An activist in Los Angeles holds a sign on Oct. 15 during a protest against President Donald Trump's travel ban.
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A federal court in Hawaii blocked President Donald Trump's third and most extensive initiative to limit travel into the United States on Tuesday, just hours before it was set to go into effect. The In...
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What is to be gained by ‘decertification of the nuclear agreement’?
Map of Iran. Detail from the World Atlas. Selective Focus.
The alternative spells bad news.
U.S. President Donald Trump and Saudi Deputy Crown Prince and Minister of Defense Mohammed bin Salman meet at the White House in Washington, U.S., March 14, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
WASHINGTON — The temperature in the Iranian city of Ahvaz climbed Thursday to a blistering 129 degrees, a record high for the Middle Eastern country and among the hottest temperatures ever recor...
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On Tuesday Saudi Arabia's King Salman announced a reshuffle which appointed his 31-year-old son Mohammed bin Salman as Crown Prince, effectively placing him first-in-line to the throne. Prince Salman...
A picture taken on June 5, 2017 shows a man walking past the Qatar Airways branch in the Saudi capital Riyadh, after it had suspended all flights to Saudi Arabia following a severing of relations between major gulf states and gas-rich Qatar.Arab nations including Saudi Arabia and Egypt cut ties with Qatar accusing it of supporting extremism, in the biggest diplomatic crisis to hit the region in years. / AFP PHOTO / FAYEZ NURELDINE (Photo credit should read FAYEZ NURELDINE/AFP/Getty Images)
US and Gulf Cooperation Council forces conduct field training, in Kuwait in 2017. U.S. Army, Francis O'Brien/ Mohammed Nuruzzaman, Gulf University for Science and Technology This is the worst diploma...
U.S. President Donald Trump delivers a statement about missile strikes on a Syrian airfield, at his Mar-a-Lago estate in West Palm Beach, Florida, U.S., April 6, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
Saudi Arabia and six other neighbouring and regional Middle Eastern countries severed diplomatic ties with Qatar on Monday in what has been labelled one of the biggest rifts between Arab gulf nations...
Hours after suicide bombers and gunmen launched deadly assaults against Iran's parliament and the tomb of its former supreme leader in Tehran on Wednesday, U.S. President Donald Trump extended seeming...
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One attacker detonated a suicide vest, one was killed by security forces and other assailants were arrested.
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India has made 15 requests for consular access.
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The fishermen, working for some Baharainians, were detained for entering the Iranian waters without permission.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani talks to Russian President Vladimir Putin during a meeting in Baku, Azerbaijan on August 8 2016. Alexander Nemenov/Pool/Reuters École des Hautes Études e...
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Right-wingers on social media flipped out over the message an Iranian filmmaker had read on his behalf at the Academy Awards on Sunday night. Asghar Farhadi won the Oscar for best foreign film for "Th...
The United States on Friday sanctioned 13 individuals and 12 entities under its Iran sanctions authority, days after the White House put Tehran "on notice" over a ballistic missile test and other acti...
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President Donald Trump's phone calls with international leaders caused at least two diplomatic incidents before he picked a Twitter fight with Iran on Thursday ― bringing the U.S. into spats with thre...
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It all depends on how Trump responds to Iran’s missile test.
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Another filmy kid joins the movies.
DUBAI, Jan 8 (Reuters) - Former Iranian president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani died on Sunday at the age of 82, a big blow to moderates and reformists deprived now of their most influential supporter in t...
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Media freedom has undergone a "deep and disturbing" decline in several parts of the world and at the global level this year, according to a new release from Reporters Without Borders. Thus far in 2016...
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America’s support of Saudi Arabia sends a dangerous message.
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It is being attended by nearly 40 countries and leading groupings like the European Union.
BAGHDAD, Nov 24 (Reuters) - A suicide truck bomb killed about 100 people, most of them Iranian Shi'ite pilgrims, at a petrol station in the city of Hilla 100 km (62 miles) south of Baghdad on Thursday...
Georgian-American grandmaster Nazi Paikidze's decision to boycott the Women's World Chess Championship in Iran—due to the requirement for players to wear hijabs—has had a strange, unintend...
An anticipated meeting between the Iranian Foreign Minister and his American counterpart – possibly the last before the advent of a new and possibly more hostile US administration in Washington...
When the Indian government pursues foreign policy initiatives, it often difficult for the lay citizen to understand its human impact. Here's a real life example of how our neighbours look upon a democratic, strong and yet fairly liberal India reaching out to them. This conversation, which took place in a cab, gave me some interesting insights into how an Afghan Shia intellectual views India.
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Social media reactions to terrorism or acts of terror make for very interesting case studies. Never before have the masses been able to opine with such freedom on platforms that allow millions of others to read and share their views. News channels, newspapers and so on today are being challenged by people directly as the internet, often via smartphones and tablets, offers unprecedented, and often alternative and raw access to information. However, such access and fluidity in information flow comes with certain shortcomings.
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While the easing of sanctions on Iran is welcome and will work towards its return into the mainstream, the country must also make an effort towards meaningful reform. The fears of "foreign influence" and "corruption of values" are unfounded when you have such a proud, strong and vibrant civilizational heritage.
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TEHRAN -- Ahead of his maiden visit to energy- rich Iran, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said enhancing connectivity, trade, investment and energy partnership will be his priority with the pos...