Memory of the day: Soviet Union is dissolved in 1991

Sun, 26 Dec 2021 - 09:42 GMT

In the following lines, ET sheds light on the most important world events that took place on December 26.

Egypt signs final statement of 41st Gulf Cooperation Council Summit

Tue, 05 Jan 2021 - 01:58 GMT

Minister Sameh Shokry attended the summit held in Saudi Arabia's Al Ola town on January 5, 2021.

2020, a year that battered humanity

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 - 01:00 GMT

The year 2020 was not the most amazing year for many people. Since its early months, the world have been witnessing jaw-dropping events at a very rapid pace.

Egypt condemns Iranian-backed Houthis’ attack on Saudi region of Jazan

Sun, 20 Sep 2020 - 02:24 GMT

Five civilians were injured after a military mortar launched by the Iranian-backed terrorist Houthi militia from Yemeni territories towards a village in Al-Harath Governorate in the Jizan region.

Iran responsible for Houthi attacks, missiles targeting Saudi Arabia: Arab Parliament Speaker

Sat, 22 Aug 2020 - 12:10 GMT

Speaker of the Arab Parliament Mishaal Al-Salami has said the Iranian regime is responsible for terrorist attempts carried out by Houthis targeting Saudi Arabia.

UAE-Israel agreement is sovereign decision, not directed at Iran: Gargash

Mon, 17 Aug 2020 - 04:50 GMT

The United Arab Emirates agreement with Israel is a sovereign decision and is not directed at Iran, the UAE’s Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash said in a tweet on Monday.

Egypt strongly condemns Turkish ‘provocative’ practices in Iraq

Fri, 03 Jul 2020 - 02:47 GMT

Turkey launched airstrikes against different targets in Kurdistan region, northern Iraq, reported Shafaq News Agency.

Egypt condemns Turkish, Iranian military intervention in northern Iraq

Fri, 19 Jun 2020 - 10:49 GMT

The Egyptian Foreign Ministry, Egypt affirms its complete rejection of any interference affecting the sovereignty of any of the brotherly Arab states.

Amnesty urges UN investigation into Iran protest killings

Thu, 21 May 2020 - 03:55 GMT

They turned violent before being put down by security forces amid a near-total internet blackout.

Iran sentences French academic to six years in prison: lawyer

Sat, 16 May 2020 - 01:57 GMT

“The court has sentenced her to six years,” said Saeid Dehghan.

US envoy threatens to trigger return of UN sanctions on Iran

Thu, 14 May 2020 - 09:29 GMT

US special envoy for Iran, Brian Hook, confirmed the strategy two weeks after a US official, speaking on condition anonymity, said the United States had told Britain, France, and Germany of its plan.

Iran records 4,585 coronavirus deaths as restrictions eased

Mon, 13 Apr 2020 - 12:04 GMT

Iran’s death toll from the coronavirus outbreak has risen to 4,585, with 111 more overnight, a health ministry official said on Monday.

Threat from Iran to U.S. forces in Iraq remains 'significant' -senior U.S. diplomat

Fri, 10 Apr 2020 - 05:51 GMT

Schenker, who in March said Washington was "enormously disappointed" by Iraq's performance in protecting U.S.-led coalition forces, repeated Washington's concerns.

Rouhani: U.S. has lost opportunity to lift Iran sanctions amid coronavirus

Wed, 01 Apr 2020 - 11:28 GMT

The United States had missed a historic opportunity to lift sanctions on his country, though the penalties had not hampered its fight against the infection.

Rouhani: U.S. should lift sanctions if it wants to help Iran amid coronavirus

Mon, 23 Mar 2020 - 08:37 GMT

The United States should lift sanctions if Washington wants to help Iran to contain the coronavirus outbreak, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said.

Iran's death toll from coronavirus reaches 1,685

Sun, 22 Mar 2020 - 04:42 GMT

Iran's COVID-19 death toll has reached 1,685 with 129 deaths in the past 24 hours, Straits Times quoted the health ministry's spokesman as saying on Sunday.

Iraq names new PM as rockets hit base hosting foreign troops

Wed, 18 Mar 2020 - 05:40 GMT

Iraq's president on Tuesday named pro-Western lawmaker and former Najaf city governor Adnan Zurfi as the next prime minister.

Iran has temporarily freed 85,000 prisoners, including political ones, amid coronavirus

Tue, 17 Mar 2020 - 09:17 GMT

Iran has temporarily freed about 85,000 prisoners, including political prisoners

Iran summons Swiss ambassador over US allegations

Sat, 14 Mar 2020 - 10:02 GMT

Iran’s Foreign Ministry summoned the Swiss ambassador, whose country represents the US interests in Iran.

Iran summons Swiss ambassador over US allegations

Sat, 14 Mar 2020 - 10:02 GMT

Iran’s Foreign Ministry summoned the Swiss ambassador, whose country represents the US interests in Iran.