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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.

Egypt’s human rights delegation takes part in 43rd Session of HRC

Mon, 09 Mar 2020 - 03:41 GMT

Egypt’s participation would last until March 14, said head of the National Society for Rights and Freedoms Walid Farouk in the statement.

Qatar reports its first coronavirus in man who returned from Iran

Sat, 29 Feb 2020 - 12:43 GMT

The patient is a 36 year-old Qatari who returned recently from Iran, the ministry said in a statement, adding that he is a stable condition.

Iran's coronavirus death toll rises to 43, with 593 people infected

Sat, 29 Feb 2020 - 11:20 GMT

Unfortunately nine people died of the virus in the last 24 hours.

Iran's coronavirus death toll rises to 12 with 47 confirmed cases

Mon, 24 Feb 2020 - 10:16 GMT

The coronavirus death toll in Iran has risen to 12 and the total number of confirmed cases to 47, Al Arabiya news website reported, quoting state media.

Iraq extends ban on border crossings by Iranians

Sun, 23 Feb 2020 - 11:50 GMT

Iraq has extended an entry ban for any non-Iraqis coming from Iran, the PM said, as authorities in Tehran announced 15 more cases of coronavirus.

WHO concerned about coronavirus cases with no clear link

Sat, 22 Feb 2020 - 11:41 GMT

The World Health Organization (WHO) is concerned about the number of coronavirus cases with no clear epidemiological link.

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