Western governments are preventing any transition to democracy in the Persian Gulf countries, an analyst says.
Wed Dec 11, 2013 3:5PM
The Syrian army has launched large-scale military operations against foreign-backed militants across the country.
Wed Dec 11, 2013 2:15PM
Leading American investigative journalist, Seymour Hersh, says US President Barack Obama had nearly “cherry-picked” its evidence for launching a military strike against Syria after a chemical weapons attack near the Syrian capital, Damascus, in August.
Wed Dec 11, 2013 2:7PM
The Israeli regime is panicking over Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s success against foreign-backed militants, an analyst tells Press TV.
Wed Dec 11, 2013 11:33AM
The Persian Gulf Cooperation Council (PGCC) has hailed the interim deal between Iran and the Sextet over Tehran’s nuclear energy program
Wed Dec 11, 2013 10:14AM
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has condemned the killing of two Iraqi media workers.
Wed Dec 11, 2013 9:28AM
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) says first aid supplies will be airlifted to Syria from neighboring Iraq.
Wed Dec 11, 2013 7:24AM
The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) says the Israeli regime is holding captive over 5000 Palestinians, including 200 children and women.
Wed Dec 11, 2013 2:24AM
The Syrian army has captured a key town near the Lebanese border from foreign-sponsored militants fighting against the government.
Wed Dec 11, 2013 12:34AM
A senior military delegation from Saudi Arabia has visited Israel to discuss a deal recently reached between Iran and the six world powers over Tehran’s nuclear energy program, media reports say.
Tue Dec 10, 2013 10:33PM
A new group of al-Qaeda-linked extremists in Syria has seized a crossing on the Turkish border from other foreign-backed militants fighting against the government.
Tue Dec 10, 2013 7:28PM
Director General of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) says Israel should join the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC).
Tue Dec 10, 2013 7:6PM
Syria’s call on the UN to prevent Saudi Arabia from supporting extremist terrorists in the country is very unlikely to yield a positive result given Washington’s support for Riyadh, a political analyst tells Press TV.
Tue Dec 10, 2013 5:24PM
Deputy Speaker of Iran Majlis Mohammad Hassan Aboutorabi-Fard has warned that crimes committed by the foreign-backed Takfiri militants in Syria are aimed at blackening the image of Islam.
Tue Dec 10, 2013 4:22PM
The Israeli parliament, Knesset, has approved a law allowing illegal African migrant workers living in the Occupied Palestinian Territories to be held without any charges.
Tue Dec 10, 2013 4:8PM
A political analyst has lashed out at the world leaders for their inaction towards the “slow-motion genocide” of the Palestinian nation by Israel, Press TV reports.
Tue Dec 10, 2013 3:34PM
Turkish media have reported that 255 people have been indicted over nationwide mass protests which started in late May.
Tue Dec 10, 2013 3:4PM
At least 18 people have been killed in two deadly attacks, including a bombing and a shooting, in Iraq's Diyala Province.
Tue Dec 10, 2013 1:4PM
The Syrian army is pushing ahead with its mop-up operations to clear militants from the suburbs of the capital city, Damascus, Press TV reports.
Tue Dec 10, 2013 9:37AM
Iraq’s Vice President Khudayr al-Khuzaie has warned against any oil exports from the Kurdistan region without the central government’s consent.
Tue Dec 10, 2013 8:37AM
Iraq says its forces have foiled an attempt by militants to infiltrate the country from Syria.
Tue Dec 10, 2013 7:32AM
The United Nations children’s fund and the World’s Health Organization (WHO) have launched a campaign to vaccinate 23 million children in the Middle East after 17 polio cases were reported in Syria.
Tue Dec 10, 2013 5:58AM
Al-Qaeda-linked militants in Syria have kidnapped two Spanish journalists in the country’s north.
Tue Dec 10, 2013 3:13AM
The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has urged the international community to back the establishment of an independent Palestinian state.
Tue Dec 10, 2013 3:5AM
The Palestinian Authority (PA) has reiterated that there will be no agreement with Israel without the release of Palestinian prisoners.
Tue Dec 10, 2013 1:14AM
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has condemned attacks on Syrian civilians, appealing for the safety of 12 nuns abducted by foreign-backed militants from their convent in the Arab country.
Mon Dec 9, 2013 11:44PM
Syria has urged the United Nations to stop Saudi Arabia from "supporting al-Qaeda-linked militants" and fanning the flames of "terrorism" in the country.
Mon Dec 9, 2013 10:59PM
The Russian Foreign Ministry says Moscow is opposed to resorting to force as a solution for the crisis in Syria, stressing any foreign intervention will aggravate the unrest in the Arab country.
Mon Dec 9, 2013 8:53PM
At least three people have been killed in an airstrike carried out by a US terror drone in Yemen’s eastern province of Hadhramaut.
Mon Dec 9, 2013 8:41PM
Saudi Arabia and Qatar have been sponsoring “sectarian violence” in Iraq and Syria in an attempt to weaken their rivals in the Middle East, a political analyst tells Press TV.
Mon Dec 9, 2013 6:28PM
Foreign backed militants fighting against the government of President Bashar al-Assad in Syria are losing the battle in the Arab country, a political analyst tells Press TV.
Mon Dec 9, 2013 6:26PM
The Syrian army has made more gains in its fight against foreign-backed militants operating inside the country establishing full control over the town of al-Nabek.
Mon Dec 9, 2013 5:17PM
Unknown militants have exploded a major oil pipeline in Yemen’s southeastern province of Shabwa, Yemeni government officials say.
Mon Dec 9, 2013 3:42PM
Syria’s former prime minister, Riyad Hijab, who had been dismissed by President Bashar al-Assad in 2012, has asked for political asylum in Germany, media reports say.
Mon Dec 9, 2013 2:13PM
At least 21 people have been killed in a series of bomb attacks in Iraq as the country remains grappled with prolonged surge in violence.
Mon Dec 9, 2013 1:22PM
Syrian government forces have taken control of a strategic highway which links the capital Damascus to the country’s north.
Mon Dec 9, 2013 11:31AM
The Russian Foreign Ministry has reiterated the necessity of Iran’s participation in the upcoming Geneva II conference on the ongoing crisis in Syria.
Mon Dec 9, 2013 11:22AM
The leader of the so-called Syrian National Coalition (SNC) says he plans to visit Moscow at the invitation of Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.
Mon Dec 9, 2013 10:0AM
A Kuwaiti court says 70 opposition activists, including nine former lawmakers, were found ‘not guilty’ in connection with the 2011 storming of the parliament building.
Mon Dec 9, 2013 9:9AM
Four Turkish soldiers kidnapped by Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants have been released, a report says.
Mon Dec 9, 2013 8:22AM
School children in the besieged Gaza Strip have staged a demonstration in front of the house of Acting Palestinian Authority Chief Mahmoud Abbas, blaming him for the ongoing power crisis in the coastal enclave, Press TV reports.
Mon Dec 9, 2013 6:10AM
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has denounced the kidnapping of four soldiers in southeast Turkey, saying the move aims to derail the ongoing peace process between Ankara and the Kurdistan Workers’ Party.
Mon Dec 9, 2013 1:38AM
Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) militants have kidnapped four Turkish soldiers in Turkey's southeastern province of Diyarbakir, Turkish media report.
Mon Dec 9, 2013 1:16AM
The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) says the transportation of Syria’s chemical arms out of the country can be delayed by a few days due to technical problems.
Mon Dec 9, 2013 12:40AM
The Turkish police have attacked thousands of Kurdish demonstrators in Diyarbakir, the main city in the country’s Kurdish-dominated southeast.
Sun Dec 8, 2013 11:6PM
A key member of the foreign-backed Syrian opposition says they will decide soon whether to attend the peace talks planned for next month in Geneva.
Sun Dec 8, 2013 10:25PM
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has tried to downplay differences with US President Barack Obama over the late November nuclear deal with Iran in Geneva.
Sun Dec 8, 2013 9:36PM
The Syrian army has killed at least 20 militants in the northern province of Aleppo, a foreign-sponsored rights group says.
Sun Dec 8, 2013 6:22PM
A court in Bahrain has sentenced 12 anti-regime protesters, including three minors, to prison terms of up to five years as the Al Khalifa regime steps up its crackdown on dissent.
Sun Dec 8, 2013 6:3PM
A new report says Israel has the lowest living standards among the 35 members of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).