• U.S. secretary of state's will come amidst flaring tension in Syria and Egypt, and his push for a two-state solution is perpetually in the background.

    LAST UPDATE : Jul 15, 2013, 8:55 PM EDT
  • Abdullah Ensour, first prime minister not chosen by king, leads debate over price hikes, Syrian civil war.

    LAST UPDATE : Apr 24, 2013, 4:47 PM EDT
  • U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, left, is welcomed by Saudi Crown Prince, Deputy Premier and Minister of Defense Salman bin Abdulaziz , center, during a meeting at his residence in Riyadh, on Tuesday, April 23, 2013.

    Latest stop on U.S. defense secretary's Middle East tour intended to bolster ties with the military in a shaky Islamic republic.

    LAST UPDATE : Apr 24, 2013, 4:51 AM EDT
  • United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and Vuk Jeremic (R), president of the 67th Session of the UN General Assembly, observe a moment of silence during a tribute to the memory of Hugo Chavez, late President of Venezuela, March 13, 2013 at the United Nations in New York.

    Woman who lost 22 close family members in 1995 Srebrenica massacre of Muslims by Serbs was barred from discussion of the tribunal investigating.

    LAST UPDATE : Apr 11, 2013, 3:36 PM EDT
  • Palestinian president urged not to let P.M. quit as Washington seeks to resurrect peace talks.

    LAST UPDATE : Apr 11, 2013, 10:40 AM EDT