11/02/2013 2:57amIran's Oil Minister says Iraq has increased its crude oil exports to compensate for a fall in Iranian exports as a result of sanctions over Tehran's suspected nuclear program, calling the policy "not friendly at all."
11/02/2013 7:37amTwo German nationals briefly kidnapped in Lebanon's eastern Bekaa Valley were released early Saturday, as a gunfight between their abductors and security forces killed a soldier and a gunman, officials said.
11/02/2013 8:14amIn the midst of a conflict rife with sectarianism, a giant bronze statue of Jesus has gone up on a Syrian mountain, apparently under cover of a truce among three factions in the country's civil war.
11/02/2013 8:57amA report by an Iranian media website says China has agreed to finance $20 billion in development projects in Iran using oil money not transferred to the Islamic Republic because of international sanctions.
11/02/2013 11:06amA prominent Egyptian statesman criticized Saturday a local TV station for stopping the airing of a widely popular satire show, describing the decision as unwise and harmful to the country.
11/02/2013 11:08amHard-liners in Iran have unveiled two new "Death to America" songs at the former U.S. Embassy in Tehran, hoping to keep anger high ahead of nuclear talks with Western powers.