The impoverished country's battles against Shiite rebels and a growing Al Qaeda threat have heightened tensions between Sunni and Shiite neighbors in the region.
08/27/2009 01:00 am
For the Jewish state, the settlements are eminently sensible and their growth is almost certain to continue, either openly or stealthily.
08/25/2009 01:00 am
The Obama administration hopes all parties will jump into the peace process together. Egypt's Mubarak and other Arab leaders must leap, too.
08/19/2009 01:00 am
Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah hurled the latest warning on Friday, a month after 60 blasts at a suspected Hezbollah weapons cache in southern Lebanon heightened tensions.
08/15/2009 01:00 am
Lubna Hussein faces 40 lashes if convicted in a month's time for dressing indecently.
08/12/2009 01:00 am
A force to reckon with in President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s second term, the Guards are led by commanders whose worldview was forged during the devastating Iran-Iraq war.
08/06/2009 01:00 am
We must defend freedom in Iran soon – or deal with nuclear-armed fanatics later.
08/05/2009 01:00 am
On Tuesday, the Palestinian president convened his party's first congress since 1989 to strengthen its position in negotiations with Israel, Hamas.
08/04/2009 01:00 am
In a contemporary twist on “1,001 Nights,” a Lebanese grandmother spends her nights telling tales about her Arab-American family.
08/01/2009 01:00 am
07/30/2009 01:00 am