Syrian Troops Take Rebel Town; Hezbollah Reported In Fight
May 19 2013 11:16 AM
Assad regime forces say they have captured the rebel-held town of Qusayr, near the Lebanese border.
Where In The World Are The Military Drones? [MAP]
May 18 2013 10:20 AM
The U.S. has by far the greatest variety of military drones in the world. Check out the other 59 countries that also possess military drones.
Life For Palestinians And Israelis Divided By West Bank Wall
May 18 2013 10:17 AM
The wall Israel says it needs for its security in the West Bank is separating people from their livelihoods and more. It looks like this.
Violence Strikes Across Iraq: At Least 43 Killed
May 18 2013 8:32 AM
Twin bomb blasts hit a Sunni Muslim mosque in the Iraqi city of Baquba, some 50 kilometers (31 miles) to the northeast of Baghdad.
Anonymous Announces #OpPetrol Attack On Local Oil And Gas Companies [VIDEO]
May 17 2013 3:21 PM
Anonymous announces a cyberattack dubbed Operation Petrol on June 20.
Are Some Celebs Actually Immortal?
May 17 2013 3:00 PM
Probably. Click through to find out how they got that way.
Yemeni Workers Take Hit As Saudi Arabia Cracks Down
May 17 2013 12:50 PM
Yemen, where unemployment is high, is seeing its remittances from rich Saudi Arabia dry up as the latter gets tough on illegal workers.
Russia Ships Advanced Cruise Missiles To Syria
May 17 2013 12:33 PM
The death toll in Syria is now above 80,000 and the number of refugees stands at 1.5 million, according to U.N. estimates.
Financial Times Hacked By Pro-Assad Forces
May 17 2013 11:41 AM
The Financial Times is just the latest western media outlet to be attacked by hackers believed loyal to the Syrian government.
Brennan In Israel, While Fatah Wants One-State Solution
May 17 2013 10:21 AM
CIA Director John Brennan is in Israel following a letter from Fatah officials which declared their support for a one-state solution.
Girl Throws Out First Pitch, Surprised By Father Returning Home From Afghanistan
May 17 2013 10:06 AM
A nine-year-old girl was surprised by her father returning from Afghanistan, as she threw out the first pitch at the Rays game.
Iran Election: Cleric Says Women Cannot Be Presidential Candidates
May 17 2013 6:51 AM
Thirty women had registered as candidates, although there was little hope that any of them stood a chance in the election.
Bill Gates Is Richer Than Carlos Slim
May 16 2013 4:55 PM
Carlos Slim, the Mexican billionaire, has been dethroned from his status as the world's richest person by Bill Gates after a recent rally in Microsoft stock.
Where Does Your Shirt Come From?
May 16 2013 3:51 PM
The factory that collapsed in Cambodia is the latest deadly industrial disaster. Click to see which economies are dependent on apparel exports.
Turkish PM To Visit Gaza, Over U.S. Protests
May 16 2013 2:50 PM
Despite pressure from the U.S. to skip it, Recep Tayyip Erdogan reaffirmed his decision to visit Gaza.
Africans In Turkey Face Racism, Discrimination
May 16 2013 2:15 PM
At least 50,000 African migrants live in Turkey, mostly in Istanbul. About one-third of them are from sub-Saharan Africa.
Damascus Diary: Leaving Syria, But Not Its Civil War
May 16 2013 1:49 PM
Getting to Beirut from Damascus used to be easy. Now it's a torturous slog, and it does not guarantee leaving the conflict behind.
GE, Boeing Warn About 777 Engine Problem
May 16 2013 11:28 AM
A problem with engines in Boeing’s 777 jumbo jet has caused engines to fail in mid-flight twice this year.
Twitter Users Are Going To Hell: Saudi Police Chief
May 16 2013 10:44 AM
In Saudi Arabia's ongoing war on social media, an official warned Twitter users that they have "lost this world."
- Israel To Legalize Four Unauthorized West Bank Settler Outposts
May 16 2013 8:01 AM
The government said it has taken steps to give retroactive approval to four West Bank settlement outposts built without official consent.