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“These people are living under extreme conditions as a result of a siege of the area by the Syrian Government, with some facing severe food shortages and malnutrition.
January 19, 2018 - 13:25 GMT
UN Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide and UN Special Adviser on the Responsibility to Protect, expressed concerns Thursday about the situation in Eastern Ghouta and Idlib in Syria.
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres (AFP/File)
January 18, 2018 - 08:02 GMT
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called for the implementation of Iran's nuclear deal based on its "mechanisms," stressing that it must be preserved.
Iran national football team
January 17, 2018 - 19:58 GMT
Iran national football team may be surprised by a friendly match with Azzurri.
(Rami Khoury/Al Bawaba/SPA)
January 17, 2018 - 15:32 GMT
As a geopolitical game plays out in the Middle East, Palestinian people face more suffering and deprivation
A mannequin dressed in hijab in the Shiraz area of Iran (Flickr/Paul Keller)
January 16, 2018 - 09:09 GMT
Images of a Chinese musician looking mortified as her performance in Tehran is interrupted for her head to be covered have been shared widely on Iranian social media.
Reza Salehi Amiri (Photo: tasnimnews.com)
January 15, 2018 - 18:30 GMT
Reza Salehi Amiri has been elected unopposed as the 11th President of the National Olympic Committee (NOC) of the Islamic Republic of Iran.
January 14, 2018 - 13:28 GMT
"There is no hope of finding survivors," Mahmoud Rastad, the chief of Iran's maritime agency, said.
Iranian footballer Mehdi Taremi
January 13, 2018 - 20:45 GMT
Iranian footballer Mehdi Taremi has signed with al-Gharafa Football Club, which currently competes in the highest professional league in Qatari football known as the Qatar Stars League.
(LtoR) French Foreign Affairs Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel, British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini give a press conference at the EU headquarters in Brussels on Jan. 11, 2018 (JOHN THYS/AFP)
January 11, 2018 - 12:53 GMT
European powers have reaffirmed their determination to preserve Iran’s nuclear agreement against the backdrop of U.S. efforts to undermine the landmark multinational deal.
Iran is second to China in the number of prisoners executed in recent years -- killing 500 people in 2017 alone, mostly for drug offenses, and 10,000 people since 1998 (AFP/File)
January 10, 2018 - 17:36 GMT
The change in law is set to apply retroactively, meaning that up to 5,000 prisoners could evade execution after Ayatollah Sadeq Larijani asked officials to halt executions of those affected by the new amendments.
Tehran's landmark Milad Tower (C) is seen through a row of national flags in the center of the Iranian capital on Jan. 3, 2018 (ATTA KENARE/AFP)
January 09, 2018 - 19:54 GMT
About 3,700 people were arrested nationwide during the recent anti-government protests in Iran, a member of the country's parliament said.
In its latest report, the Iranian Parliament Research Center put the country’s economic growth in the current year at 4.1 percent. (AFP)
January 08, 2018 - 18:00 GMT
In its latest report, the Iranian Parliament Research Center put the country’s economic growth in the current year at 4.1 percent.
Comprised of recruits from Afghanistan, the Fatemiyoun is said to be the biggest military unit deployed by Iran in Iraq and Syria (AFP/File)
January 07, 2018 - 15:15 GMT
Comprised of recruits from Afghanistan, the Fatemiyoun is said to be the biggest military unit deployed by Iran in Iraq and Syria.
Iran national football team coach Carlos Queiroz
January 06, 2018 - 23:22 GMT
Iran national football team coach Carlos Queiroz was named as Asian Coach of the Year for 2017.
(AFP/FILE)
January 06, 2018 - 09:00 GMT
Russia promptly accuses U.S. of 'abusing' its position within the Security Council by using the forum to discuss the matter
The five entities targeted by the sanctions are subsidiaries of the Shahid Bakeri Industrial Group, part of Iran's Defense Ministry. Pictutred: U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin. (AFP/File)
January 05, 2018 - 10:08 GMT
The five entities targeted by the sanctions are subsidiaries of the Shahid Bakeri Industrial Group, part of Iran's Defense Ministry.