The Ahvaz National Resistance has been in the headlines following the attack in Iran last week. The little-known separatist militant group has no international recognition; Iran accuses the US and Gulf States of backing it.
EU and Iran agreed late Monday to establish a financial facility in the European Union to facilitate payments for Iranian imports and exports including oil.
US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says it was “ludicrous” for Iran to suggest US has anything to do with Saturday’s parade attack in southwestern city of Ahvaz in which at least 25 people were killed.
At a UN event on the refugee crisis, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu says, "Dead children lying on the coasts are a shame for the entire world and humanity."
General strike paralyses operations of UN’s cash-strapped Palestinian refugee agency, UNRWA. The agency faces a shortfall of more than $200 million after the US slashed funding earlier this year.
Under a tight blockade by Israel and Egypt, the people of Gaza are well acquainted with suffering. Now the Trump administration will be compounding their suffering by cutting much needed financial aid.
The attack killed at least 25 people almost half of them members of the country’s elite Revolutionary Guards.
This year's UN General Assembly is expected to be overshadowed by the organisation's failure to produce a solution to the war in Syria.
Israeli soldiers killed one Palestinian and injured 14 others during peaceful demonstrations, according to the Palestinian Health Ministry.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says 3,331 civilians were killed in US-led air strikes since they began four years ago. The Washington-led alliance puts the toll at just over 1,000 civilians in both Syria and neighbouring Iraq.
Turkey and Russia struck a deal to prevent a Russia-backed regime attack on Syria's last major opposition bastion of Idlib.
Israel plans to demolish the village of Khan al Ahmar and relocate its 180 residents, Bedouins who scrape a living by raising sheep and goats, to a site 12 kilometres away, near the Palestinian village of Abu Dis and adjacent to a landfill site.
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