Turkey witnessed running battles between police and protesters for another day on Sunday with Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan remaining defiant and calling for an end to anti-government protests.
The Lebanese parliament postponed upcoming elections on Friday, extending its term several months because of deteriorating security conditions related to Syria’s crisis.
The U.S. Secretary of State says that Iran's upcoming presidential election in June will not change the Islamic Republic’s nuclear policy.
Newly elected members of Pakistan’s National Assembly were sworn in Saturday, officially marking the first transition of power between democratically elected civilian governments in the 66-year history of this coup-prone country.
OPEC decided on Friday to maintain its current target for oil production at 30 million barrels a day, a move the markets had expected with the price of oil relatively strong.
The U.S. president says that NATO countries will hold a summit next year to discuss troop withdrawals from Afghanistan.
Authorities in Turkey have arrested dozens of people protesting in the fiercest anti-government demonstrations the country has witnessed in years, with riot police firing tear gas on demonstrators in Istanbul and Ankara.
The eight presidential runners in Iran appeared live on TV on Friday to contest each other on economic issues and offer their own plans on improving the economic conditions of Iranians if elected president.
Iranian Paralympic archer Zahra Nemati has won an individual award at the 2013 SportAccord Spirit of Sport Awards in St Petersburg, Russia.
The U.S. President plans to nominate James B. Comey, who served as a senior Justice Department official under President George W. Bush, to replace Robert S. Mueller as the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).
The Syrian president says that his country will decisively respond to the Zionists in case Tel Aviv repeats its incursion into the Syrian soil.