Iran plans to export LNG in future

2013-04-15 06:52:34

Iran has achieved self-sufficiency in the production of liquefied natural gas and will export the product in the future, Press TV reported Sunday, quoting an Iranian deputy oil minister.

Abbas accepts PM's resignation: official

2013-04-14 02:41:11

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Saturday accepted the resignation of Prime Minister Salam Fayyad, a senior Palestinian official told Xinhua.

Egypt's Mubarak arrives in court for retrial

2013-04-13 17:18:52

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak arrived in the Police Academy in Cairo's outskirts for his retrial Saturday morning.

Turkey passes anti-terrorism law reform

2013-04-12 15:33:55

Turkey's parliament passed a reform of its anti-terrorism laws in a vote late on Thursday, narrowing the definition of terrorist propaganda in line with EU demands that it boost freedom of expression.

Obama sees opportunity for Mideast peace talks

2013-04-12 11:15:17

US President Barack Obama said on Thursday that there is "a window of opportunity" for the Israelis and the Palestinians to restart peace talks

UN-Syria talks on chemical weapons at impasse

2013-04-12 07:48:57

Discussions between the United Nations and Syrian government on a possible investigation into the alleged use of chemical weapons in Syria have reached an impasse.

Palestinian PM offers resignation

2013-04-11 18:56:26

Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad has submitted his resignation, awaiting President Mahmoud Abbas to approve it, an official from Abbas' Fatah party said.

Syria crisis produces no winner: Russian FM

2013-04-11 17:30:16

There will be no winner in the Syrian conflict, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Thursday.

1.3m Syrian refugees in neighboring countries

2013-04-11 11:07:56

Nearly 1.3 million Syrians are now either registered as refugees or being assisted in Syria's neighboring countries and North Africa.

UN chief saddened by deadly quake in Iran

2013-04-10 10:49:43

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon voiced his sadness at the loss of life and destruction in the wake of an earthquake in southern Iran, which had killed at least 37 people.

UN, Syria keep wrangling about chemical weapons probe

2013-04-10 10:22:28

As the UN and the Syrian government were still wrangling about an extended international probe of alleged usage of chemical weapons in northern Syria.

Quake hits near Iran's nuclear city, 37 dead

2013-04-10 09:39:42

A powerful earthquake struck close to Iran's only nuclear power station on Tuesday, killing 37 people and injuring 850 as it destroyed homes and devastated two small villages.