Members of a humanitarian aid agency disinfect Ibn Sina hospital as prevention against coronavirus in the city of Idlib, Syria,…
As countries around the world grapple with the coronavirus pandemic, the autonomous administration in northeast Syria has taken certain measures to prevent the virus from spreading, including a lockdown throughout the region
Sirwan Kajjo
Sun, 03/29/2020 - 16:16
Afghans walk through a crowded market in Kabul, Afghanistan, Feb. 22, 2020.
The country is already struggling with ongoing violence, political instability, and now coronavirus fears
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Sat, 03/28/2020 - 08:01
Afghan refugees submit documents at a refugee center in Tehran, Iran, Oct. 24, 2016. Many young men who left Afghanistan for Iran and Pakistan are returning.
According to Afghanistan’s Ministry of Refugees and Repatriation, over 150,000 Afghan refugees have returned from Iran since late February
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Thu, 03/26/2020 - 19:32
IS Claims Afghanistan Sikh Temple Attack That Killed at Least 25
The Islamic State group took credit for an attack on a minority Sikh place of worship in Kabul Wednesday, killing at least 25 and injuring eight others. Sayed Hasib Maududi reports from Kabul.
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Wed, 03/25/2020 - 22:35
Senior officials wear face masks amid fears of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) as they attend a meeting of the Iranian…
Iranian authorities harass, detain journalists and censor independent reporting on the pandemic
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Wed, 03/25/2020 - 20:49
This photo taken on January 28, 2019 shows residents holding bullet shells in a village in Rathedaung township, Rakhine state,…
The designation will encourage the government forces to increase their operations in the region, furthering the discontent of the minority communities, said the spokesperson of Arakan National Party
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Tue, 03/24/2020 - 22:09
Few vehicles drive through empty roads due to the travel restrictions aimed at containing the coronavirus, wait to receive free…
The list limits access to the global financial system for countries that fail to meet their responsibilities to stop terror-funding and money laundering  
Niala Mohammad
Tue, 03/24/2020 - 21:01
Malian soldiers patrol while training with U.S. soldiers in Gao, eastern Mali November 13, 2006. Mali is one of nine West and…
The ongoing crisis in northern and central Mali could spill over into the southern part of the West African country if conflicts over land and other natural resources are not addressed, warns a peace-building group
Sirwan Kajjo
Mon, 03/23/2020 - 22:00
Members of firefighters wear protective face masks, amid fear of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), as they disinfect the streets,…
Iran, the epicenter of the COVID-19 outbreak in the Middle East, reported the first case in the country February 19 in the shrine city of Qom, nearly 140 kilometers south of the capital, Tehran
Sirwan Kajjo
Sun, 03/22/2020 - 18:17
The Department of Justice headquarters building in Washington.
US Justice Department says Muhammad Masood, 28, was arrested at Minneapolis-St. Paul airport while trying to meet an individual who he believed would assist him with travel to IS territory
Niala Mohammad
Sat, 03/21/2020 - 19:53
Members of a humanitarian aid agency disinfect Ibn Sina hospital as prevention against coronavirus in the city of Idlib, Syria,…
While no cases of novel coronavirus have been reported yet, unoperational health facilities, overcrowded refugee camps, and lack of necessary nutrients and basic sanitation have alarmed Idlib residents
Nisan Ahmado
Fri, 03/20/2020 - 20:59
Northwestern Syria Province Devastated by War Braces for Coronavirus
Health workers fear the governorate is unprepared to respond to any outbreak, especially in overcrowded refugee camps
Nisan Ahmado
Fri, 03/20/2020 - 20:18
Family of Plane Crash Victim Details Threats, Harassment by Iranian Government
The family of a young Iranian man, who was killed when Iran shot down a passenger airplane in January, says they were facing threats and intimidation following the death of their son.
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Thu, 03/19/2020 - 23:27
People gather for a candlelight vigil to remember the victims of the Ukraine plane crash, at the gate of Amri Kabir University…
 The government’s actions are typical, local reports say, of how it dealt with families who spoke out 
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Thu, 03/19/2020 - 23:43
This July 30, 2017 photo, shows an oil field controlled by the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), in Rmeilan, northeast Syria. The SDF, with air support from the U.S.-led coalition, said Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017 that they had captured the Al-Om
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said that Syrian oil revenues should be used to rebuild the war-torn country, sparking concerns among Kurdish forces
Sirwan Kajjo
Mon, 03/16/2020 - 22:05