posted: 08/03/2015 11:06 a.m.
DOHA, Qatar — Gulf Arab states on Monday welcomed the nuclear deal negotiated between Iran and world powers but said they would like further assurances that the U.S. would help them counter increasing Iranian assertiveness in the region.
posted: 08/03/2015 5:27 a.m.
Despite persistent human-rights concerns, the United States on Sunday resumed formal security talks with Egypt that were last held six years ago and kept on hiatus until now amid the political unrest that swept the country in the wake of the Arab Spring.
posted: 08/03/2015 5:21 a.m.
Kurdish militias carried out a suicide attack on a Turkish military police station in eastern Turkey on Sunday, killing two soldiers and wounding 31 others, local authorities said.
posted: 08/03/2015 5:13 a.m.
President Hassan Rouhani of Iran said in an interview on state television that the nuclear pact signed last month is a "great achievement" and that Tehran will begin implementing the deal's terms by next month.
posted: 08/03/2015 5:12 a.m.
Malaysian officials said Sunday that they would seek help from territories near the island where a suspected piece of the missing Malaysia Airlines jet was discovered to try to find more plane debris.
posted: 08/03/2015 5:11 a.m.
Hip-hop producer Dr. Dre said the wait is finally over -- he's going to release his first album in 16 years.
posted: 08/03/2015 4:54 a.m.
French riot police have sprayed foreigners with a chemical irritant as they tried to storm the Channel Tunnel, and the British and French interior ministers said the nightly attempts to reach Britain are part of a "global migration crisis" that needs an international solution.
posted: 08/03/2015 4:53 a.m.
The brother of Mullah Mohammad Omar on Sunday joined a growing chorus of opposition to the opaque selection of the late Taliban leader's successor.
posted: 08/03/2015 4:51 a.m.
Greek financial markets are set to reopen today after a five-week suspension as talks continue with creditors on austerity measures and reforms required for a third bailout.
posted: 08/03/2015 4:47 a.m.
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper triggered an election campaign Sunday and set the vote for Oct. 19, when Harper and his Conservative party hope to earn a fourth term after almost a decade in power.
posted: 08/03/2015 4:32 a.m.
British singer Cilla Black, a product of Beatles-era Liverpool who became a national treasure over a 50-year music and television career, has died. She was 72.
posted: 08/03/2015 4:30 a.m.
Israel’s security Cabinet approved new measures Sunday against Israelis who attack Palestinians, and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said his government will have “zero tolerance” for Jewish extremists.
posted: 08/02/2015 2:55 p.m.
TEHRAN, Iran — Iran's President Hassan Rouhani says his country achieved its main goals in the landmark nuclear deal reached with world powers last month.
posted: 08/02/2015 2:53 p.m.
MEXICO CITY — A photojournalist who was found slain in Mexico City after he fled harassment in his home state appears to have been tortured before he was shot to death, the head of a free press advocacy group said Sunday.
posted: 08/02/2015 2:11 p.m.
HARARE, Zimbabwe — Now there are two: Zimbabwe identified a bow-hunting gynecological oncologist from Pennsylvania on Sunday as its suspect in what it calls the illegal killing of a lion in April, adding to the outcry over the Minnesota dentist the African government wants to extradite for killing a well-known lion named Cecil in early July.