A court convicted 26 members of a Hezbollah spy cell guilty of plotting terror attacks in Egypt. Analysts say the Lebanese militant group crossed a political red line by using Egypt as a base to send weapons to Gaza.
04/29/2010 01:57 pm
Entrepreneurs from more than 50 countries gathered at the summit on entrepreneurship in Washington to learn how individual action can expand opportunity, especially in the Muslim world.
04/27/2010 03:10 pm
As US Middle East peace envoy George Mitchell arrived in Israel on Thursday, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu insisted there will be no halt to settlement building in East Jerusalem, even as a far right political ally hinted at some flexibility over a freeze.
04/22/2010 03:20 pm
Further complicating peace talks as White House envoy George Mitchell arrives in Israel today, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu rejected Barack Obama's call for a building halt in East Jerusalem.
04/22/2010 09:16 am
In Syria, the steam bath, or hammam, remains a focal point of socializing, even among working women and busy families.
04/20/2010 05:55 pm
If Israelis and Palestinians agreed to cohost the 2020 Olympic Games, it could help them clear hurdles to sustainable peace.
04/20/2010 10:33 am
Israel President Shimon Peres said Tuesday that Syria is shipping weapons to Hezbollah in Lebanon. The militant group, a powerful political party in Lebanon, fought Israel to a standstill in a war in southern Lebanon in 2006.
04/13/2010 07:14 pm
Iran said it would not be bound by any decision made by the 47 nations at this week's nuclear security summit in Washington. Tehran is preparing to hold its own counter-proliferation summit next weekend.
04/12/2010 02:45 pm
The nuclear security summit is a baby step toward total nonproliferation. But that worthy goal can't divert Obama's attention from the prime US role of resolving conflicts that create a desire for nukes.
04/12/2010 02:13 pm
As world leaders convene in Washington for a summit on halting the spread of nuclear weapons, a global debate is rising on the merits – and feasibility – of total nuclear disarmament.
04/06/2010 03:15 pm