January 9, 2013 - 16:43 AMT 12:43 GMT
The first generating unit of the plant on the Iranian coast of the Persian Gulf started feeding electricity into the national grid.
January 9, 2013 - 16:21 AMT 12:21 GMT
Obama raised $53 mln for his first inauguration, when a record 1.8 mln people packed the National Mall to see him take the oath of office.
January 9, 2013 - 15:31 AMT 11:31 GMT
Tajikistan first applied for WTO membership in 2001, promising to enact reforms to open up its economy.
January 9, 2013 - 15:22 AMT 11:22 GMT
Ports of Alexandria and Dakhila were shut down starting Sunday, while Nile Delta cities suffered power outages.
January 9, 2013 - 15:03 AMT 11:03 GMT
Local Sunni officials in Anbar said the central government had closed the crossing to choke the local economy.
January 9, 2013 - 14:23 AMT 10:23 GMT
The Islamists are pressing for a resignation of the national leadership, whom they believe are too secular.
January 9, 2013 - 14:03 AMT 10:03 GMT
Germany is sending a total of 350 troops to reinforce the border zone between the two countries, along with the U.S.
January 9, 2013 - 13:33 AMT 09:33 GMT
As-Saqani was arrested in 2008 on suspicion of involvement in the terrorist attack that killed five members of Hamas.
January 9, 2013 - 13:12 AMT 09:12 GMT
Toronto Film Critics Association named “The Master”, Paul Thomas Anderson’s cult-leader drama, as the best movie of 2012.
January 9, 2013 - 12:41 AMT 08:41 GMT
Iran’s Ali Akbar Salehi has recently urged all parties concerned to use this opportunity to put an end to bloodshed.
January 9, 2013 - 12:32 AMT 08:32 GMT
Deputy Police Chief of Kunduz province Ghulam Mohammad says it was not clear if there was a connection between the two attacks.
January 9, 2013 - 12:17 AMT 08:17 GMT
The Syrian rebel al-Baraa brigade seized the Iranians in early August and had initially threatened to kill them.
January 9, 2013 - 11:55 AMT 07:55 GMT
U.S. military prosecutors are drawing comparisons between the alleged leak of classified documents to U.S. Civil War-era cases.
January 9, 2013 - 11:06 AMT 07:06 GMT
India accused Pakistan of triggering a gunfight by sending troops across the heavily militarized line dividing the disputed region of Kashmir.
January 9, 2013 - 10:41 AMT 06:41 GMT
The Islamist movement ousted Fatah from Gaza in 2007 after winning Palestinian elections the previous year.
January 9, 2013 - 10:13 AMT 06:13 GMT
Most foreign combat troops, will leave Afghanistan by the end of 2014; there are currently about 68,000 U.S. soldiers in the country.
European Union is concerned about repeated cases of violence along with impunity in governmental structures.