Reacting to swine flu by slaughtering pigs, Cairo upends a key part of its service economy – Christian trash collectors.
Ethiopian immigrants say the refusal of schools to integrate their children is part of a pattern of discrimination that has diluted the idealism that drew them in the first place.
Israel's offensive in Gaza largely stopped the Hamas rocket fire. But residents are reluctant to let down their guard.
A millionaire owner of Gaza's finest Arab stallions, a fluent English student, a farmer, and a respected human rights advocate share their views.
Isolated by Israel and alienated by Hamas, they see little room for constructive lives in a society that is disintegrating.
Former British ambassador to Iran suggests ways to negotiate over nuclear policy.
The funeral procession of the influential religious and political figure is to make its way south on Saturday to the holy city of Karbala, and then to Najaf, where Hakim will be buried.
An organization helping teachers to promote conflict resolution in classrooms hopes the effort could blossom into a more peaceful national culture.
A lead Palestinian peace negotiator says the demand for a full settlement freeze – not a partial one – is a precondition to resuming peace talks. But a meeting between Prime Minister Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority President Abbas is still possible in September.
London report of Israeli-Palestinian plan linked to Iran sanctions disputed by European experts.
The respected delegation, headed by former Brazilian President Fernando Henrique Cardoso, irked Israel by initially planning to meet Hamas in Gaza. That trip has been delayed.
Angry Israeli politicians and journalists charge claim of organ theft from Palestinians a "blood libel." They're seeking Swedish government condemnation, and threaten a chill in diplomatic relations if it isn't forthcoming.
Israeli Prime Minister Bejamin Netanyahu begins a four-day trip to Europe on Monday. In London on Wednesday, he'll discuss how to fast-track the peace process with US Middle East envoy George Mitchell.
Iraq's Foreign Ministry saw 10 percent of its staff killed or injured. Foreign minister blames systemic security breaches for last week's assault.
Gov. Salah Abdel-Razzaq also says that Saudi Arabia may be connected to last week's truck bombs that killed more than 100 people. His comments highlight the level of mistrust between the Shiite-led government and Sunni political parties.
Attacks rise, but a new $21 million court has failed to convict any major suspects in six months. US Marines frustrated by shrinking role in key Iraqi city
The government had plans to dismantle Baghdad's concrete blast walls in the next 40 days, but some residents now want them to stay.
Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki held meetings late into Wednesday night to reassess security measures. Iraqi official provides first details of how trucks with tons of explosives managed to get within striking distance of two ministries.
From street sweepers to Foreign Ministry guards, Iraqis say their countrymen are falling short of their duty to protect them.
The Egyptian president hopes Obama will back away from Bush's push for reform, which caused a rift between the two nations.