Syrian warplanes bombed an olive press factory in the country's north on Tuesday, killing and wounding dozens of people, including farmers who were waiting to convert their olives to oil, activists said.
The United Arab Emirates set stricter Internet monitoring and enforcement codes Tuesday that include giving authorities wider leeway to crack down on Web activists for offenses such as mocking the country's rulers or calling for demonstrations.
The fallen Iraqi soldier's face is frozen in agony, his eyes and mouth wide open, his arms spread in surrender, his death in the Kuwaiti desert captured for posterity.
A senior Egyptian police officer was shot and seriously wounded Tuesday in the second recent attack of its kind on security forces in the country's turbulent northern Sinai region.
In back-to-back Asian summits this month, Iran's president made sure to carve out special time to look east.
On Sept. 17, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told the United Nations that the world must draw a clear "red line" around the Iranian nuclear weapons program, and tell the Tehran regime that if that line is crossed, war will ensue.
Three of the five men charged with plotting the Sept. 11 attacks skipped their military tribunal hearing Tuesday after a judge ruled the men could not be forced to attend the session.
GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney's call for peace through strength was right on point ("Romney's peace through strength," Comment & Analysis, Tuesday). The now-defunct Strategic Air Command's motto was "Peace is our profession."
America's longest war entered its 12th year Sunday, with the anniversary marked by a Taliban statement claiming that NATO forces are "fleeing Afghanistan" in "humiliation and disgrace."