Strong performances from Iran's volleyball and soccer teams have helped restore national pride following decades of isolation but the joy was tempered by a decision to bar women from attending one event in Tehran.
The US warned Iran on Wednesday that it faces further international isolation if it fails to address UN nuclear watchdog concerns about its atomic activities.
The European Union also used a board meeting of the U.N.'s Internat
All schools in Bahrain were yesterday ordered to create isolation rooms and set up specialised teams to monitor pupils for a potential outbreak of swine flu.
Children at all government and primary schools must have their temperature checke