A new TV channel dedicated to women is set to begin broadcasting in Afghanistan, the first of its kind in a male-dominated country.
Presidential candidates Mostafa Aqa-Mirsalim and Mostafa Hashemitaba have congratulated Hassan Rouhani on winning a re-election in Iran’s presidential votes held on Friday.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has issued a message commending the Iranian people for their "massive and epic" turnout in the country's twin elections.
Millions of Iranians have started going to the ballot boxes across the country as of 8 am (Iran standard time) to vote for their favourite candidates in Iran’s presidential and local elections.
China has lodged an official protest with the United States over new US sanctions on Iran that target a Chinese business.
Iran’s interior minister says the next president will most likely win the Friday election in the first round.
A pastor in Zimbabwe who tried replicating the Biblical story of Jesus Christ walking on water has been eaten by crocodiles.
Pyongyang will have dialogue with the United States if conditions are right, a senior North Korean diplomat announced.
The ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has reportedly fled the northern Iraqi city of Mosul and abandoned his soldiers, “leaving them to die,” an Iraqi counter-terror official said.
A 19-year-old girl was rescued after she was left to die in a sand pit following an alleged property dispute in India.