09/12/2013 12:24amThe crisis over chemical weapons in Syria has underlined a central dilemma for the West as it tries to deal with the country's civil war _ the lack of attractive alternatives to President Bashar Assad.
09/12/2013 2:11amPalestinians are in a precarious economic position and may struggle to keep financing their budgets over time, the International Monetary Fund mission chief for the West Bank and Gaza warned.
09/12/2013 4:47amA state security court in Yemen has convicted five Saudis of entering the country illegally but only sentenced three of them to 18 months in jail.
09/12/2013 7:47amThe Qatar-based Al-Jazeera TV is taking legal action in international courts against the Egyptian government for closing its offices, jamming its signals and arresting its reporters, the network said Thursday.
09/12/2013 11:12amFor 15 years, Iranian presidents have been drawn to the U.N.'s global stage to mold their image and press their message.
09/12/2013 1:58pmIn 1993, the words rang hopeful and historic. Israel and the PLO agreed "it is time to put an end to decades of confrontation and conflict," live in peaceful co-existence and reach a "just, lasting and comprehensive peace settlement."