The Iranians are religious minorities seeking refugee status through a special US government programme.
US officials have stated that they want to challenge Iranian influence in Syria but how likely is a confrontation?
Iraqi PM's office says F-16 fighter jets carried out air raids near the border in coordination with Syrian army.
Local council adopts step against exchange with Israeli military practices synonymous with the occupation of Palestine.
Recent arrest of two black men at coffee shop highlights deeply-embedded racism against African Americans, analysts say.
Activists say cases of rape and sexual violence on women are common as they decry 'reluctant and delayed response'
Rights group call Greek government to lift refugees' movement restrictions independently from the date of arrival.
Miguel Diaz-Canel's election marks first time in nearly six decades the Communist country will not be led by a Castro.
A new era dawns for Cuba for the first time in almost 60 years Communist country's leader is not called Castro.
Ecuador's government ends support for negotiations between Bogota and leftist group ELN after incidents on the border.
Little known about 57-year-old's plans to tackle challenges facing Communist country, including its struggling economy.
Tens of thousands take to the streets against nomination and appointment of ex-president Serzh Sargsyan as PM.
The National Socialist Movement is one of the largest neo-Nazi groups in the US.
Mohammed Haydar Zammar, a Syrian-born German national, is accused of being involved in planning the 9/11 attacks.
Top court rejects pleas for investigation into the 2014 death of a judge presiding over murder case involving BJP chief.
Clashes between Myanmar army and Kachin fighters leave more than 100,000 displaced since 2011.
Iran denounces 'hypocrisy' of US air strikes as experts urge Tehran to press Syria to stop future chemical attacks.
Free meals programme has fed nearly seven million pupils in about 40,000 schools and changed the nature of education.
Moody's age reflects the aging of death row across the US, where over 2,000 people are to be executed.
ISIL fighters have been in control of an area south of Damascus for nearly three years.
Officers from Qatar's Armed Forces participated in the exercise, along with forces from 25 other countries.
Government orders immediate dismissal of more than 16,000 striking nurses who demand better pay.
Watchdog says any deployment will have to receive security clearance, a day after UN team comes under fire in Douma.
The parliamentary and presidential polls had previously been slated for November 2019.
In a speech marking Iran's Army Day, Rouhani warns Western powers against flooding the Middle East with more weapons.
Russia's UN ambassador says determining responsibility for chemical attack is futile since West already assigned blame.
Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir says Riyadh is willing to send soldiers amid reports Trump is looking to exit Syria.
President Emmanuel Macron is trying restore France's position as a 'power broker' in the Arab world, analysts say.
State TV says chemical weapons watchdog arrives in Douma as France and the US question the purpose of the mission.
Lebanese newspaper Al Akhbar publishes secret diplomatic documents claiming UAE disapproval of Saudi policies.
Russia says experts to inspect Douma on Wednesday, rejecting accusations of tampering in OPCW investigation.
Rejecting accusations of US pressure, UK PM says involvement in Saturday's coordinated attack was in national interest.
British delegation calls on Russia and Syria to allow access as Russian deputy FM says delay is due to US-led strikes.
An unnamed European diplomat says Haftar sustained irreversible brain damage and will be unable to function as before.
The US envoy to UN also confirms that new sanctions against Russia will be announced on Monday.
Russian president tells Iranian counterpart that US-led attacks damage prospects for political reconciliation in Syria.
It remains unclear what effect, if any, the US-led strikes had on alleviating the suffering of Syrians.
US ambassador to UN warns Assad government after more than 100 bombs target chemical weapons facilities in Syria.