Iraqi lawmakers reject picks for interior, defense

Iraq's parliament rejects prime minister's picks for key posts of defense, interior ministers

Updated 09 minutes, 27 seconds ago

Egypt official says working to amend protest law

Ministerial official says body working to amend disputed protest law

Updated 09 minutes, 31 seconds ago

World Bank: Palestinian economy to shrink in 2014

World Bank: Palestinian economy to shrink 4 percent in 2014, after several years of growth

Updated 1 hours, 07 minutes ago

Syrian aircraft crashes in city held by IS group

Syria activists say military aircraft crashes in city held by militant Islamic State group

Updated 1 hours, 27 minutes ago

Islamic State group issues new curriculum in Iraq

Defiant residents in Iraqi city keep children out of school as militants issue new curriculum

Tuesday - 09/16/2014, 05:18am EDT

Gazans rush to enjoy life after ruinous war

Gazans rush to enjoy life after devastating conflict, thinly masking widespread despair

Tuesday - 09/16/2014, 12:12am EDT

Egypt raises $8.5B for Suez Canal expansion

Egypt's Central Bank: Funding for Suez Canal expansion covered by investment certificates

Monday - 09/15/2014, 04:10pm EDT

Mystery airstrikes target Libyan Islamist militias

Airstrikes by unknown party target Libya's Islamist-allied militias near capital, killing 1

Monday - 09/15/2014, 03:50pm EDT

25 killed in clashes in northern Yemen

At least 25 killed in clashes between Islamist tribesmen, Shiite rebels in northern Yemen

Monday - 09/15/2014, 03:30pm EDT

Bombings kill 8 people in Iraq

Iraqi officials say 2 separate bombings kill 8 people

Monday - 09/15/2014, 03:20pm EDT

Dubai's Atlantis resort to get $1.4B expansion

New $1.4 billion expansion will add hundreds of new suites to Dubai's Atlantis resort

Monday - 09/15/2014, 01:59pm EDT

Prominent Egyptian activist freed on bail

Tired but smiling, prominent Egyptian activist on trial over protest law freed on bail

Monday - 09/15/2014, 01:24pm EDT

Dozens of migrants drown off Libyan coast

2 boats carrying migrants capsize off Libyan coast, killing dozens

Monday - 09/15/2014, 01:00pm EDT

Mideast complexities confound US coalition effort

Mideast's complexities confound US efforts to build a coalition against Islamic State group

Monday - 09/15/2014, 12:32pm EDT

Kurdish fighters advance against jihadis in Syria

Kurdish fighters capture several Syrian villages amid heavy fighting with Islamic State group

Monday - 09/15/2014, 12:22pm EDT

Israeli ex-Mossad chief Yitzhak Hofi dead at 87

Former Israeli Mossad chief, military general Yitzhak Hofi dead at 87

Monday - 09/15/2014, 10:50am EDT

Egypt says will boost security at tourist sites

Egypt says it will boost security procedures at tourist sites and hotels

Monday - 09/15/2014, 08:10am EDT

Israeli court postpones imprisonment of Olmert

Court postpones imprisonment of former Israeli leader Olmert, pending appeal

Monday - 09/15/2014, 06:40am EDT

Iran's top leader discharged from hospital

Iran's supreme leader discharged from hospital after prostate surgery

Monday - 09/15/2014, 05:50am EDT

Egypt: Qatar ordered Islamists out within 2 months

Egypt says Qatar gave 2-month ultimatum for Muslim Brotherhood leaders and reporters to leave

Sunday - 09/14/2014, 05:00pm EDT