China's role in Middle East will be enhanced: FM

2014-01-10 02:20:09

Foreign Minister Wang Yi was recently interviewed by Al Jazeera. The following is the transcript of the interview.

Chinese envoy to attend Syria conference in Kuwait

2014-01-09 21:08:35

China's Middle East Special Envoy Wu Sike will head to Kuwait for the second international donor conference for Syria, which is scheduled be held on January 15.

Iran nuclear talks hit snag on centrifuge research

2014-01-09 09:38:27

Negotiations between Iran and six world powers on implementing a landmark November deal to freeze parts of Tehran's nuclear program in exchange for easing some sanctions have run into problems over advanced centrifuge research.

China supports removal of Syria chemical weapons

2014-01-09 08:31:03

China has been supporting the work of the United Nations and the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) to safely remove materials of chemical weapons from Syria, a Chinese envoy said here Wednesday.

Morsi's trial adjourned until February 1

2014-01-08 18:31:45

The judge in the trial of Egypt's former president Mohammed Morsi on charges of inciting murder has ordered the hearings adjourned until February 1.

Turkey removes police chiefs amid graft probe

2014-01-08 16:54:32

The Turkish government removed police chiefs in 16 provinces, including the capital of Ankara overnight amid a corruption probe that has shaken the country.

Egypt's Morsi in court for 2nd time over violence charges

2014-01-08 16:28:31

Egypt's ousted president Mohamed Morsi on Wednesday morning arrived at the courthouse in Cairo for the second session of his trial over charges of inciting killing protesters outside presidential palace during his rule, state TV reported.

Peace talk draft possible in month: US ambassador

2014-01-08 10:41:32

US Ambassador to Israel Dan Shapiro said Tuesday that a framework proposal for final status talks between Israel and the Palestinians will be imminent within a month.

New sanctions detrimental to nuclear talks: Iran

2014-01-08 10:22:36

Iran warned against imposition of possible sanctions, saying that any new US sanctions against the Islamic republic will scupper the nuclear talks, Press TV reported on Tuesday.

Syrian chemical weapons transfer begins

2014-01-08 09:36:35

Syria has started moving chemical weapons materials out of the country in a crucial phase of an internationally backed disarmament programme that has been delayed by war and technical problems.

Syrian chemical weapons transfer initiated

2014-01-08 04:59:41

A first shipment of chemical materials was moved from Syria on Tuesday, which initiated the process of transferring chemical weapons from the country to locations outside its territory for destruction, said the joint mission overseeing the disarmament.

Policeman killed, 44 people wounded in Iraq

2014-01-07 17:18:05

At least one policeman was killed and some 44 people were wounded in a truck bomb explosion targeting police forces at a residential area in Iraq's northern city of Kirkuk on Tuesday, a local police source said.