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.
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.
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.
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.
US Drone Strike In Yemen Reportedly Kills 3 Al Qaeda Members
January 26 2015 11:09 AM
If confirmed, this would be the first U.S. drone strike in Yemen since its president stepped down last week.
Turkey Opens Biggest Refugee Camp For 35,000 From Kobani
January 26 2015 5:57 AM
The tent city has two hospitals, seven medical clinics and enough classrooms for 10,000 children, according to AFAD.
Turkey Orders Ban On Facebook Pages
January 26 2015 4:55 AM
Facebook has been ordered to ban content deemed insulting to the Prophet Muhammad.
Iranian Website Lays Out Plans To Kill Netanyahu's Sons
January 25 2015 7:18 PM
The plot would avenge the death of an Iranian general killed in a presumed Israeli airstrike.
Al-Nusra Advances In Southern Syria
January 25 2015 3:03 PM
Rebels from the al-Nusra Front and other opposition groups took a strategic military base in the southern Syria.
Six Experienced Skiers Killed In French Alps Avalanche
January 25 2015 11:44 AM
Six experienced skiers were killed in an avalanche in the French Alps Sunday.
2 Demonstrators Killed On Anniversary Of Egypt's Revolution
January 25 2015 10:08 AM
On the anniversary of the 2011 uprising that toppled Hosni Mubarak, two protesters were killed and two police were injured by a bomb.
Yemen Risks Disintegration As South Rejects Shiite Group's Takeover
January 25 2015 6:37 AM
No sooner had Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi announced his resignation than his country's tenuous political fabric began to disintegrate.
Egypt Tightens Security On Anniversary Of 2011 Uprising
January 25 2015 2:51 AM
State news agency MENA said 22 armored army vehicles were stationed around Cairo's Tahrir Square, the epicenter of the uprising.