3 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer
U.N. officials said Tuesday that the number of Syrian refugees arriving in Jordan has suddenly fallen from an average of 2,500 a day to fewer than 20, and they are trying to quickly figure out why.
7 hrs ago | CBS News
The novel SARS-like virus that's been infecting people who have been in the Middle East or those who have been in contact with recent travelers to the region, has killed a 66-year-old Tunisian man following a visit to Saudi Arabia.
8 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com
Iran's state TV says overseers of next month's presidential election have rejected a top aide of outgoing President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and a former president who revived hopes of reformers.
12 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post
Shin Bet nabs two Hamas, Islamic Jihad cells plotting to kill Israeli, demand release of prisoners in exchange for body.
16 hrs ago | TIME.com
Syria said Tuesday it destroyed an Israeli vehicle that crossed the ceasefire line in the Golan Heights overnight, while the Israeli military said gunfire from Syria had hit an Israeli patrol, damaging a vehicle and prompting its troops to fire back.
20 hrs ago | WATE-TV Knoxville
President Barack Obama will be meeting with his disaster response team, including Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, on Tuesday before delivering a statement on the devastating tornado that tore through... President Barack Obama will be meeting with his disaster response team, including Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, on ... (more)
21 hrs ago | USA Today
Officials say new attacks in Iraq have killed seven people and wounded dozens. A police officer says a suicide blast at a checkpoint, followed by militants who opened fire at Iraqi troops, has Civilians inspect the scene of a car bomb attack in the Kamaliyah neighborhood, a predominantly Shiite area of eastern Baghdad.
Qatar's emir, who has thrown his state's riches behind Arab uprisings, said on Monday that the emergence of 'people power' had put Arabs in direct confrontation with Israel and made a resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict more pressing.
Labor protests are uncommon across the Gulf Arab states, which depend on workers mostly from South Asia for vital construction jobs.
Three Brazilian tourists were killed when two hot air balloons collided in Turkey on Monday, the semiofficial Anadolu news agency reported, citing local officials.
Syrian troops pushed into a rebel-held town near the Lebanese border on Sunday, fighting house-to-house and bombing from the air as President Bashar Assad tried to strengthen his grip on a strategic strip of land running from the capital to the Mediterranean coast.
Peggy Cidor, a leading member of the Women of the Wall organization, stands in the hallway of her building in Jerusalem, Monday, May 20, 2013.
A string of car bombs and shootings killed at least 57 people in Shiite and Sunni areas of Iraq on Monday, officials said, escalating fears of a return to widespread sectarian bloodletting in the country.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held out the prospect on Sunday of further Israeli strikes inside Syria, pledging to act to prevent advanced weapons from reaching Hezbollah and other militant groups.
Violence surged in the strategically important Syrian town of Qusayr on Sunday. Activists said the offensive marked some of the most intense fighting they've seen in the fiercely contested area near the Lebanese border.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's senior coalition partner says that reaching a final peace agreement with the Palestinians is unrealistic at the current time and the sides should instead pursue an interim arrangement.
An Ashkelon man stabbed his younger brother to death following an argument between the two men in the southern city on Sunday, Lachish subdistrict police reported.