By EDITH M. LEDERERAssociated Press
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Hovering over this month's annual gathering of world leaders at the United Nations is the international community's failure to end the escalating war in Syria that is starting to spill over into a fragile and divided region.
By TOM RAUMAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney's comments expressing doubt about Palestinians' commitment to peace again highlight the closeness of his position to that of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Romney has sometimes echoed
By MATTHEW PENNINGTONAssociated Press
The U.S. accuses China of flouting trade rules and undervaluing its currency to helps its exporters, hurting American competitors and jobs. But imposing tariffs could set off a trade war and drive up prices for American consumers. Tensions have
By GEORGE JAHNAssociated Press
VIENNA (AP) - Iran's nuclear chief said Monday that "terrorists and saboteurs" might have infiltrated the International Atomic Energy Agency in an effort to derail his nation's atomic program. It was Tehran's harshest attack on the integrity of the U.N
By BRIAN MURPHYAssociated Press
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - At the height of the latest Islamic rage, one of the Muslim world's first media-celebrity imams told worshippers they were indeed witnessing a clash of civilizations. But just not the kind you think.
This one also is within
By The Associated Press
CAIRO (AP) - Here's a look at protests and reaction across the Middle East and elsewhere Sunday over an anti-Muslim film produced in the U.S. ridiculing the Prophet Muhammad.
Hundreds of Pakistanis broke through a barricade near the U.S. Consulate in the
By ADIL JAWAD and BASSEM MROUEAssociated Press
KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) - Hundreds of Pakistanis protesting an anti-Islam film broke through a barricade near the U.S. Consulate in the southern city of Karachi on Sunday, sparking clashes with police in which one demonstrator was killed and more
By ANNE FLAHERTYAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took his case on Iran directly to U.S. voters Sunday, telling the American public in televised interviews that the White House must be willing to draw a "red line" on Tehran's nuclear program,
By BRADLEY KLAPPERAssociated Press
With the Iraq war over and Afghanistan winding down, Iran is the most likely place for a new U.S. military conflict. Despite unprecedented global penalties, Iran's nuclear program is advancing. The United States and other Western nations fear
By ALI AKBAR DAREINIAssociated Press
TEHRAN (AP) - The top commander in Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard warned Sunday that his country's missiles will ensure "nothing will remain" of Israel if it takes military action against Tehran over its controversial nuclear program.