Witnesses say Syrian rebels used sarin

2013-05-07 08:05:27

Syrian rebels have used the deadly nerve agent sarin in their fight against President Bashar al-Assad's government, according to evidence from victims and doctors.

Goals for Abbas's trip to China have been met

2013-05-07 07:20:53

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas talked to reporters on Monday night before wrapping up his three-day visit to China on Tuesday.

Xi makes proposal for Palestinian question

2013-05-06 19:54:11

Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing on Monday made a four-point proposal for the settlement of the Palestinian question.

Israel launches strikes near Damascus city

2013-05-06 09:08:53

Israeli strikes hit a military target outside Damascus on Sunday, the Jewish state's second reported raid on Syria in three days.

Syria pinpoints targets in Israel

2013-05-06 04:31:29

The Syrian army has pinpointed targets inside Israel to hit in case of further Israeli attacks against Syria, the state TV said.

Syria accuses Israel of tying with rebels

2013-05-06 03:30:30

Syrian Foreign Ministry charged Sunday that the Israeli airstrike that targeted military positions overnight is an indication to the coordination between Israel and the radical groups.

Syria: Israeli attack opens door to all eventualities

2013-05-06 03:26:49

The Syrian government said Sunday that Israel's attack against positions of the Syrian army earlier in the day "opens the door widely before all eventualities."

Palestinian president starts China visit

2013-05-05 13:46:53

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas arrived in Beijing on Sunday to begin a state visit to China that will last from May 5 to 7.

Israel bombs Hezbollah-bound missiles in Syria

2013-05-05 11:37:24

Israel has carried out an air strike targeting a consignment of missiles in Syria bound for Hezbollah in neighbouring Lebanon, an Israeli official said on Saturday.

Yemen seizes 20,000 illegal Turkey-made guns

2013-05-05 05:01:15

Yemen's Defense Ministry said Saturday that it has seized a boat carrying 20,000 Turkey-made guns in Yemen's coastal regions.

Roadside bomb kill 5 ISAF soldiers in Afghanistan

2013-05-04 23:52:18

A roadside bomb struck a military vehicle of NATO-led troops in the Taliban former stronghold Kandahar province 450 km south of Kabul on Saturday leaving five soldiers dead.

US believes Israel has conducted airstrike into Syria

2013-05-04 10:39:05

The United States believes Israel has conducted an airstrike into Syria, CNN reported on Friday, quoting two US officials.