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Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, center, leaves a meeting with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and other U.S. officials at a hotel in Lausanne, Switzerland, in this March 26, 2015, file photo. (AP Photo/Brendan Smialowski, Pool)

Iran may run centrifuges at fortified site

- Associated Press

The United States is considering letting Tehran run hundreds of centrifuges at a once-secret, fortified underground bunker in exchange for limits on centrifuge work and research and development at other sites, officials have told The Associated Press.

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Afghan court sentences AP journalist's killer to 20 years

Associated Press

Afghanistan's highest court has ruled that the police officer convicted of murdering Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus and wounding AP correspondent Kathy Gannon almost one year ago should serve 20 years in prison, according to documents sent to the country's attorney general on Saturday.

Shiite rebels, known as Houthis, wearing an army uniform, ride on an armed truck to patrol the Sanaa International Airport in Sanaa, Yemen, Saturday, March 28, 2015. Yemen's President Abed Raboo Mansour Hadi, speaking at the opening session of an Arab summit in Egypt on Saturday, called Shiite rebels who forced him to flee the country "stooges of Iran," directly blaming the Islamic Republic for the chaos there and demanding airstrikes against rebel positions continue until they surrender. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)

Yemen's president blasts 'stooges of Iran' for chaos

Associated Press

Yemen's embattled president on Saturday called Shiite rebels who forced him to flee the country "stooges of Iran," directly blaming the Islamic Republic for the chaos there and demanding airstrikes against rebel positions continue until they surrender.

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, right, greets Jordan's King Abdullah II on his arrival to attend an Arab summit, in Sharm el-Sheikh, South Sinai, Egypt, Saturday, March 28, 2015. In a speech to Arab leaders, Yemen's embattled president on Saturday called Shiite rebels who forced him to flee the country "puppets of Iran," directly blaming the Islamic Republic for the chaos there and demanding airstrikes against rebel positions continue until they surrender. (AP Photo/MENA)

Questions and answers about the Arab peacekeeping force

Associated Press

Arab League member states have agreed in principle to form a joint inter-Arab military peacekeeping force. While details of how such a force would actually operate remain thin, the agreement is a telling sign of a new determination among Saudi Arabia, Egypt and their allies to intervene aggressively in regional hotspots, whether against Islamic militants or spreading Iranian power. Here's a look at some of the questions surrounding the plan:

FILE- In this  Friday, March 1, 2013 file photo, anti-Syrian President Bashar Assad protesters hold the Jabhat al-Nusra flag, as they shout slogans during a demonstration, at Kafranbel town, in Idlib province, northern Syria. The Nusra Front, Syria's al-Qaida affiliate, is consolidating power in territory stretching from the Turkish border to central and southern Syria, crushing moderate opponents and forcibly converting minorities using tactics akin to its ultraconservative rival, the Islamic State group. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla, File)

Al Qaeda in Syria seizes large parts of northern city

- Associated Press

Al-Qaida's affiliate in Syria, the Nusra Front, seized control of large parts of the northwestern city of Idlib from government forces Saturday, sweeping into neighborhoods close to the city center, opposition activists and the group said.

Maine National Guard unit's deployment to Kuwait canceled

- Associated Press

The planned deployment of a Maine National Guard unit to Kuwait next year has been canceled, officials said Friday, because it would complicate the company's scheduled transition to an infantry unit - a move that Republican Gov. Paul LePage has vowed to stop in its tracks.

Navy sub sailor waives hearing on charges he recorded women

Associated Press

A Navy sailor charged with videotaping female officers in stages of undress aboard a submarine has waived a hearing that would have allowed his attorneys to argue against sending the case to a court-martial.

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott  talks about his border security plan during a news conference as Texas Department of Public Safety Director Steve McCraw stands behind him Friday,  March 27, 2015 at DPS' Region 3 Headquarters in Weslaco, Texas. Abbott remains noncommittal on a timeline for pulling the National Guard off the Texas-Mexico border after hundreds of police officers applied for jobs to effectively replace those troops.  (AP Photo/The Monitor, Nathan Lambrecht)  MAGS OUT; TV OUT

Abbott stays noncommittal on pulling Guard from Texas border

- Associated Press

Republican Gov. Greg Abbott remained noncommittal Friday on a timeline for pulling the National Guard off the Texas-Mexico border after hundreds of police officers recently applied for jobs to effectively replace those troops.

Poland charges 2 Russian flight controllers in 2010 crash

Associated Press

Poland's military prosecutors said Friday they have charged two Russian flight controllers with contributing to the 2010 plane crash in Russia that killed Poland's President Lech Kaczynski and 95 other state officials and individuals.