Drills in Strait of Hormuz are effort to showcase Iran's military capability in shipping route through which 40 percent of world's sea-borne oil exports pass
Government troops and rebel forces fight Tuesday on outskirts of Damascus and near city of Aleppo
Local newspaper cites unnamed source familiar with investigation, who says group trained local Islamists on how to overthrow Arab governments
Prime Minister al-Halaqi was responding Monday to a plan by U.N.-Arab League envoy Lakhdar Brahimi
Case becomes focal point of ongoing concern over country's judiciary despite a decade of reform
Multiple bombings in Iraq killed at least 23 people and wounded more than 40 others.
Fighting continues in Syria's civil war.
AQAP is offering 3 kilograms of gold for killing of Ambassador Gerald Feierstein, over $20,000 for killing of American soldier
Bombings across Iraq kill at least 23 people in latest effort to undermine confidence in the security forces
2007 blockade was imposed after Hamas militants seized control of Gaza Strip
Authorities say latest strike killed three suspected al-Qaida members riding a vehicle in central province of Bayda
Government suspended talks with lending agency earlier this month as it tried to deal with deadly street protests