Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
A firefight erupts between a group of Philippine peacekeepers trapped in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights and Islamist militants.
The majority of Israelis and Palestinians support the establishment of a Palestinian state alongside Israel but remain suspicious of the other side, according to a poll released on Jan. 1.
BEIRUT - Agence France-Presse
At least 10 people, including two children, were killed in Syria's northern city of Aleppo after a regime tank shell smashed into a bus, an NGO said on Tuesday.
BAGHDAD - Agence France Presse
Clashes between security forces and gunmen killed four more people in Ramadi on Tuesday, a day after the closure of a sprawling anti-government protest site, police and a doctor said.
DUBAI - Agence France-Presse
The display spanned 94 kilometres of the Dubai coast, which boasts an archipelago of man-made islands and Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest tower, Guinness said
RAMALLAH - Agence France-Presse
Israel freed 26 Palestinian prisoners under peace talks brokered by US Secretary of State John Kerry who will spend this New Year's Eve in the region
BAALBEK, Lebanon - Agence France-Presse
Lebanon's army responded to Syrian attacks inside its territory for the first time since the start of the conflict, using its anti-aircraft defence systems to fire at Syrian choppers
MARJEYOUN, Lebanon - Agence France-Presse
Israel fired a barrage of shells into southern Lebanon in retaliation after five Katyusha-style rockets were launched against the state
UNITED NATIONS, United States - Agence France-Presse
Syria is "unlikely" to meet a December 31 deadline to move its most dangerous chemical arms out of the country, the United Nations acknowledged for the first time Saturday.
JERUSALEM - Agence France-Presse
Israeli MPs on Wednesday handed President Shimon Peres a petition urging the United States to release imprisoned Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard, after reports Washington spied on its own allies.
DUBAI/GENEVA - Reuters
Businessman Babek Zanjani subject to US and EU, whose name was also mentioned in Turkey's graft probe, has been arrested by Iran, media reports said
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