Qatar said on Monday it had filed lawsuits against three banks, accusing them of using what it called overseas currency manipulation to sabotage its economy in the wake of an Arab boycott against the country in 2017.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday Turkey's local elections were marred by "organized crime" at ballot boxes in Istanbul, raising the possibility of re-running a March 31 vote that handed a slim majority to the main opposition party.
Libyan military strongman Khalifa Haftar pushed on with his assault on Tripoli Monday, defying international calls for a ceasefire days into a battle that has left dozens dead.
Much has been made of Tottenham Hotspur’s new stadium but Manchester City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne said his side has no fears about playing there when the clubs meet in the first leg of their Champions League quarterfinal.
Iran’s Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) and Kazakhstan’s Kazinform held an exhibition of photos of the 27 years of diplomatic ties between the two countries.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Kuwaiti counterpart, Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, held talks on a range of issues, including ways to boost bilateral relations.
Amid reports that the Iraqi prime ministers recent visit to Tehran was aimed at mediating between Iran and Saudi Arabia, an Iraqi official said Tehran has agreed to such mediation.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry strongly condemned an aerial attack by the Saudi-led military coalition on a residential area in Yemen's capital Sana’a that killed at least 13 civilians and wounded more than 90, including schoolchildren.
Sadio Mane has grown used to playing second fiddle to Mohamed Salah in the two seasons since the latter joined the Senegalese at Liverpool.
Soaking in the franchise's nostalgia of yesteryear, Stephen Curry scored 27 points and helped the Golden State Warriors clinch the Western Conference's top seed with a win in their final regular-season game at Oracle Arena, beating the Los Angeles Clippers 131-104 on Sunday night for a fifth straight victory.
Iran’s Persepolis and Saudi Arabia’s Al Ahli will go head-to-head in Group D of the AFC Champions League at Al Wasl Stadium on Tuesday.
US President Donald Trump announced the departure of Homeland Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, underscoring his intent to toughen immigration policy amid a surge in illegal crossings along the southern border.
Oil prices rose to their highest level since November 2018 on Monday, driven by OPEC supply cuts, US sanctions against Iran and Venezuela and fighting in Libya as well as strong US jobs data.
UK engineers developing a novel propulsion system said their technology has passed another key milestone.
Business confidence has crashed to the lowest point since 2012, and the economy is only growing because firms are stockpiling ahead of Brexit, according to a key sentiment indicator.
German exports and imports both fell more than expected in February, data showed on Monday, in the latest sign that Europe’s largest economy is likely to post meager growth in the first quarter amid increased headwinds from abroad.
New technology is being used to search for untapped oil in an Alaska bay that is already an established source of fossil fuel, according to officials.
The US-China trade dispute is pushing American multinational companies to relocate their factories and adjust business strategies for their supply chains in the next 12 months, according to a survey by Bain and Company.
The International Space Station (ISS) is packed full of bacteria and fungi that could potentially be harmful to astronauts, a new study has found.
A woman posing as a guardian angel arranged a charity auction to raise funds for a little girl – but kept the money for herself.
Ugandan police said they had rescued an American woman and her driver who had been kidnapped by gunmen in a national park.
Taeko Watanabe awoke one cold March night and found a trail of blood in the hallway, a bloody cleaver on her son Yuki’s bed and no trace of him in the house. Then police discovered a suicide note in his bedroom.
Australia on Monday launched a major education campaign to encourage its residents, particularly those traveling overseas, to get vaccinated against measles as a sudden spike in cases amid a global resurgence causes alarm.
A new study has found that cystic fibrosis patients who have a common virus may experience faster disease progression than patients who do not have the virus.
A third of mental healthcare professionals in Malta suffer from symptoms of burnout, according to the first study of the sort.
Doctors involved in vital clinical research have warned that the Irish Department of Health’s interpretation of the new European data protection rules could force them out of research because of a requirement to obtain explicit consent before processing a patient’s data.
Two Saudi security forces have sustained injuries following an attack by four assailants on a checkpoint in eastern Saudi Arabia, a Saudi report says.
A new report by Britain’s top animal charity group shows violent criminals in the country are increasingly using knives to brutally end the lives of defenseless creatures.
The US military has announced a temporary withdrawal of its forces from Libya amid an upsurge of fighting in the North African country.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has condemned US President Donald Trump’s recognition of the Israeli regime’s "sovereignty" over the occupied Golan Heights, stressing the need for a political solution to the conflict in Syria in accordance with UN Security Council Resolution 2254.
Palestine has demanded an immediate international criminal investigation into the Tel Aviv regime’s policy of settlement expansion and expropriation of Palestinian territories.
Maldives President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih's party is heading for a historic landslide victory in parliamentary elections, provisional results showed, a move that will help him to investigate the scale of debts to China.
Iran has slammed a "completely biased and unilateral" communiqué issued by foreign ministers of the Group of Seven nations against the Islamic Republic, saying the G7 states only seek to appease the United States.
A US navy warship carrying a fleet of F-35 stealth fighter jets has crossed South China Sea to join upcoming joint drills with Filipino naval forces, a move that could add up to ongoing tensions between Washington and Beijing over the US military presence in the region.
A series of new laws introduced in the UK will allow authorities to lock up anyone returning from fighting missions along the ranks of Daesh Takfiri group in Syria and Iraq as well as other militant groups in the Middle east region.
Norwegian painter Edvard Munch’s most angst-filled moment may well not be represented by his best known work, ‘The Scream.’ Another painting in a British Museum exhibition holds the key to a moment of greater drama and violence in the Norwegian painter’s troubled life.
Iranian composer Manouchehr Sahbai is to lead Tehran Symphony Orchestra (TSO) as the guest conductor on April 17 and 18 at Tehran’s Vahdat Hall.
At least five people have been killed and more than a dozen others wounded in a terrorist rocket attack on a hospital in Syria’s western-central province of Hama, state media report.
Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi says Islamabad has “reliable intelligence” that India has planned a likely attack against Pakistan in the third week of April.
Iraq is optimistic about developing the electricity industry in cooperation with the Islamic Republic of Iran, said Iraqi Minister of Electricity Louay al-Khateeb.
Production from the Mouteh Gold Mine in Isfahan Province amounted to 401 kilograms in the year to March 20, reported Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization (IMIDRO).
The Governor of the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) Abdolnasser Hemmati, on the sidelines of his Sunday meeting with the Iraqi Finance Minister Fuad Mohammed Hussein, said that banking relations between Tehran and Baghdad will be eased to facilitate transactions between the two countries’ businessmen.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s AK Party will ask the top electoral board for a recount of all votes cast in Istanbul in last week’s local elections, a senior party official said.
More than six months after the United States, Mexico and Canada agreed a new deal to govern more than $1 trillion in regional trade, the chances of the countries ratifying the pact this year are receding.
By Sadeq Dehqan & Farzam Vanaki
The military conflict shaking Libya escalated Sunday as forces of strongman Khalifa Haftar launched an airstrike on a suburb of Tripoli and the UN-backed government vowed a major counteroffensive.
After last Sunday's election, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was quick to promise reforms to revive the country's weakened economy.
D’Angelo Russell had 25 points and 10 assists, and the Brooklyn Nets beat the short-handed Milwaukee Bucks 133-128 on Saturday to improve their positioning in the Eastern Conference playoff race.
It will be "almost impossible" for Manchester City to win the quadruple this season, Pep Guardiola said.
Bayern Munich coach Niko Kovac believes his side’s dominant performance in Saturday’s handsome Klassiker victory over Borussia Dortmund "needs to be the benchmark" for the Reds in the final six games of the season.
Australia's dual 100m hurdles world champion Sally Pearson Sunday pulled out of her first competitive event in more than a year, saying her body was "overheating", in a blow to her comeback plans.
Austria will extend its border controls for fellow EU members Hungary and Slovenia until at least November, Austrian news agency APA reported on Sunday, citing a letter from the country’s interior minister to the European Commission.
Turkey on Sunday condemned Benjamin Netanyahu's remarks after the Israeli prime minister said he planned to annex settlements in the occupied West Bank if he wins upcoming elections.nts
The Matchday Three of the 2019 AFC Champions League group stage sees Iranian clubs Esteghlal and Zob Ahan back in action on Monday.
Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi denounced the “bogus” allegations that the Group of Seven (G-7) has raised against Tehran’s nuclear and missile program and its regional role, saying the group falls under the influence of the US and its bullying and illegal policies.
Iran’s top military commander said the country and its neighbor Iraq agreed to cooperate in the area of air defense to fend off the challenges facing their respective airspaces.
Iran will take reciprocal action against the United States if Washington labels Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) as a terrorist organization, a majority of Iranian parliamentarians said on Sunday.
Thousands of Sudanese protesters rallied outside the army's headquarters in the capital Sunday for a second day calling on the military to back them in demands that President Omar al-Bashir resign as police fired tear gas to disperse them.
Last week marked the 10th anniversary of the London G20 summit, an event that took place at the low point in the deepest slump since the 1930s, yet represented the high point of international cooperation.
At least five people, including two children, were shot Saturday at a family gathering in Chicago, police and a fire official said.
An elephant killed a suspected poacher and lions ate his remains, with a human skull and a pair of pants all that authorities have been able to recover.
The United Nations Secretary General António Guterres in a message called on all political, religious and civil society leaders to reject hate speech and discrimination, the UN Information Center (UNIC) in Tehran reported.
Tens of thousands of the UK’s National Health Service workers are struggling to get by on the minimum wage because their private sector employers are failing to match public sector pay rises.