TEHRAN, Iran -- A major earthquake described as the strongest to hit Iran in more than half a century flatted homes and offices Tuesday near Iran's border with Pakistan, killing at least 40 people in the sparsely populated region and swaying buildings as far away as New Delhi and the skyscrapers in Dubai and Bahrain.
PESHAWAR, Pakistan -- Pakistani judges on Tuesday disqualified Pervez Musharraf from running in the upcoming parliamentary election, a blow to the former military ruler who recently...
PESHAWAR, Pakistan -- The Pakistani Taliban have denied any role in the bombings at the Boston Marathon that killed at least three people and injured more than 140.
AMMAN, Jordan -- The head of an extremist Jordanian Muslim Salafi group said early Tuesday that he was "happy to see the horror in America" after the explosions in Boston.
BAGHDAD -- Insurgents in Iraq deployed a series of car bombs as part of highly coordinated attacks that cut across a wide swath of the country Monday, killing at least 55 on the deadliest day in nearly a month.
LONDON -- British Foreign Secretary William Hague says the U.K. is increasingly concerned there is evidence of that chemical weapons have been used in Syria.
BEIRUT -- Syrian activists say government warplanes have carried out airstrikes around the country.
KABUL, Afghanistan -- The United Nation says opium poppy cultivation will increase for a third year in a row and is heading for a record high.
BEIRUT -- A Syrian government airstrike on a town in the country's northwest killed at least 20 people Saturday, shattering store fronts, setting cars ablaze and sending a giant plume of black and gray smoke into the sky.
KABUL, Afghanistan -- Taliban militants stormed an Afghan army outpost on Friday, killing more than a dozen soldiers in an area that is a major infiltration route for insurgents crossing the mountainous border between Afghanistan and Pakistan.
NAIROBI, Kenya -- A group of U.S. government workers called the Digital Outreach Team is countering extremist propaganda on sites like Twitter and Facebook.
BEIRUT -- Syrian forces battled rebels in the central province of Homs near the border with Lebanon on Friday as part of a counteroffensive aimed at regaining control of territory around the country and along strategic border areas.
BAGHDAD -- Iraqi officials say two bombs have struck a Sunni mosque north of Baghdad, killing at least seven people and wounding about 30.
JERUSALEM -- Israeli forces have been holding a Palestinian-American teenager in a military lockup for nearly a week after bursting into his family home and arresting him in an overnight raid for allegedly hurling rocks at Israeli motorists in the West Bank, his father said on Thursday.
RAMALLAH, West Bank -- Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad has offered to resign because of an increasingly bitter dispute with President Mahmoud Abbas over the extent of his authority, officials said Thursday.
JERUSALEM -- Israeli police have detained five women while praying at the Western Wall in Jerusalem for performing religious rituals that ultra-Orthodox Jews say are reserved for men.
SANAA, Yemen -- Yemen's president removed his predecessor's son and nephews from powerful security posts on Wednesday in the most dramatic step yet in sidelining old regime figures, according to the nation's state-run media.
UNITED NATIONS -- The United States, Canada and Jordan are boycotting a meeting on international criminal justice organized by the president of the General Assembly because it won't include victims of the Bosnian war and will likely attack the U.N. war crimes tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, Jordan's U.N. ambassador said Wednesday.
BEIRUT -- The leader of an Islamic extremist rebel group in Syria pledged allegiance on Wednesday to al-Qaida and its leader for the first time.
TEHRAN, Iran -- A 6.1 magnitude earthquake killed at least 37 and injured hundreds more in a sparsely populated area in southern Iran on Tuesday, Iranian officials said, adding that it did not damage a nuclear plant in the region.
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