Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has vowed that Turkey will clear its entire border with Syria with what he called "terrorists."
Afghanistan's government has declared a day of mourning for January 28, after a bomb attack claimed by the Taliban in the capital killed more than 100 people.
In an extremely dry year, finally some parts of Iran received a heavy snowfall.
U.S. President Donald Trump called for "decisive action" by all countries against the Taliban after a bomb attack claimed by the group in the Afghan capital of Kabul killed at least 95 people.
IRGC clashed with Islamic State militants in the western part of the country on Saturday, according to Sepah News, the official news site of the Guards.
Afghan officials say at least 40 people have been killed and some 140 others wounded in a massive suicide car bomb attack that targeted a crowded area in central Kabul.
The main Syrian opposition group says it will not attend a Russia-sponsored "peace congress" in Sochi scheduled for January 29-30.
The United States has imposed sanctions on 21 people and nine companies linked to the Russia-backed conflict in eastern Ukraine.
President Donald Trump has told global political and business leaders at the World Economic Forum that the United States is resurgent and is "open for business."
Negotiators met in Vienna on January 25 for the first of two days of UN-sponsored talks aimed at finding a political solution to Syria’s nearly seven-year war.