Iran clean up could thwart UN nuclear investigation
After a closed-door meeting with the UN nuclear watchdog agency, officials said they suspect Iran may be hiding evidence of nuclear-related activity at the Parchin military base.
What’s up with Kerry in his bid for Mideast peace talks?
Commentary: What we may learn is how the secretary of state handles failure.
Africa has greater potential than India: Stanchart
Banks around the world are attracted to the continent's rapidly growing economies.
Iran says it’s deployed a ‘massive’ number of long-range missile launchers
Iran has equipped its Islamic Revolution Guards Corps with a large number of new long-range missile launchers, according to Iranian media.
Iran increasing its ability to produce nuclear bombs: IAEA report
The International Atomic Energy Agency says that Iran has made progress in its ability to produce material for a nuclear bomb since February.
Iran blocks ex-President Rafsanjani from election race: report
In the run-up to next month's presidential election, only eight out of 686 potential candidates were allowed to run.
Iran hangs two men alleged Israeli and US spies
Iran hanged two men, Mohammad Heydari and Kourosh Ahmadi, convicted of spying for Israel and the United States, Iran's state-run Press TV reported.
Canada, US boycott UN nuclear disarmament talks headed by Iran
The US mission to the UN's spokesperson called the selection of Iran as head of the forum 'unfortunate and highly inappropriate.'
Sharif’s election gives US an opening to help stabilize Pakistan
Commentary: Partisan US politics may undercut chances for a renewed US-Pak alliance.
Political foes Iran, US unite to save Olympic wrestling
Along with Russia, national teams from US and Iran competing in New York City to drum up support.
World's largest naval minesweeping effort kicks off in Gulf despite protests from Iran
41 countries join forces to look for mines in war-ravaged Gulf waters.
Why hotels have high hopes for the Middle East
Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates offer large markets, while Egypt struggles.
Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, ex-president, will stand in Iran's upcoming elections
Rafsanjani registered as a candidate just before the deadline, and could pose a challenge in the country's upcoming elections.
Hank Greenberg on China, Iran and Soviet 'minders'
The former head of AIG discusses the building of the company in unexpected places in his new book "The AIG Story."
Kerry-Russia deal to end Syria war a major US achievement
Commentary: Many hurdles to overcome before a conference could begin.
Iran: presidential candidates register amid regime crackdown
Authorities on alert as campaigning kicks off in Iran.
In Kenya, 2 Iranians get life in prison on terror-related charges
Sayed Mousavi and Ahmad Mohammed were sentenced Monday to life in prison for allegedly plotting terror attacks in Nairobi and other cities in 2012.
Israeli war planes allegedly hit Syria again, said to target Iranian weapons bound for Hezbollah (UPDATES)
Foreign officials say Israeli war planes have carried out a second air strike on Syria, less than 48 hours after the IDF destroyed a convoy allegedly carrying weapons to the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah.
Doing nothing is Obama’s best option in Syria
Commentary: Islamists among the rebels pose a danger to the Middle East if Assad falls.
Iran: Chemical arms use in Syria a 'red line'
"We have always emphasized that the use of chemical weapons on the part of anyone is our red line," said Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi, according to the ISNA news agency.
Netanyahu: Iran has not crossed red line, but 'getting closer'
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday that while Iran builds its debated nuclear program, it has not yet reached the "red line" he set last year.
Israel suspects Iran of sending drone from Lebanon
Israel has not ruled out Hezbollah's involvement in launching the drone last week.
Syria: Rebels and Kurds clash in Aleppo
Despite attempts to remain neutral, Kurdish fighters have been drawn into conflict with Syrian rebels in Aleppo, Syria's largest city.
Kurd Men for Equality
Kurd Men for Equality
Kurdish men dress in drag to support gender equality
The campaign 'Kurd Men for Equality' is a response to an Iranian court's sentence for a man found guilty in a domestic dispute.
US Defense Secretary Hagel begins Middle East trip in Israel
The defense secretary's trip is part of the larger US plan, early in Obama's second administration, to reassert a strong American presence in the region. Hagel will be visiting five countires, and to each, he brings a specific message.
Iran: Earthquake injures at least two people in northwest town of Tasooj
Another earthquake rattles the Islamic Republic.
Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, condemns Boston bombings, calls US selfish and hypocritical
Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, condemned the Boston bombings but criticized Washington for its "contradictory" approach to terrorism.
Pakistan: rescuers aid communities hit by 7.8 magnitude earthquake
Rescuers headed to the mountainous area of southeast Iran that borders Pakistan overnight to assist communities hit by a 7.8 magnitude earthquake on Tuesday.
Boston Marathon bombing reveals the worst and best among us
Commentary: Can we prevent global destruction on a scale yet to be seen?
Powerful 7.8 earthquake hits Iran
Seismologists measured a 7.8-magnitude earthquake on the border between Iran and Pakistan.