World Bulletin / News Desk
Palestinian Committee of the Parliamentary Union of the Organization of the Islamic Cooperation (OIC) called on Israel to lift the embargoes on Palestine as well as international community to recognize Palestinian state.
The final declaration released after the first meeting of the committee, which took place in Istanbul on Saturday, said that the committee strongly condemned the attack of Israel on humanitarian aid ship Mavi Marmara, and said Israel should fulfill its responsibilities towards Turkey within the scope of international laws.
The declaration stressed Jerusalem was the center of Palestinian problem and Arab-Israeli conflict, called on international community to make pressure on Israel about Jerusalem problem, and to fulfill international resolutions.
Calling for the international recognition of Palestinian state, the declaration welcomed Palestinian leader's application for UN full membership.
The declaration also said that Israeli embargo on air, land and sea caused poverty, unemployment and bad health conditions in Palestine, and it was illegal.
Senior administration officials said that, based on discussions with the Iraqis, U.S. officials are looking at where advisers can be helpful, and whether there is more they can do in terms of training.
North Korea made it a condition of Fowle's release that the U.S. government transport him out of the country.
Anyone flying to the United States from Ebola-affected countries in West Africa must enter through one of five airports screening for the disease
Protesters were unhappy about what they felt was a lack of substantive concessions from the government officials and they dug in their heels.
Iran has repeatedly cited signs of what it calls foreign plots to sabotage its nuclear programme
African leaders gave the rebels six months in July to disarm and either be repatriated to Rwanda or transferred to a transit camp in Congo while they await resettlement in a third country.
Ban planned to move quickly on setting up the investigation.
Khamenei spoke while receiving new Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi at his residence.
Pyongyang admitted in 2002 to kidnapping 13 Japanese citizens and five abductees and their families later returned to Japan
The clashes highlight tensions in Sierra Leone over the government's attempt to bring the worst Ebola outbreak on record under control
Hasi met Turkey's special envoy for Libya, Emrullah Isler, in Tripoli, Hasi's government said on its website
Police deny that the men were tortured during interrogation and say they are being looked after well in prison
"The recent war destroyed everything in Gaza. A cold spell would portend a fresh humanitarian disaster," Saad al-Din al-Atbash, head of Gaza City's water authority said
A member of the EU's delegation to Turkey urges civil society groups in both countries to engage more.
Student protests were staged on the campuses of Alexandria, Al-Azhar, Beni Sueif, Kafr al-Sheikh, Zagazig, Fayoum, Cairo and Suez universities to protest the death of student Omar al-Sherif.
Qadri intends to extend struggle throughout country through twice weekly protests; Khan refuses to disband his sit-in