Iran has achieved self-sufficiency in the production of liquefied natural gas and will export the product in the future, Press TV reported Sunday, quoting an Iranian deputy oil minister.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Saturday accepted the resignation of Prime Minister Salam Fayyad, a senior Palestinian official told Xinhua.
Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak arrived in the Police Academy in Cairo's outskirts for his retrial Saturday morning.
Turkey's parliament passed a reform of its anti-terrorism laws in a vote late on Thursday, narrowing the definition of terrorist propaganda in line with EU demands that it boost freedom of expression.
US President Barack Obama said on Thursday that there is "a window of opportunity" for the Israelis and the Palestinians to restart peace talks
Discussions between the United Nations and Syrian government on a possible investigation into the alleged use of chemical weapons in Syria have reached an impasse.
Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad has submitted his resignation, awaiting President Mahmoud Abbas to approve it, an official from Abbas' Fatah party said.
There will be no winner in the Syrian conflict, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Thursday.
Nearly 1.3 million Syrians are now either registered as refugees or being assisted in Syria's neighboring countries and North Africa.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon voiced his sadness at the loss of life and destruction in the wake of an earthquake in southern Iran, which had killed at least 37 people.
As the UN and the Syrian government were still wrangling about an extended international probe of alleged usage of chemical weapons in northern Syria.
A powerful earthquake struck close to Iran's only nuclear power station on Tuesday, killing 37 people and injuring 850 as it destroyed homes and devastated two small villages.