CAIRO (AP) - Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi's supporters and opponents have clashed outside the presidential palace in Cairo, pelting each other with rocks and fighting with sticks.
Wednesday's clashes began when thousands of Islamist supporters of Morsi descended on the area around the
By By AMY TEIBELAssociated Press
JERUSALEM (AP) - Palestinians and Israelis hardened their positions Wednesday over a contentious new settlement push around Jerusalem, with Israel going full throttle on plans to develop the area and the Palestinians trying to block it through an appeal to the U
By By EDITH M. LEDERERAssociated Press
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - U.N. experts accused the Rwandan military of commanding Congolese rebel forces in their recent capture of the strategic city of Goma, saying a top Rwandan commander traveled to Congo to oversee the offensive and hundreds of Rwandan
By By KEVIN FREKINGAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - House Speaker John Boehner's decision to take plum committee assignments away from four conservative Republican lawmakers after they bucked party leaders on key votes isn't going over well with advocacy groups that viewed them as
By By ABDI GULEDAssociated Press
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) - In parts of Somalia's capital, rubble-strewn lots that once served as sniper positions have been rebuilt into well-maintained homes, hotels and shopping plazas. Housing prices have doubled, or even gone up ten-fold.
More than a year
By By BEN HUBBARDAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - Syria's civil war is closing in on President Bashar Assad's seat of power in Damascus with clashes between government forces and rebels flaring around the city Tuesday, raising fears the capital will become the next major battlefield in
By By SLOBODAN LEKIC and BRADLEY KLAPPERAssociated Press
BRUSSELS (AP) - NATO announced Tuesday that it will deploy Patriot anti-missile systems near Turkey's southern border, shoring up defenses against the threat of cross-border attacks from Syria and bringing the United States and its
By By ROBERT BURNSAP National Security Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - It was a sneak attack, but not by the enemy they feared.
U.S. Army Capts. Joshua Lawrence and Drew Russell were inside a small command post on an Afghan army base, wrapping up a long day of coordinating the safe arrival of nearly
By By JULIE WATSONAssociated Press
CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. (AP) - Navy Secretary Ray Mabus on Monday honored four members of a Marine special operations team in a rare public ceremony for those who have served in the covert forces.
In a ceremony at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Mabus awarded Marine
By By LARRY NEUMEISTERAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - One of the biggest awards ever issued for racial harassment in high school - $1 million - was upheld Monday by a federal appeals panel that said it was fair for a jury to conclude a school district should have done more to stop demeaning,