Reaching a comprehensive agreement on Iran's nuclear issue is likely before the Nov 24 deadline, Press TV reported on Wednesday quoting Iran's senior nuclear negotiator, Abbas Araqchi.
President Barack Obama has ordered about 350 more troops to Baghdad to protect the US Embassy in the Iraqi capital.
Israel's former prime minister Ehud Olmert returned to court on Tuesday as the state prosecution reopened a corruption case against him at the Jerusalem District Court.
The blast happened as the vehicle was passing on a planted explosive device in Wefaq village, the same village where eight extremists were killed in a military raid on Sunday including head of the Sinai-based Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis group.
Syrian rebels clashed with government troops on Monday in the Golan Heights, where al-Qaida-linked insurgents abducted U.N. peacekeepers last week.
At least 1,420 people were killed in Iraq in August as sectarian violence raged in the country's centre and north, the United Nations said on Monday.
Still in shock weeks after a blast from an Israeli shell shredded his arm and killed four members of his family, Ahmed Ayyad is one of many wounded Gazans now in need of long-term care.
United Nations Secretary- General Ban Ki-moon expressed alarm Monday at Israel's declaration of some 400 hectares in the West bank as "state land."
An Islamist-allied militia group in control of Libya's capital now guards the US Embassy and its residential compound, a commander said Sunday.
Israeli authorities announced Sunday that a land of 4,000 dunam (four square km) used as a settlement in the West Bank would be turned into state land and the government would acknowledge it as a new Israeli community.
The new sanctions imposed on Iranian individuals and firms by the US violate spirit of ongoing nuclear talks, Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham says.
Armed militant groups on Saturday besieged a position of the UN peacekeepers in Syria's southern province of Qunaitera, bordering the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, the pan-Arab al-Mayadeen TV reported.