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

Egypt Islamist sentenced to 7 years for forgery

Egypt court sentences Islamist to 7 years for concealing his mother has US citizenship

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 02:24pm EDT

Detained Berlusconi ally taken ill in Lebanon

Detained Berlusconi ally moved to hospital in Lebanon, in stable condition

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 02:20pm EDT

Algerian election faces disaffected populace

Algeria's elections confronted by widespread disillusionment among young population

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

Watchdog: Rise in targeted media killings in Syria

International watchdog: Deliberate murders of journalists land Syria on 2014 Impunity Index

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 01:17pm EDT

Israel police disperse riot at Jerusalem holy site

Israeli police fire tear gas, disperse Palestinian rioters at Jerusalem holy site

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 12:49pm EDT

Jordanian jets strike vehicles on Syrian border

Jordanian army says kingdom's air force strikes cars on the border with Syria

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 12:40pm EDT

Egypt clamps hold over mosques to control message

Amid crackdown on Islamists, Egypt clamps control over mosques and preachers' message

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 10:42am EDT

Session to elect Lebanon president on April 23

Parliamentary session to elect Lebanese president set for April 23

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 10:21am EDT

Official: Iran will not discuss missile program

Iran will not discuss its ballistic missiles program as part of nuclear talks, minister says

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 07:40am EDT

Hamas praises deadly West Bank shooting

Hamas prime minister of Gaza Strip praises shooting that killed Israeli in the West Bank

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 02:08am EDT

Saudi king replaces intelligence chief Bandar

Saudi king replaces intelligence Bandar bin Sultan with his deputy Youssef al-Idrisi

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 03:18pm EDT

Syrian forces try seize rebel-held areas of Homs

Syrian forces try seize rebel-held areas of Homs, weakened by defections and cut supply lines

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 02:35pm EDT

Bombing wounds 3 in central Cairo

Bombing on bridge in central Cairo wounds 2 policemen, 1 civilian

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 11:40am EDT

Iran envoy visits Emirates in sign of warming ties

Iranian foreign minister holds talks with Emirati officials in sign of warming ties

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 11:40am EDT

Gunmen abduct Jordanian ambassador in Libya

Masked gunmen abduct Jordanian ambassador in Libyan capital

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 11:10am EDT

Zeina Karam appointed AP's Beirut bureau chief

Zeina Karam, veteran AP correspondent in the Middle East, to lead coverage of Syria war

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 10:08am EDT

Yemen: Al-Qaida militants kill deputy governor

Yemen official: Suspected al-Qaida militants assassinate deputy governor in southern province

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 05:50am EDT

Egypt: El-Sissi in final step to run for president

Egypt's former military chief takes final formal step to run for president

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 03:50am EDT