The head of the UN's nuclear watchdog, Yukiya Amano, arrived in Tehran Monday to hold talks with Iran after the country and six world powers failed to reach an agreement in Geneva last weekend.
The Syrian opposition coalition has conditionally agreed to attend Geneva II conference designed to end the country's bloody confict, a statement reaching here said on Monday.
World powers and Iran would reconvene talks over its controversial nuclear program on November 20 after the two sides failed to nail down an interim deal as expected.
Egypt said on Friday it would hold parliamentary elections in February or March, with presidential polls in early summer.
US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Friday important gaps needed to be bridged in high-stakes talks with Iran on curbing its nuclear programme.
John Kerry will join nuclear talks between major powers and Iran in Geneva on Friday in an attempt to nail down a long-elusive accord to start resolving a decade-old standoff over Tehran's atomic aims.
The six world powers negotiating with Iran would consider offering limited sanction relief if Iran takes concrete steps to halt its nuclear activities, the White House said Thursday.
Swiss scientists have found evidence suggesting Yasser Arafat may have been poisoned with a radioactive substance, a TV station reported Wednesday.
Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood failed in an attempt on Wednesday to overturn a court ruling banning it, the state news agency said, another blow to the debilitated Islamist movement.
Former Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman on Wednesday was acquitted on charges of fraud and breach of trust.
The tripartite meeting of the UN, Russia and the United States failed to set a date for the long-delayed Syria peace talks in Geneva, UN-Arab League Joint Special Representative for Syria, Lakhdar Brahimi, said Tuesday.
The United States is reviewing with skepticism the Syrian government's chemical arms declaration, the US envoy to the United Nations said on Tuesday as another official cautioned that intelligence suggested Syria may try to hide some weapons.