Iran's army kills 5 Kurdish rebels

2011-07-18 10:16:29

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) killed five Kurdish rebels in northwestern Iran, the official IRNA news agency reported Sunday.

Israel's FM to stand hearing

2011-07-18 09:48:06

Israel's Attorney-General Yehuda Weinstein plans to summon Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman for a hearing in December on corruption charges.

Syrians hold festival to support president

2011-07-18 08:49:56

Syrians packed in Damascus to participate in "Syria Youths fingerprint" activity that aims to express loyalty to President Bashar al-Assad.

Egypt's new cabinet unveils

2011-07-18 08:46:23

Egypt's government is unveiling on Sunday as some 15 ministers were appointed by Prime Minister Essam Sharaf in efforts to calm down protestors.

NATO hits military depot in Tripoli

2011-07-17 22:15:13

NATO jets destroyed a military storage facility and other targets in Tripoli's eastern outskirts early Sunday

Israeli housing protests spread across country

2011-07-17 20:53:13

Hundreds of young Israeli couples and students who are fed up with steep rising housing costs have taken to the streets of Tel Aviv's streets and several other major cities.

Chavez back in Cuba for treatment

2011-07-17 16:58:22

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has returned to Cuba to begin chemotherapy nearly a month after surgery to remove a tumor.

85 killed, Congo pulls airline's license

2011-07-15 09:06:37

Congo's ministry of transport has canceled the license of the country's largest airline after a crash last week killed 85 people.

7 Estonian nationals in Lebanon freed

2011-07-14 15:50:12

Seven Estonian nationals kidnapped in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley region in March were freed Thursday morning.

Israeli warplanes attack Gaza: witnesses

2011-07-14 11:01:56

Israeli airplanes carried out two air strikes in the Gaza Strip around midnight on Thursday, witnesses said.

Obama conditionally backs political solution to Libya conflict

2011-07-14 10:26:07

US President Barack Obama told Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov Wednesday he supports Moscow's mediation efforts on the Libyan conflict, but on the conditions that Gaddafi must step down.

Australians avoid deportation from Israel

2011-07-14 10:21:06

Two Australians, including a former Greens Member of Parliament (MP), have had their deportation orders overturned by an Israeli court.