The Iraqi Oil Ministry says it is set to sign an agreement with U.S. energy company Orion to extract natural gas at an oil field in the south of the country.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says the level of "Russophobia" in Western countries is higher than it was at the peak of the Cold War.
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence has reiterated that the United States will "withdraw" from the Iran nuclear deal with world powers unless the agreement is "fixed."
Britain would struggle to match Russia’s military capabilities on the battlefield, Chief of the General Staff Nick Carter has said in a speech.
French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian says he will visit Iran on March 5 to discuss Tehran’s ballistic-missile program and the 2015 nuclear deal it signed with world powers.
The world’s top sporting court is set to hear the appeals of 39 Russian athletes who have challenged a lifelong ban imposed by the International Olympic Committee because of alleged doping at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.
Iranian media are reporting that members of parliament will be allowed access to prisoners who were detained during antigovernment protests that rocked the country, beginning last December.
Tens of thousands of people have taken to the streets of the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki for a protest in a 27-year-old dispute over the name of the former Yugoslav republic of Macedonia.
Jordan's King Abdullah II has voiced "concerns" over the United States’ recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
An Iraqi court has sentenced a German woman of Moroccan origin to death for joining the extremist group Islamic State (IS).
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is due to arrive in London later on January 21 on the first leg of a weeklong trip to Europe that will also take him to Paris, Warsaw, and the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
Russian teenager Alina Zagitova performed a near-flawless program to defeat fellow countrywoman Yevgenia Medvedeva and capture her first European figure-skating championship.