A group of steel workers in Iran’s southwestern province of Kohgiluyeh and Boyrahmad protested at the provincial administration office on May 23, demanding improvement of their pay and workplace safety.
Ali Akbar Nategh Noori, a conservative veteran politician of the Islamic Republic broke his silence about the reason behind his resignation as the head of the Supreme Leader’s office of inspections.
Qatar says hackers broke into the website of its state-run news agency and published a fake story quoting the country's ruling emir.
At least five people were killed and hundreds arrested in Bahrain on May 23 after police stormed a sit-in by protesters supporting the kingdom's top Shi'ite cleric, Bahrain's interior ministry said.
The secretary of Mardomaslari (democracy) party in Hamedan, Javad Giyahshenas, a newly elected stand-in member of the city council, was arrested on charges of insulting prophet Muhammad. Bail has been set for him.
“Prisoner of conscience Maryam Akbari Monfared has been threatened with an additional three-year prison term and exile to a remote prison,” Amnesty International, AI, said in a statement on Monday 22 May.
U.S. President Donald Trump has arrived in Bethlehem for talks with Palestinian Authority President Mahmud Abbas on the second day of his visit to Israel and the West Bank.
In his pre-agenda speech on Tuesday 23 May, Speaker of the Iranian parliament, Ali Larijani, accused Saudi Arabia of being “the hub for exporting terrorists”.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has criticized a summit of Muslim countries that was attended by U.S. President Donald Trump, calling the meeting in Saudi Arabia a "a show with no meaning."
U.S. President Donald Trump has said during a visit to Israel that Iran must stop supporting "terrorists and militia" and must "never ever" acquire nuclear weapons.
Iran accused the United States on Monday of selling arms to "dangerous terrorists" in the Middle East and of spreading "Iranophobia" aimed at encouraging Arab states to purchase arms, state television reported.