U.S.-led forces launched a major offensive on the Iraqi city of Fallujah Monday, hoping to bring the city under control in advance of proposed January elections. Ray Suarez and experts discuss the possible ramifications of the assault on Fallujah.
U.S. war planes continued to bomb the insurgent stronghold of Fallujah on Friday as American and Iraqi ground troops prepared for a major operation aimed at gaining control of the city. Military experts discuss the upcoming operation.
The Sudanese army and police on Tuesday surrounded several refugee camps in the war-torn region of Darfur, blocking access to humanitarian groups, United Nations officials said.
Coming just four days ahead of the U.S. presidential election, the videotaped statement by al-Qaida chief Osama bin Laden sparked unanimous denunciation from both President Bush and Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., on Friday evening.
Osama bin Laden issued a videotape Friday admitting responsibility for the Sept. 11 attacks and blaming President Bush and U.S. policy on Israel. Two experts discuss Osama Bin Laden's possible motivations for his television appearance.
Roughly 380 tons of explosives are missing in Iraq, according to the U.N. nuclear watchdog group. A reporter discusses the implications of the missing explosives.
The kidnapped director of CARE International in Iraq made an emotional appeal for her life in a video that appeared on Al-Jazeera television Friday, pleading for the British government to help save her.
Ray Suarez discusses the kidnapping of Margaret Hassan, CARE International's Iraq director, with Rajiv Chandrasekaran, a Washington Post correspondent who just ended his tour as the paper's Baghdad bureau chief.
Results continue to come in from Afghanistan's first free presidential election on Saturday. Two experts discuss the election's significance.
The culmination of a week-long flurry of Nobel prize awards was Friday's announcement of Professor Wangari Maathai, an environmental activist from Kenya, as the Nobel Peace Prize winner.
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