India has embarked on a "massive" operation calling up passenger jets and naval ships to bring back some of the hundreds of thousands of nationals stuck abroad due to coronavirus restrictions, the government said.
Syria and Iran on Wednesday blocked adoption of a Saudi-proposed resolution in the UN General Assembly calling for global cooperation to counter the coronavirus pandemic its socio-economic fallout, diplomats said.
The coronavirus pandemic is exacerbating threats to press freedom around the world, with authoritarian states including China and Iran suppressing details of the outbreak, activists said on Tuesday.
The government is studying the possibility of imposing travel restrictions to Japan, Italy, and Iran, according to Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles.
South Korea went on high alert Sunday following a sharp jump in coronavirus cases, and Italy and Iran took their own drastic containment steps as an epidemic that has killed nearly 2,500 people in China continued a relentless global…
More than 100 US troops sustained "mild" traumatic brain injury, far more than originally announced, when Iran launched missiles at their base in Iraq last month, the Department of Defense said Monday.
Iraq's president warned Wednesday against pushing the country to choose sides in escalating tensions between neighbouring Iran and the US, both allies of Baghdad.
Iran's supreme leader called the accidential downing of a Ukrainian airliner a "bitter" tragedy Friday but said it should not overshadow the "sacrifice" of a top commander killed in a US drone strike.
The heir of Iran's deposed monarchy predicted Wednesday that the clerical regime will collapse within months and urged Western powers not to negotiate with it.
The House of Representatives will tackle on Monday, January 13, through a special meeting, the situation of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Iraq and other countries in the Middle East, particularly the repatriation efforts amid tensions…
When a Boeing passenger jet crashed in Iran early on January 8, speculation immediately swirled that the only plausible explanation was that it had been shot down by Iran.
Iran said on Saturday its armed forces "unintentionally" shot down a Ukrainian passenger jet that crashed after taking off from Tehran, killing all 176 people aboard.
Iran's civil aviation chief Ali Abedzadeh said Friday he was "certain" a Ukrainian airliner which crashed outside Tehran this week was not hit by a missile.
President Donald Trump pulled back from the brink of war with Iran on Wednesday, saying that Tehran appeared to be "standing down" after firing missiles -- without causing casualties -- at US troops based in Iraq.
House Committee on Labor and Employment chair Eric Pineda has urged Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) residing in Iraq to conform to the evacuation plan of the Duterte government, amid the escalating tension between the United States and…
Senator Bong Revilla has urged Filipinos in Iraq to follow the evacuation plan of the government amid the escalating tension between the United States and Iran.
The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) on Wednesday assured the government has enough funds to repatriate Filipino workers in Middle East amid the escalating tension between the United States and Iran.
Iran fired "more than a dozen" ballistic missiles Tuesday against two airbases in Iraq where US and coalition forces are based, the Pentagon said.
The primary concern of the government now is to evacuate Filipinos affected by the brewing conflict between the United States and Iran, Malacañang said on Wednesday.
A stampede at the funeral for a top Iranian general killed 40 people and injured more than 200 on Tuesday in the southeastern city of Kerman, state television reported.