August 12, 2013 Rawabi, a privately developed Palestinian community, sits in the West Bank. The first residents are due to move in later this year, but its developer is worried about water. To get a pipe laid, Rawabi needs Israeli permission. Israel has cooperated, but the Palestinian developer says the cooperation has been "very slow and always incomplete."
August 10, 2013 The deadly blasts follow a Ramadan laden with sectarian violence in Iraq, with more than 600 people killed since the start of the Islamic month of fasting.
August 8, 2013 The strikes killed at least 12 suspected militants, bringing to 31 the number killed since drone attacks were stepped up at the end of July.
August 7, 2013 It is a recurring question for the U.S. government as it tries to weigh the need to warn the public of potential threats, while also trying to quietly track terrorists.
August 7, 2013 Amnesty International, which released the images, says the widespread devastation is "severely lopsided" in opposition-controlled parts of the city. It says Aleppo was targeted by the government for "indiscriminate air bombardment."
August 7, 2013 A government spokesman tells the BBC that terrorists had hoped to blow up oil pipelines and attack some cities. Yemen remains at the center of concerns about possible terrorist attacks. Those concerns have led to the temporary closings of some U.S. diplomatic posts.
August 6, 2013 Already on alert across the Middle East and North Africa because of intelligence about possible terrorist attacks, the U.S. has now issued a very specific warning about travel in Yemen.