Middle East Headlines

» Auto updated continuously

• Source limited to: FARS News Agency

 2021-01-17 20:01 

FARS News Agency

Terrible Situation of Refugee Housed in Decrepit UK House...

TEHRAN (FNA)- A refugee who arrived in the UK said that Life in Hull refugee seeking council is 'hell'. Since the 2003 US invasion of Iraq, co-led by the UK, Iraq has witnessed sev ....

 2021-01-17 15:56 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency Poll: Most Republicans Want GOP in Congress to Stand Up to Biden...

TEHRAN (FNA)- With the GOP losing control of the presidency and in the minority in the House and Senate, a new national survey indicates that a majority of Republicans want their l ....

 2021-01-17 14:02 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency Ex-FBI Director Warns of ‘Very Serious’ Risk of Violence at Biden’s Inauguration...

TEHRAN (FNA)- There is a "very serious" risk of violence at Joe Biden's inauguration, James Comey warned....

 2021-01-17 14:00 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency One Person Detained After Police Find Chemicals Used to Make Explosives in San Francisco...

TEHRAN (FNA)- San Francisco police have placed a resident of a mobile home in custody after discovering chemicals used to make explosives....

 2021-01-17 13:48 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency Zarif Rebukes French Counterpart’s Nonsensical Remarks...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif castigated the recent claims of his French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian about Tehran and the Joint Comprehensive Plan ....

 2021-01-17 13:32 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency Tehran, Nur Soltan to Form Joint Security Workgroup...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran's Deputy Interior Minister for Security Affairs Hossein Zolfaqari called for setting up Iran-Kazakhstan joint workgroup for security cooperation....

 2021-01-17 13:30 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency 51 Adverse Reactions Reported, 1 Person Hospitalized in Delhi as India Begins World’s Largest COVID-19 Vaccination Program...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Dozens of health workers in Delhi who were the first in line to be inoculated against COVID-19 have experienced side effects from the jab, with one admitted to the IC ....

 2021-01-17 13:29 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency Poll: Most Republicans Remain Skeptical of Election Results Ahead of Biden Inauguration...

TEHRAN (FNA)- An overwhelming majority of Republicans said President Donald Trump deserves no blame for the January 6 Capitol riot, while most of them were also still skeptical of ....

 2021-01-17 13:29 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency Two Female Supreme Court Judges Assassinated in Kabul...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Two female judges working in Afghanistan's Supreme Court have been gunned down in Kabul as a wave of assassinations grips the conflict-ridden country....

 2021-01-17 13:28 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency UK: Firms Accused of Putting Workers’ Lives at Risk by Bending Lockdown Trading Rules...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Irresponsible firms are exploiting looser lockdown regulations to bring thousands of non-essential workers into sometimes busy workplaces, with little chance of enfor ....

 2021-01-17 13:27 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency UK Home Secretary Faces Growing Pressure over Deletion of Police Records...

TEHRAN (FNA)- UK Home Secretary Priti Patel is under mounting pressure to give a full account of a police computer error, which may have affected more than 400,000 crime records....

 2021-01-17 13:16 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency Coronavirus in UK: Growing Fears as Doctors Face Prioritising Some Patients over Others...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Doctors across the NHS face an "immediate reality" of having to choose which patients are prioritised for care as the numbers of coronavirus cases continue to surge a ....

 2021-01-17 13:16 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency France's COVID-19 Death Toll Tops 70,000...

TEHRAN (FNA)- France reported 196 COVID-19 deaths in a 24-hour span on Saturday, taking the national tally to 70,142, according to the latest data released by the Public Health Age ....

 2021-01-17 11:52 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency Iran Registers 6,016 New Coronavirus Patients, 86 Deaths...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Iranian health ministry announced on Sunday that 6,016 new cases of coronavirus infection have been identified across the country during the past 24 hours, adding ....

 2021-01-17 11:50 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency Iran, EAEU Annual Trade Over $3bln...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Trade Promotion Organization of Iran (TPOI) said that total value of trade exchanged between the country and Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) hit $3.419 billion since O ....

 2021-01-17 11:49 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency Iran’s Oceanic Port Receives 1st Port Equipment from India...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran's Southeastern port of Chabahar received its first consignment of port equipment worth $8.5 million from India as part of an agreement between the two countries, ....

 2021-01-17 11:48 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency Biden Picks Obama Veterans for Key State Department Posts...

TEHRAN (FNA)- President-elect Joe Biden announced Saturday that he will nominate two Obama administration veterans to key State Department posts....

 2021-01-17 11:44 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency 'It Will Destroy Party': Rand Paul Warns Republicans Will Leave If GOP Senators Back Impeachment...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) warned fellow Senators of the possibility that roughly one third of Republican voters would leave the Republican Party if they convict President ....

 2021-01-17 11:31 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency Tehran Deplores US’ Sanctioning of Iran’s Diplomats, Warns of Lodging Lawsuit at ICJ...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran lashed out at the US for banning the country's diplomats and families at the international organizations, officially warning that it would file a complaint again ....

 2021-01-17 11:04 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency US Politicians Warn of Humanitarian Consequences of Houthi Terror Designation...

TEHRAN (FNA)- US President-elect Joe Biden's aide and a group of 25 American lawmakers have denounced a rushed decision by the outgoing administration to designate Yemen's Houthi A ....

 2021-01-17 11:01 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency Quake Death Toll at 73 as Indonesia Struggles with String of Disasters...

TEHRAN (FNA)- At least 73 people have been killed after an earthquake struck Indonesia's West Sulawesi province on Friday, the disaster mitigation agency (BNPB) said on Sunday, the ....

 2021-01-17 11:01 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency Biden Inauguration: All 50 US States on Alert for Armed Protests...

TEHRAN (FNA)- All 50 US states and the District of Columbia (DC) are on alert for possible violent protests this weekend, ahead of President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration on Wedne ....

 2021-01-17 11:00 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency Trump's Former Chief of Staff Claims Biden Has 'No Control' Over His Own Party...

TEHRAN (FNA)- President-elect Joe Biden faces an uphill struggle to live up to his pledge to unify the United States, Donald Trump's former chief of staff said on Saturday....

 2021-01-17 11:00 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency Speaker’s Aide: EU Sanctions on Syrian FM Reminiscent of Trump’s Irrationality...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Parliament Speaker's Special Aide for International Affairs Hossein Amir- Abdollahian strongly condemned the recent European Union (EU) sanctions against Syri ....

 2021-01-17 09:55 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency Iran Rejects Rumors on Release of South Korean Tanker...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh ruled out recent rumors on the possible release of the South Korean tanker, stressing that any decision on the iss ....

 2021-01-17 09:53 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency AEOI Rules Out EU Troika’s Statement on Metallic Uranium Production...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) rejected the recent statement of three European governments (UK, France and Germany), stressing that the issue of metall ....

 2021-01-17 09:47 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency Migrant Caravan Heads to US from Honduras, Calls on Biden Administration to 'Honor Its Commitments'...

TEHRAN (FNA)- A migrant caravan of reportedly thousands is heading to the United States from Honduras, asking the incoming Biden administration to "honor its commitments", apparent ....

 2021-01-17 09:44 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency As Officials Talk of Tighter Lockdown, Italian Restaurants Open Their Doors in Protest...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Though much of Italy remains under strict coronavirus restrictions, restaurants and bars opened their doors in protest....

 2021-01-17 09:44 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency Court Documents Show Police Seized Alarming Number of Weapons on Capitol Rioters...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Police seized an alarming number of guns from President Donald Trump's supporters who descended on Washington, D.C., last week and stormed the Capitol in an effort to ....

 2021-01-17 09:36 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency Capitol Police Probing Claims GOP Lawmakers Gave Tours to Trump Supporters Before Riot...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Capitol Police said Friday that they are investigating allegations by Democratic members of Congress that Republican lawmakers gave tours of the Capitol to supporters ....

 2021-01-17 09:35 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency 13 Israelis Suffer Facial Paralysis After Taking Pfizer COVID Jab, Amid Influx of Reports Detailing Adverse Effects...

TEHRAN (FNA)- At least 13 Israelis have experienced facial paralysis after being administered the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, a month after the US Food and Drug Administration reporte ....

 2021-01-17 09:33 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency Thousands Protest in Vienna Against Third Lockdown Extension...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Some 10,000 people marched through the centre of the Austrian capital Vienna on Saturday to protest against restrictions aimed at stopping the spread of COVID-19, and ....

 2021-01-17 09:32 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency Armed Man Arrested Near Capitol with Unauthorized Inauguration Pass, 500 Rounds of Ammo...

TEHRAN (FNA)- A Virginia man was arrested at a Washington checkpoint near the Capitol with an "unauthorized4; inauguration pass, a gun and more than 500 rounds of ammunition, accord ....

 2021-01-17 09:31 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency Report: FBI Investigating If Foreign Actors Funded Capitol Rioters...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The FBI is reportedly investigating if foreign actors funded some of the rioters that breached the US Capitol on January 6, a current and former FBI official told NBC ....

 2021-01-17 09:30 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency House Probes Security, Intelligence Failures in Deadly US Capitol Attack...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Democratic-led House of Representatives on Saturday sent a letter to FBI Director Chris Wray and other agency chiefs seeking information on the intelligence and s ....

 2021-01-17 09:29 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency UK Coronavirus Deaths Rise by 1,295 with Fatalities over 1,000 for 5th Day in A Row, 41,346 More Cases...

TEHRAN (FNA)- A Further 1,295 people have died with COVID in the UK - amid warnings the peak of the second wave hasn't yet been reached....

 2021-01-17 09:28 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency Capitol Police Report Warned That Congress Could Be Targeted Three Days Before Riot...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Capitol Police sent an internal intelligence report three days before the deadly Capitol riot that warned of potential for violence, The Washington Post reported....

 2021-01-17 09:26 

FARS News Agency

FarsNews Agency Fresh Protests in France Against Controversial Security Bill...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Tens of thousands of protesters marched across France Saturday to denounce a security bill critics say would restrict the filming of police and posting images to soci ....

 2021-01-17 08:01 

FARS News Agency

US: Florida National Guard Troops Head to DC to Help with Inauguration Week Security...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Several hundred members of the Florida National Guard left Orlando to help provide security in Washington DC during the week of the presidential inauguration. [VIDEO]...

 2021-01-17 07:11 

FARS News Agency

Iran's IRGC Missile, Drone Operations in Massive Military Drills...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) drills, codenamed the Great Prophet 15, were held with mass launches of ballistic ground-to-ground missiles and operations ....

 2021-01-17 07:11 

FARS News Agency

Iran's IRGC Missile, Drone Operations in Massive Military Drills...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) drills, codenamed the Great Prophet 15, were held with mass launches of ballistic ground-to-ground missiles and operations ....

 2021-01-17 07:11 

FARS News Agency

Iran's IRGC Missile, Drone Operations in Massive Military Drills...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) drills, codenamed the Great Prophet 15, were held with mass launches of ballistic ground-to-ground missiles and operations ....

 2021-01-17 07:11 

FARS News Agency

Iran's IRGC Missile, Drone Operations in Massive Military Drills...

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) drills, codenamed the Great Prophet 15, were held with mass launches of ballistic ground-to-ground missiles and operations ....

 2021-01-17 06:19 

FARS News Agency

Iran: Semnan Motocross Championships...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Semnan Motocross Championships was held in Sorkheh County , Northern Iran, on Friday. [PHOTOS]...

 2021-01-17 05:01 

FARS News Agency

North Korea Unveils Submarine-Launched Ballistic Missile at Military Parade...

TEHRAN (FNA)- North Korea has celebrated the end of a rare political meeting by unveiling what appears to be a missile designed to be fired from a submarine. [PHOTOS]...

 2021-01-17 03:01 

FARS News Agency

US: Thousand of National Guard Troops Heighten Security at US Capitol Ahead of Biden Inauguration...

TEHRAN (FNA)- A massive US National Guard presence, as well as fences, barricades and heavy police presence was seen securing the US Capitol on Saturday ahead of President-elect Jo ....

 2021-01-17 02:01 

FARS News Agency

Indonesia: Search, Rescue Operations Ongoing Following Deadly Quake...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Rescue workers on Indonesia's Sulawesi island continued the grim search for survivors trapped in rubble on Saturday, after a 6.2-magnitude earthquake flattened buildi ....

 2021-01-17 01:01 

FARS News Agency

COVID-19: Iran Defense Ministry Distribute Free Food Packages...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran Defense Ministry prepare food packages and distribute them among the poor families across the country amid the battle against COVID-19. [PHOTOS]...

 2021-01-17 00:01 

FARS News Agency

Some 6,500 Honduran Migrants in Caravans Traveling North to Guatemala...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Small skirmishes broke out between Honduran security forces and migrants trying to cross the border into Guatemala on Friday night, with Guatemalan officials estimati ....

 2021-01-16 21:01 

FARS News Agency

Chile: Police Turn Water Cannon on Anti-Government Protesters...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Hundreds of anti-government protesters faced water cannons and gas as they rallied for the release of detained youths in demonstrations in Santiago. [VIDEO]...

  • Need an account?  
    or