The Pentagon announced Monday the transfer of 15 inmates out of the U.S. prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba -- its largest transfer yet from the controversial detention facility.
By Larisa Epatko
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia -- President Barack Obama strained to ease tensions with Persian Gulf allies Thursday, pledging U.S. help in confronting Iran and other security threats. Yet he failed to win the commitments he sought to boost economic aid to…
By Kathleen Hennessey and Adam Schreck, Associated Press
On his Shortwave podcast this week, P.J. Tobia reports on the story of one Libyan family, how they suffered under Muammar Qaddafi’s regime, and how after he was captured and killed, things got much, much worse.
By P. J. Tobia
In our news wrap Friday, thousands of refugees and migrants who had been trapped at a railway station in Budapest set out by foot to reach Germany, hundreds of miles away. Also, 45 soldiers from the United Arab Emirates and…
By PBS NewsHour
By Julie Pace, Associated Press
CAMP DAVID, Md. — President Barack Obama sought to reassure anxious Persian Gulf nations on Thursday that the United States is committed to their security, insisting a nuclear deal with Iran would not leave them more vulnerable.
A Jordan court sentenced a top Muslim Brotherhood official to jail on Sunday for publicly criticizing the United Arab Emirates.
By News Desk
The Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Mohammad bin Rashid Al Maktoum, took to Twitter on Sunday to announce the Gulf state's plans to implement mandatory military service for Emirati men between 18 and 30 years of age.
By PBS NewsHour
Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki on Monday urged other Arab countries to reopen their embassies in the capital and to cancel his country's debts as a show of support for his government as it cracks down on militias in Iraq.
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