- Iran Eyes Billions In Frozen Assets
January 13 2014 12:59 AM
Over the next six months, Iran will destroy its stockpile of 20-percent-enriched uranium, which can be used to make nuclear weapons.
- Ariel Sharon, Former Israeli Prime Minister, Dead at 85
January 11 2014 8:54 AM
He was Israel's last surviving leader from the generation that founded the Jewish state in 1948.
- Seven Founders of Modern-Day Israel
January 11 2014 8:46 AM
Sharon's death marks the end of Israel's founding leaders. Here are seven prominent figures who helped create the modern Jewish state.
- Kurdistan: A Nation Waiting To Happen
January 10 2014 1:46 PM
The "nation within five nations" long quest for autonomy may find support in Iraq's oil and Turkey's desire to join the EU.
- A Journalist Covers Conflicts She Has Fled For Much Of Her Life
January 10 2014 12:37 AM
During the Lebanese civil war of the 1970s, Rasha Elass escaped to Syria in her family's hired taxi. Now she ponders a grim future there.
- Global Persecution Of Christians - A Horrific Trend
January 09 2014 2:38 PM
Reported cases of Christians killed for their faith have increased worldwide
- Who Is On Bob Gates' (Long) DC Hit List?
January 08 2014 6:10 PM
The former Pentagon chief's memoir is the talk of Washington, with damaging impressions of Hillary Clinton, Joe Biden, Nancy Pelosi and others.
- UN Begins Syrian Chemical Weapons Removal
January 07 2014 5:48 PM
The destruction process under a U.S.-Russian deal has commenced.
- Samer Issawi, Palestinian Terrorist Or Gandhi's Heir?
January 03 2014 1:01 PM
The release of Palestinian prisoners, including hunger striker Samer Issawi, is the latest angry issue separating Israel from its neighbors.
- Iran And Saudi Arabia: Middle East Power-Brokers And Longtime Enemies At Dangerous Loggerheads
January 02 2014 2:53 PM
Tension, rivalry and hostility have long characterized the bilateral relations between Saudi Arabia and Iran.
- Is Saudi Arabia’s ‘Playboy Prince’ Behind Bomb Attacks In Lebanon?
January 02 2014 12:30 PM
Prince Bandar has long cultivated close ties with the U.S. government, while engendering extreme hostility in Iran and Syria.
- Egypt Arrests 4 Al Jazeera Journalists
December 30 2013 7:20 AM
The journalists arrested on Sunday were accused of working against Egypt's national security.
- Former Ambassador To US Among Those Killed In Beirut Blast
December 27 2013 4:52 AM
A powerful blast in central Beirut killed five people, including Mohammed Chatah, a senior adviser to Saad Hariri.
- Jesus Christ: Was The Savior Buried In Kashmir, India?
December 24 2013 1:02 PM
Among the most fascinating and controversial aspects of the life of Jesus was what he did and where he went in his adolescence and early manhood.
- Iran's Leaders Get Into The Christmas Spirit (Yes, Iran's)
December 24 2013 12:05 PM
Several of the Shiite theocracy's top leaders, including Ayatollah Khamenei, tweeted out Christmas-themed statements on Christmas Eve.
- Egypt Car Bomb Kills 13, More Than 100 Wounded
December 24 2013 8:00 AM
Tuesday's attack is one of the deadliest since the military took over the nation's government.
- Want Some US Military Hardware At Bargain Prices?
December 23 2013 10:37 AM
After nearly 13 years of fighting, the American military is finding it hard to get their equipment out of Afghanistan, so they're having a sale!
- Christmas In Bethlehem: A Busy Tourist Season In An Otherwise Conflicted Zone
December 20 2013 9:43 AM
Bethlehem, Jesus' birthplace, bustles during the holidays. Attractions this year: an artificial Christmas tree - from China - beside a mosque.
- Bachmann Visits Libya To Probe Benghazi; May Do More Harm Than Good
December 19 2013 6:19 AM
Michele Bachmann and other Tea Party Reps. visited Libya to discuss the Benghazi attacks, but could their anti-Islamic views do more harm than good?
- How Is The Syrian War An Ingredient In Baklava?
December 17 2013 1:12 PM
What do pistachios and baklava have to do with the Syrian civil war? And why are Turkish baklava makers worried?