Israel eases visa policy for Chinese tourists

2013-06-23 02:24:28

The Israeli Embassy in China announced a set of new visa policies for Chinese tourists at the ongoing 2013 Beijing International Tourism Expo on Saturday.

Israeli PM urges talks with Palestinians

2013-06-22 09:27:36

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday called for fresh negotiations with the Palestinians without any preconditions.

Court upholds Mubarak's release over illicit gains

2013-06-21 09:22:24

An Egyptian court decided Thursday to support a previous court order to release ex-president Hosni Mubarak over investigations of illicit gains.

Iran's electoral watchdog approves result

2013-06-20 09:52:50

Iran's state TV is reporting the country's election overseer, the Guardian Council, has approved Friday's presidential election result.

Turkey's 'standing man' launches new protest wave

2013-06-19 10:21:37

After weeks of sometimes violent confrontation with police, protesters in Turkey have found what could be a more potent form of resistance: standing still.

Suicide attacks kills 32 in Baghdad

2013-06-18 20:25:38

Up to 32 people were killed and 57 wounded in a twin suicide bomb attacks at a Shiite mosque in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad on Tuesday.

NATO to stop combat operations in Afghanistan

2013-06-18 18:49:24

NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said on Tuesday that NATO forces will no longer plan, execute or lead combat operations in Afghanistan.

3 killed in suicide bombing in Kabul

2013-06-18 13:57:48

At least three civilians were killed and many others wounded Tuesday morning when a suicide bombing hit west of Afghan capital Kabul.

Russia, US agree to push for Syria talks

2013-06-18 10:47:22

Putin and Obama on Monday held face-to-face talks on Syria on the sidelines of the G8 summit in Britain.

Iran to be more 'transparent' in nuclear issue: Rouhani

2013-06-17 21:36:32

Iran's president-elect Hassan Rouhani said Monday that his country will try to be more " transparent" in its nuclear issue to "build confidence."

Iran's president-elect hopefully to bring changes

2013-06-17 10:37:03

Expectations home and abroad for Hassan Rouhani to bring changes to Iran in both its domestic policies and foreign relations are set to put the future president's administration to a tough test.

'Big difference' between Russia, UK in Syria crisis

2013-06-17 10:26:57

Cameron said on Sunday that there was a "very big difference" in the Russian and British view of who was to blame in the Syrian crisis.