Iran hints at wider nuclear inspections

2013-10-17 07:25:27

Iran's top negotiator said that a nuclear proposal presented to major powers in Geneva does allow for snap inspections of the country's nuclear facilities.

Iran lays out nuke proposal

2013-10-16 07:39:49

Iran on Tuesday laid out a hotly awaited proposal to break the deadlock in talks with world powers over its nuclear program.

Window cracks open for progress in Iran

2013-10-15 07:23:23

Don't expect a breakthrough, but the chances for progress have seldom been better. This is the message coming from Iran and six world powers ahead of renewed talks this week.

Suicide bombing targets Syria's state

2013-10-14 10:26:19

Two suicide car bombers detonated booby-trapped cars near the Syria's state-TV headquarters on Sunday evening in Damascus.

No new findings over Arafat's death: official

2013-10-14 02:11:20

A Palestinian official dismissed Sunday a British medical journal's report which linked Arafat's death with poisoning.

Detained US citizen found dead in cell in Egypt

2013-10-14 02:09:49

The Egyptian government said a US citizen it detained in the Sinai Peninsula last month for violating curfew was found dead Sunday in his jail cell, the second foreigner to die in detention in recent weeks.

Iran to offer 3-stage proposal in nuclear talks

2013-10-13 08:58:31

Iran will put forward a three-stage proposal in the upcoming Geneva nuclear talks with the world powers, semi-official ISNA news agency reported on Saturday.

Israeli retired military colonel beaten to death

2013-10-11 16:48:44

A retired Israeli military colonel was beaten to death at his home in the Jordan Valley overnight Friday in what appears to be a militant attack, police spokesperson confirmed to Xinhua.

China calls for social reconciliation in Egypt

2013-10-10 18:45:26

China on Thursday called for the early realization of social reconciliation and national stability in Egypt.

Libyan PM released

2013-10-10 18:35:43

Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan was freed on Thursday morning, a few hours after being seized by armed men, Libyan News Agency reported.
Libyan PM kidnapped in Tripoli

Seized Libyan PM in good health: official

2013-10-10 16:08:41

Libya's Prime Minister Ali Zeidan is in "good health and will be treated well as a Libyan citizen," and is being held at the Interior Ministry's anti-crime department, an official with the department told the state news agency.

Libyan PM kidnapped from hotel

2013-10-10 13:20:06

Gunmen from a former rebel faction kidnapped Libya's prime minister on Thursday in reprisal for the government's role in the US capture of a top al Qaida suspect, shattering a fragile peace.