Middle East

In Egypt, a corruption watchdog hit by backlash

Probing Egypt's most powerful agencies, a state corruption watchdog faces heavy backlash

Updated 24 minutes, 03 seconds ago

Syrian state TV: 14 killed in car bombing in Homs

Syrian state TV: 14 people killed by car bomb near mosque in pro-government district of Homs

Updated 59 minutes, 57 seconds ago

AP PHOTOS: Marking Jesus' journey on Good Friday

AP PHOTOS: Around the world, faithful re-enact events of Jesus' crucifixion on Good Friday

Updated 1 hours, 06 minutes ago

Christians mark Good Friday in the Holy Land

Christians in Holy Land re-enact crucifixion of Christ on Good Friday

Updated 1 hours, 18 minutes ago

Algeria's ailing president wins 4th term

Algeria's ailing president crushes opposition with landslide win, opposition cries foul

Updated 1 hours, 21 minutes ago

Bomb in shopping street in Iraqi capital kills 3

Officials in Iraq say bombing in busy shopping street in capital, Baghdad, kills 3 people

Friday - 04/18/2014, 09:52am EDT

Egypt stops attempt to smuggle Jewish artifacts

Officials in Egypt say they stopped an attempt to smuggle Jewish artifacts out of the country

Friday - 04/18/2014, 09:48am EDT

Vandals damage mosque in northern Israel

Police: Vandals damage mosque in northern Israel, apparent act by extremists

Friday - 04/18/2014, 06:50am EDT

Iran: Rouhani talks peace, outreach at army parade

Iran's President Rouhani underscores his outreach to West, moderate policies at army parade

Friday - 04/18/2014, 05:54am EDT

Opposition cries fraud in Algerian election

Opposition candidate cries fraud in Algerian presidential election, vows to reject results

Friday - 04/18/2014, 03:34am EDT

UN envoy urges Syria's warring sides to save Homs

UN envoy calls Syrian city of Homs 'theater of death and destruction,' asks for negotiations

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 10:40pm EDT

Iranian woman forgives son's killer at the gallows

At the last moment, Iranian woman forgives son's condemned killer as he stands at gallows

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 09:42pm EDT

Gulf Arab states strike new deal to heal rifts

Gulf Arab states strike deal with Qatar in Saudi Arabia to heal rifts after ambassadors row

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 07:49pm EDT

Curious about Palestine, Israeli visitors return

After years of enforced separation, some Israeli visitors return to Palestinian towns

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 12:45pm EDT

Gunmen attack Iraq military base, kill 10 soldiers

Militants launch attack on military base in northern Iraq, killing 10 soldiers, officials say

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 11:32am EDT

Israel arrests Arab journalist over Lebanon visit

Israel detains Israeli Arab journalist for attending newspaper conference in Lebanon

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 07:40am EDT

Key things to know as Algeria votes for president

Key things to know as Algeria holds presidential election in which incumbent expected to win

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 07:10am EDT

Moderate earthquake jolts southern Iran

Report: Moderate earthquake jolts remote district in southern Iran; no casualties reported

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 02:40am EDT

Iraq: Abu Ghraib prison closure not permanent

Iraq: Closure of infamous Abu Ghraib prison not permanent, will reopen once its area is safe

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 03:38pm EDT

Prominent human rights lawyer detained in Saudi

Saudi authorities detain a leading human rights lawyer, activists say

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 02:40pm EDT