Iran agrees on seven 'practical steps' with IAEA

2014-02-10 09:27:17

Iran agreed to take seven "practical steps" in its cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), according to a joint statement of Iran and the IAEA posted on the website of Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) on Sunday.

600 evacuated from blockaded Syrian city of Homs

2014-02-10 08:36:16

Hundreds of civilians were evacuated Sunday from the besieged Syrian city of Homs, braving gunmen spraying bullets and lobbing mortar shells to flee as part of a rare three-day truce to relieve a choking blockade. Dozens were wounded as they fled.

Iran says not to shut down nuke establishments

2014-02-09 18:32:12

Iran will not shut down or dismantle any of its nuclear facilities, an Iranian atomic official was quoted as saying by Press TV on Sunday.

Iran says warships sailing towards US

2014-02-09 11:18:53

An Iranian naval officer said a number of warships had been ordered to approach US maritime borders as a response to the stationing of US vessels in the Gulf.

Aid truckloads enter Syria's besieged Homs

2014-02-09 10:04:55

Two busloads of relief aid succeeded in entering the rebel-held old city of Homs in central Syria on Saturday to deliver aid rations to the trapped civilians.

IAEA officials arrives in Iran for co-op talks

2014-02-08 18:18:23

Officials from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) have arrived in Tehran for talks with Iranian officials on bilateral cooperation.

In standoff, Libyans protest over parliament extension

2014-02-08 11:25:36

Several thousand Libyans marched in Tripoli and Benghazi to demand the dissolution of the interim national parliament, whose mandate had originally been due to expire on Friday with the country deeply split over its future.

2 abducted Italians freed in Libya

2014-02-08 11:20:56

Two Italian construction workers abducted three weeks ago in Libya have been released after joint efforts by the two governments.

83 civilians evacuated from besieged Syrian city

2014-02-08 09:46:54

More than 80 people were evacuated from Syria's embattled Homs City on Friday after having survived there for nearly two years, and more people are expected to leave under a three-day truce allowing people out and aid in.

Syria will join 2nd round of Geneva II talks

2014-02-07 20:30:50

Syria's Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad said Friday that the Syrian government will take part in the second round of talks in Geneva II conference slated for February 10.

Russia says three-day Homs ceasefire agreed

2014-02-07 20:27:38

Russia said on Friday that a three-day ceasefire has been agreed so civilians can evacuate the Syrian city of Homs and supplies of humanitarian aid reach those who choose to remain, as part of what it called a "landmark" deal.

Iran, IAEA to meet on Feb 8 to push on co-op

2014-02-07 16:54:32

Representatives of Iran and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) will hold talks with the aim of determining the next step of cooperation between the two sides.