Watchdog: Syria has filed chemical weapon details

2013-10-27 22:39:10

Syria has filed details of its poison gas and nerve agent program and an initial plan to destroy it to the world's chemical weapons watchdog, the organization announced Sunday.

Syria submits plan of destructing chemical weapons

2013-10-27 21:57:46

Syria has submitted an initial declaration of its chemical weapon program, including a general plan of destruction of its chemical weapons' program.

Iran hangs 16 in response to border attack

2013-10-26 21:09:43

The Islamic republic hanged 16 "terrorist elements" on Saturday in response to an earlier bloody border attack.

17 Iranian border guards killed

2013-10-26 20:50:51

In a clash in the border area of southeastern Iran, 17 Iranian border guards were killed, according to the report of official IRNA news agency.

Iran's parliamentary speaker to visit China

2013-10-25 17:12:44

Iran's speaker of Majlis (parliament) Ali Larijani will pay an official visit to China from Oct 29 to Nov 1.

US helps UN destroy Syria's chemical weapons

2013-10-22 14:08:43

The United States has provided 10 armored vehicles to the United Nations (UN) to support its efforts to destroy Syria's chemical weapons, the State Department said Monday.

4 Chinese students drown in Egypt's beach

2013-10-21 02:46:49

Four Chinese students were drowned on Friday when they were swimming in the sea of Marsa Matrouh, an Egypt's northwestern coastal city, Chinese Embassy confirmed to Xinhua on Sunday.

1 killed, 20 rescued in Turkey mine collapse

2013-10-20 16:44:32

One miner was killed and 20 others rescued in a mine collapse in western Turkey on Sunday, private Dogan news agency reported.

15 trapped in Turkey mine collapse

2013-10-20 16:07:29

Fifteen miners are trapped in a mine collapse in western Turkey on Sunday.

Car bomb, clashes kill over 30 near Syrian capital

2013-10-20 02:04:38

Syrian rebels blew up an army checkpoint outside Damascus on Saturday and more than 30 combatants from both sides died in the blast and ensuing clashes, a monitoring group said.

Saudi Arabia refuses UN security council seat

2013-10-18 21:51:26

Saudi Arabia turned down its rotating seat in the United Nations Security Council on Friday, out of its disapproval of the Council's role in addressing Middle East issues.

15 killed in suicide bombing in northern Iraq

2013-10-17 15:43:38

At least 15 people were killed and 60 others wounded in a suicide bomb attack in northern Iraq on Thursday, police said.