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Suspicion Lingering over Death of Saudi King
TEHRAN (FNA)- Saudi King Abdallah can no longer administer the Arab country as proofs indicate that the monarch's health has deteriorated so badly that he might not even be alive. ( 18:15:35 - 2012/12/11)

Rights Groups Call for Palestine to Join ICC
TEHRAN (FNA)- The recently UN-recognized state of Palestine must join the International Criminal Court, four Palestinian human rights groups urged. ( 17:58:34 - 2012/12/11)

Israeli Forces Raid NGO Offices in Ramallah
TEHRAN (FNA)- Israeli forces raided three civil society organizations in Ramallah early Tuesday. ( 16:58:45 - 2012/12/11)

Ultra-Orthodox Jewish Counselor Convicted on 59 Counts in NY Sex Abuse Trial
TEHRAN (FNA)- A religious counselor in New York's ultra-orthodox Jewish community was convicted Monday of the sustained sexual abuse of a girl who came to him with questions about her faith. ( 16:57:52 - 2012/12/11)

Iraqi Woman Raped at Ex Vice-President's Order
TEHRAN (FNA)- One of the female defendants in the trial of Tareq al-Hashemi, the former Iraqi vice-president who has fled to Turkey now, revealed that the fugitive politician had ordered his son-in-law Ahmed Kahtan to rape her and force her to carry out bombings inside Iraq or wait to be defamed by a video Kahtan had taken from her when raping her. ( 15:42:38 - 2012/12/11)

Ex-Bodyguard Unveils More Corruption in Saudi Royal Family
TEHRAN (FNA)- A former bodyguard of a Saudi princess revealed a confidential story of the Royal family that had caused a typhoon for Riyadh rulers. ( 15:31:12 - 2012/12/11)

Gunmen Kill Yemeni Intelligence Official
TEHRAN (FNA)- Unknown gunmen on motorbikes killed a high-ranking Yemeni intelligence official in the Southeastern province of Hadramout early Tuesday, a police officer said. ( 15:25:03 - 2012/12/11)

Real Unemployment Data of US Reveals Dire Labor Participation Rate
TEHRAN (FNA)- Friday's news of declining unemployment numbers was a victory only in writing: despite a drop in jobless claims, the labor force participation rate remains at its lowest in decades. ( 15:24:32 - 2012/12/11)

UN Seeks $65 Million to Provide Aid to Philippines after Typhoon Bopha
TEHRAN (FNA)- The UN and its humanitarian partners have appealed to the international community for $65 million to provide immediate lifesaving aid and support to the millions in the Philippines affected by Typhoon Bopha. ( 15:23:43 - 2012/12/11)

ISAF: Violence Decreased in Areas Controlled by Afghan Security Forces
TEHRAN (FNA)- An ISAF soldier has been killed in the blast of an improvised explosive device in Southern Afghanistan, ISAF said in a released statement, adding that level of violence has decreased in areas controlled by Afghan security forces. ( 15:23:06 - 2012/12/11)

Think Tank: US Cannot Push Away Assad from Power
TEHRAN (FNA)- Washington cannot do anything substantial in Syria such as changing the government in the Arab country unless it resolves its differences with Moscow, a US think tank said, adding that the UN mediator, Lakhdar Brahimi, has also said that the Russian and American officials should put aside their differences on Syria. ( 13:51:22 - 2012/12/11)

Saudis Stage Protest Rallies to Call for Freedom of Activists
TEHRAN (FNA)- Large crowds of Saudi people in Southern Jeddah and the Central province of al-Qassim staged protest rallies to condemn the Saudi regime's crackdown on popular protests and call for the release of political prisoners. ( 13:38:22 - 2012/12/11)

Japanese Troops to Leave Golan Heights
TEHRAN (FNA)- Japan will soon begin the withdrawal of its Self-Defense Force members in the Golan Heights between Israel and Syria, government sources said. ( 13:12:57 - 2012/12/11)

Bahraini Court Jails Young Woman as Rallies Continue
TEHRAN (FNA)- A Bahraini court sentenced the daughter of a prominent opposition activist to one month in jail for her alleged involvement in an unauthorized rally. ( 13:11:24 - 2012/12/11)

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