At least 44 dead in Egypt clashes

2013-10-07 04:26:49

At least 44 people were killed during protests across Egypt on Sunday, a security source and the state news agency said.

2 terrorists killed by security forces in Egypt

2013-10-05 19:02:20

Two terrorists were killed by security forces in Egypt's northern province of Qalyubiya on Saturday, official news agency MENA reported.

Khamenei: Part of diplomatic push 'not fitting'

2013-10-05 17:32:13

Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Saturday he supported Iran's diplomatic efforts at the U.N. General Assembly in New York last week but said some of what occurred there was "not fitting," Iranian media reported.

UN prepares for on-site inspections in Syria

2013-10-05 13:41:46

The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) is reviewing additional information received from Syria on its chemical weapons stockpiles, a UN spokesman said here Friday.

Iran parliament endorses Rouhani's bid

2013-10-03 07:52:18

Iran's parliament, dominated by conservatives, strongly endorsed President Hassan Rouhani's diplomatic bid to break down mistrust at the United Nations in New York last week.

Russian embassy in Tripoli attacked

2013-10-03 03:18:05

The Russian embassy in the Libyan capital of Tripoli was attacked by unknown militants on Wednesday, source from the embassy told Xinhua.

UNSC urges boost to Syria aid access

2013-10-03 02:01:02

Building on a fragile unity, the UN Security Council on Wednesday urged the Syrian government to allow cross-border aid deliveries and called on all parties to Syria's conflict to agree on humanitarian pauses in fighting and key routes for aid convoys.

Iran has 'accurate proposal' for nuclear deal

2013-10-02 23:18:03

Iran has prepared an "accurate proposal" for upcoming nuclear talks with the world powers in Geneva, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said.

Mortar shell hits Chinese embassy in Syria, 1 injured

2013-09-30 21:39:09

A mortar shell on Monday fell into the compound of the Chinese embassy in Damascus, slightly injuring a Syrian employee, said a source from the embassy.
China condemns Damascus embassy strike

Chinese embassy in Syria attacked, one injured

2013-09-30 18:45:53

A mortar shell landed in the compound of Chinese embassy during rebel attacks in Damascus, Syria, Sept 30, leaving one local staff injured, China Central Television reported.

At least 13 killed in Baghdad car bombings

2013-09-30 15:52:57

At least 13 people were killed and 55 others wounded in a series of car bomb explosions across the Iraqi capital of Baghdad on Monday, police said.

Sniper kills Egyptian soldier in the Sinai

2013-09-29 15:56:44

A sniper shot dead an Egyptian soldier in the Sinai Peninsula, security sources said on Sunday, a region where al Qaida-linked fighters have stepped up attacks on security forces since the army deposed elected Islamist president Mohamed Morsi on July 3.