Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks while Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner looks on during a Nov. 21 news conference about new sanctions against Iran. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

toggle caption Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad waves in Pakdasht, southeast of Tehran, Nov. 23. Ahmadinejad on Wednesday said he was surprised at European moves to isolate Tehran's central bank. HO/Reuters/Landov hide caption

toggle caption HO/Reuters/Landov

U.S. Weighs Sanctions Targeting Iran's Central Bank

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/142969156/142961764" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Erdbrink Discusses Attacks On British Embassy

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/142961348/142961763" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Rajab Discusses Report On Bahraini Crackdown

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/142961344/142961319" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Egyptian Protesters Ponder Their Next Step

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/142929290/142929429" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Syrian has come under increasing international pressure in recent days. On Monday, Syrians protested in the capital Damascus against the Arab League's decision to impose sanctions. Syria has also come under sharp criticism from an independent commission that accused the security forces of systematically carrying out abuses against anti-government demonstrators. Yin Bogu/Xinhua /Landov hide caption

toggle caption Yin Bogu/Xinhua /Landov

Report Says Syrian Forces Have Killed 256 Children

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/142908686/142911199" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Will International Sanctions Help Syrians?

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/142911219/142911201" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Arab Spring Turns To Arab Autumn

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/142895347/142895342" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Coptics Fear Islamists Will Sweep Egypt Elections

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/142883188/142883169" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Sobhi Saleh (right), a senior member of the Muslim Brotherhood and a candidate for parliament, speaks to voters at a polling station in Alexandria, Egypt, on Monday. The Brotherhood is expected to make a strong showing in the polls. Tarek Fawzy/AP hide caption

toggle caption Tarek Fawzy/AP

In Egypt's Vote, Islamists Expect Strong Showing

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/142862299/142864272" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Throngs Of Voters Cast Ballots In Alexandria

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/142839178/142839151" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Voting Begins In Egypt's Parliamentary Elections

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/142839176/142839149" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

A woman walks past Egyptian military near Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt, on Sunday. Protesters have clashed with security forces in the days leading up to Monday's parliamentary elections, and women are being targeted. Manu Brabo/AP hide caption

toggle caption Manu Brabo/AP

Sexual Violence Marks Latest Egyptian Protests

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/142821477/142821429" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Egyptians Abroad Vote From Afar

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/142821475/142821428" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Protest Roil Alexandria Before Egyptian Elections

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/142821473/142821427" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript