- Syria Agrees To Chemical Weapon Inquiry: UN
July 27 2013 9:23 AM
The UN said it has reached an accord with Syria's government on its alleged use of chemical weapons in the country.
- Turkish Lawyer Says Pregnant Women In Public Are 'Disgraceful'
July 25 2013 10:58 AM
The remarks from Omar Tuğrul İnançer were condemned on Twitter and by Turkish government officials.
- Tunisian Opposition Leader Assassinated
July 25 2013 8:55 AM
Mohamed Brahmi is the second politician killed in Tunisia in six months.
- US Suspends Delivery Of F-16 Jets To Egypt
July 25 2013 1:38 AM
The decision to halt a military-aid package of fighter jets steps up U.S. pressure on Egypt’s military to restore democracy and order.
- Tunisian Feminist On Trial For 'Defaming' Prison Guards
July 23 2013 5:23 PM
Amina Sboui, a Tunisian FEMEN activist, is on trial this week, after she accused prison guards of mistreatment.
- 500 Inmates Escape Abu Ghraib Prison In Coordinated Al Qaeda Assault
July 22 2013 8:00 PM
Five hundred prisoners, many of them high-level al Qaeda members, have broken out of the Iraqi prison following a coordinated assault.
- Selling Secrecy: Israel Turning World’s Cyber Problems Into Economic Opportunities
July 19 2013 9:14 PM
With its experience with cyberattacks, Israel looks to develop its own defensive capacity commercially.
- Nobel Peace Prize Odds - Put Your Money On Malala
July 15 2013 1:13 PM
The online betting site Paddy Power has Pakistani girls' education champion Malala Yousafzai as most likely to win in October.
- Cabinet Named In Egypt; ElBaradei Becomes VP
July 14 2013 2:05 PM
The military-imposed interim premier names a Cabinet to run the country until elections.
- In The West Bank, Water Is Just Another Issue To Fight Over
July 12 2013 10:05 PM
Israel says there's enough for everybody, if Palestinians managed their water better. But some Palestinians say they're being cheated.
- Syria Civil War: Islamist Rebels Murder Commander Of Moderate Rebels
July 12 2013 7:19 AM
The split between Syria’s Islamists and moderates -- both fighting Assad loyalists -- just became considerably wider.
- Wife Of Saudi Governor Arraigned On Human-Trafficking Charge
July 11 2013 3:30 PM
Defendant appeared in an Orange County courthouse on Thursday but did not enter a plea. Next court date: July 29.
- Why Did The Pentagon Spend $34M On Unused Afghanistan Base?
July 11 2013 12:46 PM
The Inspector in Afghanistan is "concerned": The U.S. DOD built a surge base long after the surge, and it remains unused, unoccupied and unwanted.
- Egypt Wheat Supply Down To About Three Months
July 11 2013 9:12 AM
As Egypt struggles for stability amid a leadership crisis, it could be facing another threat: food security.
- US To Send F-16 Fighter Jets To Egypt’s Military
July 11 2013 1:59 AM
The U.S. will deliver four F-16 jets to Egypt’s military even as the White House refuses to term Egypt's power change a coup.
- Boston Bombings Suspect To Appear In Court Today
July 10 2013 9:19 AM
Prosecutors said they expect a packed courtroom and have set up an overflow room for victims.
- Wanted: Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood Leaders
July 10 2013 8:45 AM
Prosecutors want Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood leaders in custody, but they could be holed up amid throngs of Morsi supporters.
- Two French Journalists Are Missing In Syria
July 10 2013 7:29 AM
Didier Francois and Edouard Elias, two French journalist for the French radio station Europe 1, have been missing in Syria since June 6.
- Egypt Appoints Premier As Liberals, Islamists Reject Transition Plan
July 10 2013 2:04 AM
The interim PM, along with the president, will have his work cut out in getting diverse political players to support the transition plan.
- Dozens Wounded In Beirut Car Blast
July 09 2013 7:47 AM
The explosion may be the start of heightened political conflicts in Lebanon between Hezbollah and its enemies.