UN appeals for $4.4b to aid people in Syria

2013-06-08 11:09:57

The UN on Friday launched an appeal for $4.4 billion to help the estimated 6.8 million people in need of dire humanitarian assistance in Syria.

Supporters of Iran presidential candidate gather

2013-06-08 10:43:41

Iran's 11th presidential election is scheduled for June 14.

Iran says not to interrupt nuclear activities

2013-06-06 20:45:31

Iran will not interrupt nuclear activities and uranium enrichment under pressures, Iran's permanent representative to the International Atomic Energy Agency Ali-Asghar Soltanieh said.

US urges Hezbollah, Iran withdrawing from Syria

2013-06-06 09:48:14

The White House on Wednesday denounced the Syrian government's recapture of the strategic central city of al-Qussair.

24 detained over Twitter support for protest

2013-06-05 17:28:22

Twenty-four people were detained overnight in the Aegean Izmir province for supporting via Twitter the ongoing protests across Turkey.

Syrian army recaptures al-Qussair city: report

2013-06-05 15:02:48

Syrian troops have regained full control of the strategic central city of al-Qussair in the Homs province after two-week-long offensive.

US steps up sanctions on Iran

2013-06-05 11:57:43

The United States unveiled aggressive new sanctions against Iran, targeting its currency for the first time along with the country's auto sector, a key source of jobs and revenue.

Turkish deputy PM seeks to calm protests

2013-06-05 11:56:48

Turkey's deputy prime minister sought to mollify tens of thousands of anti-government demonstrators on Tuesday by apologizing.

A glance at Dubai Police fleet of cars

2013-06-05 10:36:41

The Dubai Police fleet of cars includes Aston Martin, Bentley Continental GT Coupe, Ferrari, and a recently added Bugatti Veyron.

No alternative to political solution for Syria

2013-06-04 17:22:25

There is no alternative to a political solution toward ending the Syria crisis, European Council President Herman Van Rompuy said.

Iraq: Arming Syrian opposition threatens stability

2013-06-03 17:33:57

The Iraqi Prime Minister said on Monday that Iraq is worried about the EU decision of arming the Syrian opposition.

US sends congratulations to Palestine's new PM

2013-06-03 14:39:39

US Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday congratulated Rami Hamdallah on his appointment as new Palestinian prime minister.