Thursday, July 16, 2015
President Hassan Rouhani told Iranians that "all our objectives" have been met by a nuclear deal agreed on Tuesday after epic talks with world powers.
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
After long, fractious negotiations, world powers and Iran struck a historic deal Tuesday to curb Iran's nuclear program in exchange for billions of dollars in relief from international sanctions -- an agreement aimed at averting the threat of a nuclear-armed Iran and another U.S. military intervention in the Middle East.
Loyalists of Yemen's exiled president recaptured the airport in second city Aden Tuesday sealing a four-month battle with Iran-backed rebels with Saudi-led air and naval support, military sources said.
Turkey's constitutional court has annulled a controversial law closing private tutoring centers, many of which are run by the movement of U.S.-exiled imam Fethullah Gulen, the nemesis of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, reports said.
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Disputes over attempts to probe Tehran's alleged work on nuclear weapons unexpectedly persisted at Iran nuclear talks on Monday, diplomats said, threatening plans to wrap up a deal by midnight -- the latest in a series of deadlines for the negotiations.
Monday, July 13, 2015
Negotiations over Iran's nuclear program appeared Sunday to be on the cusp of an historic agreement that would place limits on Tehran's atomic work in exchange for relief from crippling sanctions.
Israel on Sunday released a Palestinian prisoner who staged a 56-day hunger strike which brought him near death in a protest against the controversial procedure allowing detainees to be held indefinitely without charge.
Israeli police said Sunday they have arrested several Jewish suspects over an arson attack last month at a shrine where Christians believe Jesus performed the miracle of loaves and fishes.
At least 12 civilians were killed in twin roadside bomb blasts in Afghanistan, officials said Sunday, blaming the attacks on the Taliban as the militants intensify their summer offensive.