08/19/2013 4:12amIran's powerful Revolutionary Guards paramilitary units plan to teach drone-hunting to school students, an Iranian newspaper reported Monday.
08/19/2013 7:21amIsrael is quietly and carefully watching the turmoil in neighboring Egypt while maintaining close contacts with the Egyptian military amid concerns that the escalating crisis could weaken their common battle against Islamic militants in the Sinai Peninsula, officials said.
08/19/2013 11:27amUnited Arab Emirates authorities held an Egyptian journalist without charge and subjected him to mistreatment in a secret prison on accusation of membership in an Islamist group, a human rights group said Monday.
08/19/2013 12:13pmA top adviser to Iran's supreme leader says the election of centrist Hasan Rouhani as the country's president gives an opportunity to world powers to reach a deal with Iran over its nuclear program _ but that Tehran will never again suspend its nuclear activities.
08/19/2013 12:25pmTurkey is pressing the Egyptian government to release a Turkish journalist who was detained after police stormed a mosque in Cairo and swept up hundreds of supporters of the country's ousted president who had sought refuge there.
08/19/2013 1:53pmShepherds from this Palestinian village say they think twice before taking their herds to graze near Jewish settlement outposts in the area, fearing attacks by militant settlers.
08/19/2013 3:24pmAs violent clashes roiled Egypt, looters made away with a prized 3,500-year-old limestone statue, ancient beaded jewelry and more than 1,000 other artifacts in the biggest theft to hit an Egyptian museum in living memory.
08/19/2013 4:41pmThe police captain says he has memories of pretending to be dead, of men being dragged around by cars, of a policeman being told by his attacker: "We will give you a slow death."