Iran has fulfilled its commitments: US official

2015-06-09 10:43:57

A senior US government official said Monday that Iran has met all of its obligations under an interim nuclear agreement with the P5+1 negotiating countries.

FM urges consistent efforts to clinch deal over Iran nuclear issue

2015-06-08 17:29:15

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Thursday urged all concerned parties to the Iranian nuclear talks to made consistent efforts to clinch a comprehensive deal.

Suspected murderer of Chinese national in Dubai arrested

2015-06-07 03:07:59

The suspected murderer of a Chinese citizen in Dubai was arrested, the Chinese general consulate said on Saturday.

Saudi forces intercept Houthi scud missile

2015-06-06 17:40:56

The Saudi air defense on Saturday intercepted a scud missile fired by the Shiite Houthi group toward the southwestern Saudi city of Khamis Mushait.

UN chief condemns rocket attacks on Israel from Gaza

2015-06-05 09:55:29

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Thursday condemned the firing of rockets by militants from Gaza toward Israel on June 3, according to a statement by his spokesperson.

Yemen's Houthis agree to talks

2015-06-05 09:04:03

Yemen's dominant Houthis agreed on Thursday to join United Nations-backed peace talks in Geneva planned for June 14.

Mubarak to stand trial again over 2011 killing of protesters

2015-06-04 16:41:04

Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak will face a second and final retrial over the killing of protesters during the 2011 uprising which forced him from power, the high court said on Thursday.

Iran leader says opposes Yemen air strikes

2015-06-04 15:34:21

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Thursday expressed his strong opposition against air strikes by a Saudi-led coalition on Yemen.

Israeli war jets strike Gaza in response to rockets' firing

2015-06-04 10:11:37

Israeli war jets struck with air-to-ground missiles early Thursday military facilities in the Gaza Strip in response to earlier rockets firing from the enclave into Israel, witnesses and security officials said.

UN diplomat pushes to hold Yemen talks

2015-06-02 10:01:33

Efforts to coax Yemen's warring factions into talks have made some progress, officials said on Monday, as warplanes from a Saudi-led coalition mounted more air strikes on the country's dominant Houthi militia.

2,000 couples attend largest mass wedding in Gaza

2015-06-01 14:18:40

A total of 2,000 brides and grooms gathered on Sunday in the Gaza city in what could be the largest ever mass wedding.

Heat wave hits Gaza City

2015-05-28 10:01:18

Heat wave hits Gaza City. A Palestinian boy plays in a fountain basin to cool off during hot weather in Gaza City May 27, 2015.