February 18, 2014
The Iranian Foreign Ministry has stressed that military issues have “no place” on the agenda of the Islamic Republic’s nuclear negotiations with six major world powers taking place in Vienna, Austria.
About 1,000 African asylum seekers have held a demonstration in the south of the occupied Palestinian territories, protesting the Israeli policy toward refugees.
Iraq’s powerful Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr on Tuesday described Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki as a “tyrant” who heads a “corrupt” government and suppresses his opponents.
The Indian Embassy in Qatar said that more than 450 Indian workers have died in the Gulf country over the past two years, and that most of them were working on the infrastructure for the 2022 World Cup.
Amid a growing international boycott campaign against Israel, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has labeled boycotters as anti-Semites.
A human rights monitoring group has reported that Palestinian refugees from the Yarmouk camp are being tortured by the Syrian regime's intelligence, and that one man has died after being detained for five months.
Officials reported that two car bombs went off in Baghdad on Tuesday morning, killing at least 10 people.
Israeli weapons smugglers tried to send fighter jet parts to Iran through Greece in violation of an Iran arms embargo, a Greek newspaper has reported.
Lebanese Parliamentary Speaker Nabih Berry has called on the Gulf countries to play a mediating role and bring about the end to the frosty relationship between Iran and Saudi Arabia.
The heir to the British throne Prince Charles arrived in Saudi Arabia late Monday as part of a four-day Middle Eastern tour.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu slammed the ongoing talks between Iran and six world powers over its nuclear program shortly Tuesday's fresh round of nuclear talks in Vienna, Austria.
Despite the official peace talks in Geneva failing to yield any progress, Syria's army and rebels on Monday based around Damascus began dialogue with one another, allowing aid and supplies to reach those who need it.
The Islamist militant group Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis on Tuesday claimed responsibility for bombing a tourist bus in Egypt’s Sinai in an attack that killed three Korean tourists and the Egyptian driver on Sunday.
February 17, 2014
Two families were killed on Monday after an explosion caused a three-storey building to collapse in the northern Israeli town of Acre.
At least 15 militants were killed by Iraqi security forces in a government assault on the northern town of Sulaiman Bek.