German FM approves Turkey's missile request

2012-11-22 10:03:07

German Foreign Minister told the country's ambassador to NATO on Wednesday to approve Turkey's official request for NATO patriot missiles to be stationed near Turkish-Syrian border to help defend it from attacks.

UN to provide food rations to 350 families in Gaza

2012-11-22 09:57:45

United Nations World Food Program has announced that it would soon provide emergency food assistance for about 350 families in the Gaza Strip whose houses were destroyed in recent Israeli attacks.

Russian team to assist in Arafat exhumation

2012-11-22 09:27:08

Russia will send forensics experts to help examine the body of the late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, the Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday.

World powers to talk with Iran soon

2012-11-22 07:37:01

The world powers are committed to hold new round of talks with Iran "as soon as possible," a spokesperson of the European Union said.

UN chief hails Gaza truce

2012-11-22 07:34:17

Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday welcomed the ceasefire between Israel and Hamas, and commended Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi for leading the efforts to reach the ceasefire.

Israel, Palestinians reach cease-fire agreement

2012-11-22 06:55:37

Israel and Palestinian militant groups in the Gaza Strip have reached a cease-fire agreement to end eight days of fighting.

Military plane crashes in Yemen, killing 10

2012-11-21 18:10:09

A military cargo plane crashed near a Sanaa airport on Wednesday, killing all 10 people on board, officials and witnesses told Xinhua.

Rally held in LA against Israeli offensive in Gaza

2012-11-21 16:18:13

A rally was held Tuesday afternoon to protest Israel's offensive in Gaza, with calls for ending all US aid to Israel.

UK recognizes Syrian opposition coalition

2012-11-21 11:26:36

Britain has decided to recognize the National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces as the sole legitimate representative of the Syrian people.

Gaza death toll climbs to 130

2012-11-21 09:17:03

Eight Palestinians were killed and several others injured on Tuesday evening in the ongoing intensive Israeli war jets airstrikes on the Gaza Strip, medical sources and witnesses said.

France ends last combat mission in Afghanistan

2012-11-21 08:11:36

France ended its last combat mission in Afghanistan on Tuesday, withdrawing troops from a strategic province northeast of Kabul.

Clinton meets Netanyahu, seeking Gaza truce

2012-11-21 07:35:15

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton met Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday and pledged to work for a truce in the Gaza Strip "in the days ahead".