Analysts widely suspect Iran and Israel are involved in an undeclared shadow war in which they carry out attacks on each other's vessels. This war appears to be escalating
Clashes in the wake of last year’s Nagorno-Karabakh war have become more frequent in recent months.
After drought protests rock country, columnist takes officials to task for backing water-intensive rice farming in arid and semi-arid nation.
Georgian Dream claims going into local elections with main opposition yet to sign the agreement would "would be harmful for Georgia’s interests".
Orthodox Christian priests participated in riot that caused cancellation of Tbilisi Pride, but research suggests homophobia is prevalent throughout Georgian society. Turkey ranked second most homophobic.
Unconfirmed reporting says that many of Emomali Rahmon’s relatives have been hospitalised with coronavirus symptoms in recent weeks.
The measure may help herders suffering a massive die-off, but will disrupt supply chains that local farmers have been building for years.
Drought demonstrations in Khuzestan enter 12th day. Officials in the capital say protest there is a local matter over blackouts hitting commerce, but Iran analysts are watching closely.
State’s seizure of control of gold mine from subsidiary of NYSE-listed Centerra Gold has shocked foreign investors.
Following cluster of Vienna incidents, US has stepped up investigation into possible attacks made with directed pulsed microwave energy.
Police officer shot dead in Khuzestan. Military starts shipping water tankers to the province as unrest continues for sixth night.
Also, in January-June, aggregated profits exceeded one billion lari, or more than $300mn.
Moscow wants to heavily constrain Washington's scope for action, however.
Phone number of Sevinj Vaqifqizi one of 50,000 worldwide discovered on leaked database that appears to implicate a dozen governments.
Taxi drivers charging Iranians seeking jabs $120 for round trip from Tehran to Armenian border.
Anger over effects of severe drought add to difficulties and tensions seen over lack of water in Central Asia and Turkey.
Separately, president Rouhani criticises Iranian regime’s top officials for foiling his attempt to secure revived accord in final months of his administration.
A cameraman in Georgia's capital of Tbilisi died on July 11 after being severely beaten by right-wing mobs protesting the planned Tbilisi Pride march a week before.
Artel Electronics, a home appliance and electronics manufacturer and one of Uzbekistan’s largest companies, has received a first-time Fitch rating of ‘B’ with a stable outlook - the first privately owned company to receive a rating.
From the man who brought you Platoon, Wall Street and Born on the Fourth of July comes a blockbuster, new eight-part documentary series about… the former president of Kazakhstan.