Fast food workers will protest in US

American fast food workers are planning to stage nationwide demonstrations across the United States to protest against their low wages.
 

UK accused of Hong Kong ‘interference’

Chinese authorities have demanded Britain not to carry out an inquiry into the situation in Hong Kong, accusing UK of “highly inappropriate interference” in its affairs.
 

‘Melbourne’ gains intl. acclaim in Italy

Iranian drama Melbourne directed by Nima Javidi has received critical acclaim at the 71st Venice International Film Festival in Italy.
 

Pakistan parl. to hold joint session

Pakistan is to hold a joint session of parliament to discuss the ongoing political turmoil amid persistent anti-government protests.
 

Pakistan parl. to hold ad hoc session

Pakistan is to hold a joint session of parliament to discuss the ongoing political turmoil amid persistent anti-government protests.
 

Iran ‘determined’ to continue N-talks

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the Islamic Republic is determined to continue the nuclear talks with the five permanent members of the UN Security Council plus Germany (P5+1).
 

Bahrain regime forces attack protesters

Regime forces in Bahrain have once again attacked anti-regime protesters in the Persian Gulf country as the ruling Al-Khalifa toughens its crackdown on the opposition.
 

Spain brain drain worst in west Europe

Spain has been harder hit by the brain drain effect than many other countries in Western Europe as thousands of professionals, including nurses and teachers, have left the country in recent years, official data show.
 

Egypt delays start of university year

Egyptian authorities have decided to postpone the start of the new university year by nearly three weeks as the government tightens a crackdown on universities for fear of anti-government protests, Press TV reports.
 

‘Anti-Iran bans destroy trust in N-talks’

The new sanctions imposed by the US against Iran erode trust ahead of upcoming nuclear talks between Iran and the five permanent members of the UN Security Council plus Germany (P5+1), says an Iranian official.
 

'Most Britons oppose UK bombing ISIL’

A poll has revealed that a majority of people in Britain are opposed to bombing ISIL, while Prime Minister David Cameron says he is ready to “act immediately.”
 

Russia stunned by Ukraine war rhetoric

Russia has expressed surprise over latest remarks by Ukraine's Defense Minister Valeriy Geletey accusing Moscow of launching a "great war" that could claim tens of thousands of lives.
 

ISIL commits ‘ethnic cleansing’ in Iraq

Amnesty International says the Takfiri ISIL militants are carrying out “systematic ethnic cleansing” in northern Iraq.
 

US military strikes al-Shabab in Somalia

The US military has carried out airstrikes against leaders of al-Shabab fighters in Somalia, the Department of Defense announced.
 

'Egypt mass killings witness nabbed'

Human Rights Watch has bewailed the arrest of one of the witnesses in its investigation into mass killings in Egypt last summer.
 

US to Israel: Don’t grab Palestinian land

The United States has criticized Israel’s plan to grab hundreds of hectares of Palestinian land in the occupied West Bank.
 

Israeli Unit Maneuvers in Occupied Golan, Levels Land in Shabaa Farms

The Zionist army carried out on Monday a major maneuver in the occupied Golan Heights, near the Assal Valley extended to the occupied Lebanese Shebaa Farms, Al-Manar Website correspondent reported.
 

British Ebola patient doing 'pretty well'

The parents of William Pooley, the first British person to catch the deadly Ebola virus in the recent West Africa outbreak, have said that he is recovering well.
 

Hezbollah: Israeli Project in WB Judaization, Only Resistance Can Deter It

Hezbollah stressed on Monday that the Zionist project in the West Bank to seize lands and annex them for building settlements is a new crime that completes the pre-planned judiazation scheme.
 

Maliki Vows Iraq Will Be Graveyard for ISIL

Outgoing Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki vowed Monday that Iraq will be a "graveyard" for terrorist gunmen as he visited the town of Amerli after the breaking of an 11-week siege