Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad visits the holy shrine of Imam Abbas.
Egypt avoided a possible civil war this month, US Secretary of State John Kerry said, making it hard for Washington to conclude that the overthrow of Islamist President Mohamed Mursi was a military coup.
US Secretary of State John Kerry briefed Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on his plan to restart peace talks between the Palestinians and Israel, a Palestinian official said Wednesday.
A United Nations Security Council committee is split over whether Iran's missile tests last year violated UN sanctions imposed on Teheran because of its nuclear and ballistic missile programs.
Egyptian Presidency started making contacts with different political sides, including the Muslim Brotherhood (MB) group and other Islamist forces, to discuss with them the national reconciliation.
Supporters of deposed Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi shout slogans as they protest on the Sixth of October Bridge over the Ramsis square area in central Cairo July 15, 2013.Police fired tear gas when protesters calling for the reinstatement of the ousted Islamist president, Mohamed Mursi.
Prominent liberal politician Mohamed ElBaradei was sworn in on Sunday as Egypt's vice-president for international relations in the interim government, official news agency MENA reported.
At least 27 people were killed and 77 others wounded in separate violent attacks across Iraq on Saturday, including a bombing attack against a Sunni mosque in the capital city, police said.
As the scientists peered into the darkness, hundreds of eyes glinted back at them from the walls and ceiling. They had discovered, in a long-abandoned village in southwestern Saudi Arabia, a roosting spot for bats.
The Obama administration is seeking to hold direct talks with Iran over Tehran's controversial nuclear program after Iranian President-elect Hassan Rouhani sent out some positive signals.
Iran's Foreign Minister Ali-Akbar Salehi expressed concern over the expulsion of Iranian nationals from the United Arab Emirates.
Syrian rebels said on Friday the assassination of one of their top commanders by al Qaida-linked militants was tantamount to a declaration of war, opening a new front for the Western-backed fighters struggling against President Bashar al-Assad's forces.