Iran to hold drill in Strait of Hormuz soon

2012-12-17 22:03:14

Navy Commander of Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), Rear Admiral Ali Fadavi, said Monday that IRGC will soon stage a drill in the Strait of Hormuz.

Series of blasts kill 7, wound 45 in north Iraq

2012-12-17 05:03:43

A series of blasts rocked Iraq's northern city of Kirkuk on Sunday night, killing at least seven people and wounding 45 others, a local police source told Xinhua.

Iran warns against Patriot deployment

2012-12-16 10:35:10

Iran's army chief of staff warned NATO on Saturday that stationing Patriot anti-missile batteries on Turkey's border with Syria was setting the stage for world war.

10 killed, over 40 injured in Pakistan airport attack

2012-12-16 03:58:07

At least ten people were killed and over 40 others injured when an airport in Pakistan's northwest city of Peshawar came under attack on Saturday night, according to hospital and army sources.

Egyptians start voting in referendum on draft constitution

2012-12-15 18:10:07

Egyptian people on Saturday morning went to polling booths to vote in the first stage of the referendum on a draft constitution, which has recently caused controversy in the country.

Israeli FM Lieberman resigns amid pending indictment

2012-12-14 23:35:54

Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman announced Friday afternoon that he has decided to resign his duty as foreign minister following Attorney General Yehuda Weinstein's decision to indict him on charges of breach of trust and fraud.

Nuclear inspectors in Iran

2012-12-14 09:24:27

UN atomic watchdog experts arrived in Iran on Thursday to renew efforts to engage Teheran over its disputed nuclear program,.

Iran says talks with IAEA "constructive"

2012-12-14 04:51:55

The one-day talks between Iran and the experts from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) ended here on Thursday evening with Iran saying that the negotiations were "constructive."

Blasts intensified in Syira as opposition gearing up

2012-12-13 10:31:03

A series of deadly blasts rattled Syrian capital Damascus on Wednesday after the United States and its allies recognized the exiled Syrian opposition as the sole " legitimate representative" of Syrian people.

Moscow slams US over Syria

2012-12-13 09:21:54

Russia lashed out at the United States for recognizing an opposition coalition as the legitimate representative of the Syrian people.

Moscow slams US over Syria

2012-12-13 08:24:02

Russia lashed out at the US for recognizing an opposition coalition as the legitimate representative of the Syrian people.

Syria fires Scud-type missiles: NATO

2012-12-13 06:49:52

A number of short-range ballistic missiles had been launched inside Syria this week, a NATO official said on Wednesday.