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Iran and Russia have called for the complete withdrawal of foreign forces from Syria. Tehran and Moscow have argued that the latest spate of deadly violence in Hasakah Province is the upshot of illegal presence of occupation troops, particularly Americans.
White House Middle East coordinator Brett McGurk says the US and Iran "are in the ballpark of a possible deal" over the 2015 nuclear agreement.
Tajikistan’s State Committee for National Security reported two individuals were killed and ten wounded in an armed conflict on the border with Kyrgyzstan that began on Thursday.
A shooting erupted between border forces of Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan on Thursday, the Kyrgyz border service said, adding that the Tajik side used mortars and grenades.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has confirmed that Moscow has received a written response from the US to the Kremlin's requests for assurances over NATO expansion, expressing disappointment over quote the lack of concessions.
Syria’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Bassam Sabbagh says the US is behind the latest spate of deadly violence in the northeastern province of Hasakah. He warned that Washington is seeking to revive the Daesh terror group so that it can justify its occupation of the Arab country.
Ukraine is being used as a tool of geopolitical pressure on Moscow, it became a toy in the hands of the US and NATO, Russian Security Council Deputy Chairman Dmitry Medvedev says.
Afghanistan is "hanging by a thread", United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told the Security Council on Wednesday. He called on the world countries to authorize all transactions needed to carry out humanitarian activities in the Taliban-ruled state.
Members of a radical group known as Yakyn Inkar were among those detained in Kazakhstan on suspicion of committing crimes during the recent mass riots, according to a documentary aired on state television on Thursday.
The Kremlin is keeping an eye on Washington’s steps aimed at stirring up tensions around Ukraine with great concern, Russian Presidential Spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters.
The Taliban acting foreign minister Amir Khan Motaqi says talks between the group’s representatives and western officials in Oslo, Norway, have had good results. He added the new rulers in Kabul want good relations with the world, including the neighboring and the European countries.
Rescue crews on Tuesday were forging ahead with efforts to clear major throughways in and around Istanbul clogged by a massive snow storm. It left countless of people and vehicles stranded overnight in below-freezing conditions.
A senior member of the US team negotiating with Iran has left his post as reports reveal differences of opinion on the way forward.
As tensions intensify over Russia-Ukraine crisis, US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin has placed roughly 8,500 military personnel on heigh alert to potentially deploy to Eastern Europe, the Pentagon announced.
US President Joe Biden's national security adviser Jake Sullivan met with UAE and Saudi Arabia’s Ambassadors to the United States, Yousef Al Otaiba and Reema bint Bandar Al Saud respectively to discuss recent Yemeni missile and drone attacks.
NATO announced European allies were deploying more ships and fighters to Eastern Europe and putting new forces on standby in response to Russia’s continued military mobilization along the Ukrainian border.
The Defense Minister of the Azerbaijan Republic Zakir Hasanov Zakir Hasanov will travel to Tehran on Tuesday.
Taliban and Western diplomats are holding a meeting outside Norway’s capital Oslo. Talks are focusing on Afghanistan’s humanitarian crisis, which has escalated drastically since last August when the militants stormed back to power.
Tourism is the most effective factor in bringing nations together, Iranian tourism minister Ezzatollah Zarghami says, in a meeting with the Secretary General of the World Tourism Organization.
Futsal World Ranking has released its latest rankings of the national futsal teams, and the national men's futsal team of Iran has improved its position.