Muslims mark Ashura in Pakistan (1)
Wednesday, 10 August 2022 1:38 AM Muhammad Toori Press TV, Karachi Prayers and rhythmic chest beating are part of mourning ceremonies in Pakistan's city of Karachi to mark Ashura, which commemorates the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein. These black-clad mourners are here to pay tribute to Prophet Muhammad's grandson who sacrificed his life along with his 72 companions in the epic but unequal battle of Karbala.
UN envoy: Only peace can end Israel-Palestinian violence (1)
by Naharnet Newsdesk 09 August 2022, 11:52 The top U.N. Mideast envoy warned Monday that the ceasefire between Israel and Palestinian militants is "fragile" and the "cycles of violence" will only stop when an independent Palestinian state lives side-by-side with Israel. Tor Wennesland called on Israeli and Palestinian leaders and the international community at an emergency meeting of the U.N.
Vietnam futsal team deserve respect: World Cup winning coach (1)
By Lam Thoa  August 9, 2022 | 07:12 pm PT Diego Raul Giustozzi, the new head coach of Vietnam national futsal team, said at a welcome ceremony Tuesday that Vietnam are well-respected in the futsal world and deservedly so. Giustozzi's contract with the Vietnam Football Federation (VFF) will run from August 1, 2022 to September 30, 2024, and will cover the Futsal World Cup. Giustozzi famously led Argentina to the 2016 Futsal World Cup title.
Iran registers first import in cryptocurrency (1)
Tehran, IRNA - Head of Trade Promotion Organization (TPO) wrote on his Twitter account that the country's first import in cryptocurrency was registered this week. Ali Reza Peymanpak wrote on his Twitter page that the first official import registration based on cryptocurrency payment, worth 10 million dollars, was completed successfully this week. He said that by the end of the next Iranian moth of Shahrivar (Sept 22),
Russian Border Guards Set Up Road Checkpoints In Southern Armenia (1)
RFE 10 Aug 2022, 04:15 GMT+10 Citing increased drug trafficking and other illegal cross-border activities, Russian border guards controlling Armenia's frontier with Iran have set up checkpoints along several roads in the country's southern Syunik Province. Images of the checkpoints along the road linking Meghri to other towns appeared on the Internet earlier this week, raising speculation about
Iranians rally in support of Palestine, against Israeli bombing on Gaza (1)
Source: Xinhua 2022-08-10 03:12:00 TEHRAN, Aug. 9 (Xinhua) - Thousands of people rallied in Iran's capital Tehran on Tuesday in support of Palestine and against recent Israeli airstrikes on the Gaza Strip, state-owned Press TV reported. Iranians gathered near the Palestinian embassy in Tehran, chanting slogans against the United States and Israel and waving placards and flags supporting Palestine, the report said.
Iranians stage demonstration in Tehran to support Palestinians, condemn Israel's aggression on Gaza (1)
Aug 09, 2022 20:56 UTC Thousands of people in the Iranian capital, Tehran, have staged a demonstration to express their support for the Palestinians and denounce the Israeli regime's latest military onslaught against the Gaza Strip. The protesters gathered near Palestine Square in Tehran, where the Palestinian Embassy is located, on Tuesday, carrying placards and flags of Palestine and the resistance movement.
Chinese envoy urges advancing two-state solution to address Palestinian issue (1)
Source: Xinhua 2022-08-09 18:50:30 UNITED NATIONS, Aug. 9 (Xinhua) - A Chinese envoy to the United Nations on Monday urged the international community to take substantive steps to advance the two-state solution to settle the Palestinian issue at an early date. Zhang Jun, China's permanent representative to the United Nations, chaired an emergency opening meeting of the Security Council on the situation in
Iran criticizes international silence against Israel crimes (1)
Tuesday, 09 August 2022 20:30 Tehran (IP) - Kazem Gharibabadi, secretary of Iran's High Council for Human Rights, criticized the silence of international organizations against Israel's attacks on Palestinians. Iran Press/ Middle East: "Days have passed since the fanatic Israeli regime waged an incessant deadly blitz on innocent Palestinians," Gharibabadi tweeted. "The question is, how many children have to die so that the intl.
Yemen's truce extension: Relative calm but elusive peace (1)
A Yemeni journalist 09 August, 2022 Analysis: The ceasefire has had a positive impact on civilian life but huge gaps remain between the warring parties to securing a permanent settlement to the conflict. Yemen has entered the fifth month of calm, defying expectations of renewed fighting. On 2 August, the United Nations Envoy to Yemen, Hans Grundberg, declared a two-month truce extension in the war-torn country.