Panama's maritime authority confirmed that a tanker operating under the country's flag and seized by Iran in the Persian Gulf last week for smuggling fuel, was indeed in violation of international laws.
The banned former UEFA president and France football legend Michel Platini has been detained in connection with a criminal investigation into alleged corruption relating to FIFA’s decision to host the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, French justice sources confirmed.
Japanese prosecutors arrested ousted Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn for a fourth time on Thursday on charges of trying to enrich himself to the tune of $5 million at the automaker’s expense, in what media reports linked to payments to an Omani dealer.
Iran's Foreign Ministry summoned Kenya's ambassador to Tehran, expressing the Islamic Republic’s protest to Nairobi after the Kenyan Supreme Court overturned a decision to free two Iranian nationals jailed in the African country over terror charges.
Scores of people have held a protest in Bahrain to voice their support for distinguished Shia cleric Sheikh Khalid Fadhil al-Zaki, whom regime forces recently arrested as the ruling Al Khalifah regime does not shy away from its clampdown on pro-democracy campaigners in the kingdom.
The administration of US President Donald Trump has detained record number of migrants traveling in families at the US border with Mexico in October, taking into custody over 20,000 citizens of Central American countries on their way to enter the US, new official data shows.
A human rights monitoring group says Bahraini regime forces stormed more than 59 houses and arrested 42 activists across the tiny Persian Gulf kingdom in June as the ruling Al Khalifah dynasty does not shy away from its heavy-handed clampdown on political dissidents and pro-democracy campaigners.
Nine Iranian sailors, formerly arrested by the Pakistani authorities and kept in the city of Karachi, were released on Thursday thanks to efforts by the Iranian consulate General in the Pakistani port city and the follow-up of their case.