TEHRAN, August 19 - Eight Palestinian administrative detainees are currently on hunger strike refusing to eat or drink to protest their illegal detention without charge or trial at Israeli jails.
TEHRAN, August 19 - A Turkish convoy carrying munitions have entered northwest Syria to help Takfiri militants who are losing territory amid a government advance.
TEHRAN, August 19 - Indian officials have ordered government employees in Kashmir to return to duty and some schools have reopened after a tense weekend of protests in the territory.
TEHRAN, August 19 -The yuan wavered on Monday after U.S. President Donald Trump said he was not ready yet to make a trade with China.
TEHRAN, August 19 -Japan’s exports slipped for an eighth month in July, while manufacturers’ confidence turned negative for the first time in over six years as China-bound sales slumped again in a fresh sign the Sino-U.S. trade war could tip the economy into recession.
TEHRAN, August 19 -A new benchmark interest rate Chinese banks will need to use to set lending rates will be linked to the central bank’s medium-term liquidity facility, a People’s Bank of China policy adviser told state media on Monday.
TEHRAN, August 19 -A Malaysian court on Monday postponed for a week the biggest of five trials linked to a multi-billion-dollar scam at state fund 1MDB and allegedly involving former prime minister Najib Razak.
TEHRAN, August 19 -Asian stocks tracked the Wall Street rally on Monday and found an extra tailwind from a move by China’s central bank to change the way a key interest rate benchmark is set, seen by analysts as reducing borrowing costs for companies.
TEHRAN, August 19 -Protesters in Indonesia’s easternmost province of Papua set fire to tires and torched a local parliament building on Monday after a demonstration against the recent detention of scores of Papuan students, according to media reports and an official.
TEHRAN, August 18 -Hamas and Islamic Jihad, two Palestinian resistance movements based in the Israeli-blockaded Gaza Strip, have issued stern warnings to Israel following Israeli strikes that killed three Gazans.