Spectators at the social event prior to the Prix de Diane, in Chantilly, West of Paris, Sunday.
Many human rights and democracy activists in the Middle East are disillusioned with Obama's lack of action. But Egypt's acceptance today of 21 human rights recommendations after a visit by Vice President Biden may signal a shift.
Israel is expected on Friday or Saturday to appoint a former Supreme Court judge and foreign observers to an inquiry panel that will investigate the fatal Israeli raid of the 'Freedom Flotilla.'
Israel's growing isolation – including the global outcry over the May 31 Gaza flotilla raid – strengthens a pessimistic world view, say analysts. Israelis see international criticism as hyperbole linked to centuries of anti-Jewish persecution – and something that can be ignored.
Israel partially eased its economic blockade of Gaza on Wednesday, allowing cookies, soda, and canned fruit to be legally sold there for the first time in more than a year.
Recent arrests in New York, Texas, and Yemen could support the trend of Americans heading abroad for terrorism training. But do the US and Yemen have conflicting security interests?
Iran is worried that Turkey is stealing the limelight on an issue Tehran has championed since 1979: the Palestinian cause. So its Revolutionary Guard has offered to escort an Iranian Gaza flotilla.
It won’t be easy, but without Israel, there can be no meaningful talks on creating a WMD-free zone in the Middle East.
The arrest of Mohammed Mahmood Alessa and Carlos Eduardo Almonte on Sunday in the New Jersey terror plot was the second terror arrest at JFK airport in two months, perhaps by design.
Women dressed as 19th century horsewomen known as escaramuzas and a charro (c.) are seen before their performance during the anniversary of the inauguration of Lienzo La Nacional, in Mexico City on Sunday. The Lienzo La Nacional is where charros practice La Charreria, a type of a rodeo based on their working practices, which has been a national sport since 1933.