The Nobel Peace Prize awarded to Barack Obama appears to be an effort to spur on, rather than reward, peacemaking.
Obama's Nobel Peace Prize comes as the president faces a crucial decision on increasing troop levels in Afghanistan. Obama said Friday he accepts the award as a 'call to action.'
2009 Nobel Peace Prize to Obama reflects European appreciation for his cooperative, engaged approach to world politics.
Obama can't afford to let history repeat itself in the Middle East.
As a diplomat, Albright enlisted her jewelry to send signals – some more pointed than others.
In rare interview, Al-Aqsa Mosque's Sheikh Hussein speaks out against Israel's actions.
UN official John Holmes visits Yemen Thursday to highlight thehumanitarian crisis as concerns grow about a potential haven for AlQaeda.
Saudi Arabia, a close US ally, has switched from a policy of isolation toward engagement. Some hope the warming could bolster US Middle East peace efforts.
Hamas cancels Fatah reconciliation talks in Egypt. At the UN, Libya gets a hearing today about allegations in the Goldstone report on the Gaza war.