Powerful blast rocks restive suburb of Syrian capital

2013-02-26 05:21:23

A powerful blast, believed to have been caused by a suicide car bomb, rocked the vicinity of a police academy in a suburb of the Syrian capital of Damascus Monday night, local media said.

29 militants killed in Afghan operations

2013-02-25 17:21:14

Up to 29 militants have been killed and 29 others wounded in military operations in the past 24 hours, in the latest raids against insurgency in the country, the Afghan Interior Ministry said on Monday.

Syrian opposition says captures former nuke site

2013-02-25 10:57:25

Syrian rebels have captured the site of a suspected nuclear reactor near the Euphrates river which Israeli warplanes destroyed six years ago, opposition sources in eastern Syria said on Sunday.

Iran test-fires short-range anti-ship missile

2013-02-25 05:32:00

Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) test-fired a short-range anti-ship missile on Sunday, Press TV reported.

Iran brings down foreign unmanned aircraft

2013-02-24 12:46:09

Iran's elite Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has captured a foreign unmanned aircraft during a military exercise in southern Iran.

Iran brings down a foreign spy drone: report

2013-02-24 12:34:01

Iran's Revolutionary Guards have brought down a foreign surveillance drone during a military exercise, the official Islamic Republic News Agency said on Saturday.

Iran tests suicide drones in ongoing military drill

2013-02-24 05:35:24

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Ground Force tested different asymmetric tactics and various types of unmanned aerial vehicle (UAVs), including its suicide drones, in ongoing military drill in eastern country, semi- official Fars news agency reported on Saturday.

China calls for immediate start of intra-Syrian dialogue

2013-02-23 04:50:11

China calls for an immediate start of intra-Syrian talks in accordance with the Geneva agreements reached by world powers, visiting Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi said here on Friday.

Iran to continue talks with IAEA on nuclear program: envoy

2013-02-23 00:52:59

Iranian ambassador to the IAEA Ali-Asghar Soltanieh said his country will continue talks with the UN nuclear watchdog to resolve the issues regarding the Irainian nuclear program.

Iran installs advanced centrifuge

2013-02-22 17:16:36

Iran has started the installation of advanced centrifuge at one of its main uranium enrichment plant, but slowed its 20 percent enriched uranium stockpiling, a UN report said on Thursday.

Gunmen kill 7 pro-govt militants in Iraq

2013-02-22 17:03:11

Unidentified gunmen kidnapped eight pro-government militants and killed seven of them on Friday in Iraq's restive central province of Salah ad Din, said the local police.

Iran says nuclear talks should focus on co-op

2013-02-21 15:43:30

Head of Atomic Energy Organization of Iran, Fereidoon Abbasi, said that the upcoming nuclear talks between Tehran and the P5+1 -- Britain, China, France, Russia, the United States and Germany -- should focus on "cooperation".