myanmar’s government to end military operation as refugees continue to flee to Bangladesh.
Jeremy Corbyn has been instrumental in enabling antisemitism within his own party.
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has rejected the outcome of the Kurdish secession vote.
A 163.4 carat flawless white diamond, the largest ever to come to auction, expected to bring in a excess of $30 million, was previewed by …
The secret of our satisfaction seems to be our social cohesion and generosity. We come together in good times and in bad.
Shia Muslims are marking the martyrdom anniversary of the third Shia Imam, Hussain ibn Ali. In the Iranian capital Tehran, a mourning procession has been …
Iraq’s semi-autonomous Kurdistan region finally held a referendum on secession from Iraq on Monday.
Referendum on independence for Catalonia set to go ahead on October 1 despite government crackdown in the region.
US student held in Pyongyang died from a lack of oxygen to the brain caused by an unknown injury, coroner says.
US President Donald Trump’s son-in-law is registered as a female voter in New York, registration records show.
The eurozone’s most powerful advocate of austerity is expected to become speaker of the new German parliament.
Women in Saudi Arabia are finally being allowed to drive from next year following a decree issued by King Salman.
For the first time, Israel cannot take newly reelected Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Germany for granted
A top Israeli official says the Tel Aviv regime will not stop its arms sales to Myanmar in light of Rohingya genocide.
Iraq and Turkey’s militaries have held joint drills along their border.
Iranian athletes leave the 5th edition of Asian Indoor & Martial Arts Games with a total of 118, finishing third in the overall medal standings …
Initial results in Kurdish referendum in northern Iraq show a majority supporting independence from Baghdad.
Former prime minister-turned-fugitive was not present in court, which sentenced her to five years over subsidy scandal.
Among the victims of GCC crisis are hundreds of Qatari-owned racing camels, shipped back from UAE via Oman’s seaport.
Royal decree announcing decision signed by King Salman will be effective immediately but rollout will take months.
The Kurdistan Regional Government gained relative independence in 1991, in the wake of the First Gulf War.
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees has warned of a deteriorating food situation in Uganda’s refugee settlements.
Thousands of Lebanon’s public employees have protested in Beirut to demand payment based on a new salary scale.
Iran says it is preparing to increase its exports of crude oil to global markets beyond the current volume of 2.2 million barrels per day …
Human Rights Watch slams Saudi Arabia for allowing government-affiliated clerics ‘to openly demonize religious minorities such as Shia.’
Palestinian gunman reportedly opened fire on Israelis in settlement of Har Adar near Jerusalem, killing three.
Maria is the most powerful hurricane to strike Puerto Rico and Dominica in nearly a century.
UN Secretary-General António Guterres voices his worries over a controversial referendum on the independence of the semi-autonomous Kurdistan region from Iraq’s central government.
Reports say an estimated 78 percent of the more than five million eligible voters turned out to cast their ballot.
A high-ranking lawmaker in the US House of Representatives has officially announced the start of an investigation into use of a private email account by …
Foreign minister criticises boycotting Gulf neighbours, while saying there is greater desire by US to resolve crisis.
The popularity of US Senator Bernie Sanders signals an ominous change in American public opinion.
A political commentator believes the Iraqi Kurdish leader is attempting to use the referendum as an opportunity to reassert his authority.
French trade unionists have blocked access to several fuel depots in protest against an overhaul of employment laws.
Polls open in northern Iraq as Kurds cast ballots in referendum on whether to support independence from Baghdad.
Years after the LRA was subdued, reconciliation between communities and returning former LRA fighters remains elusive.
US President Donald Trump’s son-in-law has been using a private email account along with some other White House officials to conduct official business, his lawyer …
Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) drones destroy several Daesh bases on the Syrian border with Iraq.