UN Peacekeeper Killed In Lebanon
January 28 2015 8:02 AM
It's unclear if the U.N. peacekeeper is a casualty of the conflict between Hezbollah and Israel.
Washington Post Journalist Held In Iran To Be Tried Soon
January 28 2015 8:01 AM
Several appeals have been made by Jason Rezaian's mother and U.S. officials for the release of the Iranian-American journalist.
IPhone's Sales Are Worth More Than Google's And Microsoft's Combined
January 28 2015 6:59 AM
The iPhone earned Apple more in a single quarter than Amazon and Sony did all of last year.
Michelle Obama Was Not Blurred Out On TV: Saudi Officials
January 28 2015 5:46 AM
Amid the controversy over Michelle Obama's dress during the Obamas' Riyadh visit, officials said the first lady was not blurred out on state TV.
Angelina Jolie Calls For More Funds To Help Refugees In Iraq, Syria
January 28 2015 5:03 AM
The special envoy of the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees wrote an op-ed about refugees she met during her recent visit to Iraq.
Shell Signs $11B Deal To Build Petrochemicals Plant In Iraq
January 28 2015 4:21 AM
A Shell spokesman told Reuters Iraq's cabinet had authorized the project on Jan 13.
Apple Just Reported The Largest Quarterly Profit Ever
January 28 2015 1:21 AM
The iPhone maker’s net profit of $18 billion tops energy giant ExxonMobil’s $15.9 billion record.
Israeli Prime Minister Under Fire For Planned Speech To Congress
January 27 2015 7:06 PM
It was revealed that Benjamin Netanyahu will address a joint session of Congress two weeks before the elections in Israel.
Taylor Swift Responds To Hackers
January 27 2015 7:05 PM
The singer’s account is the fourth most popular on Twitter.
Afghans Form Militia To Fight ISIS, Taliban
January 27 2015 12:40 PM
Little is known about the group other than its name, "Death," and its enmity for Islamist radicals.
U.S. To Charge Bergdahl With Desertion
January 27 2015 12:38 PM
The former prisoner of war who was freed last year in a controversial prisoner swap could be charged as early as next week.
Obama Visits Saudi Arabia To Smooth Ties With New Ruler
January 27 2015 11:08 AM
Analysts suggest the new king shares his predecessor's frustrations with Washington's Middle East policies.
Egypt Upholds Jail Sentences On Leading Liberal Activists
January 27 2015 9:36 AM
The ruling gives the prominent pro-democracy activists three years in jail on charges of organizing an illegal protest.
UAE Airlines Cancel Services To Baghdad After Shots Fired At Plane
January 27 2015 5:34 AM
Three UAE-based airlines cancelled their service to Baghdad after shots were fired at a flydubai plane upon arrival at the city's airport.
Saudi Arabia Has Nothing To Do With Oil Market Imbalance: Aramco CEO
January 27 2015 3:32 AM
A fair oil price is what would ultimately balance supply and demand, Aramco's CEO said Tuesday.
Iraqi Sunnis Accuse Shia Militias Of Killing Civilians
January 27 2015 2:07 AM
Sunni leaders from the province of Diyala alleged that Shia militias had targeted residents during a recent offensive against ISIS.
Ex-CIA Officer Could Face 100 Years Over Leak
January 26 2015 7:06 PM
The investigation was reignited after reporter James Risen published details of the top-secret operation in his 2006 book.
Syrian Opposition Starts Talks In Moscow, Expectations Low
January 26 2015 4:02 PM
The talks have been spurned by key political opposition and do not involve the main insurgent groups fighting on the ground.
After Kobani, The Kurdish Fight With ISIS Isn't Over
January 26 2015 3:11 PM
ISIS may have lost Kobani, but now it's going after a major energy and agricultural hub.
US Embassy In Yemen To Close To The Public Amid Turmoil
January 26 2015 1:42 PM
The decision was made "out of an abundance of caution and care for our employees and others who may be visiting the embassy," a statement issued by the embassy said.