India, South Africa, and three other counties were elected Tuesday to the five open nonpermanent seats on the US Security Council. In the past, India and South Africa have been loath to punish Iran.
A UN employee that was part of a UN Security Council visit to Sudan's Darfur was kidnapped on Thursday night.
Iran officials said a leak at the Bushehr nuclear power plant will prevent it from beginning operation this year. The delay comes as experts suggest the facility might have been targeted by a foreign government using the Stuxnet computer worm.
Palestinian leaders say continued settlement expansion in the West Bank could halt peace talks by the end of the week. Is an acceptable compromise in the works?
Rachel Corrie was killed by an Israeli military bulldozer while defending a Palestinian home in Gaza in 2003. Today, for all the fierce division the Corrie family's recent civil suit against Israel rekindles, her story speaks more than ever to our interconnections.
Turkey's President Abdullah Gul discusses Iran's nuclear program, Turkey's unique role as a mediator, and next steps for Israel after the Gaza flotilla incident.
Some Iranian observers say Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was bombastic during his United Nations speech to maintain his tough image at home.
Ahmadinejad, addressing the UN General Assembly, says Iran will host a terror conference to investigate who was really behind 9/11. US delegation walks out in protest.