Astana-14 Talks on Syria Kicks OffThe first day of the 14th round of Astana talks on Syria has started in the Kazakh capital with Iranian and Russian delegations holding bilateral negotiations at its sidelines.
Senior Israeli Rabbi Visits Bahrain Amid Normalization BidsShlomo Amar, senior Israeli rabbi, has visited Bahrain under the guise of participation in a religious event and met with the West-backed kingdom’s monarch, as Tel Aviv and its Arab allies accelerate attempts to normalize ties following years of clandestine contacts.
Iran ’Fully Ready’ for Comprehensive Prisoner Swap with US: FMIran’s Foreign Minister said on Monday Tehran was ready to exchange more prisoners with Washington. Mohammad Javad Zarif’s remarks came after Americans freed Iranian stem cell scientist Masoud Soleimani after over one year of imprisonment in the US.
In recent years, Greece has been dealing with serious economic and financial crises, and this has been a major cause of concern for the Greek government and people; the government was always looking for a solution to the country's economic crisis.
Alwaght- A simmering power struggle between Saudi Arabia's two most powerful princes amid a brutal military aggression in Yemen, terrorism and the devastating hajj tragedy last month have put the dictatorial monarchy’s future in peril.
Alwaght- The international negotiations aimed at resolving the ongoing crisis in Syria have concluded on Friday in the Austrian capital city of Vienna with calls for more efforts to end war in the Arab state.
Alwaght- In past few months, the Iraqi Kurdistan region has been severely in a crisis over its presidency. In the past weeks after failing to decide on the region’s president post, the crisis has went intensified and violent.The political parties’ parliamentary agreements reached in 2013 which led into extension of Masoud Barzani’s presidency term for more two years expired on August 19, 2015. In the days leading to the term deadline date serious discords erupted between the Iraq’s Kurdistan Democratic Party and other four region’s parties over shifting the region’s political mechanism to parliamentary system and extension of Barzani’s term in office.
In the first phase, held in 14 Egyptian governorates, only 8 million out of 27 million eligible voters have taken part in the election, which means only nearly %26 of the total numbers of those eligible to vote have cast their votes.