Muslims worldwide mark Ashura
Millions of Muslims across the world attended ceremonies to commemorate the martyrdom anniversary of Shias’ third Imam, Imam Hussein (PBUH) and his companions.
Germany: Withdrawal from JCPOA to undermine Washington’s credibility
Germany said Sunday that going back on a nuclear deal with Iran signed by former US President Barack Obama would risk undermining Washington’s credibility in negotiating with North Korea.
Hezbollah says Israel pushing region to war
Lebanon’s Hezbollah movement accused Israeli regime on Sunday of pushing the region to war in Syria, Lebanon and the Gaza Strip, and said nowhere in Israel would be safe if such a conflict were to erupt.
Canada police investigate “terror attack” in Edmonton
An attack on a police officer outside a football game with a car and knife and a high-speed chase of a moving van that left four people injured in the western city of Edmonton, Alberta, are being investigated as acts of terrorism, Canadian authorities said early Sunday.
Violence erupts as police try to stop Catalonia referendum
Spanish riot police burst into polling stations across Catalonia on Sunday, confiscating ballot boxes and voting papers to try to halt a banned referendum on a split from Spain as Madrid asserted its authority over the rebel region.
FM urges Europe to defy US if Trump sinks nuclear deal
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has called on Europe to defy US sanctions if the Trump administration torpedoes the international nuclear agreement with Tehran.
Iran bans oil product shipments to Iraqi Kurdistan
Iran’s Ministry of Roads and Urban Development has warned companies against shipment of oil products to and from the Iraqi Kurdistan “until further notice,” Iranian news agencies reported on Saturday.
Zarif: Nuclear renegotiation is a ‘myth’
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Wednesday essentially ruled out renegotiating or
launching follow-up talks to a landmark nuclear accord that President Donald Trump is threatening to dismantle, saying rewriting the multilateral pact is a “myth”.
Iran, Iraq to hold joint border war games
The Iranian and Iraqi forces will hold joint war games at several crossings on Iran’s border with the autonomous Iraqi Kurdish region, according to officials.
Iran’s oil output up 20,000 bpd in September
Iranian crude oil production increased by 20,000 barrels per day (bpd) in September from its previous month.
Iraq’s top Shia cleric opposes Kurdistan’s secession
Iraq’s top Shia cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani has voiced opposition to the secession of the northern Kurdistan region from the mainland, warning of the negative repercussions of such “unilateral steps.”
No justification to shun international demands, Iran tells Myanmar
Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Saturday that it is “unacceptable” that the Myanmar government ignore demands by the international community on the sufferings of the Rohingya.
Muslims mark Ashura with mourning ceremonies
In their millions, Muslims have staged passionate mourning ceremonies in commemoration of the day in history that witnessed the martyrdom of the icon of sacrifice to the faithful.
Iran marks Ashura
Iranians marked Ashura rituals on Sunday to commemorate the slaying of Imam Hussein (AS) who was martyred in the battle of Karbala in Iraq in 680 AD.
KRG referendum is ‘Barzani’s coup against rivals’: Mohsen Rezaee
Former IRGC General Mohsen Rezaei said the independence referendum held by the Iraqi Kurdistan region was KRG President Masoud Barzani’s coup against his rivals to expunge them from the Kurdish region.