National talks in Yemen agree on future roadmap

2013-12-24 16:24:23

Delegates of the Yemeni national dialogue agreed late on Monday on a roadmap to resolve the southern issue and form a federal state.

Standoff remain over US-Afghan security pact

2013-12-24 15:02:21

The standoff over failure of the Afghan government to sign a bilateral security agreement (BSA) with the United States by the year-end appeared to mover little.

7 militants killed during operations in Afghan

2013-12-24 15:00:44

The Afghan Interior Ministry on Tuesday said seven militants were killed and eight others wounded during military operations in different Afghan provinces since early Monday.

Israeli PM: US spying 'unacceptable'

2013-12-24 10:07:35

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday that it is "unacceptable" that United States' intelligence agency is spying on Israeli officials

Hundreds protest against Egypt's jailing of activists

2013-12-24 08:22:50

Hundreds of Egyptians protested in central Cairo on Monday against a court ruling that sent three leading secular pro-democracy campaigners to jail, witnesses said.

Iran eyes rebuilding relations with US

2013-12-23 20:33:33

Iran wants to improve bilateral relations with the United States and other Western powers, President Hassan Rouhani said.

Iran, world powers to continue nuclear talks

2013-12-23 16:59:31

Iran and six world powers will continue their expert-level nuclear talks after the Christmas holidays.

Jordan to attend Geneva II conference on Syria

2013-12-23 10:34:51

Jordan's Minister of Foreign Affairs Nasser Judeh said Sunday the Arab kingdom will take part in the Geneva II conference scheduled to be held late January.

School blast in Syria's Homs kills 20

2013-12-23 09:36:17

The death toll of the blast which went off earlier on Sunday near an elementary school in Syria's central province of Homs rose to 20

25 killed in attacks in Iraq

2013-12-21 22:27:28

At least 25 people, including eight military officers, were killed and 26 wounded in separate violent attacks in Iraq on Saturday, police said.

At least 15 Iraqi army officers killed

2013-12-21 17:32:23

At least 15 Iraqi military officers were killed in an ambush on Saturday in western Iraq's Sunni Muslim-dominated province of Anbar.

10 killed in suicide attack on Shiites in Baghdad

2013-12-19 19:42:51

At least ten people were killed and more than 21 others wounded in a suicide bomb attack targeting Shiite pilgrims in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad on Thursday, police said.