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Ukrainian Police Detain Man With Explosives at Kiev Bank

Ukrainian Police Detain Man With Explosives at Kiev Bank

Ukrainian police on Monday detained a man who threatened to blow up an explosive device at a bank in the nation's capital. The man, identified as Sukhrob Karimov, a 32-year-old citizen of the Central Asian nation of Uzbekistan, entered a bank office in Kiev and said he had explosives in his backp

Israel Fears European Sanctions if Trump Loses Elections

Israel Fears European Sanctions if Trump Loses Elections

Officials in Tel Aviv have expressed concern over a letter signed by 15 European countries and the European Union, deeming it an introduction to punitive measures against Israel. Such measures could become a reality if US President Donald Trump loses the electoral battle, they said.

Saudi Health Ministry Follows up on Pilgrims in Home Isolation after Completion of Hajj

The Hajj pilgrims completed on Sunday the holy rituals and have since departed the holy city of Makkah amid tight health measures to protect them from the novel coronavirus. Deputy Minister of Hajj and Umrah, Dr.

Hajj Concludes Sunday, Pilgrims to Self-Isolate

Hajj Concludes Sunday, Pilgrims to Self-Isolate

The Hajj pilgrimage will end on Sunday with worhsippers performing the final “farewell” tawaf, or circumambulation of the holy Kaaba, at the Grand Mosque in Makkah city. The pilgrims will conclude their holy journey with home isolation as part of the ongoing precautions against the novel coronavi

One Person is Dying of COVID-19 Every Seven Minutes in Iran

One Person is Dying of COVID-19 Every Seven Minutes in Iran

One person is dying from COVID-19 every seven minutes in Iran, state television said on Monday, as the Health Ministry reported 215 new deaths from the disease and state media warned of a lack of proper social distancing. Health Ministry spokesman Sima Sadat Lari was quoted by the state TV as say

Conflicting Reports Cast Doubts Over Arrest of Iranian Opposition Leader

Conflicting Reports Cast Doubts Over Arrest of Iranian Opposition Leader

Iranian media outlets shared conflicting stories on the location of a detained opposition leader who supports the return of the Shah regime in Iran and who is accused by authorities of plotting the 2008 explosion in Shiraz a few years ago.

S. Korea, Iran Agree to Expand Humanitarian Trade

South Korea and Iran have agreed to launch a working group on expanding humanitarian trade as part of efforts to maintain bilateral partnership within the scope of a US-approved sanctions exemption, a source close to the matter said Sunday. The director general-level consultation aims to discuss