By HEIDI VOGTAssociated Press
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - A suicide bomber killed 21 people including three U.S. soldiers at a checkpoint in a packed market in eastern Afghanistan on Wednesday - the third assault targeting Americans in as many days.
By ABDULLAH AL-SHIHRIAssociated Press
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) - The aged king of Saudi Arabia led a burial ceremony Sunday for his brother, Crown Prince Nayef Abdul-Aziz, in the holy city of Mecca before his internment following evening prayers. He was the second heir to the
By ABDULLAH AL-SHIHRI and LEE KEATHAssociated Press
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) - Crown Prince Nayef, the hardline interior minister who spearheaded Saudi Arabia's fierce crackdown crushing al-Qaida's branch in the country after the 9/11 attacks in the United States and
By ALBERT AJI and ZEINA KARAMAssociated Press
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) - A team of United Nations observers entered the Syrian town of Haffa Thursday after government troops overran the area near the Mediterranean coast, seizing the territory back from rebels after battles that
By DONNA CASSATAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Democrats and Republicans pressed ahead on President Barack Obama's choice for U.S. ambassador to Iraq, even though a top GOP lawmaker has "grave concerns" about the nomination of Brett McGurk.