• Iranians marks Arba'een with social distancing

    Oct 08, 2020 16:31

    In Iran, due to the coronavirus pandemic, only a handful of the centers got permission for Arba'een mourning ceremonies, and were only allowed to be held with strict limitations.

  • Zarif to visit China on Friday

    Oct 08, 2020 13:41

    Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will visit China on Friday for talks on a range of bilateral, regional and international issues.

  • COVID-19 vaccine may be ready by year-end: WHO

    Oct 06, 2020 17:45

    A vaccine against COVID-19 may be ready by year-end, the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday (October 6), without elaborating.

  • Chicago saw most homicides in Sept. since crack era of 1993

    Oct 05, 2020 13:54

    Chicago, the United States’ third-largest city, saw the most homicides in September since 1993, the end of the nation’s horrific, decade-long crack cocaine catastrophe.

  • Limited Umrah pilgrimage resumes after coronavirus hiatus

    Oct 04, 2020 12:39

    Saudi authorities have partially resumed the year-round Umrah pilgrimage after a seven-month hiatus over the coronavirus pandemic, allowing a limited number of people to perform the rituals in the holy cities of Mecca and Medina with strict observance of health protocols.

  • Egypt discovers 27 sarcophagi aged over 2,500 years

    Sep 22, 2020 07:45

    Archaeologists in Egypt have discovered 27 stone coffins at the ancient necropolis of Saqqara, a burial ground that is also home to one of the world’s oldest pyramids, the ministry of tourism and antiquities said.