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27 March 2010

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Ahmadinejad: Nowruz can promote world peace, justice

Ahmadinejad: Nowruz can promote world peace, justice

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... (Continue reading)

Regional leaders in Iran for Int’l Nowruz Celebrations

Regional leaders in Iran for Int'l Nowruz Celebrations

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... (Continue reading)

Iraq’s Allawi to begin talks on coalition government

Iraq's Allawi to begin talks on coalition government

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... (Continue reading)

Taliban claims killing 12 US-led troops

Taliban claims killing 12 US-led troops

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... (Continue reading)

Maliki refuses to accept election final results

Maliki refuses to accept election final results

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... (Continue reading)

1st International Nowruz Festival kicks off in Iran

1st International Nowruz Festival kicks off in Iran

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... (Continue reading)

HRW urges Libya to reveal fate of Imam Moussa Sadr

HRW urges Libya to reveal fate of Imam Moussa Sadr

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... (Continue reading)

SCO culture ministers meeting opens in China

SCO culture ministers meeting opens in China

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... (Continue reading)

Iran says Israel is losing its bearings

Iran says an illegal project by Israel to expand settlements on occupied Palestinian territory clearly shows that the regime is ‘losing its bearings.’ “[The settlement expansion plans] show nothing but a desperate attempt by Israel to settle old scores following... (Continue reading)

US and Russia agree on nuclear arms reduction

US and Russia agree on nuclear arms reduction

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... (Continue reading)

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