Annan calls for settlement of Iran's nuclear issue

2014-01-28 15:48:31

Former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan called for final settlement of Iran's nuclear issue.

Brahimi says no breakthrough in Syria talks

2014-01-28 09:28:05

International mediator Lakhdar Brahimi said on Monday that the Syrian parties were still discussing how women and children can leave the Old City of Homs, but that there had been no decision on allowing access for an aid convoy into the besieged city.

Syria talks to continue on Geneva Communique

2014-01-28 09:27:38

Representatives from the Syrian government and the opposition will continue talks Tuesday, said UN-Arab League Special Envoy to Syria Lakhdar Brahimi.

Talks on Iran nuclear deal expected in Feb

2014-01-28 09:26:30

The opening round of talks between Iran and six world powers on a long-term deal for Tehran to curb parts of its nuclear program in exchange for a gradual end to sanctions is expected to take place next month in New York.

US forces condemn Taliban prisoners' release

2014-01-27 16:03:05

United States Forces-Afghanistan (USFOR-A) on Monday slammed the release of Taliban prisoners by the government of Afghanistan from Bagram prison.

Tunisian new PM announces interim cabinet

2014-01-27 11:06:32

Tunisian new Prime Minister Mehdi Jemaa announced Sunday night the lineup of his interim cabinet comprising 21 ministers and seven deputy ministers.

Egypt to hold early presidential election

2014-01-27 09:47:11

Egypt will hold the presidential elections before the parliamentary polls, interim President Adli Mansour said in a televised speech on Sunday.

Kidnapped Egypt envoys freed in Libya

2014-01-27 09:46:04

The Libyan interior ministry on Sunday received the five Egyptian envoys who were abducted in the past two days in the Libyan capital of Tripoli after the kidnappers released them.

Syria talks bring offer of exit from siege of Homs

2014-01-27 09:31:01

The Syrian government said women and children could leave the besieged rebel city of Homs on Sunday as negotiators from the warring sides discussed humanitarian gestures on a second day of face-to-face talks in Geneva.

Iranian officials dismiss Kerry's nuclear remarks

2014-01-26 21:23:04

Iranian officials have downplayed the recent remarks by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Iran's nuclear program and threatened to target U.S. interests if the Islamic republic is attacked.

Syria negotiators resume talks

2014-01-26 19:23:47

Syrian government and opposition delegations resumed face-to-face talks on Sunday expected to tackle humanitarian issues including opposition calls for Damascus to release women and child prisoners.

Karzai: Bagram prison 'Taliban-making factory'

2014-01-26 18:28:30

Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai has described the US military-run Bagram detention center as "Taliban-making factory," local newspapers reported on Sunday.