MOSCOW -- De facto Egyptian leader Field Marshal Abdel Fattah Sisi on Thursday got an endorsement from Russian President Vladimir Putin for his as-yet undeclared candidacy for president, but there was no immediate indication that a previously discussed $2-billion arms deal has been completed.
RAMALLAH, West Bank ? The Israeli military on Friday evicted Palestinian activists from a camp they set up a week ago in the Jordan River valley in an attempt to challenge any Israeli plan to maintain a presence in the area under a future peace accord.
CAIRO -- Scarred, terrified and systematically tortured, the victims of human traffickers in the Sinai peninsula have been largely abandoned to their fate by Egyptian authorities, a leading human rights group alleged in a report released Tuesday.
A Pentagon audit of nearly 750,000 weapons handed over by U.S. forces to Afghan soldiers and police found poor control and accountability of the arms and expressed concern that many could fall into the hands of militants.
We watch these big-budget, big-star feature films time and again, and we learn to appreciate the actors and recognize them as Hollywood’s most famous stars. Sometimes we’re such fans that we see movies just because of them. Brad Pitt. Will Smith. Tom Cruise. Hollywood’s very best, it seems. But, while all have been nominated for Academy Awards, none have won the little gold statue we call Oscar. [Update: On Sunday night, Brad Pitt won an Oscar for co-producing "12 Years a Slave."] Take Leonardo DiCaprio, for example, as another movie mainstay with no Oscar win. FULL COVERAGE: Oscars 2014 As early as 1994 DiCaprio received a supporting actor Oscar...