Middle East

Report accuses Islamic State group of war crimes

Rights group accuses Islamic State militants of committing war crimes during Iraq offensive

Updated 12 minutes, 37 seconds ago

Video purports to show beheading of US journalist

Internet video purports to show beheading of US reporter Steven Sotloff by Islamic State group

Updated 13 minutes, 06 seconds ago

A look at dangers posed by the Islamic State group

A look at the Islamic State group and the threat it poses to the region and the world beyond

Updated 13 minutes, 36 seconds ago

AP Interview: Iran says it disrupts nuclear plots

AP Interview: Iran says it disrupts plots by foreign spies to damage its nuclear program

Tuesday - 09/02/2014, 03:14pm EDT

Saudi arrests 88 suspects in alleged al-Qaida cell

Saudi Arabia says it arrests 88 men suspected of being in al-Qaida cell plotting attacks

Tuesday - 09/02/2014, 02:48pm EDT

After Gaza war, poll finds support for Hamas rises

After 50-day Gaza war with Israel, poll shows dramatic rise in Palestinian support for Hamas

Tuesday - 09/02/2014, 02:40pm EDT

Syrian rebels issue demands for captive UN troops

Syrian rebels issue demands for release of captive UN peacekeepers

Tuesday - 09/02/2014, 02:40pm EDT

Sudan government closes Iranian cultural centers

Sudan government shuts down Iranian cultural centers, calling them social, ideological threat

Tuesday - 09/02/2014, 01:00pm EDT

Yemeni president dismisses Cabinet to ease tension

Yemeni president dismisses Cabinet in bid to end standoff with Shiite rebels

Tuesday - 09/02/2014, 12:00pm EDT

Clashes between Islamists, rivals in Libya kill 31

Libyan official: Clashes between Islamists, rivals in Benghazi kill 31 fighters on both sides

Tuesday - 09/02/2014, 11:38am EDT

Saudi executes 4 people for drug smuggling

Saudi executes 4 people for trying to smuggle pills and hashish

Tuesday - 09/02/2014, 11:10am EDT

Officials: Egypt bombing kills 11 police officers

Officials say roadside bomb kills 11 police officers in Egypt's troubled Sinai amid offensive

Tuesday - 09/02/2014, 10:10am EDT

Gunmen in Tunisia attempt to kill politician

Masked gunmen attempt to kill Tunisian politician in city near Algeria

Tuesday - 09/02/2014, 09:10am EDT

Iran unveils new surface-to-air missile, radars

Iran unveils new surface-to-air missile, radar systems in effort to boost defense capabilities

Tuesday - 09/02/2014, 05:50am EDT

Syrian rebels, government clash in Golan Heights

Syrian rebels, government troops clash in Golan Heights near Israeli frontier, activists say

Tuesday - 09/02/2014, 05:00am EDT

Iraqi prime minister pledges to root out militants

Outgoing Iraqi prime minister pledges to turn country into 'big grave' for Sunni militants

Tuesday - 09/02/2014, 03:20am EDT

Rights group: Witness for report on Egypt detained

Human Rights Watch says witness for its report on mass killings in Egypt last summer detained

Monday - 09/01/2014, 02:16pm EDT

Last-minute effort to end crisis with Yemen rebels

Yemen presidential envoy in talks with Shiite rebels in last-minute effort to end crisis

Monday - 09/01/2014, 01:52pm EDT

Body of slain soldier returned to Lebanese army

Body of Lebanese soldier killed by Islamic militants returned as his comrades still held

Monday - 09/01/2014, 12:00pm EDT