Iran's Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Mecca "belongs to all Muslims," and their security during Hajj was a God-given right that Saudi Arabia fails to uphold.
President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin had a sports-themed gift exchange following their first-ever bilateral summit.
Pyongyang said it would "protect the independent and creative life of the popular masses and make selfless, devoted efforts for them."
Thousands of miles away from the World Cup in Russia, the Omaya Sports Club amputee team plays in Syria's last rebel-held province of Idlib.
As the Syrian military retakes the city where a nationwide rebellion was sparked, Israel prepares to enforce the land it seized in 1967.
The U.S.-led coalition said its warplanes or "partnered forces" may have been behind strikes that killed up to 28 civilians in eastern Syria.
Preliminary reports included photos and videos of what appeared to be a massive explosion near Cairo International Airport in Egypt.
Iran and Israel both want Russia's support, but how long can Moscow remain in the middle?
President Donald Trump tweeted the letter to him from North Korean supreme leader Kim Jong Un, who shared kinds words but little policy change.
The EU's top court found that the Jehovah's Witnesses' door-to-door preaching is a form of data collection and requires consent.
Veteran U.S. diplomat Robert Gallucci said Trump's "tweeting on the subject of war and peace with North Korea isn’t the most useful thing in the world."
Syria and Israel have been technically at war since 1948 and have fought at least three major conflicts, including in 1967 when Israel seized the Golan Heights.
Lebanon's economic minister endorsed a plan to export medicinal cannabis.
Russia's U.N. envoy said "the atmosphere at the council has become much more constructive" with the U.S. gone.
Top diplomats from China, the EU, France, Germany, Iran, Russia and the U.K. believe the nuclear deal “is in the security interest of all.”
KCNA Watch has registered the lowest levels on its Threat Index since North Korean supreme leader Kim Jong Un came to power in 2011.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani's hardline rhetoric is earning him a key ally among the country's military elite.
This year North Korea recognizes July Fourth differently.
Trump said it was “just out” that Obama administration gave away 2,500 visas to Iran ahead of the nuclear deal, a claim made in Iranian media.
The Sinuiju Cosmetics Factory is known for its special "spring fragrance."
The head of Iran's meteorological service said that, unless the general knows something he doesn't, there's no way a country can steal clouds.
Shrinking ISIS pockets house the last of the jihadis that once ruled half of both Syria and Iraq.