11/05/2013 1:45amAn Iranian newspaper says more than 50 people were hospitalized in a southern city where air pollution levels spiked this week.
11/05/2013 7:50amThe police force of Syria, engulfed in a bitter civil war, is looking for recruits _ for its musical band.
11/05/2013 7:53amA Palestinian official says the commission probing the death of Yasser Arafat has received long-awaited test results from a Swiss laboratory.
11/05/2013 11:09amIran's media says its forces have killed eight drug smugglers in a shootout and confiscated some two tons of narcotics.
11/05/2013 11:21amMany workers stayed off the streets to avoid checkpoints looking for invalid labor papers. Thousands of others had already arranged one-way journeys home, with Saudi officials insisting that those without the right visas and documents would receive no leniency.