Pakistan warned Iran on Tuesday not to send troops across the two countries' shared border to retrieve five kidnapped Iranian border guards, an incident that threatens to exacerbate regional and sectarian tensions.
Iran said on Monday it would send forces into Pakistan to free five border guards said to have been kidnapped by militants if Islamabad did not take measures to secure their release.
According to Iranian media reports, the guards
Fourteen Iranian border guards were killed and three others captured by "bandits" on the southeastern frontier with Pakistan overnight, Iranian media reported on Saturday.
In response, the Iranian judiciary executed 16 p
Iran's clerical leadership has told security hardliners to stay out of politics, in effect instructing them not to wreck the new centrist government's attempt to solve an intractable nuclear dispute with West.
If the messa
Tough new security measures are being put in place for Bahrain's government schools including new surveillance cameras and extra guards besides 24-hour patrols after a string of arson attacks.
The measures follow more than 25 arson attacks
Bahrain has revealed details of the occupation of Salmaniya Medical Complex (SMC) by its medical cadre based on a verdict issued by the National Safety Court of First Instance.
Unveiling the details on Friday, Bahrain Defence Force (BDF) P
Kuwait's foreign minister accused Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards of being behind a spy cell in Kuwait and said three Iranian diplomats would be expelled, according to a newspaper report.
The remarks by Sheikh
Iran's Revolutionary Guards test-fired five missiles during war games on Sunday, and a commander warned the Islamic Republic's enemies they would regret any attack.
Iran, which is locked in a dispute with the West over its nuclear
Iraq will help victims of the 2007 shooting of civilians in Baghdad to file a US lawsuit against employees of security firm Blackwater, an incident that turned a spotlight on the United States' use of private contractors in war zones.
Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards said on Sunday opposition leader Mirhossein Mousavi should be put on trial for fomenting the unrest that erupted after the country's June presidential election, a news agency said.
"If Mousavi, (defeated c