Jordan recalls envoy to Israel over Jerusalem 'violations'

2014-11-05 21:15:07

Jordan on Wednesday recalled its ambassador to Israel in protest against what it described as Israeli "violations" in Jerusalem and its holy sites.

Hamas claims responsibility for drive-over car attack in Jerusalem

2014-11-05 21:10:15

Islamic Hamas movement on Wednesday claimed responsibility for the earlier drive-over attack in Jerusalem which killed one and wounded at least 10 Israelis.

China, Qatar announce strategic partnership

2014-11-04 10:38:45

Chinese President Xi Jinping held talks with Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad al-Thani, Emir of Qatar, on Monday. They decided to build a strategic partnership between the two countries and promote bilateral practical cooperation to a higher level.

At least 24 migrants die as boat sinks in Black Sea near Istanbul

2014-11-04 10:13:23

Rescuers pulled 24 dead bodies from the sea at the mouth of Istanbul's Bosphorus strait on Monday and rescued seven people after the boat carrying a group of migrants sank.

1,273 people killed in Iraq violence in October

2014-11-01 19:30:19

A total of 1,273 Iraqis were killed and 2,010 others were injured in terrorist attacks and violence in October in Iraq, according to a statement issued on Saturday by the UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI).

Israel says rocket fired from Gaza into Israel

2014-11-01 18:54:21

A homemade projectile was fired before dawn on Saturday morning from the Gaza Strip into its southern Israel, no injuries or damages were reported, Israel Radio Arabic service reported.

At least 12 workers killed in traffic accident in Turkey

2014-10-31 16:58:22

At least 12 workers were killed and eight others injured in a traffic accident in southwestern Turkey on Friday, private Hurriyet daily reported on its website.

Chinese FM meets officials to attend intl conference on Afghanistan

2014-10-31 09:11:15

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi Thursday met with senior officials to attend the Fourth Foreign Ministerial Conference of the Istanbul Process on Afghanistan in Beijing, slated to open on Friday.

China supports UN in playing due role in Palestinian-Israeli issue

2014-10-31 09:10:55

China supports the UN Security Council in playing a due role in the Palestinian-Israeli issue and responding to the legitimate demand of Palestine and other Arab states, a Chinese envoy to the United Nations said on Thursday.

US delegation to attend meeting on Afghanistan in Beijing

2014-10-30 14:28:25

A senior advisor to US President Barack Obama will lead a high-level delegation to attend an international conference on Afghanistan in Beijing.

Iran rejects UN human rights report as 'unfair'

2014-10-29 17:33:53

The recent report by the UN rapporteur on human rights situation in Iran is unfair and politically-motivated, official IRNA news agency reported on Wednesday quoting Iran's permanent mission to the United Nations.

Life after war in Gaza

2014-10-29 10:22:17

Life after war in Gaza