President Obama's trip to Asia shows just how much the global power balance has shifted. China and India now hold the key to Western economic recovery. In this climate, the US must learn a new form of international leadership.
Jake Gyllenhaal wears his heroism lightly as the prince in the video-game inspired ‘Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time.'
Since the 1979 Islamic revolution, Iran has rebuffed a string of potential allies from Canada to Britain and now Russia. Why? An outside enemy helps revolutionary regimes consolidate power.
Israelis in costume attend the annual Purim parade in Holon, near Tel Aviv, Israel, on March 1. Purim celebrates the Jews' salvation from genocide in ancient Persia, as recounted in the Scroll of Esther.
Exiled Poles were sent to Persia, as one woman discovers in tracing her grandmother's journey to America.
The debate over sending more US troops frames a larger clash over counterinsurgency strategy as the new template for war.
One issue that should be put on the table is what Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad put on display this week in New York: Iran's religious minorities.
Swiss village where Sherlock Holmes's archenemy meets his end readies for flood of fans May 22.
Rights activists say the decision on a case brought by Bahais is an historic first step towards a more inclusive definition of Egyptian identity.