Middle East
South & Central Asia
The United States sees India as an important partner in efforts to stand up to China's increasingly assertive behavior
By Reuters
Fri, 07/23/2021 - 01:05 PM
Middle East
Troop discussions come just days before Iraq Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi meets President Biden at the White House
By Patsy Widakuswara
Fri, 07/23/2021 - 03:00 AM
Middle East
Fuad Hussein says he expects an Iraqi delegation to reach an agreement with the Biden administration Friday on the departure of US troops
By Motabar Shirwani
Thu, 07/22/2021 - 10:49 PM
VOA News on Iran
Iranian state news site quotes head of Izeh city in Iran's Khuzestan province as saying one person was killed Tuesday 
By Michael Lipin
Thu, 07/22/2021 - 08:55 PM
Middle East
The little girl wearing a red Mickey and Minnie Mouse tee-shirt was firm. 'The rulers of this country are all trash'
By Jamie Dettmer
Thu, 07/22/2021 - 09:07 AM
Middle East
Turkish leader calls for negotiations to overcome Taliban opposition after group warns against any plan for Ankara to take over security at Kabul international airport
By Dorian Jones
Wed, 07/21/2021 - 01:22 PM
Middle East
Analysts say White House visit by Jordan’s moderate king helped overall efforts to stabilize situations of Palestinians, Iraq and Syria
By Dale Gavlak
Wed, 07/21/2021 - 01:22 PM
VOA News on Iran
Videos shared with VOA Persian and posted to social media showed what appeared to be protesters chanting ‘Death to Khamenei’
By Michael Lipin
Wed, 07/21/2021 - 02:56 AM
Middle East
Monday night attack at a crowded clothing market in Baghdad's mostly Shi'ite Sadr City killed 34 people and wounded over 50 others, according to Iraqi media
By Edward Yeranian
Tue, 07/20/2021 - 03:33 PM
Middle East
This year's holiday comes amid growing concerns about the highly infectious delta variant that's prompted some countries to impose new restrictions.
By Associated Press
Tue, 07/20/2021 - 09:10 AM
Middle East
The hajj ministry has officially allowed women of all ages to make the pilgrimage without a male relative, known as a 'mehrem,' on the condition that they go in a group
By AFP
Tue, 07/20/2021 - 07:26 AM
VOA News on Iran
Masih Alinejad says top US diplomat gave assurances Iran will be held responsible
By VOA News
Tue, 07/20/2021 - 01:54 AM
VOA News on Iran
Social media videos appear to show street protests late Sunday in several parts of Iran’s Khuzestan province, with a police officer seemingly firing into the air
By Michael Lipin
Mon, 07/19/2021 - 11:02 PM
Economy & Business
The move by the Vermont-based ice cream company drew swift reproach from Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett
By Associated Press
Mon, 07/19/2021 - 09:56 PM
Middle East
There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the bombing, but the Islamic State group has claimed similar attacks in the area before
By Associated Press
Mon, 07/19/2021 - 09:13 PM
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