| Oct 18, 2013
| 3:22 PM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- A Somali-born Norwegian said to be a suspect in a deadly assault on a Kenyan shopping mall was described Friday by former classmates and others who knew him as an observant Muslim who struggled to fit in after his family fled...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 1:01 PM
A day after the United Nations elected Saudi Arabia to a prestigious seat on the Security Council, the Saudi leadership refused to accept the position and lashed out at the world body for "double standards" and failure to protect peace.
It was a...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 8:02 AM
Monday's Pictures in the News begins in Saudi Arabia, where Muslim pilgrims pray on a rocky hill called the Mountain of Mercy, near the holy city of Mecca. It is here, in Mount Arafat on the Mountain of Mercy, known in Arabic as Jabal al-Rahma, that the...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 5:34 PM
Getting unanimous U.N. Security Council agreement to act against rogue nations and rights abusers may have become even more difficult Thursday with the election of Chad and Saudi Arabia to seats on the influential 15-member panel, human rights advocates...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 11:25 AM
A record 76 movies will vie for the 2014 foreign-language Oscar, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Monday, and the race looks to be wide open. Yet even as the narrowing-down to five final nominees has barely begun, the seemingly...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 11:37 AM
The Islamic world's annual pilgrimage to Mecca came to an orderly and peaceful conclusion Tuesday, with less than half as many Muslims taking part in the hajj this year due to fears that a Middle East-based respiratory illness could spread among the...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 10:58 AM
In "Captain Phillips," Tom Hanks stars in a parable about the brutal uncertainty of the global economy, where an American cargo ship captain and a Somali pirate are portrayed as men trying to make a living in an increasingly dangerous and desperate world....
| Aug 26, 2013
| 11:06 AM
LONDON -- The drumbeat for Western intervention in Syria, including possible military strikes, grew louder Monday in Europe, mostly at the urging of Britain and France.
The two nations also led the European response to the war in Libya, but this time...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 6:24 PM
ASPEN, Colo. -- James Mattis, who retired last month as a Marine four-star general and head of U.S. Central Command, on Saturday bluntly criticized the Obama administration’s response to what U.S. officials say was a plot by the Iranian government...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 10:19 AM
On Thursday, the White House announced that President Obama has decided to send military aid to Syria’s rebels. By Friday morning, several facets of the policy change have become clearer.
As White House aide Ben Rhodes hinted, the aid will...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 7:04 AM
On Thursday a Saudi princess accused of human trafficking posted $5 million bail and was freed.
The princess, 42-year-old Meshael Alayban, is one of six wives of Saudi Prince Abdulrahman bin Nasser bin Abdulaziz al Saud.
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