27 March 2010 Tarihinde Eklenen Konular
27 March 2010 12:39
With the Persian New Year of Nowruz becoming a UN-recognized international event, Iran's President says world nations should use the joyous occasion to strengthen their bonds.
Speaking at the first International Nowruz Celebration in the Iranian capital of Tehran, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad urged the international community to work harder towards establishing stronger unity and closer ties.
President Ahmadinejad also called for...
27 March 2010 11:54
Several regional leaders are taking part in the first International Nowruz Celebrations to be held in the Iranian capital Tehran and the historic south-central city of Shiraz.
Iraqi President Jalal Talabani, Tajik President Emomali Rahmon, Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai are already in Tehran and Turkey's Deputy Prime Minister Cemil Cicek is scheduled to arrive soon...
27 March 2010 11:39
Iraq's former Prime Minister Iyad Allawi has begun talks on forming a government following his bloc's narrow victory in the country's parliamentary elections.
Preliminary results from the March 7 vote showed Allawi's al-Iraqiya Alliance secured 91 seats in the 325-member Council of Representatives, two more than those won by incumbent Nouri al-Maliki's State of Law coalition.
Al-Maliki has vowed to...
27 March 2010 10:41
The Taliban in Afghanistan has claimed its militants have killed at least 12 foreign troops in the southeast of the war-torn country.
Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mojahed said the soldiers died after their convoy hit a landmine bomb early on Saturday while patrolling the Musa Khel district of Khost province.
According to local sources, after the explosion, the Taliban militants ambushed...
27 March 2010 10:02
The Iraqi Independent High Electoral Commission has announced what it said as the final results of the nation's parliamentary elections.
Allawi's Iraqiya coalition won 91 seats to 89 for al-Maliki's State of Law bloc. The Iraqi National Alliance won about 70 seats, and Kurdish parties picked up 51.
However, Al-Maliki announced in a nationally televised news conference that he would not...
27 March 2010 9:59
The first International Nowruz Celebrations has kicked off in Tehran in the presence of Iranian President, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and his Tajik, Turkmen, Afghan and Iraqi counterparts.
Iraqi President Jalal Talabani, Tajik President Emomali Rahmon, Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and Afghan President Hamid Karzai have all attended the international event to commemorate Nowruz, the traditional ancient feast to mark the Spring...
27 March 2010 9:44
Human Rights Watch has urged Libya to reveal the fate of missing people in the country, including the prominent cleric Imam Moussa Sadr.
The call by the New York-based rights watchdog comes as the 22nd Arab League summit opens in Libya with Israel's expansion policies in Jerusalem al-Quds high on its agenda.
Lebanese President Michel Sleiman has boycotted the summit...
27 March 2010 9:42
The seventh meeting of the culture ministers of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) states opens in China to boost cultural exchanges among member nations.
The meeting was inaugurated in China's southern province of Hainan earlier on Saturday in the presence of culture ministers from 10 countries, including the six SCO Member States; China, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Uzbekistan and the...
27 March 2010 8:55
Iran says an illegal project by Israel to expand settlements on occupied Palestinian territory clearly shows that the regime is 'losing its bearings.'
“ show nothing but a desperate attempt by Israel to settle old scores following one humiliating defeat after another,” said Mohammad-Hassan Aboutorabi, Deputy Speaker of the Iranian Parliament (Majles), on Saturday.
Aboutorabi went on to condemn US...
27 March 2010 8:45
Moscow and Washington have agreed to reduce their nuclear arsenals to the promised levels in seven years as per new Russia-US strategic arms reduction treaty.
"The main result of the negotiations is a cut of more than 30% in Russian and US strategic offensive weapons. The treaty will have a validity term of ten years, and the established parameters are...