TEHRAN (IQNA) – Courts in Bahrain sentenced two anti-regime protesters to life imprisonment and handed down prison sentences to four others as the ruling Al Khalifa regime presses ahead with its heavy-handed clampdown on political dissidents and pro-democracy campaigners in the Persian Gulf kingdom.
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Deploring Zionist control of US media, an American political analyst urged the first Muslim women elected to US Congress to make it a priority to expose the Zionist agenda to misinform people.
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Human Rights Watch in statement released on Wednesday called on the Nigerian government to ensure justice for the Shia Muslims of the country who have been facing a crackdown in recent years.
TEHRAN (IQNA) – A gunman on a security watchlist killed three people and wounded a dozen others near the picturesque Christmas market in the historic French city of Strasbourg on Tuesday evening before fleeing.
TEHRAN (IQNA) – A Palestinian child died four days after being shot by Israeli military forces during clashes between Israeli troopers and a group of Palestinian protesters participating in an anti-occupation rally along the border between the besieged Gaza Strip and the Israeli-occupied territories.
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Up to a 250,000 Syrian refugees could return to their devastated homeland in 2019, while many others face problems with documentation and property that the Damascus government must help resolve, the UN refugee agency UNHCR said on Tuesday.