10 March 2010 Tarihinde Eklenen Konular
10 March 2010 19:16
Afghan President Hamid Karzai has arrived in Pakistan to discuss the extradition of recently captured militant leaders.
Karzai arrived in Islamabad on Wednesday evening and will stay through Thursday. It is the Afghan leader's first trip to Pakistan since he was re-elected in a disputed presidential election in August.
The Afghan president is to meet with top Pakistani officials including...
10 March 2010 18:15
Iran's Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki has strongly condemned a move by the Italian judiciary to detain two Iranian nationals.
"Italy's latest movement to detain the two Iranians, especially the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB) journalist is immature and politically-motivated," Mottaki told reporters at Tehran's Mehrabad International Airport after his return from Afghanistan on Wednesday evening.
Hamid Masoumi-Nejad, 51, was...
10 March 2010 18:12
Pressure from European Jewish lobbyists has forced the members of the European Parliament to change their plan to pass a resolution demanding implementation of the Goldstone report on Gaza war.
The decision to backtrack on the agreement regarding the wording of a draft was taken on Tuesday after the president of the European Jewish Congress, Moshe Kantor, warned that implementing...
10 March 2010 17:11
Three American citizens being held in Iran on charges of illegal entry have phoned their families for the first time since they were taken into custody.
According to a report by "Free the Hikers" a support group based in New York, Shane Bauer, Sarah Shourd and Josh Fattal have called their families from their detention center in Tehran.
10 March 2010 16:09
Head of Iran's Trade Promotion Organization Babak Afghahi says Iranian goods will be sold with creditable trademarks in Kuwait's market.
"The Kuwaiti Union of Consumer Co-operative Societies is committed to sell Iranian goods with creditable trademarks in Kuwait's market," IRIB quoted Afqahi as saying on Wednesday.
The Iranian official made the remark after he signed a trade and economic a...
10 March 2010 15:07
Qatar's premier says Arab states will give an appropriate response to Israel's decision to expand its settlements in the occupied West Bank.
"There will be a meeting today (Wednesday) between the representatives of Arab states and Amr Mussa," Sheikh Hamad bin Jassem al-Thani told reporters in Doha.
"There will be a clear decision in response to this Israeli act....
10 March 2010 15:05
US Vice President Joe Biden says a plan by Israel to build 1,600 homes on the occupied Palestinian land in an East Jerusalem (al-Quds) settlement undermines the efforts to kick-start the Middle East peace process.
"Our administration is fully committed to the Palestinian people and to achieving a Palestinian state which is viable and contiguous," he told journalists after talks...
10 March 2010 14:04
Hundreds of demonstrators have held an anti-Israeli rally outside a fundraiser for the Israeli military in New York.
Earlier a Jerusalem Post article had reported that the Friends of the IDF would host a USD 1,000-a-plate dinner at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel, to raise funds for the Israeli military.
Organized by a broad coalition of about 25 groups, including American...
10 March 2010 13:18
The Zionist occupation renewed the administrative detention, without trial or charge, of Majed Abu Obeida, a Hamas West Bank leader, for the seventh consecutive time, Ahrar center said on Tuesday.
The center for prisoners' studies and human rights said in a statement that the renewal was intentionally announced on the day that Abu Obeida was scheduled to be released.
It charged that...
10 March 2010 13:02
Iran's president says the US must explain what its troops are doing in Afghanistan, as catching terrorists only requires intelligence work not military deployments.
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad made the comment in a joint press conference with his Afghan counterpart Hamid Karzai in Kabul on Wednesday morning.
The Iranian president was responding to a question about the recent arrest of Jundallah leader...