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Iran brought its simmering row with the United States over its proposed UN ambassador to United Nations headquarters but failed to make any headway.
Director-General of UNESCO Irina Georgieva Bokova has been invited to attend Persian cultural programs in the Iranian historical city of Isfahan, PressTV reported.
The Supreme Court is taking up a dispute between broadcasters and an Internet startup company that has the potential to bring big changes to the television industry.
Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas told a group of Israeli journalists on Tuesday that if peace talks do not continue, Israel will have to take on the burden of governing Palestinian lands.
Saudi Arabia has discovered another 17 cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome , as the total number of confirmed infections of the SARS-like disease has jumped by a third in the kingdom in the past week.
DUBAI: Sweden will open an embassy in Doha next month, thereby increasing the number of embassies in the Gulf Cooperation Council countries to four.
For some of the scientists and doctors who helped the world battle the 2003 SARS outbreak, the recent rapid rise in human infections in several Middle Eastern countries caused by a cousin virus is creating a sense of sharp unease.
It is 3 p.m. on Friday in French Hill, Jerusalem. I've missed the last bus into the city.
Confronting an issue fraught with Middle East politics, the Supreme Court has agreed to hear for the second time a passport dispute centering on whether Americans born in Jerusalem may list their place of birth as Israel.
One for the road: Young Aussies and Kiwis gather on Backpacker Street, Istanbul before heading to Galipolli.
DOHA: The Ministry of Municipality and Urban Planning has announced several measures to popularise the free West Bay shuttle bus service launched in January, which has few takers.
The second part of Ron Ben-Yishai 's conversation with the four heads of Israeli Military Intelligence research and analysis division.
An IDF vehicle traveling along the Egypt-Israel border Sunday evening was struck by a bullet shot from the Sinai during a gunbattle between Egyptian forces and drug smugglers.
Palm fronds and wooden crosses clutched in their hands, throngs of Christians have spent Holy Week retracing the last steps Jesus took before his death and resurrection in the ancient Old City of Jerusalem, while hundreds of thousands of Jews have made their own pilgrimages for the eight-day holiday of Passover.
Iran has protested to the United Nations that Washington's refusal of a visa for one of its diplomats to head its U.N. mission in New York is a violation of international law.
Christian pilgrims hold candles Saturday at the church of the Holy Sepulcher, believed to be the burial site of Jesus Christ, in Jerusalem's Old City.