The latest news on Middle East
Iran is at the core of a struggle between Islamists and moderate national entities.
In one case, a teenager is sentenced to 500 lashes for threatening.
Gulf states fear the outcome if the United States fails to halt Tehran's moves to get nuclear weapons.
Former President Jimmy Carter speaks with U.S. News about his latest book on the Middle East.
Officially, Ayman Nour was released for health reasons, but supporters credit Washington.
Iranian-born Israeli reportedly cooperated with Iran's consulate in Turkey.
Many Israeli politicians see firebrand Marwan Barghouti as preferable to the rising power of Hamas.
The visit by Iran's foreign minister revives U.S. fears about closer ties between Iraq and Iran.
Many fear that the success of far-right parties makes progress in peace talks much less likely.
Likud's leader has lost ground to a far-right party, but he is still expected to become prime minister.