Tens of thousands of Muslims turned out across Pakistan Friday to protest an anti-Islamic film and vulgar cartoons depicting the Prophet Muhammad.
North Korea and Iran appear to be deepening their nuclear technology relationship under a new agreement reached between the two nations that President Bush labelled part of an 'axis of evil.'
An Iranian religious foundation has reportedly raised the amount it would pay for the killing of Salman Rushdie, author of a novel considered blasphemous by Iranian clerics.
Protesters who attacked embassies and clashed with police in at least 17 Muslim countries outraged by more than an anti-Islam video.
As Tariq al-Hashemi's death sentence heightens sectarian tensions in Iraq, Shiite Iran's role there is getting more attention, including a potential clerical succession struggle in Najaf.
Russia has trained hundreds of Iranian nuclear scientists and blocked international action against Tehran. But beneath the surface, there is profound distrust.
Speaking in Tehran today, UN chief Ban Ki-moon criticized Iran for failing to reassure the world it is not pursuing nuclear weapons as the IAEA reported its nonmilitary nuclear work continues apace.
The UN International Atomic Energy Agency says the number of nuclear centrifuges, used to enrich uranium, more than doubled to 2,140 from 1,064 in May. But the IAEA said the new centrifuges were not yet operating.
Iran's effort to prove that international isolation efforts have failed was undermined by discord with the UN and Egypt over its nuclear work and continued support for Syria's President Assad.
The rallying call by Mohammed Morsi showed the huge divide between Iran's stalwart support of Assad and the growing network of regional powers pushing for his downfall.