| May 12, 2014
| 11:21 AM
The people of Egypt have set their eyes on a dark horse presidential candidate.
He's ambitious, comfortable with world leaders and comfortable in front of a camera.†
Kevin Spacey is the subject of a tongue-in-cheek write-in...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 5:49 PM
As the Obama administration seeks $500 million in additional aid for Syrian rebels, a leading figure of the major U.S.-backed Syrian opposition coalition has ordered the disbanding and complete restructuring of the group's military wing.
The shake-up is...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 10:28 PM
President Barack Obama said on Thursday he was sending up to 300 U.S. military advisers to Iraq but stressed the need for a political solution to the Iraqi crisis as government forces battled Sunni rebels for control of the country's biggest refinery....
| Jun 18, 2014
| 8:50 AM
DUBAI (Reuters) - Irak pidi√≥ a Estados Unidos que lance ataques contra insurgentes sun√≠es, dijo el mi√©rcoles el ministro de Relaciones Exteriores iraqu√≠, Hoshyar Zebari, seg√ļn report√≥ un canal de televisi√≥n pan√°rabe.
Un bolet√≠n de noticias...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 10:58 AM
Iraqi security forces on Tuesday set up dragnets at airports and along highways leading out of the country in a hunt for hundreds of Al Qaeda-allied militants broken out of jail by a massive, coordinated assault on two prisons near Baghdad, Arab media...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 10:18 PM
Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zidan was seized by armed men and taken from a hotel in Tripoli, the capital, according to news reports early Thursday.
The Reuters news agency cited two Arab-language television stations, Sky News Arabia and Al Arabiya, both...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 3:06 AM
CAIRO -- Libya slipped deeper into turmoil Thursday when gunmen staged a brief but brazen abduction of the country’s prime minister, storming into a luxury hotel in the capital, Tripoli, and seizing him. He was freed hours later, Libya’s...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 4:41 PM
Only Muslims have the right to refer to their god as Allah, a Malaysian appeals court ruled Monday, setting off angry outcries among Christians and opposition political leaders that the government is oppressing minority faiths.
The name of Allah has...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 4:47 PM
Rising expectations of newlyweds living in their own homes and broader use of family planning in certain parts of the Arab world have drastically changed population dynamics in the region, with women marrying later and having few children, the...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 1:58 PM
WASHINGTON- -The White House said Friday that it will take weeks to deliver weapons and ammunition to Syrian rebels despite the rising death toll in the civil war and pleas for speedy assistance from anti-government forces.
The United States has created...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 4:41 PM
In the wake of a bombing attack that killed at least three senior Syrian officials, the silence of President Bashar Assad spurred furious speculation over his whereabouts and whether the embattled Syrian leader had himself been wounded in the bombing....
| Jul 25, 2012
| 5:53 PM
A former Syrian general whose defection was called a major blow to President Bashar Assad has finally spoken out publicly, voicing support for the rebellion but expressing fears that Syria could be torn asunder. “Our duty, as Syrians, is to unite...