10/01/2013 6:23amA judge in Qatar on Tuesday ordered an American couple to remain jailed pending trial on charges of starving to death their 8-year-old adopted daughter. The couple claims the girl died in January from medical problems complicated by anorexia-like bouts.
10/01/2013 9:06amIsrael Gutman, who survived the Nazi atrocities of World War II and dedicated his life to researching the Holocaust, has died. He was 90.
10/01/2013 9:15amClutching his books close to his chest, 12-year-old Abdo al-Fikri eagerly walked into a classroom in Madaya, an opposition-held village in northern Syria, his brother and sister trailing behind him.
10/01/2013 9:44amIran's foreign minister on Tuesday called the leader of Israel a liar who requires deception to promote his policies, saying Iran will not allow him to influence future talks with world powers about Tehran's disputed nuclear activities.
10/01/2013 1:13pmSudan's deadly street riots, provoked by a near-doubling of fuel prices, highlight a problem that has become critical across the Middle East _ the subsidies that for decades have kept down the cost of basic needs for societies where poverty is rife.