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UN Envoy in Iraq to Meet Ayatollah Sistani   

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The special representative of the UN secretary-general for Iraq, Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert, traveled to Iraq to meet with top Shia cleric grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani.
Afghan Chief Executive Wants Halt to Election Recount
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Afghanistan's Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah called Sunday for a halt to a recount of the recent presidential election, saying he would not accept "fraud-marked" results.
14:01 , 2019 Nov 10
Egypt Criticizes Washington Post's Description of Daesh Ringleader Baghdadi
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Observatory for Monitoring Takfiri Fatwas and Extremist Ideologies, an affiliate to the Egyptian Dar al Iftaa, strongly criticized the Washington Post newspaper for describing dead Daesh ringleader Abu Bakr al Baghdadi as “austere religious scholar".
16:24 , 2019 Oct 30
Over 780 Daesh-Affiliated Foreigners Escape Syria Camp following Turkish Attacks
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Kurdish-led administration in northern Syria said 785 foreigners affiliated with the Daesh terrorist group managed to escape a camp where they were being held following Turkish shelling on Sunday.
14:55 , 2019 Oct 13
Fanatic Zionist Settlers Slash Tires, Spray Racist Graffiti near Salfit
TEHRAN (IQNA) –  Extremist Israeli settlers slashed the tires of 13 Palestinian-owned vehicles and spray-painted racist slogans in the village of Qira, to the north of the occupied West Bank city of Salfit, on Saturday night, according to local sources.
12:05 , 2019 Oct 06
Zionist Gunboats Open Fire at Gaza Fishermen
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Israeli gunboats on Sunday morning opened fire at Palestinian fishing boats in the northern Gaza Strip.
14:21 , 2019 Sep 29
Five Daesh Members Arrested in Iraq’s Mosul
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Iraqi Interior Ministry announced on Wednesday that five members of the Daesh terrorist group were arrested in Mosul city.
15:50 , 2019 Sep 25
Egypt Detains Rights Lawyer after Protests
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Authorities in Egypt jailed an award-winning human rights lawyer on Sunday after she attended judicial investigations into protesters arrested during rare demonstrations against President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.
12:56 , 2019 Sep 24
Al-Shabaab Attack Kills at Least 8 Troops
TEHRAN (IQNA) – At least eight government soldiers were killed and several others wounded when members of the Somali-based al-Qaeda-linked group al-Shabaab attacked Somali National Army (SNA) base in Lower Shabelle region, officials said on Sunday.
15:14 , 2019 Sep 22
At Least 24 Killed in Bombing at Afghanistan President's Rally
TEHRAN (IQNA) – A suicide bomber on a motorcycle targeted a campaign rally by President Ashraf Ghani in northern Afghanistan on Tuesday, killing at least 24 people and wounding 31, officials said.
14:43 , 2019 Sep 17
Fresh Arrest Highlights Saudi Arabia's Crackdown on Religious Scholars
TEHRAN (IQNA) – A religious scholar has been arrested in Saudi Arabia after he criticized the Riyadh regime’s recent policy of hosting concerts by international artists, warning the development was a threat to the country’s culture.
16:51 , 2019 Sep 11
Russia Says US Strikes in Syria's Idlib Put Ceasefire At Risk
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Russia’s military said the United States had mounted air strikes in Syria’s Idlib without forewarning Moscow or Ankara, endangering a ceasefire there, Russian news agencies reported on Sunday.
17:09 , 2019 Sep 01
Palestinian Dies of Wounds from Israeli Attacks along Gaza Border  
TEHRAN (IQNA) – A Palestinian wounded by Israeli troops along the Gaza border died on Saturday, the health ministry in the blockaded coastal enclave said.
17:14 , 2019 Aug 31