The designations include two prisons 'responsible for extrajudicial killings and arbitrary detention': Zahedan Prison and Esfahan Central Prison.
In order to halt the worst humanitarian disaster of modern history -- over 350,000 dead and over two million children on the brink of starvation -- peace is the only solution, officials say.
China is using its economic leverage to compel Middle East leaders to stay silent while Beijing orchestrates horrific acts against Muslims, yet popular outrage can no longer be contained.
With three quarters of the population in Lebanon living in multidimensional poverty, US support for the World Food Programme has been critical to keeping food on the tables of those in need.
Questions are being raised as to why the Iranian navy was nowhere to be seen after leaving two mariners adrift for more than a week near its territorial waters.
The United States has stepped up to support Lebanon in its time of need, providing over $400 million just this year for food, security, health, shelter and education.
One of at least 11 migrants who have lost their lives at the border, 19-year-old Ahmad al-Hasan was given a final farewell far away from Homs, the war-torn hometown he fled.
The latest attempt by regime-affiliated organisations to omit women from billboards has set off a wave of criticism from the public.
Kelid daily was shuttered after it ran a cartoon published by Kayhan London, showing Khamenei's bloody hand drawing the poverty line. The leader's rings have drawn consistent attention in Iran.
Migrants from the Middle East, Afghanistan and Africa are being instigated by close Russian ally Belarus to storm the Polish border to create pressure on the European Union to drop sanctions.