- Carson after tour: Syrian refugees don't want to come to US Updated: Nov-29-15 2:08 am
AZRAQ REFUGEE CAMP, Jordan - After touring Syrian refugee camps in Jordan, Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson on Saturday suggested that camps should serve as a long-term solution for millions, while other refugees could be absorbed by Middle Eastern countries.
- Carson visiting Syrian refugees in Jordan Updated: Nov-28-15 12:18 am
WASHINGTON - Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson is in the Middle East this weekend to meet with Syrian refugees.
- Syrian family settling in Lexington amid backlash Updated: Nov-26-15 12:38 pm
LEXINGTON, Kentucky - When Rama Al Najjar was 12 years old, she was bandaging bullet wounds and scrubbing blood from doorways so the blood wouldn't attract Syrian military attention.
- AP Interview: Mere force won't defeat IS, says Jordan prince Updated: Nov-25-15 11:16 am
AMMAN, Jordan - Extremist Islamic ideologies pose a global challenge, but can't be eradicated by military force alone, a brother of Jordan's king said Wednesday.
- As Rhodes scholar, Harvard student to explore Syrian roots Updated: Nov-24-15 3:43 pm
BOSTON - The honor of winning a Rhodes scholarship carries extra weight for Neil Alacha. It will help connect him to his Middle Eastern roots.
- FIFA candidate Ali urges football to help fight extremism Updated: Nov-17-15 7:30 am
AMMAN, Jordan - FIFA presidential candidate Prince Ali bin al-Hussein wants football leaders to help him find ideas to fight extremism and terrorism.
- New ideas to tackle Syria refugee crisis: Investing, not aid Updated: Nov-16-15 7:09 am
AMMAN, Jordan - Bold new ideas for helping Syrian refugees and their overburdened Middle Eastern host countries are gaining traction among international donors, shocked into action by this year's migration of hundreds of thousands of desperate Syrians to Europe.
- Jordan: No extremist tie in shooting that killed 2 Americans Updated: Nov-14-15 2:13 pm
AMMAN, Jordan - Jordanian authorities say a police captain who killed five people, including two Americans, in a shooting rampage earlier this week was a troubled man without ties to extremist groups.
- Paris attacks reaction: Israel condemns violence Updated: Nov-14-15 2:44 am
PARIS - World leaders are reacting to the deadliest violence to strike France since World War II. Some of their views:
- Asian powers look to lift this week in World Cup qualifying Updated: Nov-09-15 8:19 pm
SEOUL, South Korea - World Cup regulars Iran, Australia and Japan need to bounce back from some mediocre performances if they are to keep pace with Asian rival South Korea when qualifying for Brazil 2018 resumes Thursday.
- Obama says US taking Jordan attack 'very seriously' Updated: Nov-09-15 11:56 am
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama said the U.S. was taking "very seriously" a deadly attack in Jordan on Monday, and American officials said two of those killed in the attack were U.S. government employees.
- Top UN official calls for helping Syria refugees make living Updated: Nov-08-15 2:55 pm
REHAB, Jordan - Aid to Syria's millions of refugees must "go beyond relief" and help them make a living close to home, a top U.N. official said Sunday, as key international decision-makers gathered to find a new approach to the Syria refugee crisis.
- FIFA hopeful Ali takes diplomatic path to presidential goal Updated: Nov-05-15 6:00 pm
GENEVA - In a FIFA election now more open than expected, Prince Ali bin al-Hussein has changed his strategy since Michel Platini was caught up in a corruption scandal.
- Grounded in Qatar, first lady to return to Washington Updated: Nov-05-15 3:54 pm
WASHINGTON - The White House says Michelle Obama is heading home after being grounded by bad weather in the Middle East.
- Iraq's Ahmad Chalabi, leading voice behind 2003 war, dies Updated: Nov-03-15 12:17 pm
BAGHDAD - Ahmad Chalabi, a prominent Iraqi politician who became a Pentagon favorite when he helped convince the Bush administration to overthrow Saddam Hussein in 2003 by pushing false allegations of weapons of mass destruction and links to al-Qaida, died Tuesday of a heart attack. He was 71.