Russian Defense Industry Tops $15 Billion In Sales - New Record
Russia's defense industry is growing, thanks mostly to increasing sales in Southeast Asia, Africa and the Middle East.
Google Earth Reveals North Korean Labor Camps
Following Google CEO Eric Schmidt's visit to North Korea, several bloggers have revealed the DPRK's labor camps can be clearly seen from space.
Full Text Of Barack Obama's Second Inaugural Address
U.S. President Barack Obama gave an 18-minute inaugural address on Monday at his second swearing-in as U.S. President.
Israel Elections: New Support For Likud's Benjamin Netanyahu As The Rise Of The Far Right Continues
On election day Tuesday in Israel, the most ardent conservatives are expected to show gains, solidifying Prime Minister Netanyahu's hard-line agenda.
Egyptian Economy: Sputtering, But Restarting
With the help of loans by the European Union and International Monetary Fund, the Egyptian economy is attempting a comeback.
Chuck Norris Joins Donald Trump In Endorsing Netanyahu
Two days after The Donald weighed in on the Israeli elections, Chuck Norris is lending his mighty heft to Netanyahu's campaign.
Pakistan's Foreign Minister On Osama Bin Laden, Malala Yousafzai, And The Drones That Plague Her Country
Hina Rabbani Khar, the Pakistani foreign minister, gave at talk in New York on everything from India to Malala.
Sen. Rand Paul On Israel, The West Bank Settlements, And American Arrogance
The libertarian standard-bearer wants to end aid to Israel, but it's because he wants it to be stronger and more independent.
US Going Ahead With Sale Of F-16s To Egypt, Despite Protests
The U.S. is pushing ahead with the sale of 20 F-16 fighter jets to Egypt, despite concerns over the state of the Egyptian government.
Donald Trump, Big In Israel, Endorses Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
The Donald has endorsed American politicians before. Now he has surprisingly branched out overseas to support his friend ahead of Israel's Jan. 22 election.
The Poison Pill: Assad's Survival Strategy Is To Hang On As Long As Possible
Bashar al-Assad is hanging on in hopes of seeming the only alternative to a Syria run by al-Qaeda.
Mercury Poisoning: Yet Another Problem For Developing Countries To Worry About
A new U.N. report says that 10 million to 15 million people in developing countries are being exposed to increasing levels of mercury in the environment.
While Syria Fights, Syrian Refugees Wait In The Mud And Freeze
As fighting rages across the country, conditions are worsening for Syrian refugees during the rainy, cold winter.
Food Prices Drop, But Food Waste Increases, Reports Say
A report from the U.N. found worldwide food prices dropping from 2011 to 2012, but advocates say we still waste half the world's food.
Rizana Nafeek Wasn’t Alone: ILO Says 53M Domestic Workers Have No Legal Protections
A U.N. report, a day after domestic worker Rizana Nafeek's execution, says more than 50 million people worldwide face her situation.
Rand Paul In Israel: End The Gravy Train Of US Foreign Aid
U.S. Sen. Rand Paul is in Israel this week, despite the fact that some in the U.S. believe he holds anti-Israeli views.
The Assad End-Game In Syria: When He Goes, Nobody Knows
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's defiant speech on Sunday left many feeling his time is running out ever faster.
Bashar Al-Assad's Speech On Syrian Crisis (FULL-TEXT)
Here is the full text of President Bashar al-Assad's speech from January 6th on the Syrian crisis, translated by the Syrian Arab News Agency.
Iran Remains Defiant, Despite Sting Of Western Sanctions
Iran's oil minister admitted that the country's revenues are taking a beating, but remained defiant in the face of a weakened economy.
Syrian Crisis: Hundreds Dead In Massacre Outside Homs, UN Predicts 100,000 More Killed In 2013
U.N. Special Envoy Lakhdar Brahimi told reporters he expects 100,000 more Syrians to die if the conflict is not resolved quickly
Rita Levi Montalcini, Oldest Nobel Peace Prize Winner, Dies At 103
Rita Levi Montalcini, the world's oldest Nobel laureate, died on Sunday in Rome, Italy.
Egypt's Falling Currency Will 'Stabilize Within Days,' Says Morsi
Egypt's economy continues to struggle, with the Egyptian pound falling even further against the U.S. dollar.
The Sacking Of Marzieh Vahid Dastjerdi And The State Of The Opposition In Iran
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's firing of his health minister, the only woman in his government, reveals an Iranian power structure in disarray.
Five Facts To Know About Sarin Gas
This is how thousands more Syrians will die if President Bashar al-Assad decides to deploy chemical weapons.
Egypt, With Constitution Passed, Now Must Right Its Economy
Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood won an election and a constitutional referendum. Now they must save Egypt's free-falling economy.
US Hints At Possible Syria Intervention, Israel Discusses Chemical Weapons With Jordan
Syria's chemical weapons continue to cause world leaders great consternation, with leaders saying use of which would cross several red lines.
Israel Announces Arrests Of Suspected Terrorist Cell In West Bank
After months of a media blackout, Shin Bet revealed they arrested ten men for a terrorist plot in Ramallah
UNICEF Blasts Russia For U.S. Adoption Ban
UNICEF released a statement scolding Russia for banning U.S. citizens from adopting Russian children.
Iran Plans Military Exercises In Hormuz, Gulf Council Unites Against Tehran
Iran is flexing its military muscle in front of its enemies -- the oil-rich Arabian Gulf monarchies.
The Assad End-Game: Head Of Syrian Military Police Defects
Assad's head of the military police defected on Wednesday, the latest turn in the Syrian President's downward spiral.