Iraqi officials: IS extremists line up, kill 50

Iraqi officials say Islamic State group lines up, kills 50 tribesmen, women in Anbar province

Updated 08 minutes, 47 seconds ago

Iraqi peshmerga fighters prepare for Syria battle

Iraqi peshmerga fighter prepare to battle against Islamic State group in Syrian town of Kobani

Updated 09 minutes, 00 seconds ago

Iran says 93 percent of executions drug-related

Responding to UN report, Iranian official says 93 percent of executions involve drug smuggling

Updated 39 minutes, 04 seconds ago

Analysis: In Syria, no good options for West

Analysis: In fourth year of war, West bedeviled by lack of good options in Syria

Updated 1 hours, 26 minutes ago

Syria's Alawites pay heavy price as they bury sons

Syria's Alawites pay heavy price for war as they bury their sons, Assad's soldiers

Saturday - 11/01/2014, 05:48am EDT

Commander: 18 Islamist fighters killed in Libya

Islamist commander says 18 militia fighters killed in assault on town in western Libya

Saturday - 11/01/2014, 04:50am EDT

Peshmerga fighters enter Syrian border

Iraqi peshmerga fighters enter Syria to save besieged town of Kobani

Friday - 10/31/2014, 05:19pm EDT

Yemen's Shiite rebels give president ultimatum

Yemen's Shiite rebels, in control of capital, give president 10 days to form a government

Friday - 10/31/2014, 04:40pm EDT

Fearing uprising, Iraq militants hunt ex-police

Islamic State group kills dozens of former Iraqi police, trying to eliminate threat to rule

Friday - 10/31/2014, 02:16pm EDT

Bombs at marketplaces near Baghdad kill 15 people

Bombings at markets near Baghdad kill at least 15 people, Iraqi officials say

Friday - 10/31/2014, 08:22am EDT

Israel closes Jerusalem holy site after shooting

Israel closes Jerusalem holy site after shooting, drawing Palestinian condemnation

Friday - 10/31/2014, 05:38am EDT

Small Iraqi peshmerga force enters Syrian town

Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga troops enter Syrian town of Kobani to fight Islamic militants

Thursday - 10/30/2014, 10:52pm EDT

Family of held Egypt activists on hunger strike

Mother, sister of detained Egyptian activists on hunger strike to gain their freedom

Thursday - 10/30/2014, 02:13pm EDT

Malala donates prize money to rebuild Gaza school

Nobel peace winner Malala donates funds to build war-damaged Gaza school

Thursday - 10/30/2014, 01:00pm EDT

Jailed reporter's family asks Iran to release him

The family of a Washington Post reporter jailed without charge in Iran since July is urging authorities in Tehran to release him.

Thursday - 10/30/2014, 12:35pm EDT

Amnesty: Libyan militias committing war crimes

Amnesty International says Libyan fighters committing war crimes with impunity

Thursday - 10/30/2014, 12:00pm EDT

Group says militants killed 600 Iraqi prisoners

Rights group accuses Islamic State militants of killing some 600 Shiite Iraqi prison inmates

Thursday - 10/30/2014, 11:40am EDT

Syrian official slams Turkey 'aggression'

AP Interview: Assad adviser says Turkey's involvement in Syrian city is 'aggression'

Thursday - 10/30/2014, 11:13am EDT

AP PHOTOS: Israel prison hosts inmate fashion show

AP PHOTOS: At an Israeli prison, professional models prowl the catwalk in inmates' creations

Thursday - 10/30/2014, 08:55am EDT

Iran foils sabotage attempt on heavy water tanks

Report: Iran foils sabotage attempt involving tanks used for transporting heavy water

Thursday - 10/30/2014, 07:00am EDT