The Iranian Health Ministry says the total number of Iranians definitely diagnosed with the coronavirus has risen to 61, twelve of whom have died so far.
Russian intelligence sources have confirmed that Michael D’ Andrea, the head of US intelligence operations against Iraq, Iran and Afghanistan, has been killed in Taliban's shoot-down of a US military plane in Ghazni.
Iraqi protesters, outraged by Washington’s recent airstrikes against the positions of Popular Mobilization Units (PMU), have set fire to parts of the United States’ embassy in the Green Zone of Baghdad.
Various Iraqi political groups and officials have condemned the United States’ violation of their country’s sovereignty.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran has issued an advisory, warning Iranian citizens about traveling to France in the wake of strikes and violent protests in the European country.
Iraq’s Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi says he will submit his resignation to the country's parliament following a day of intense bloodshed and in response to a call for a change of leadership by the country’s top Shiite cleric Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani.
The Iraqi police has declared curfew in the holy city of Najaf after rioters stormed the Iranian Consulate and set it on fire.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Turkish military forces have officially started an operation in northern Syria against Kurdish militants.
Voting has begun in Afghanistan's presidential election, with over nine million registered voters potentially heading to the polls amid tight security measures.
At least 24 people have been killed and 31 others wounded after a car bomb exploded near an election campaign rally held by Afghan President Ashraf Ghani in the country's northern Parwan province.