Kuwait to host Syria crisis meeting

2012-12-25 10:50:58

Kuwait will host an international conference next month to tackle Syria's humanitarian crisis, the ruling emir said on Monday, as foes of Assad voiced frustration with international efforts to end the civil war.

Egypt to announce constitution vote result

2012-12-25 10:42:35

Egypt will announce on Tuesday the official results of a vote on its new constitution, the head of the elections committee told state media on Monday.

Iran denies missile cooperation with DPRK

2012-12-25 07:56:01

Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi dismissed on Monday recent reports about the Islamic republic's missile cooperation with the DPRK.

Libya marks 61st anniversary of independence day

2012-12-25 00:15:39

Libyans marked Monday the 61st anniversary of the North African country's Independence Day.

NATO police advisor killed in Kabul attack

2012-12-24 16:19:16

A NATO police advisor was killed Monday morning when a woman wearing Afghan police uniform opened fire in Afghan capital Kabul, local media Tolo TV reported.

Egypt towards new stage as constitution underway

2012-12-24 10:55:36

Egypt is heading towards a new stage as the total initial results of the constitutional referendum held Dec 15 and Dec 22 showed 63.5 percent of voters approving the newly-written constitution.

More than 164,000 Syrian refugees in Lebanon

2012-12-24 10:32:34

The UN Higher Refugees Council said Sunday in its latest report that the number of Syrian refugees in Lebanon has reached 164,000.

NATO to deploy Patriot missiles in Turkey

2012-12-24 09:16:46

Iranian lawmaker Vahid Ahmadi warned that if NATO stations Patriot missiles on the Turkey-Syria border, it could fuel an "arms race" in the region, Press TV reported Sunday.

'Syria's chemical weapons are secure'

2012-12-24 07:36:13

Syria's chemical weapons are still secure despite the fact that President Bashar al-Assad has lost control of parts of the country.

UN envoy arrives in Syria to meet officials

2012-12-23 22:28:06

UN-Arab League special representative Lakhdar Brahimi arrived in the Syrian capital of Damascus Sunday for meetings with Syrian officials.

Saudi to open human rights offices in prisons

2012-12-23 20:51:51

Saudi Arabia will set up offices for the National Human Rights Society in five prisons, Al Riyadh newspaper reported on Sunday.

Iran to unveil home-made satellite: report

2012-12-23 17:44:49

Iran Space Agency (ISA) has announced that it will unveil a new home-made satellite in February, Tehran Times daily reported on Sunday.