Middle East

Analysis: In Syria, no good options for West

Analysis: In fourth year of war, West bedeviled by lack of good options in Syria

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Syria's Alawites pay heavy price as they bury sons

Syria's Alawites pay heavy price for war as they bury their sons, Assad's soldiers

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Peshmerga fighters enter Syrian border

Iraqi peshmerga fighters enter Syria to save besieged town of Kobani

Friday - 10/31/2014, 05:19pm EDT

Yemen's Shiite rebels give president ultimatum

Yemen's Shiite rebels, in control of capital, give president 10 days to form a government

Friday - 10/31/2014, 04:40pm EDT

Fearing uprising, Iraq militants hunt ex-police

Islamic State group kills dozens of former Iraqi police, trying to eliminate threat to rule

Friday - 10/31/2014, 02:16pm EDT

Bombs at marketplaces near Baghdad kill 15 people

Bombings at markets near Baghdad kill at least 15 people, Iraqi officials say

Friday - 10/31/2014, 08:22am EDT

Israel closes Jerusalem holy site after shooting

Israel closes Jerusalem holy site after shooting, drawing Palestinian condemnation

Friday - 10/31/2014, 05:38am EDT

Small Iraqi peshmerga force enters Syrian town

Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga troops enter Syrian town of Kobani to fight Islamic militants

Thursday - 10/30/2014, 10:52pm EDT

Family of held Egypt activists on hunger strike

Mother, sister of detained Egyptian activists on hunger strike to gain their freedom

Thursday - 10/30/2014, 02:13pm EDT

Malala donates prize money to rebuild Gaza school

Nobel peace winner Malala donates funds to build war-damaged Gaza school

Thursday - 10/30/2014, 01:00pm EDT

Jailed reporter's family asks Iran to release him

The family of a Washington Post reporter jailed without charge in Iran since July is urging authorities in Tehran to release him.

Thursday - 10/30/2014, 12:35pm EDT

Amnesty: Libyan militias committing war crimes

Amnesty International says Libyan fighters committing war crimes with impunity

Thursday - 10/30/2014, 12:00pm EDT

Group says militants killed 600 Iraqi prisoners

Rights group accuses Islamic State militants of killing some 600 Shiite Iraqi prison inmates

Thursday - 10/30/2014, 11:40am EDT

Syrian official slams Turkey 'aggression'

AP Interview: Assad adviser says Turkey's involvement in Syrian city is 'aggression'

Thursday - 10/30/2014, 11:13am EDT

AP PHOTOS: Israel prison hosts inmate fashion show

AP PHOTOS: At an Israeli prison, professional models prowl the catwalk in inmates' creations

Thursday - 10/30/2014, 08:55am EDT

Iran foils sabotage attempt on heavy water tanks

Report: Iran foils sabotage attempt involving tanks used for transporting heavy water

Thursday - 10/30/2014, 07:00am EDT

Anti-Islamists take most seats in Tunisia poll

Liberal party takes 39 percent of seats in Tunisia elections, Islamists close second

Thursday - 10/30/2014, 04:00am EDT

Peshmerga troops cheered by fellow Kurds in Turkey

Peshmerga troops, en route to fight Islamic militants in Syria, cheered by Kurds in Turkey

Thursday - 10/30/2014, 04:00am EDT

Residents: Islamic State group kills 30 Iraqi men

Residents say Islamic State group lines up, shoots dead 30 Sunni men in town in western Iraq

Thursday - 10/30/2014, 03:26am EDT

Israeli leader lashes back at harsh US criticism

Responding to tough US criticism, Israel's Netanyahu says he's targeted for 'defending Israel'

Thursday - 10/30/2014, 12:56am EDT