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- Iran detains 2 Saudi fishing boats Updated: Nov-27-13 8:52 am
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- Japan, China in war of words over airspace Updated: Nov-25-13 10:28 pm
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- Text of Obama statement on nuclear deal with Iran Updated: Nov-23-13 11:25 pm
- Obama and Morocco's king meet at White House Updated: Nov-22-13 3:47 pm
- Israel, Gulf in 'strange alliance' against Iran Updated: Nov-20-13 1:32 pm
- Hezbollah chief vows to continue fighting in Syria Updated: Nov-14-13 8:31 am
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- Bitter Morocco-Algeria row before king's US trip Updated: Nov-12-13 8:55 am
- UN: Cambodia wins temple dispute over Thailand Updated: Nov-11-13 10:28 am
- Sen. Graham not backing down on Benghazi demands Updated: Nov-10-13 9:56 pm
SEOUL, South Korea - Invoking the chance to remake the world, Vice President Joe Biden pledged Friday that the U.S. will play a leading role in creating a new century of prosperity and security in Asia. But he warned that without trust and common ground-rules, that collective goal could be threatened by mounting tensions on the continent.
BEIJING - With British Prime Minister David Cameron in the country on an official visit, a Chinese state-run newspaper on Tuesday labeled Britain a fallen great power worthy now only as a destination for tourists and students.
BEIJING - China said it sent warplanes into its newly declared maritime air defense zone days after the U.S., South Korea and Japan all sent flights through the airspace in broadening defiance of rules Beijing says it has imposed over the East China Sea.
COLON, Panama - A Panamanian prosecutor who reported the release of all but three of 35 crewmen of a North Korean ship seized for carrying Cuban weapons reversed his story Wednesday afternoon, saying all were still being held.
WASHINGTON - While the Obama administration is making diplomatic progress on some of the Mideast's thorniest security issues, problems are piling up in Asia, a region that President Barack Obama had wanted to play a bigger part in American foreign policy.
TEHRAN, Iran - An Iranian news agency says two Saudi fishing vessels have been seized after allegedly entering Iranian waters in the latest dispute over maritime boundaries between Iran and Gulf Arab states.
WASHINGTON - Days after China asserted greater military control over a swath of the East China Sea to bolster claims to a cluster of disputed islands, the U.S. defied the move Tuesday as it flew two B-52 bombers through the area.
TOKYO - Japan and China are exchanging angry words over a territorial dispute, with each country summoning the other's ambassador and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe calling a newly declared Chinese maritime air defense zone dangerous and unenforceable.
NEW YORK - An international drug trafficker was caught on tape this year making a "Breaking Bad"-worthy boast about his ability to provide the U.S. market with mass quantities of methamphetamine - not blue, but still potent and from a unique source.
President Barack Obama's statement Saturday night on the interim nuclear deal reached with Iran, as provided by the White House:
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama hosted Morocco's King Mohammed VI at the White House on Friday for talks on furthering democracy in the Middle East and countering violent extremism.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - When U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry made another stop in the Middle East this month, he received an expected earful over Washington's outreach to Iran: Don't trust Tehran, tighten sanctions even more, anything short of complete nuclear concessions is a grave mistake.
BEIRUT - The leader of Lebanon's militant Hezbollah group showed up at a Shiite religious ceremony in southern Beirut on Thursday, vowing to keep his fighters in neighboring Syria as long as needed to shore up President Bashar Assad's struggle against Syria's rebels.
JERUSALEM - A year after a bruising Israeli offensive in the Gaza Strip, southern Israel has sprung back to life, and the frequent rocket fire that once plagued the region has nearly stopped. But it's Hamas, not the Israelis who are celebrating.
RABAT, Morocco - A Saharan stand-off may become a U.S. problem.
THE HAGUE, Netherlands - Cambodia, not Thailand, has sovereignty over a disputed promontory around a 1,000-year-old temple, the U.N.'s highest court ruled Monday in a unanimous decision on a long-simmering border dispute.
WASHINGTON - A Republican senator said Sunday he won't back down from blocking President Barack Obama's nominees for Federal Reserve chairman and homeland security secretary in a long-running dispute over the deadly attack on a U.S. diplomatic mission in Libya.