Amid an admission by the U.S. military Thursday that sectarian violence in Iraq had only slightly decreased, Iraq's top Shia cleric Ali al-Sistani has called for an end to the "hatred and violence." A reporter in Baghdad discusses the day's…
Israeli Ambassador to the United States Daniel Ayalon and Syrian Ambassador to the United States Imad Moustapha discuss the escalation of violence in the Middle East, the capture of two Israeli soldiers and who should take responsibility for the conflict.
An excerpt from Frontline World reports on the troubled nation of Zimbabwe.
By PBS NewsHour
The bodies of two American soldiers who disappeared Friday after an insurgent attack on a checkpoint were discovered late Monday and showed signs of having been tortured, according to the Iraqi military.
By PBS NewsHour
The Iraqi parliament finalized a permanent government Thursday after filling three contentious cabinet posts of the defense, interior and national security ministries, renewing hope that Iraq's nascent democracy can overcome sectarian differences.
President Bush told congressional leaders he would submit a $74.7 billion supplemental budget request, the first installment payment for the Iraq war and subsequent rebuilding and humanitarian aid costs.
World leaders reacted Thursday to the initial U.S. attack on Iraq, offering assessments of U.S. actions and considering the effect of military conflict on the world.
North Korea said Monday that it was on the verge of war with the United States and that only the signing of a treaty could avoid a conflict.
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