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UN Trying to Convince Tripoli Delegation to Stay in Geneva to Salvage Libya Talks  

TEHRAN (IQNA) –  The United Nations tried to salvage talks over a ceasefire for Libya on Wednesday after the government based in Tripoli said it was pulling out after a single day to protest against the shelling of the capital’s port.
Al-Shabab Fighters Attack Military Bases in Somalia
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Al-Shabab attacked two Somali military bases using an explosive-laden vehicle driven by a suicide bomber along with dozens of heavily-armed fighters.
17:04 , 2020 Feb 19
UN: Violations of Libya Arms Embargo Becoming a ‘Joke’
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Violations of an arms embargo in Libya have become a joke and it is imperative that those who breach it are held to account, a senior UN official said on Sunday.
14:59 , 2020 Feb 16
Kashmir Is Disputed for Google But Not in India
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Google Maps shows Kashmir as part of India — as long as you view it from within the borders of the country — but for people outside the country, the outlines of the region are shown in dotted lines, suggesting it to be a “disputed” territory, The Washington Post reported.
17:24 , 2020 Feb 15
Strong Resistance against Anti-Shia Stances in Indonesia: Scholar
TEHRAN (IQNA) – An Islamic scholar from Indonesia blamed politics for some clerics’ stance against Shia Islam.
22:16 , 2020 Feb 13
US, Taliban Could Sign Peace Deal in February: Sources
TEHRAN (IQNA) – A US-Taliban peace deal could be signed this month if the Taliban significantly reduces violence, which could lead to an eventual withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan, two Afghan government sources and a Western diplomat said on Wednesday.
16:26 , 2020 Feb 12
Pakistani FM: India’s Unilateral Measures in Kashmir Violate UN Resolution
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said the Indian government’ unilateral steps taken on August 5 last year were in clear violation of UN resolution on Kashmir dispute.
15:08 , 2020 Feb 10
Exhibition to Showcase Srebrenica Genocide Victims’ Belongings
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Personal belongings of the victims of the 1995 Srebrenica genocide, where over 8,300 Muslims were killed by Serbian forces, are set to go on permanent display, conveying the brutality of the massacre to future generations.
16:01 , 2020 Feb 08
'Kashmir Solidarity Day' Observed in Pakistan’s Punjab
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The annual 'Kashmir Solidarity Day' was observed in Jhang, Pakistan’s Punjab province, throughout the district like all other parts of the country.
17:55 , 2020 Feb 05
Pakistan Calls on India to Rescind Decision on Kashmir
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Pakistan’s parliament on Tuesday unanimously adopted a resolution, calling on longtime rival India to rescind its decision to scrap the longstanding special rights of India-administered Jammu and Kashmir.
18:38 , 2020 Feb 04
India Parliament: Opposition Stages Walkout in Protest at Anti-Muslim Bill  
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Monday's sessions in both chambers of the Indian Parliament descended into chaos as opposition MPs walked out in protest over the Citizenship Act, which New Delhi says is aimed at protecting minorities.
14:56 , 2020 Feb 03
Civil Rights Groups to Hold Press Conference to Condemn Trump’s Muslim Ban
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Some local civil rights groups are planning a press conference Monday to condemn actions by US President Donald Trump, including his expansion of a Muslim ban.
12:16 , 2020 Feb 03
Egypt Weighs Death Sentences for 37 Extremists
TEHRAN (IQNA) – An Egyptian court on Saturday referred the death sentences of 37 defendants, including one of the country’s most high-profile militants, to Egypt’s top religious authority for a non-binding opinion on whether they can be executed on terrorism-related charges.
16:31 , 2020 Feb 01