to experience the full functionality of mail.com.
July 01, 2020
Pompeo urges UN arms embargo on Iran's `terrorist regime'
Calling Iran “the world’s most heinous terrorist regime,” U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urged the U.N. Security Council ...
July 01, 2020
Iran journalist who fueled 2017 protests sentenced to death
Iran sentenced a once-exiled journalist to death over his online work that helped inspire nationwide economic protests that ...
June 28, 2020
AP Interview: US envoy calls for Iran arms embargo renewal
An expiring United Nations weapons embargo on Iran must remain in place to prevent it from “becoming the arms dealer of ...
May 28, 2020
Hard-line former Tehran mayor named Iran parliament speaker
Iran's parliament elected a former mayor of Tehran tied to the Revolutionary Guard as its next speaker Thursday, solidifying ...
May 27, 2020
So-called honor killing of teen girl brings outcry in Iran
The so-called honor killing of a 14-year-old Iranian girl by her father, who reportedly used a farming sickle to behead her ...
May 24, 2020
1st Iranian ship reaches Venezuela with no sign of US threat
The first of five tankers loaded with gasoline sent from Iran reached Venezuelan waters late Saturday, expected to ...
April 09, 2020
Khamenei: Mass Ramadan events in Iran may stop over virus
Iran’s supreme leader suggested Thursday that mass gatherings may be barred through the holy Muslim fasting month of Ramadan ...
April 05, 2020
Jerusalem's Palm Sunday procession scaled back due to virus
A small group of Franciscan monks and Roman Catholic faithful took to the streets of Jerusalem’s Christian Quarter in the Old ...
April 02, 2020
Iran parliament speaker, Israeli health minister have virus
Iran’s parliament speaker has contracted the new coronavirus, the country's highest-ranking government figure yet to catch ...
April 01, 2020
Saudi official urges Muslims to delay hajj plans over virus
A senior Saudi official urged more than 1 million Muslims intending to perform the hajj to delay making plans this year — ...
March 30, 2020
Iran defends virus response as Syria reports first death
Iran's president on Sunday lashed out at criticism of authorities' lagging response to the worst coronavirus outbreak in the ...
March 27, 2020
Curfews extended as USAID declares aid suspension in Yemen
As countries across the Middle East tighten restrictions on movement to curb the spread of the coronavirus, a spokesman for ...
March 25, 2020
Aid group says Mideast lockdowns hinder humanitarian efforts
An international aid group said Wednesday that closures aimed at containing the coronavirus pandemic are preventing it from ...
March 19, 2020
Mideast airlines lose $7B as airports shut to combat virus
Seven Middle Eastern countries have suspended all commercial flights due to the fast-spreading new coronavirus, as the ...
March 19, 2020
Virus death toll spikes in Iran, with total now at 1,135
Iran on Wednesday reported its single biggest jump in fatalities from the coronavirus as another 147 people died, raising the ...
March 17, 2020
Iran warns virus could kill 'millions' in Islamic Republic
Iran issued its most dire warning yet Tuesday about the new coronavirus ravaging the country, suggesting “millions” could die ...
March 08, 2020
Bahrain F1 to run without fans due to virus as markets fall
Bahrain's Formula One race this month will be run without spectators over fears about the new coronavirus, the island kingdom ...
March 04, 2020
Virus halts pilgrimages to Mecca, Friday prayers in Iran
The coronavirus outbreak disrupted Islamic worship in the Middle East as Saudi Arabia on Wednesday banned its citizens and ...
February 28, 2020
Virus outbreak in Iran sickens hundreds, including officials
After facing sanctions and the risk of war amid tensions with the United States, Iran’s Shiite theocracy now has an enemy in ...
February 27, 2020
Amid virus, Saudis close Islam's holiest sites to foreigners
Saudi Arabia on Thursday closed off the holiest sites in Islam to foreign pilgrims over the coronavirus, disrupting travel ...
In order to enable essential services and functionality on our site and to collect data on how visitors interact with our site, products and services we use tools such as cookies.