October 10, 2013 American expats usually pay a steep price when the dollar falls in value. In Israel, at least, there's one silver lining: a drop in postage costs.
October 9, 2013 Hundreds of millions of dollars in military aid, including jets, tanks and helicopters, will be cut off in response to the ouster of President Mohamed Morsi and a deadly crackdown on his supporters.
October 9, 2013 Sisters Nagwa, Dina and May had always been close — until now. The political crisis in Egypt has ripped apart their relationships. One sister believes the Muslim Brotherhood is destroying the country; the other two are committed Islamists. It's a domestic tragedy that is playing out across Egypt.
October 8, 2013 Elections may be less than free, and some music may be banned. But Iranians do wear jeans, in contrast to remarks by Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu. An onslaught of photos and comments posted online proves the Iranians' point.
October 8, 2013 Diplomatic dealings can get pretty tense — especially when it comes to the U.S. and Iran. So what's it like being in the middle of it all? Host Michel Martin speaks with Banafsheh Kenyoush, who has translated for four Iranian presidents, about bridging the gap between language and cultures.
October 8, 2013 Prime Minister Ali Zeidan says the U.S. and Libya can work out differences created by an operation to snatch al-Qaida suspect Abu Anas al-Libi from a street in Tripoli.
October 8, 2013 A second team of international inspectors is being deployed to Syria, where the process of destroying chemical weapons-producing facilities began Sunday. Syria faces a November deadline for demolishing its production equipment.
October 7, 2013 The beleaguered town of Ghouta made international headlines as the scene of a deadly chemical attack in August. Thousands of civilians still live in the rebel-held town, but government troops surround Ghouta with checkpoints that limit food and other supplies.