Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi confirmed Friday that the fighter jet of the Islamic republic had confronted a US drone in the Persian Gulf last week, local media reported.
Exiled Syrian opposition groups convening in Doha are expected to announce within hours their final decision on a proposal to form a unity opposition front.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad warned Thursday of the price of foreign intervention as the balance of power seesawed in the war-torn country.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said the cost of any foreign military intervention in Syria will be higher than what the entire world could handle, vowing to "live and die in Syria".
Iranian fighter jet has attacked a US drone but missed, so the unmanned American aircraft suffered no damage and returned safely to base.
OPEC on Thursday cut its medium-term global oil demand forecast due to the impact of euro zone debt crisis and the economic weakness.
Turkey intercepted a Syria-bound cargo plane which took off in Armenia and was suspected of carrying arms, Today's Zaman newspaper reported Thursday.
Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said on Wednesday that NATO is preparing to give Turkey Patriot missiles for deployment along the Turkish-Syrian border.
The UN Under-Secretary- General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman said Tuesday that China's new four-point proposal on Syria is welcomed.
Visiting Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov asserted Monday in Cairo that his country has not made any confidential negotiations or deals over the destiny of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
The body of the late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat is set to be exhumed on Nov 26, eight years after his death, as part of an investigation to see if he was murdered, a diplomat said.
A bomb attack in a western district of Damascus killed 11 people and wounded dozens more, including children, on Monday, Syrian state media reported.