Forty-two year-old Bassam al Sheikh Hussein locked himself inside a Beirut bank with up to 10 hostages when he was refused access to his funds.
The West says Russia might use the Iranian satellite for spying purposes in regard to the Ukraine conflict. But experts say Russia already has a powerful reconnaissance capacity.
Iran's Foreign Ministry refuted allegations levelled by the US Justice Department that a member of the IRGC orchestrated a plot to assassinate former US national security advisor John Bolton as "baseless".
Aine Davis was arrested by counter-terrorism police after his arrival to the UK from Türkiye, where in 2017 a Turkish court convicted him of being a member of a terrorist organisation after he was apprehended in 2015.
Shahram Poursafi was plotting to murder Bolton in retaliation for killing of Iran's Qasem Soleimani, alleges US, a claim Tehran rejects as "baseless".
Iraq's prominent cleric Muqtada al Sadr has recently helped inflame tensions in the country by commanding thousands of followers to storm and occupy parliament, preventing the formation of a government.
Azad Yandi, codenamed Soro Amed, is among seven terrorists neutralised in an operation by the Turkish forces in Iraq’s Gara region.
Iran, which has maintained ties with Moscow and refrained from criticism of the Ukraine offensive, has sought to deflect suspicions that Moscow could use Khayyam to spy on Ukraine.
Three Palestinians were killed and some 40 people suffered injuries as Israeli troops raided a house in the city of Nablus.
The Palestinian envoy to the UN told the UN Security Council that Israel’s three-day aggression was "unprovoked and unjustified".
Iran's nuclear negotiators return to Tehran from Vienna after days of indirect talks on reviving a 2015 deal with Washington and other world powers.
Ankara will continue its fight against terrorism and its decision to establish 30-kilometre-deep safe zone along the country's southern border is 'permanent', Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says.
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