ISIL Committing "Systematic Ethnic Cleansing" in Iraq: Amnesty

Amnesty International said militants of the Takfiri group ISIL have been carrying out “systematic ethnic cleansing” in northern Iraq.
 

Ban Warns West: No Military Solution for Ukraine Crisis

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon warned Western powers Tuesday "there is no military solution" to the Ukraine crisis.
 

UN advises Israel not to grab land

The UN advises Israel not to go ahead with its plan to grab hundreds of hectares of Palestinian land in the occupied West Bank.
 

'It's hell': Ukrainians 'sick & tired' of war

After months of an army offensive, Eastern Ukraine looks devastated. Schools, hospitals, apartment blocks and houses are either badly damaged or completely d...
 

McCain needs psychiatric care: Madsen

American investigative journalist Wayne Madsen says Republican Senator John McCain’s “actions do not comport with those of a sane person,” probably he is suffering from posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and needs psychiatric care.
 

Scottish vote to extremely shock UK

You could tell it was getting serious when Gordon Brown made friends with Alistair Darling; and when the Scottish Daily Mail began running doom headlines about the future of the Union. I don't know whether the narrowing of the poll lead for the no campaign was just a blip, but it doesn't feel like it.
 

UK manufacturing falls to 14-month low

Britain's manufacturing sector has registered its poorest performance in 14 months, fueling concerns over the country’s economic recovery, data shows.
 

Iran parl. team to visit PG states

An Iranian parliamentary delegation plans to visit the three Persian Gulf Arab states of Oman, Kuwait and Qatar in the near future, an Iranian lawmaker says.
 

US Sen. defends Israeli attacks on Gaza

US Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren has defended Israel’s bombings against the Palestinian people during the latest war in the besieged Gaza Strip.
 

Lesotho PM to return from 3-day exile

Lesotho's prime minister is set to return to the country after three days in exile in neighboring South Africa, where he fled following an apparent coup.
 

Israeli forces kidnap 6 Palestinians

Israeli forces have abducted at least six Palestinians from two villages and a refugee camp in the occupied West Bank.
 

Tehran to host annual AALCO summit

Iran will host the 53rd annual summit of the Asian-African Legal Consultative Organization (AALCO), which will focus on the significant issues of international law.
 

US will open second drone base in Niger

The US military is preparing to open a second drone base in Niger to allegedly track Takfiri militant groups in north and west Africa amid expanding its operations in the continent.
 

‘More Scots back independence from UK’

A newly-released poll shows support for Scottish independence is rising just weeks ahead of a referendum that could lead to Scotland breaking away from the UK.
 

Tehran to host Parvin E'tesami Filmfest

The eighth National and fourth International Parvin E'tesami Film Festival is scheduled to be held in the Iranian capital city of Tehran.
 

Iran Assembly of Experts summit opens

The 16th Summit of Iran’s Assembly of Experts has begun in the capital, Tehran, with the country’s senior officials in attendance.
 

US, allies can’t defeat Putin over Ukraine

The US and its European allies would not be able to defeat Russian President Vladimir Putin over the crisis in Ukraine because Moscow has lots of cards to play, an American author says.
 

‘No military solution to Ukraine crisis’

The United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has warned Western powers that there is no military solution to the ongoing crisis in Ukraine as NATO leaders mull creating a very high-readiness force to counter Russia’s possible threats.
 

‘Israel digging own grave in Palestine’

Illegal Israeli settlers are in fact “digging their own grave” by grabbing more of the land the entire international community knows is Palestinian, an analyst writes in a column for Press TV.
 

Israel land grab draws global criticism

The Israeli regime’s plan to grab hundreds of hectares of Palestinian land in the occupied West Bank has drawn worldwide condemnations.