IQNA

France: Over 100 MPs Call for Sanctions against Israel, Recognition of Palestine

TEHRAN (IQNA) – More than 100 French lawmakers from all political trends urged President Emmanuel Macron to recognize the State of Palestine, and to impose ‘international sanctions’ against Israel’s annexation project.
Groups Say German Company Involved in Israeli Human Rights Violations  
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Two civil society organizations called on the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) to include the German multinational company, HeidelbergCement, in its annual update of the database on businesses involved in the illegal Israeli settlements in the occupied Palestinian territory.
18:00 , 2020 Jul 15
Nine Yemeni Civilians Killed in Saudi-Led Coalition Air Raids  
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Saudi-led coalition air strikes on Yemen's northern province of al-Jawf killed at least nine civilians Wednesday, residents and an official from the Houthi Ansarullah movement said.
16:46 , 2020 Jul 15
Saudi-Led Forces’ Breaches of Int’l Law in Yemen Exceed 500
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The British Ministry of Defense revealed it has logged more than 500 Saudi air raids in possible breach of international law in Yemen, even though last week it justified resuming arms sales to Riyadh on the basis that only isolated incidents without any pattern have occurred.
14:31 , 2020 Jul 15
US Withdraws Troops from 5 Bases in Afghanistan
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The US Defense Department announced withdrawal of US forces from five bases in Afghanistan.
13:20 , 2020 Jul 15
UN's Standing Declined after Srebrenica Genocide: Yusuf Islam
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The UN’s standing in the world began to seriously decline after the Bosnian genocide, according to renowned British musician Yusuf Islam.
15:41 , 2020 Jul 14
Video-Conference Meeting to Discuss Future of OIC
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Union of OIC News Agencies plans to hold a video-conference meeting next Tuesday to discuss the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)’s future in the post-coronavirus era.
10:53 , 2020 Jul 14
At Least 9 Killed in Taliban Attack in Afghanistan’s Samangan
TEHRAN (IQNA) – A Taliban suicide car bomber struck Monday in northern Afghanistan, setting off a gunbattle between insurgents and government forces that killed at least nine people and wounded dozens, officials said.
17:38 , 2020 Jul 13
Turkey Says Ceasefire in Libya Now Would Not Benefit GNA
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Turkey dismissed prospects of any imminent ceasefire in Libya on Monday, saying any deal incorporating the conflict's existing front lines would not benefit the Ankara-backed Government of National Accord.
16:40 , 2020 Jul 13
Kataib Hezbollah Vows to Drive US Troops Out of Iraq
TEHRAN (IQNA) – A security official for Iraq’s Kataib Hezbollah reiterated the resistance group’s readiness to end the US military presence in Iraq.
13:20 , 2020 Jul 13
Yemen's Ansarullah Agrees to Give UN Access to Abandoned Tanker
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Yemen's Houthi Ansarullah movement has agreed to provide the United Nations access to a stranded oil tanker that risks causing an environmental disaster off the coast of the war-divided country, two UN sources familiar with the matter said.
17:05 , 2020 Jul 12
EU Parliament Warns Bahrain to Comply with Int’l Human Rights Laws
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The European Parliament slammed Bahrain for failing to respect international laws regarding human rights.
15:28 , 2020 Jul 12
Libya: Forces Loyal to Haftar Set Conditions for Lifting Oil Blockade
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Forces loyal to a Libyan commander said they will only allow the reopening of oil fields and terminals once a mechanism has been set up to fairly distribute revenue across the country, which is split between rival, warring factions.
14:39 , 2020 Jul 12