As Iraq struggles with sectarian tensions, a former ambassador to Iraq under George W. Bush said the U.S. shouldn't have left. And because it did, it'll have to work much harder to move forward.
Iran says that if the U.S. goes forward with its threat to impose sanctions on the country's central bank, which could cripple its oil exports, then it will shutdown the Straits of the Hormuz. The U.S. says that's just one red line that should Iran cross would trigger military actions.
Turkey's Vakifli Koyu is the only place in Turkey with a population that is only Armenian. The population is dwindling, but tourism and innovative agriculture have the residents hoping they can hang on just a little bit longer.
As the Syrian government continues its siege of its own communities, more Syrian soldiers are choosing to desert the Army and head for the only place they feel safe: in Lebanon. From there, some are joining the Free Syrian Army, a shadowy group that tries to protect Syrian protesters.
Protesters across Syria say Arab League officials are being shown false signs of peace in the country and that as soon as the monitors leave, violence will resume.
In a sign of the deepening sectarian crisis facing the Iraqi government, a series of explosions hit Baghdad today, killing at least 63 and wounding another 180.
The United States lost one of its RQ-170 Sentinel drones over Iran recently, and now it wants it back. The Iranians, however, say no way and that they intend to use the information that glean from the drone to file a lawsuit against the U.S.
Robert Levinson went missin in Iran in 2007 and as his family approaches the five-year anniversary of his abduction, they're releasing a video they received last year that they hope will help bring him home.
In a recent speech, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta urged the Israelis to restart the stalled Palestinian peace process and engage proactively with its neighbors. The country has become increasingly isolated, diplomatically, in its region.
Last month, Iran reported a serious accident at its missile development site, where they were believed to be developing solid-fueled rockets. Now, in the wake of what is believed to be an accident, and anyone who knows otherwise isn't talking, some are saying it may have been a serious setback for Iran.