Iran quake survivors battle freezing cold while waiting for aid

Nov 15, 2017

Iran quake survivors battle freezing cold while waiting for aid

Exhausted and exposed to freezing cold, survivors of a weekend earthquake in western Iran begged authorities for food and shelter on Tuesday, saying aid was slow to reach them. Iranian officials called off rescue operations earlier in the day on the grounds there was little ...

Hariri says he will soon return to Lebanon

Nov 15, 2017

Hariri says he will soon return to Lebanon

Ten days after his surprise resignation plunged Lebanon into crisis and raised fears of regional turmoil, Prime Minister Saad Hariri on Tuesday called on everyone to "chill." In his first personal tweet since traveling earlier this month to Saudi Arabia, where he announced he would ...

Rescuers search debris after Iran-Iraq quake kills over 530

Nov 14, 2017

Rescuers search debris after Iran-Iraq quake kills over 530

Rescuers on Tuesday used backhoes and heavy equipment to dig through the debris of buildings toppled by a powerful earthquake on the border between Iran and Iraq that killed over 530 people, with weeping women crying out to God as aid workers found new ...

U.N. agency report shows Iran meeting nuclear commitments

Nov 14, 2017

U.N. agency report shows Iran meeting nuclear commitments

The United Nations agency monitoring Iran's compliance with a landmark nuclear treaty issued a report Monday certifying that the country is keeping its end of the deal that U.S. President Donald Trump claims Tehran has violated repeatedly. The International Atomic Energy Agency report stopped short ...

Strong earthquake in Iran-Iraq border area kills hundreds

Nov 13, 2017

Strong earthquake in Iran-Iraq border area kills hundreds

At least 332 people were killed in Iran and Iraq when a magnitude 7.3 earthquake jolted the region on Sunday, state media in the two countries said, and rescuers were searching for dozens trapped under rubble in the mountainous area. State television said more than ...