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Ex-Tehran mayor, 67, shoots 35-year-old wife in the heart, surrenders

Earlier on Tuesday, Iranian media reported that Mitra Najafi, who is one of Najafi’s two wives, had been killed in northern Tehran.

30 May 2019 9:59 AM

Data shows Ramadan in middle-east is for fasting, facebook and youtube

People in the Middle East spend close to 58 million more hours on Facebook during Ramadan and watch more YouTube videos.

29 May 2019 3:18 PM

Iraq court sentences fourth French ISIS member to death, France opposes

In a statement, the French foreign ministry said following the judgment that it respected the sovereignty of the Iraqi authorities.

28 May 2019 8:53 AM

Iran lambaste US after Trump's nuclear weapon comment

The Trump administration was 'hurting the Iranian people and causing tension in the region,' Iran FM Mohammad Javad Zarif wrote on Twitter.

28 May 2019 8:34 AM

Iraq wants to be peacemaker as Washington-Tehran feud heats up

In recent weeks, tensions between Washington and Tehran soared over America deploying an aircraft carrier, B-52 bombers to the Persian Gulf.

27 May 2019 9:58 AM

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Iran foreign minister Javad Zarif visits Iraq to discuss tension with US

According to Iraq's state-run Iraqiya channel, Zarif held meetings with top Iraqi leaders, including Iraqi President Barham Salih.

26 May 2019 9:07 AM

Protestors in Iraq urge Baghdad to stay out of US-Iran conflict

Politicians and Shi’ite paramilitary leaders have called for calm and the Iraqi government has tried to position itself as a mediator.

25 May 2019 9:54 AM

'Wont talk with US 'under any circumstance': Iran

'There will be no talks under any circumstances,' he was quoted as saying by the official state news agency IRNA.

24 May 2019 8:41 AM

'US dare not attack Iran': Iran Revolutionary Guard commander

Tensions have spiked between Iran and the United States after Washington sent more military forces to the Middle East.

23 May 2019 8:29 AM

Iran quadruples Uranium production; officials confirm

But by increasing production, Iran soon will exceed the stockpile limitations set by the accord.

21 May 2019 1:28 PM

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Al Jazeera suspends two journalist over 'offensive' Holocaust report

Six million Jews were systematically killed by the Nazis during World War II.

20 May 2019 4:08 PM

Rocket struck near US Embassy in Baghdad, amid escalating tension

Tensions between the US and Iran have been high since Washington withdrew last year from the 2015 nuclear deal.

20 May 2019 12:10 PM

Afghan journalist's murder mirrors perils of working women at home, office

No-one has been arrested over the broad daylight killing, but police officials said Mangal's family had filed a case against four men.

20 May 2019 11:15 AM

Iran rubbishes talk of conflict; make it clear they do not want war

Tensions between Washington and Tehran have increased in recent days, raising concerns about a potential US-Iran conflict.

19 May 2019 12:49 PM

Iran works to counter US sanctions; says it can hit US warships in gulf 'easily'

Washington has increased economic sanctions and built up its military in the region, accusing Iran of threats to US troops and interests.

18 May 2019 8:32 AM

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Saudi blame Iran for drone strikes; want US to launch 'surgical strike' on Tehran

Concerns about the possible conflict have flared after the US dispatched warships and bombers to the region to counter a threat from Iran.

17 May 2019 1:03 PM

Major Saudi oil pipeline ‘attacked’ by drones

Drone attacks claimed by Iran-aligned Yemeni rebels shut down one of the kingdom's main oil pipelines on Tuesday.

15 May 2019 2:45 PM

Dubai based Indian woman dies after hip replacement surgery

Ms Fernandes had a congenital issue and her hip was slightly displaced when she was born, the report said.

13 May 2019 2:19 PM

Two Saudi oil tankers attacked near UAE waters: Saudi Minister

One of the two vessels was on its way to be loaded with Saudi crude oil from the port of Ras Tanura.

13 May 2019 11:53 AM

Needs more time to form new Israel government: Benjamin Netanyahu

Netanyahu is not required to resign if indicted, only if convicted with all appeals exhausted.

12 May 2019 4:10 PM

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