10/07/2013 5:53amGrubby-faced children huddle on a small swing pushed indoors to protect them from bombardment in the northern Syrian village of Kafer Lata.
10/07/2013 7:09amGrubby-faced children huddle around a small swing that was brought indoors so they could play _ at least a tiny bit sheltered by the walls of their home from the relentless bombardment in the northern Syrian village of Kfar Lata.
10/07/2013 7:11amLibya said Sunday it has asked the United States for "clarifications" regarding the abduction in Tripoli of an al-Qaida leader linked to the 1998 U.S. Embassy bombings in East Africa, adding that Libyan nationals should be tried in their own country.
10/07/2013 12:00pmEgypt's interim president visited Saudi Arabia on Monday for his first foreign trip, highlighting a regional realignment spurred by the military ouster of the Muslim Brotherhood from power in Cairo.
10/07/2013 1:07pmAlgeria's foreign minister says the diplomats who remain captive after being kidnapped from its Gao consulate in northern Mali in April 2012 are still alive.
10/07/2013 1:10pmIran does not plan to unblock Facebook and Twitter for the general public even if some top government officials use it, the minister of telecommunications and information technology said Monday.
10/07/2013 1:58pmTo his supporters, Rabbi Ovadia Yosef was a revered spiritual sage who empowered masses of disenfranchised Sephardic Jews. Among secular Israelis, he was widely perceived as a medieval figure, bedecked in flowing robes and occasionally given to bizarre rants.
10/07/2013 2:59pmWhile riots turned the neighborhoods of Cairo into deadly battlegrounds this weekend, Egypt's most powerful man _ the head of the armed forces _ enjoyed a star-studded show.
10/07/2013 3:10pmThe Libyan militant accused by Washington in the killing of the U.S. ambassador told The Associated Press on Monday he's not worried about being next on the list for capture by the Americans after the U.S. commando raid that spirited a senior al-Qaida suspect out of Tripoli.