Remember when President Obama used to warn Syria's Bashar Assad to stop his mass killing and step down?
Four gunmen fatally shot a man who was selling alcohol in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula Sunday, and security officials are pointing the finger at Islamist militants.
Since antiquity, the Middle East has been the trading nexus of three continents — Asia, Europe and Africa — and the vibrant birthplace to three of the world's great religions.
These days, American policy toward the Middle East tends to be dominated by two regional crises.
The United States sent four more top-of-the-line F-16 fighter jets to Egypt on Thursday, as part of a foreign aid promise that critics blast as aid for an anti-Israel entity.
The Moroccan woman at the center of ex-Premier Silvio Berlusconi's sex-for-hire trial accused investigators Thursday of waging psychological warfare against her but admitted that she had lied in the past to hide her poverty-stricken origins.
Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood-affiliated government recently allowed members of the Brotherhood and hardline jihadists to join Egypt's military academy for the first time as part of what U.S. officials say is a covert effort to impose Islamist rule in the key Middle East state.
The Muslim Brotherhood gained an extra month to make its case that it's a legal group — a rightful resurrection under President Mohammed Morsi, made months ago.
The discovery of a group of servers linked to an elusive espionage campaign is providing new details about a high-tech piece of spy software that some fear may be targeting dissidents living under oppressive regimes.