Russia, wary of NATO’s eastward expansion, began a military campaign in Ukraine in February 2022 after the Western-leaning Kiev government turned a deaf ear to Moscow’s calls for its neighbor to maintain its neutrality. In the middle of the mayhem, Moscow and Kiev are trying to hammer out a peaceful solution to the conflict. Follow the latest about the Russia-Ukraine conflict here:
A delegation of the US House Democrats will visit Israel and the occupied West Bank this week to discuss prospects for a two-state solution, Israel's judicial reforms and Iran nuclear program, among other issues.
Belgium's Constitutional Court has turned down a request for the annulment of a treaty with Iran, which authorizes the exchange of prisoners between the two countries.
Israeli military forces have shot dead two young Palestinians during a raid on a village near the city of Jenin in northern West Bank. It comes hours after another young Palestinian died from injuries sustained in Israeli soldiers’ incursion into the occupied territory.
Afghanistan’s Taliban rulers have ordered an indefinite ban on university education for the country’s women, the Ministry of Higher Education announced in a letter issued to all government and private universities.
Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi congratulated his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping on securing a third term as the leader of China. Iran's president has reiterated that Tehran is resolute to expand all-out relations with Beijing.
The number of Covid deaths and cases remains relatively low in Iran. In the past 24 hours, the disease killed 46 people, as per figures released by the Health Ministry on Thursday, pushing the total fatalities in Iran to 140,204.
Iranian actor Payman Maadi has been selected as one of the jury members in the 2022 Sundance Film Festival in the US. The film festival will take place in hybrid format from Jan. 20 to 30.
The official newspaper of the government of Iran has attacked the Worker House for its criticism of the government’s proposal for the removal of a subsidized exchange rate for the US dollar in next year’s budget.
Iran's Supreme Court has acquitted former Central Bank governor Valliollah Seif and his deputies who were convicted in October of squandering millions of dollars in public funds.
It has begun to snow in many parts of Iran with the Meteorological Organization saying it will continue for several days.
Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has received a host of nurses and families of medical personnel who lost their lives to COVID-19 while treating and caring for patients inflicted with the deadly virus.
"A Hero", written and directed by renowned Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi, will contest in the best international feature film category of the 94th Academy Awards.
Preparing the Iranian traditional sweet paste, Samanu, is part of the country’s ancient heritage and provides a time for families to get together in the city of Shareza, in the central province of Isfahan.
A deadly road crash in central Iran has left 9 people dead and 16 others injured. One of the dead lost his life while being transferred to the hospital.