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Domestic Violence in Saudi Arabia
TEHRAN (FNA)- Three out of 10 women in Saudi Arabia are subjected to domestic violence, said Maha al-Muneef, head of the National Family Safety Program (NFSP). ( 16:12:10 - 2013/05/12)

Syria Denies Involvement in Deadly Car Bombings in Turkey
TEHRAN (FNA)- Syria denied Turkish accusations on Sunday that it had a hand in twin car bombings that killed more than 40 people in the Turkish border town of Reyhanli on Saturday, an official source said. ( 16:09:42 - 2013/05/12)

Human Rights Watch Urges Fair Trial of Saudi Cleric
TEHRAN (FNA)- Human Rights Watch called on Saudi Arabia to hold a fair trial for a prominent Shiite cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr, who is an outspoken critic of the Al Saud regime. ( 16:08:19 - 2013/05/12)

Alabama University to Use Spy Drones over Campus
TEHRAN (FNA)- Officials at the University of Alabama in Huntsville unveiled a new plan to use remote-controlled unmanned aerial vehicles to provide an "eye in the sky" for police to monitor students on campus. ( 16:07:27 - 2013/05/12)

Militants Attack St. Elijah Monastery in Syria
TEHRAN (FNA)- Syrian militants attacked the ancient St. Elijah Orthodox Christian monastery near Al-Qusayr not far from the Lebanese border. ( 16:05:41 - 2013/05/12)

New Jersey Hostage Standoff Ends after 3 Days; 3 Children Safe
TEHRAN (FNA)- A three-day standoff in New Jersey involving a gunman barricaded with children ended Sunday morning, authorities said. ( 15:21:49 - 2013/05/12)

NHS Battle Planned in London Next Week
TEHRAN (FNA)- An unprecedented coalition of British trade unions, Labor MPs, medical staff, anti-privatization campaign groups and London residents will descend on the streets of London on May 18 to protest government's closure and privatization of hospitals. ( 15:17:58 - 2013/05/12)

Future China-Venezuela Cooperation Looks Optimistic
TEHRAN (FNA)- Officials from Venezuela and China voiced confidence in bilateral relations since President Nicolas Maduro took office in April, saying the two countries' cooperation prospects look great. ( 15:17:41 - 2013/05/12)

4 Dead Bodies Found Shot in Indiana Home
TEHRAN (FNA)- Authorities are investigating the death of three males and one female in a Southern Indiana home as a quadruple homicide, an official source said. ( 15:17:25 - 2013/05/12)

China Aims for Simpler Forex Regulations
TEHRAN (FNA)- China will simplify regulations on foreign exchange management to create a more convenient investment environment for foreign investors, the State Administration of Foreign Exchange (SAFE) said. ( 15:17:10 - 2013/05/12)

Bulgarians Vote in Parliamentary Elections
TEHRAN (FNA)- Bulgarians went to the polls on Sunday in the country's early parliamentary elections, with opinion polls predicting uncertainty of forming a working majority and government. ( 14:50:53 - 2013/05/12)

Syrian Troops Attack Terrorists in Idleb's Countryside
TEHRAN (FNA)- Forces of the Syrian Army continued targeting the gatherings and dens of al-Nusra Front's terrorists in Idleb's countryside. ( 14:29:33 - 2013/05/12)

Japan: New Israeli Settlement Construction Undermines Peace Efforts
TEHRAN (FNA)- Japan condemned an Israeli plan to build 296 housing units in a Jewish settlement in the occupied West Bank, warning that the new construction would further undermine US-led efforts to jump-start stalled Palestinian-Israeli peace talks. ( 14:27:45 - 2013/05/12)

Syrian Army Retakes Control of 8 Towns in Hama
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Syrian troops restored security and stability to a number of villages and towns in Hama, killing a number of terrorists and destroying their last dens there. ( 14:27:02 - 2013/05/12)

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