A couple of days after the fall of Hosni Mubarak, 24-year-old Nawara Belal was driving in Cairo when she was verbally abused by an army officer.
Just days after the governor of an northeastern Afghanistan province claimed dozens of civilians were killed in a NATO-led mission targeting insurgents, new allegations of civilian casualties surfaced in a nearby province Thursday.
Eight lawmakers from Yemen\'s ruling party, General People\'s Congress, have resigned in part to protest the violence that anti-government demonstrators have faced as they call for President Ali Abdullah Saleh to step down.
LONDON (AP) - A British judge says WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange can be extradited to Sweden over sex crimes claims. The judge has ruled that allegations of rape an..
A judge in Britain is expected to rule Thursday on whether WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange should be extradited to Sweden.
The death toll from the 6.3-magnitude earthquake that struck Christchurch earlier this week rises, with at least 98 confirmed deaths and 228 reported missing, New Zealand\'s TVNZ reported. RESCUE ATTEMPT ABANDONED | FULL STORY
President Barack Obama condemns the violence in Libya and will make a public statement about the situation later Wednesday or Thursday, White House spokesman Jay Carney said.
The United States has sanctioned two Iranian officials for human rights offenses that were reported after the hotly contested 2009 presidential election, federal officials announced Wednesday.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - A member of the hit cable TV show "Deadliest Catch" fishing crew has been found dead in an Alaska motel room, police said Wednesday. Justin Tennison, who w..
PHOENIX (AP) - A woman who survived a mass shooting in Tucson has returned to work at Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords' office, saying she is thrilled to be there and thankful to b..
At least two people were killed when government loyalists attacked and opened fire on anti-government sit-in participants in Sanaa on Tuesday night, an opposition lawmaker said.
PENSACOLA - A planned kidney transplant that won two Mississippi sisters their freedom from prison can't take place until one quits smoking and they lose a combined 160 pounds. Jam..
WASHINGTON- The White House says President Barack Obama is "grappling" with his personal views on gay marriage even as he's ordered the Justice Department to stop defending the con..
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Wednesday urged Middle East leaders to listen to the voices of citizens who have taken to the streets in masses to demand a change in government -- though such protests in his own country have been crushed with brute force.
CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand- Hundreds of troops, police and emergency workers in Christchurch, New Zealand, are picking through the ruins of buildings brought down by yesterday's ear..
There have been about 1,300 official complaints against former Egyptian ministers and government officials, state-run media reported Wednesday.
TOBRUK, Libya- Militiamen loyal to Moammar Gadhafi clamped down in Tripoli, but cracks in his regime spread elsewhere across the nation, as the protest-fueled rebellion controlling..
NEW YORK - Oil prices rose past $99 a barrel on Wednesday as forces loyal to Libya's Moammar Gadhafi clashed with protesters expanding their control over parts of the country. The ..
Bahrain has released about 25 high-profile political detainees, following an order by the king to free those he described as \"prisoners of conscience\" and halt proceedings against others, the Bahrain Center for Human Rights said Wednesday.
Saudi Arabia\'s King Abdullah returned home to a Middle East shaken by unrest Wednesday after spending three months abroad for medical treatment.