A senior Iranian official says the West must ensure that the 2015 nuclear deal is a success before his country can begin to discuss other issues affecting the Middle East region.
The United States is calling on Syrian Bashar al-Assad's forces and his ally Russia to put an end to their air strikes and alleged chemical attacks against rebel-held areas.
U.S. forces in Afghanistan have recently conducted air strikes against Taliban and Chinese militants in northern Afghanistan, the NATO-led mission said.
The suspects acquitted this week in the mob lynching of a Pakistani university student falsely accused of blasphemy received a hero's welcome following their release from detention.
Jailed Azerbaijani journalist Afqan Muxtarli has told RFE/RL that his trial was a "mockery" of justice and suggested that President Ilham Aliyev was behind it.
Tens of thousands of people have attended the funeral of a Russian Air Force pilot who died in Syria last week.
President Donald Trump has offered a message of solidarity to people subjected to "oppression and religious persecution" around the world.
The European Parliament is calling for the “immediate release" of Oyub Titiyev, the jailed director of the prominent Russian human rights group Memorial's office in Chechnya.
A senior official in Tatarstan who was under house arrest on financial-crimes charges has been found dead in her home, officials in the Russian region say.
Eight candidates will be on the ballot in Russia's March 18 presidential vote, a poll that appears certain to hand President Vladimir Putin a new six-year term.
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan have agreed to strengthen coordination between the countries' military and security services in Syria, the Kremlin says.
Azerbaijan's ruling party has nominated incumbent President Ilham Aliyev as its candidate in the snap April presidential election.