An Iraqi government-appointed inquiry into week-long protests earlier this month has determined that security forces used excessive force, killing 149 people and wounding over 3,000.
Iran has been banned from international judo competitions indefinitely over the country's refusal to face Israeli competitors.
The Islamic Republic Ministry of Intelligence confirmed on Tuesday, October 22, that its agents have arrested three followers of the Baha'i faith in Shiraz, southern Iran.
The daughter of Iran’s ambassador in Moscow has committed suicide, Russian Interfax news agency reported October 22, quoting an “informed source”.
People in Iran’s Persian Gulf island of Qeshm took part in a human-chain demonstration on Monday October 21, in protest to handing over tourism services to private sector in Naz Island, 22 Km off the coasts of Qeshm.
Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister has said his country is convinced Iran was behind the attack on Aramco’s oil facilities in September and the region an “Iran Problem”.
U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper arrived in Saudi Arabia on Monday, with tensions simmering between the United States and Iran, and Russia seeking to increase its regional influence.
A magnitude 5.6 earthquake shook southern Iran Monday, though there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.
The former jailed executive at Turkey's state-owned Halkbank, Hakan Atilla, was named general manager at the Istanbul stock exchange, Finance Minister Berat Albayrak said on Monday.
Representatives from more than 60 countries including Israel but not Iran met in Bahrain on Monday to discuss maritime security following attacks on tankers in the Gulf and Saudi oil installations.
Iran's foreign ministry says it has sent a list of names it is demanding in a prisoner swap Tehran is proposing with the United States and other Western nations.
Iran has rejected the establishment of Turkish military posts inside of Syria saying borders between the two countries should be respected.