Israel desert ablaze with 'Burning Man'

2014-06-10 07:30:29

For the Bedouin Arab shepherds tending their flocks in Israel's Negev desert last week, it was almost as if aliens had landed from outer space.

Pope says Israel, Palestine must strive toward peace

2014-06-10 07:30:29

Presidents Abbas, Peres meet at prayer meeting in 'neutral' area

Netanyahu absent from meeting

2014-06-10 07:30:29

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the key Israeli decision-maker, did not attend Sunday's prayer meeting at the Vatican and he refuses to deal with the Palestinian unity government, backed by Hamas Islamists, that Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas swore in last Monday.

Iran, US set to deliberate on nuclear issue

2014-06-10 07:30:29

Representatives from Iran and the United States were poised to meet in Geneva on Monday for their first full-scale official talks in decades aimed at bridging the gaps in negotiations for a deal on Teheran's disputed nuclear program.

Militants launch wave of onslaughts across Iraq

2014-06-09 07:31:23

Baghdad bombings kill over 60 as security forces battle insurgents

Afghan presidential runner escapes bombing

2014-06-06 17:02:42

Afghan presidential candidate Dr. Abdullah Abdullah escaped unhurt a twin blast which occurred in western Kabul on Friday noon, Abdullah said.

Palestinians to appeal to UN over new Israeli settlements

2014-06-06 07:09:44

The Palestine Liberation Organisation is to appeal to the UN Security Council over Israel's settlement construction, after tenders were invited for another 1,500 settler homes, a senior official said on Thursday.

Assad secures victory in poll condemned by foes

2014-06-06 07:09:44

Official figures show 88.7 percent support; crowds cheer and dance in Damascus

Xi addresses CASCF ministerial meeting

2014-06-05 11:11:17

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday attended the opening ceremony of the Sixth Ministerial Conference of the China-Arab States Cooperation Forum (CASCF) held in Beijing.

Syria's Assad wins presidential elections

2014-06-05 08:50:34

Syria's incumbent President Bashar al-Assad has won a third seven-year term in office in the presidential elections that took place on Tuesday.

Netanyahu blasts US for backing Palestinian govt

2014-06-04 06:51:37

Israel's prime minister said on Tuesday he is "deeply troubled" by the United States' decision to maintain relations with the new Palestinian unity government, urging Washington to tell the Palestinian president that his alliance with the Hamas militant group is unacceptable.

China and Kuwait sign energy agreements

2014-06-04 04:00:36

China and Kuwait inked energy deals on Tuesday ahead of an annual forum of China and Arabian countries in Beijing this week.