Pakistan's foreign minister is set to hold talks with top Iranian officials in Tehran amid spiraling tensions in the region following the U.S. drone killing of Iranian military commander Qasem Soleimani.
Canada says it intends to play a key role in the investigation of a crash of an Ukrainian airliner that killed dozens of its citizens despite not having direct diplomatic relations with Tehran
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has rejected suggestions that Iran's top military commander was on a "diplomatic" mission when he was killed by a U.S. air strike near Baghdad last week.
Iraq's military said pro-Iran paramilitary groups have withdrawn from outside the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, a day after a mob attacked the compound, prompting U.S. authorities to deploy hundreds more troops to the region.
Iran’s navy has launched its first joint maneuvers with Russia and China in the northern part of the Indian Ocean, Iranian state TV reports.
At least four people have been killed in an exchange of fire between Pakistani and Indian forces in the tense Himalayan region of Kashmir, the two sides say.
India’s Supreme Court said on December 18 it would next month hear pleas challenging the constitutionality of a new citizenship legislation that has sparked massive protests across the country.
India's parliament has approved legislation granting citizenship to non-Muslim illegal immigrants from mainly Muslim Afghanistan, Bangladesh, and Pakistan.
The United States says it is considering sending thousands of additional troops to the Middle East over concerns about Iranian actions in the region.
A Tajik security official's statement on a deadly attack on a border post earlier in November has contradicted official reports about the incident that claimed many lives.
The United States says it supports India's continued involvement in Afghanistan, including its "substantial" investment and aid to the war-ravaged country.
A road accident in southeast Iran has killed 28 Afghan nationals, the semiofficial ILNA news agency reports.