Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi said the first batch of Bahraini citizens who were stranded in Iran following the outbreak of coronavirus returned home under the auspices of the Sultanate of Oman.
The Iranian deputy minister of roads and urban development said a special flight will be operated today to fetch Iranian students stuck in the Chinese city of Wuhan, which is the epicenter of an ongoing coronavirus epidemic.
Mining giant BHP Group said on Tuesday that poor air quality caused by smoke from Australia’s bushfires is hurting coal production, as authorities said a reprieve from hazardous fire conditions would end within days.
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) says it has flown as many as 128 prisoners belonging to Yemen’s Houthi Ansarullah movement to the capital Sana’a after they were released by Saudi Arabia.
Almost two dozen European security experts have called on the United States to return to the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran in the wake of Tehran’s suspension of some of its commitments under the accord in reciprocation for Washington's withdrawal last year.
Secretary-General of the Arab League Ahmed Aboul Gheit is reportedly going to pay an official visit early next week to Lebanon, where he will discuss the restoration of Syria’s membership in the regional organization with high-ranking Lebanese government officials.