About half of Madagascar is infested with locusts, and the U.N. says they need $41 million to fight them off.
The Italian Court of Cassation overturned the acquittal of Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito. Here's what happens next.
Foxy Knoxy’s Predecessors: Other Travelers Who, Like Amanda Knox, Found Themselves Far From Home And Behind Bars
Here are a few other travelers who, unwittingly or not, found themselves locked up after various misdeeds.
What the Saudis want to do regarding Skype calls can be called regulation or censorship. The Saudis say it's the latter.
Several Arab governments have been colluding with the CIA since early 2012 to smuggle guns into Syria.
The Saudi government issued a stern warning on Monday to any of its citizens with an itch to go fight in Syria: Don't do it.
Boris Berezovsky: Russian Billionaire's Death Still Unexplained; It's Considered Suicide; Police Say No Signs Of 'Third-Party Involvement'
The circumstances surrounding the sudden death of Russian ex-billionaire and Kremlin critic Boris Berezovsky remain mysterious.
John Kerry made a surprise visit to Iraq to convince the government to enforce stricter searches on Iranian planes carrying weapons to Syria.
Israel Defense Forces fired into Syria early Sunday morning in response to gunfire from Syrian government forces.
Doing Business In Palestine: Bribes, Corruption, Red Tape Are Fading Away, Claim Palestinian Businessmen Who Are Investing In A Region Still Seeking Peace
Palestinian-Americans moving back to their West Bank homeland to open businesses are finding it can be very different from expectations.
The U.S. president arrived in Jordan on the last leg of his Middle East tour Friday -- the same day a large influx of refugees also came.
Obama's speech to Israeli students in Jerusalem was well-received by the crowd.
[Full Text] Remarks by President Obama and President Abbas of the Palestinian Authority in Joint Press Conference
President Obama held a joint press conference with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas at 1:30 p.m. local time. Text provided by the White House.
[Full Text] Remarks by President Obama and Prime Minister Netanyahu of Israel in Joint Press Conference
Obama and Netanyahu held a joint press conference on Tuesday night at the Prime Minister's residence in Jerusalem. Text provided by the White House.
[Full Text] President Obama's Speech to the People of Israel In Jerusalem At The International Convention Center
Transcript provided by the White House Press Secretary. The president's off-script moment talking about Palestinian children isn't included.
Obama delivered a one-hour speech, peppered with multiple standing ovations with the words "thank you very much" in Hebrew: "toda raba."
A mass arrest of people accused of espionage may point the finger at Iran, but the Saudis are, typically, keeping quiet.
From Afghanistan to Zambia, here are the world's countries that are struggling the most.
An alleged, but unconfirmed, chemical weapons attack in Syria on Tuesday has the world wondering if a red line has been crossed.
Israelis have been campaigning to have convicted spy Pollard, currently in a U.S. prison, deported to Israel. He's unlikely to be released.
A Saudi cleric sent an open letter to the Saudi Arabian government asking to reform or face a possible new Arab Spring.
Asma al-Assad, wife of internationally despised Syrian President Bashar, appeared at a charity event. Her husband's whereabouts are unknown.
To mark the two-year anniversary of Syria's civil war that began on March 15, 2011, here’s a look at some of the conflict's statistics.
A proposal submitted to the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women was opposed by some U.N. member states.
Habemus gubernum! Just in time for the impending Saturday deadline, Israel’s politicians finalized the next coalition government.
Two Tunisian artists have been arrested for collaborating with rapper Weld El 15 on a music video insulting the police.
With the international media craze around Pope Francis I, the Vatican's Swiss Guards are on every TV screen. But who are they?
The heir to the British throne and the Duchess of Cornwall, are on an official visit to Jordan to examine the plight of the Syrian refugees housed there.
Among the many dignitaries Obama will meet on his trip to Israel will be the first Ethiopian-born Miss Israel.
Seven men in Saudi Arabia were executed on Wednesday on charges of theft and armed robbery.