China, Israel pledge to push bilateral co-op to new high

2014-05-20 06:54:49

Israeli PM and Chinese Vice Premier Liu Yandong pledge to further promote bilateral co-op in science, innovation, health, education and people-to-people exchange.

Death toll rises to 282 in Turkey mine explosion

2014-05-15 19:26:28

The death toll of Turkey's coal mine disaster Tuesday has reached 282, making it the country's worst industrial disaster in history.

US, Iran see challenge to bridge gaps in nuclear talks

2014-05-14 11:31:43

Both the United States and Iran on Tuesday voiced their cautious view of the Iranian nuclear talks in Vienna as the significant gaps remain unresolved.

Israel's ex-PM jailed for 6 years

2014-05-13 16:49:04

Ex-Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was sentenced to six years' imprisonment on Tuesday for taking bribes.

Rockets hit Kabul as Taliban launches offensive

2014-05-12 10:40:46

At least two rockets fired from undisclosed location hit the city center of Afghan capital Kabul on Monday.

Egypt bans Mubarak party members from running in elections

2014-05-06 21:53:42

An Egyptian court on Tuesday banned former members of the country's now-defunct ruling party of deposed president Hosni Mubarak from running in any coming elections, state TV reported.

Sisi says no future for Brotherhood

2014-05-06 16:00:40

Egyptian ex-military chief and presidential candidate Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi says there will be no future for the Islamist Muslim Brotherhood if he wins in the upcoming presidential elections.

Iran says successfully test-fires air defense system

2014-05-05 07:36:11

Iran said it successfully test-fired an air defense system capable of destroying different types of modern fighter jets and drones.

Syria approves 3 candidates to run for presidency

2014-05-04 21:21:24

Syria's supreme constitutional court has accepted the candidacy of three contenders, including incumbent President Bashar Assad out of the 24 people who have registered for the June 3 presidential elections.

Yemen says 37 militants killed in southern army offensive - Saba

2014-05-04 20:28:44

Yemen said on Sunday 37 al Qaeda fighters had been killed in heavy clashes between the army and the militants in the southern Shabwa province.

Syria rebel infighting forces over 60,000 to flee homes

2014-05-04 17:38:01

Fighting between al Qaida's Syria branch and a splinter group in eastern Syria has forced more than 60,000 people to flee their homes, emptied villages and killed scores of fighters, a monitoring group said.

Chinese competitors highlight at 6th Warrior Competition in Jordan

2014-05-04 08:12:49

Chinese competitors take part in the 6th Warrior Competition at the King Abdullah II Special Operation Training Center in Amman, capital of Jordan, May 2, 2014.