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Saturday 20 December 2014
Almoqawama Alislamia
  • Iranian President: Tehran-Ankara Close Ties Contribute to Regional Security

    Iranian President: Tehran-Ankara Close Ties Contribute to Regional Security

     TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in a meeting with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu underscored that close cooperation and ties between Tehran and Ankara serves improvement of security in the region.At the meeting, Rouhani underlined that Tehran and Ankara should pursue common goals when dealing with regional issues, adding that Tehran-Ankara close cooperation and relations can contribute to stability and security

  • Abbas urges Palestine recognition in world parliaments

    Abbas urges Palestine recognition in world parliaments

     Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has called on the parliaments of all world countries to recognize Palestine as an independent state after the European Parliament (EP) voted in favor of such a move.The Palestinian leader said the negotiations over the draft resolution they submitted to the UN Security Council on Wednesday should not take more than a year.Abbas added that Palestinians are open to further talks on possible changes to the

  • Saudi oil output reduction not possible: Oil minister

    Saudi oil output reduction not possible: Oil minister

     Saudi Arabia’s Oil Minister Ali al-Nuaimi has downplayed the recent price fluctuations in the oil market, saying the country cannot reduce its output despite falling prices.“It is difficult, or even impossible, for Saudi Arabia or OPEC (the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries) to undertake any measure that would lead to a reduction in (their) share of the market and an increase in that of others” who do not belong to the

  • Pakistan frees main suspect behind 2008 Mumbai attacks on bail

    Pakistan frees main suspect behind 2008 Mumbai attacks on bail

     A court in Pakistan has freed on bail the alleged mastermind behind the November 2008 terror attacks in India’s Mumbai.Lawyers have reported that Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi was granted bail by a judge in Islamabad on Thursday. They say the judge made the decision after hearing arguments from both sides. Lakhvi has been under custody in Pakistan since 2008. He has to pay surety bonds worth of nearly USD 10,000 as bail before being released.In

  • UNICEF says $900 million needed to aid Syrian children

    UNICEF says $900 million needed to aid Syrian children

     UNICEF says more than USD 900 million is required to help children whose lives have been upended by the conflict in Syria.“The Syria crisis represents the biggest threat to children of recent times,” UNICEF’s regional director for the Middle East and North Africa, Maria Calivis, said before launching a main UN appeal for Syrian refugees in Berlin later Thursday.“By the end of 2015, the lives of over 8.6 million children across the

Iranian President: Tehran-Ankara Close Ties Contribute to Regional Security
Abbas urges Palestine recognition in world parliaments
Saudi oil output reduction not possible: Oil minister
Pakistan frees main suspect behind 2008 Mumbai attacks on bail
UNICEF says $900 million needed to aid Syrian children
News | Report
UK vows to keep Hamas on EU blacklist
UK vows to keep Hamas on EU blacklist

The British Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) announced Wednesday that the decision by the EU’s top court will not lead to a revision of London’s pro-Israeli position regarding the popular Palestinian resistance group.“We are studying the …

Palestine submits UN resolution against Israeli occupation
Palestine submits UN resolution against Israeli occupation

 The draft was presented to the UN by Jordan, said Palestinian envoy to the UN Riyad Mansour at a press conference on Wednesday.The draft seeks a final settlement deal with Israel in 12 months and an Israeli withdrawal in late 2017."We are …

Yemen’s parliament approves new cabinet
Yemen’s parliament approves new cabinet

 The Yemeni parliament has given a vote of confidence to the government of Prime Minister Khaled Mahafoudh Bahah following months of severe political crisis.The majority of over 200 lawmakers who were present at the voting session in Yemen's …

Boko Haram abducts 185, kills 33 in Nigeria village
Boko Haram abducts 185, kills 33 in Nigeria village

 Boko Haram terrorist group has abducted at least 185 people from Nigeria’s northeastern village of Gumsuri.According to reports on Thursday, Boko Haram Takfiri militants launched an offensive on the village, killing at least 33 people and …

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Russian economy will recover from crisis: Putin
Russian economy will recover from crisis: Putin

 The Russian president made the remarks during his 10th annual press conference in the capital, Moscow, on Thursday.“Our economy will overcome the current situation. How much time will be needed for that? Under the most unfavorable …

US-Israeli relationship in crisis: Poll
US-Israeli relationship in crisis: Poll

 The relationship between the United States and Israel is in a crisis and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has harmed those ties, according to a new poll.Nearly 62 percent of Israelis said “yes” when asked if there was a crisis in US-Israel …

Iran, P5+1 wrap up 2nd day of expert-level talks in Geneva
Iran, P5+1 wrap up 2nd day of expert-level talks in Geneva

 Senior officials from Iran and the P5+1 group continue negotiations over Tehran's nuclear energy program in the Swiss city of Geneva.Nuclear negotiators from Iran and the five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council -- Russia, …

State Aviation Service: Ukraine's Three Major Airports Closed Indefinitely
State Aviation Service: Ukraine's Three Major Airports Closed Indefinitely

 TEHRAN (FNA)- Three major airports - Kharkiv, Dnipropetrovsk and Zaporizhia - have been closed indefinitely, Ukraine’s State Air Traffic Service said on its website on Monday."Flights to the airports of Dnipropetrovsk, Kharkiv and Zaporizhia …

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Interview
Present milieu in Palestine stems from enemies’ stratagems

Present milieu in Palestine stems from enemies’ stratagems

 The member of the Supreme Council of the World Forum for Proximity of the Islamic Schools of Thought, Molavi Eshaq Madani in an exclusive interview with Taqrib News …

US position on Palestine eroding: Expert

US position on Palestine eroding: Expert

 An American political commentator says Washington's position on Palestine is "eroding", citing a European push to recognize an independent Palestinian state. …

Congress move means US wants Egypt in charge in region

Congress move means US wants Egypt in charge in region

 The United States resumption of aid to Egypt means Washington “ultimately” wants Egypt more dominant in the region “rather than Turkey,” Michael Maloof …

Analyst: Rejection of politicians reflects a profound rejection of economic system

Analyst: Rejection of politicians reflects a profound rejection of economic system

 A London-based analyst says rejection of politicians in the UK reflects a profound rejection of Britain’s economic system.On Monday, a poll published by The …

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News
Pakistanis condemn school massacre in Peshawar
World has realized Syria fighting terrorism: Rouhani
10 war crime suspects arrested in Bosnia
Jeb Bush 'actively exploring' US presidency
Twin car bomb attacks kill 31 in Yemen’s Rada'
Report
Palestine may submit UN draft Monday: Erekat
Gaza jobless rate reached 60% after Israel war
17 Militants Killed, 16 Injured in Afghanistan's Nangarhar Operations
Terrorist Attacks in November Claimed Over 5,000 Lives
Libya to change oil payment system to circumvent rebels’ govt.
Article
Nusra Front Used UN Vehicle for Terrorist Attack
Wall Street moves in for the kill
Iran UN Bid: Stirring Up US-Israel Castle of Paranoia
Release of detainees highlights historic evil of Guantánamo
Vienna Nuclear Conference: Hiroshima, Nagasaki Cast Shadow
Interview
US war on terror is war on Israel’s enemies: Kevin Barrett
Rapprochement projects should be practical
Iran criticizes IAEA unofficial rejection of offer over Marivan site
"Regime of Zionism doomed to failure": Nematzadeh
Cheney: Bush knew about CIA torture after 9/11 attacks