Equity 'not addressed' in climate talks

2012-12-01 02:56:19

Long-term equity concerns are not being adequately addressed in climate negotiations so far.

Egypt's draft constitution approved by Constituent Assembly

2012-11-30 15:46:18

Egypt's Constituent Assembly (CA) approved almost unanimously the final draft of constitution early Friday morning.

China reiterates support for Palestine statehood

2012-11-30 08:56:43

Premier Wen Jiabao reiterated China's support for an independent Palestine with East Jerusalem as its capital.

UN General Assembly grants upgraded status for Palestine

2012-11-30 06:17:54

UN General Assembly grants upgraded status for Palestine.

Abbas calls on UN to "issue birth certificate"

2012-11-30 05:46:39

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Thursday called upon the UN General Assembly to " issue a birth certificate of the reality of the State of Palestine. "

Internet, cell phone signals in Syria cut off

2012-11-30 04:03:42

Most Internet services in Syria were cut off on Thursday, with cell phone signals also disrupted, US technology companies monitoring the war-torn country's web traffic said.

Al-Qaida commander captured in southern Yemen

2012-11-30 03:21:51

Yemeni security forces on Thursday detained a high-level commander of the Yemen-based al-Qaida wing in the southern province of Abyan, the state-run Saba news agency reported.

The rising impact of social media

2012-11-29 20:30:58

The recent Israel-Palestine conflict has highlighted the importance of new media in a war.

Algeria kicks off local elections

2012-11-29 16:14:55

Polling stations for the local elections in Algeria are open Thursday at 8:00 am (7:00 GMT) throughout the country.

Palestinians gain support to its UN status bid

2012-11-29 09:58:29

The Palestinians expressed satisfaction on Wednesday over the international support to their bid to the United Nations to demand a recognition of a non-member observer state.

UN chief strongly condemns bomb attacks in Syria

2012-11-29 09:50:33

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday strongly condemned the car bomb blasts in Syria.

Egypt to finish draft constitution

2012-11-29 09:06:34

Secretary General of Egypt's Constitutional Assembly Amr Darrag said that discussions over the draft constitution are expected to be finished later this day.