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Saudi minister rejects Iranian accusation on scientist's killing

Saudi Arabia’s minister of state for foreign affairs on Tuesday criticised Iran’s foreign minister for implicating Riyadh in the killing of

01 December 2020 09:45 PM

Kurdistan Reports 389 New Coronavirus Cases and 325 Recoveries

Kurdistan Region’s health ministry on Tuesday confirmed 389 new cases of COVID-19 within the past 24 hours while reporting 325 recoveries.

01 December 2020 03:15 PM

Iranian Border Guards Kill, Wound Three Kurdish Porters

At least three Kurdish porters were either killed or wounded by Iranian border guards, a human rights group revealed on Tuesday.

01 December 2020 03:13 PM

Kurdistan Mine Action Agency Destroys Hundreds of War Remnants

Kurdistan Region’s Mine Action Agency said on Monday that it had destroyed hundreds of war remnants in Choman district of Erbil province.

01 December 2020 03:11 PM

Iraqi Lawmaker Says US Troops' Presence a Violation on Sovereignty

The presence of the US troops in Iraq is a violation on the country's sovereignty, an Iraqi lawmaker said.

01 December 2020 03:08 PM

Erbil, Baghdad to Cooperate on Clearing Territories from Mines

The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) will start cooperations withe the Iraqi federal government on clearing various territories from landmines, a statement said on Monday.

01 December 2020 03:06 PM

Kurdistan Security Forces Confiscate 2kg of Illegal Drugs

Kurdistan Region's security forces managed to seize at least two kilograms of illegal drugs at a border crossing, a statement said.

01 December 2020 03:02 PM

BioNTech/Pfizer file for EU approval of Covid-19 vaccine

Germany’s BioNTech and its US partner Pfizer on Tuesday said they had applied for EU regulatory approval for their Covid-19 vaccine, raising

01 December 2020 01:26 PM

Academic freed in Iran ‘blown away’ by support

An Australian-British academic released after two years imprisoned in Iran on spying charges said she thanked supporters from the “bottom of

01 December 2020 01:23 PM

Iranian MPs seek hardening of nuclear stance after scientist killed

A bill requiring Iran’s government to step up uranium enrichment closer to the level needed for a nuclear weapon, and ignore other restraints

01 December 2020 01:19 PM

Air strike kills IRGC commander at Iraq-Syria border - Iraqi officials

An air strike killed a commander of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards at the Iraq-Syria border sometime between Saturday and Sunday, Iraqi security

01 December 2020 01:15 PM

Iraq condemns killing of Iranian scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs condemned Sunday, the killing of Iranian scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadah.

30 November 2020 06:45 PM

Danish general takes helm of NATO non-combat mission in Iraq

Lieutenant-General Per Pugholm Olsen of the Danish Armed Forces is the new Commander of the NATO Mission Iraq (NMI), following a change of command ceremony held in Baghdad on November 24.

30 November 2020 06:40 PM

Killed Iranian scientist shot with remote-controlled machine gun: agency

The Iranian nuclear scientist assassinated east of Tehran was shot by a remote-controlled machine gun operating out of another car, the semi-official Fars News Agency said Sunday.

30 November 2020 05:49 PM

Kuwait condemns killing of Iranian scientist: state news agency

Kuwait's foreign ministry on Friday condemned the assassination of Iran's top nuclear scientist, according to the state news agency KUNA.

30 November 2020 05:43 PM

Save the Children: Kids in Iraq live among unexploded bombs

The organization Save the Children said thousands of children are forced to live among unexploded bombs, dead bodies and rubble, after the closure of camps for displaced people in Iraq.

30 November 2020 05:31 PM

ISIS Attacks Iraqi Army outside Makhmour

Once again on Sunday night, the ISIS militants targeted the Iraqi armed forces in a surprise attack near Makhmour, southwest of Erbil.

30 November 2020 05:20 PM

Iranian Border Guards Wound Kurdish Porter

Iranian border guards on Sunday wounded one Kurdish porter, also known as Kolbar, in Urmia, Western Azarbaijan Province, a monitor reported.

30 November 2020 05:17 PM

Iran Confirms nearly 13,000 New COVID-19 Cases

Nearly 13,000 other people have been found positive for the coronavirus across Iran within 24 hours, the country's health ministry said on Sunday.

30 November 2020 05:14 PM

ISIS Claims Responsibility for Rocket Attack on Iraqi Oil Refinery

The ISIS has claimed responsibility for Sunday's rocket attack on an oil refinery in the Iraqi province of Salahaddin.

30 November 2020 05:11 PM

Israel Puts Its Embassies on High Alert as Iran Vows to Avenge Scientist's Killing

Israel has reportedly put its diplomatic buildings around the world on high alert as Iran has vowed to avenge the killing of its top nuclear scientist.

30 November 2020 05:07 PM

Israel-Lebanon maritime border talks postponed, officials say

US-mediated talks between Lebanon and Israel that were scheduled for Wednesday have been postponed until further notice, a Lebanese security

30 November 2020 01:55 PM

Iranian TV says weapon used in scientist's killing was made in Israel

Iran’s English-language Press TV reported on Monday that the weapon used in the killing of prominent Iranian nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh

30 November 2020 01:32 PM

Iran’s economy will continue to struggle during Biden presidency

Some politicians, scholars and policy analysts believe Iran’s economy might rebound after Joe Biden moves into the White House in January.

30 November 2020 01:27 PM

Iran begins burial of slain prominent nuclear scientist - TV

Iran began the burial of slain nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh in a cemetery in northern Tehran on Monday, state TV reported, as the

30 November 2020 01:25 PM

Rocket attack causes fire at oil refinery in northern Iraq

A rocket attack in northern Iraq on Sunday caused a large fire to break out at an oil refinery, briefly halting operations, the country’s Oil Ministry said.

30 November 2020 12:58 AM

UAE condemns killing of Iranian nuclear scientist, calls for self-restraint

The United Arab Emirates on Sunday condemned the "heinous" killing of a top Iranian nuclear scientist that Tehran has blamed on Israel, urging all parties to exercise restraint.

30 November 2020 12:53 AM

IDF to keep fighting Iran in Syria: chief of staff

During his visit to the Golan Heights, he met with IDF Northern Command chief Maj. Gen. Amir Baram and the head of the 210th Bashan Division Brig. Gen. Roman Gofman.

30 November 2020 12:14 AM

Iran to give a 'calculated' response to nuclear scientist killing, says official

Iran will give a “calculated and decisive” response to the killing of its top nuclear scientist, said a top adviser to Iran’s supreme leader

29 November 2020 10:29 PM

Lebanon to ease virus curbs from Monday

Lebanon is from Monday to gradually ease restrictions imposed two weeks ago after a surge in coronavirus infections, in a bid to relieve its

29 November 2020 10:26 PM

UK concerned over Iran situation, awaiting full facts on scientist killing

British Foreign Minister Dominic Raab said on Sunday he was concerned about the situation in Iran and wider region after the killing of a

29 November 2020 10:23 PM

ISIS claims responsibility for rocket striking Iraqi oil refinery

A rocket hit a small oil refinery in northern Iraq on Sunday, causing fire and minor damage, two refinery officials said.

29 November 2020 08:58 PM