12 March 2010 Tarihinde Eklenen Konular
12 March 2010 17:37
Tehran's Substitute Friday Prayers Leader Ayatollah Mohammad Emami Kashani condemned some western countries' allegations regarding Iran's attempt to access nuclear weapons.
Addressing worshippers in Tehran University campus, Emami Kashani termed such claims as a big lie, saying that they were trying to interpret Iran's most peaceful nuclear activities as efforts to build nuclear weapons.
Elsewhere in his remarks, Emami Khashani...
12 March 2010 15:38
Members of an Islamic group in Jakarta on Friday in a gathering in front of US Embassy in Indonesia protested against the US President Barak Obama's visit to the country.
The demonstrators called the Indonesian government not to receive Obama, IRIB reported.
The protestors also called on the American officials to withdraw US troops from Afghanistan.
Zein al-Abedin one of the protestors said...
12 March 2010 15:35
Tehran's Ambassador to Rome Mohammad-Ali Hosseini has rejected Italy's allegations against a veteran Iranian journalist as unacceptable.
Hamid Masoumi-Nejad, a correspondent for the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB) based in Rome, was arrested on March 3 along with another Iranian national identified as Homayoun Bakhtiyari under the allegations of arms trafficking to Iran.
Hosseini said the allegations, which were...
12 March 2010 15:34
Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki's State of Law coalition holds the lead in Iraq's legislative election, closely followed by rival Shias amid allegations of fraud from secularist Sunnis.
Partial results from Iraq's tight election race coming out on Friday indicated Maliki's State of Law coalition sets the pace with the powerful Iraqi National Alliance, a coalition of major Shia parties, on...
12 March 2010 14:32
A bomb blast has claimed another soldier serving under the United States command in Afghanistan, NATO says.
The soldier, whose nationality was withheld, died in an explosion caused by an improvised explosive device in south Afghanistan on Friday, said the US-led military alliance NATO, AFP reported.
The mortality took to 122 the number of the foreign troops killed in Afghanistan...
12 March 2010 14:31
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad announced on Friday that electricity has been provided to almost all villages across the country.
According to Ahmadinejad, all villages with populations of more than 20 families are now provided with electricity, IRIB News reported.
The president, who was making the remarks at a ceremony marking comprehensive national electricity distribution, hailed the development as a big...
12 March 2010 14:30
Moscow says the United States and NATO's inaction in fighting drug trafficking in Afghanistan, translates into an "undeclared war" against Russia.
Russia's ambassador to NATO, Dmitry Rogozin slammed the alliance for its loose surveillance on drug trafficking out of Afghanistan, the Associated Press reported on Friday.
Afghanistan produces some 90 percent of the world's opium. The Afghan drugs enter Russia...
12 March 2010 13:29
Israeli forces have clashed with Palestinian worshippers after the Friday prayers at the highly revered al-Aqsa Mosque in East Jerusalem (al-Quds).
Reports from al-Quds said at least one Palestinian worshipper was injured in the clashes that broke out at the third holiest Islamic site, known to Muslims as the Noble Sanctuary.
Four others were reportedly arrested for throwing stones at...
12 March 2010 11:28
Death toll from the latest clashes between government forces and Somali fighters has climbed to around 80 as the bloodshed continues in the violence-blighted nation.
Three days of clashes in the capital Mogadishu has also left an estimated 200 people, A Press TV correspondent reported.
Many of the victims are said to be civilians caught in the fighting over the...
12 March 2010 11:27
China has lashed out at the United States for accusing other countries of human rights violation while ignoring its own poor rights record.
On Friday, in a report on US human rights violation, Chinese Information Office of the State Council denounced Washington for using the rights issue as a political instrument to interfere in other countries' internal affairs.