Google (Nasdaq: GOOG), the No. 1 search engine, said it’s blocked access to the controversial “Innocence of Muslims”on YouTube in countries with large Muslim populations, including India, Libya and Egypt. But Afghanistan's government blocked all access to YouTube, claiming the video is offensive.
A group of Syrian Americans gathered for an emergency vigil on Thursday for U.S. Ambassador to Libya Christopher Stevens, who lost his life in a violent attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi on Tuesday.
Another U.S. embassy was attacked on Thursday, this time in Yemen, but despite the slight spread of anti-American protests, several world leaders, not to mention their citizens, have come out in support of the U.S.
The death of US Ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens and three members of his staff in Benghazi is a tragedy, and they join a long line of diplomats who died representing their nations.
Sam Bacile's poorly-made YouTube trailer for the movie "Innocence of Muslims" has gone viral in the Middle East, resulting in protests that killed four Americans in Libya on Tuesday. While it is not directly responsible for those deaths, it is a provocative, tasteless effort.
Former French Prime Minister Dominique de Villepin can't catch a break. Magistrates called him in for questioning on Tuesday regarding his alleged links to allegedly corrupt businessman Regis Bulot.
US embassies all over the world have a history of being attacked, bombed, and otherwise abused by terrorist or insurgent groups.
Turkey's Prime Minister said on Tuesday that exiled Iraqi Vice President Tareq al-Hashemi will not be extradited to Iraqi to face the death penalty.
Eleven years later, the men at the forefront of both sides of the 9/11 attacks are variously retired, in jail, or dead.
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is claiming that Western nations are conspiring to throw Iran into a serious drought (and thereby threaten its agriculture) by deliberately destroying rain clouds headed toward the country.
Former Iraqi Vice-President Tareq al-Hashemi has been sentenced to death in absentia for the murders of two people, and is due to be sentenced for 150 other charges of violence between 2005 and 2011. Meanwhile, sectarian violence between Sunni and Shitte Muslims in Iraq may be growing.
Tareq al-Hashemi, the fugitive vice president of Iraq, was found guilty of murder and sentenced to death on Sunday.
Gov. Mitt Romney's tax plan is President George W. Bush's tax plan on steroids: it cuts taxes on upper-income adults and the uber-rich, and vectors the U.S. budget deficit to even higher levels.
U.S. President Barack Obama's speech Thursday night earned mixed reviews, but his reminder of the campaign promises he ran on in 2008 made members of the audience emotional. Obama reminded the audience that all Americans, Democrat and Republican, have problems that can be solved.
A puzzling murder mystery in the French Alps has taken on international import as more and more details about the slain members of a British-Iraqi family are uncovered.
John Kerry, the one-time presidential nominee of the Democratic Party back in 2004, took the stage at the Democratic National Convention (DNC) Thursday night to support President Barack Obama's candidacy for a second term. The senior senator from Massachusetts and the tenth most senior figure in the Senate had one of the best speeches of the night by most accounts. John Kerry Speech At DNC 2012 Rattles GOP, Romney-Ryan Ticket [VIDEO, FULL TRANSCRIPT]
Iran is sending in its Revolutionary Guard to aid Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad, but it may not be enough as France and Turkey begin to lend assistance to the rebels.
The speech was curiously lacking in specifics about Obama's record to date, sticking instead to a vague framework for a potential second term. Here are a few of the things the president left out.
Obama's speech at the National Democratic Convention (DNC) 2012 in Charlotte Thursday not only instigated rounds of applause, but also broke a few Twitter records for political events. The speech was wildly popular on the social networking site, eliciting 52,757 tweets per minute, which was a new Twitter record for politics.
President Barack Obama made the case for change -- again -- after officially accepting the Democratic nomination for the presidency.
The full advance text of the president's acceptance speech at the Democratic National Convention.
The Democratic National Convention released a full transcript of Beau Biden's speech to the 2012 Democratic National Convention.