- No tailgating allowed at Super Bowl XLVIII
- Pentagon to transport African troops to Central African Republic
- Chinese man fed up with his girlfriend’s shopping jumps to his death
- Ukraine leader to talk with protesters; Washington urges caution
- Pope Francis: A nun saved my life
- Israeli P.M. Netanyahu backs out of Mandela funeral
- Elian Gonzalez makes first trip outside Cuba since custody battle
- U.S., British intelligence agents enter online sci-fi world to spy on gamers
- Sarah Palin to host the outdoors show ‘Amazing America’
- CIA admits $3 billion intelligence operation was a flop
Latest Ismail Haniya Items
An Israeli soldier captured by Gaza militants will likely return home Tuesday, said a spokeswoman for his family on Friday, ending a five-year ordeal for his family and the country.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Tuesday he is willing to make "painful compromises" to achieve peace but ruled out negotiating with the Palestinian government unless it ditches its Islamic militant partner Hamas.
In life, Osama bin Laden was burned into the Muslim consciousness in countless ways: the lion of holy warriors, the untouchable nemesis of the West, the evil zealot who soiled their faith with blood and intolerance.
The world needs to remain "vigilant" about potential terrorist reprisals in the wake of Osama bin Laden's death, Australia's foreign minister said Tuesday.
CAIRO | Serious disagreements over control of security forces and other key issues emerged in statements Monday by officials of the rival Palestinian Fatah and Hamas movements two days before they were due to sign an accord to end their bitter four-year rift.
The Palestinian president offered on Wednesday to visit the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip for the first time in four years in a bid to help reunite the rival Palestinian governments. Hamas welcomed the offer. Mahmoud Abbas also declared that he would not run for re-election in voting called for later this year.
Huge crowds of flag-waving Hamas supporters clogged the streets of Gaza City Tuesday and cars and buildings were adorned with the militant movement's trademark green as tens of thousands turned out to mark the 23rd anniversary of the group's founding.
Gaza's Hamas prime minister was adamant: There is no al Qaeda presence in the Palestinian territory, rebuffing what he said were Israeli allegations possibly meant to justify military action against the strip.
In a sudden turnaround, the former Soviet republic of Belarus announced Wednesday that it will give up all its weapons-grade uranium - fresh momentum for anti-proliferation efforts even as the U.S. welcomed Iran's decision to resume talks on its controversial nuclear program.