President Mahmud Ahmadinejad said that "if the other side is determined and committed to justice, law, and respect, one can hope that suitable results could be achieved in future sessions."
An Israeli investigation into the raid on a vessel trying to break an Israeli blockade and deliver supplies to a Palestinian area determined Israeli forces acted legally, despite the deaths of nine activists aboard the vessel.
Egypt's Interior Ministry says it has proof that an Al-Qaeda-linked terrorist group was responsible for the New Year's Day bombing of a Coptic church in Alexandria that killed 23 people.
Iranian President Mahmud Ahmadinejad has called on parliament to accept his candidate -- atomic agency chief Ali Akbar Salehi -- to be the country's new foreign minister.
Hundreds of protesters have taken to the streets in the capital, Tunis, to demand the government's resignation after the overthrow of longtime President Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali last week.
A series of bombings in and around Baghdad have killed at least eight people and wounded 33 others.
Pakistani intelligence officials have been quoted as saying two separate attacks today by U.S. drones have killed at least six suspected militants in North Waziristan, near the Afghanistan border.
Portuguese are going to the polls in a presidential election overshadowed by a looming debt crisis. The center-right incumbent looks set to easily win reelection to the largely ceremonial post.
Afghan lawmakers say President Hamid Karzai has agreed to convene parliament on January 26, ending a political standoff that threatened to start a constitutional crisis.
The Iranian authorities have reportedly barred the mayor of Tehran from traveling to the United States for a ceremony honoring his city's advances in public transport.
A group of Bosnian parliament deputies has called for the suspension of salaries for those politicians taking part in talks to form a government following inconclusive general elections in October.
The leader of the banned Hizb ut-Tahrir movement in Tajikistan, Yusuf Khafizov, has been sentenced to 18 years in prison.