Iran launches new nuclear-related projects

2013-04-09 16:40:30

Iran inaugurated several nuclear-related projects on Tuesday, marking the National Nuclear Technology Day.

Kerry seeks to revive Mideast peace plan

2013-04-09 07:54:38

US Secretary of State John Kerry is looking to breathe new life into dormant Middle East peace talks in meetings with Netanyahu and other senior officials.

Israel seals off Gaza crossings after rockets firing

2013-04-08 16:32:44

Israel shut down the two main crossing points between the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip and Israel following an earlier rockets attack into its southern territories.

Abbas slams Israel for not presenting negotiations' vision

2013-04-08 10:07:57

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Sunday slammed Israel for refusing to present its vision regarding the borders of the future Palestinian state.

Afghan attack kills US diplomat

2013-04-08 09:12:10

A young US diplomat killed in Afghanistan was remembered by colleagues and family members as an intelligent woman who was still in the early stages of her career.

Iran nuclear talks still in stalemate

2013-04-08 09:05:35

With differences between Iran and the world powers over the nuclear issue, analysts said both sides demonstrate positive will to keep the diplomatic track alive.

US urges Turkish leaders to restore ties

2013-04-08 07:25:28

US Secretary of State John Kerry urged Turkish leaders on Sunday to speedily restore full diplomatic relations with Israel.

Powers and Iran fail to end nuclear deadlock

2013-04-07 11:22:30

World powers and Iran failed again to end the deadlock in a decade-old dispute over Tehran's nuclear program in talks that ended in Kazakhstan on Saturday.

Five die in Christian-Muslim clashes in Egypt

2013-04-07 09:46:47

Five Egyptians were killed and eight wounded in clashes between Christians and Muslims in a town near Cairo, security sources said on Saturday, in some of the worst sectarian violence in Egypt for months.

Syrian troops recapture areas near capital

2013-04-07 09:27:27

The Syrian troops recaptured several rebellious areas near the capital Damascus on Saturday and repulsed an overnight infiltration attempt into the capital, killing tens of rebels, pro-government media reports said.

Iraq seeks to boost oil ties with China

2013-04-04 21:42:12

Iraq is seeking to bolster its ties with China in the field of oil industry, local media reported Thursday.

Iran's nuke programme entails huge costs

2013-04-03 10:19:12

Iran will pursue its nuclear quest although it has reaped few gains from a totem of national pride that has cost it well over $100 billion in lost oil revenue and foreign investment alone.