AP-GfK Poll: Bin Laden killing was justified

2011-05-12 09:25:12

A new Associated Press-GfK poll shows the nation supporting the raid with rare unanimity, and the glow from the operation is also boosting approval for President Barack Obama's handling of terrorism and the war in Afghanistan.

Iran gets another nuclear fuel batch

2011-05-12 09:07:32

Iran has received another shipment of nuclear fuel from Russia for use at its Bushehr nuclear power plant.

Libyan TV shows Gaddafi in meeting

2011-05-12 08:51:30

Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi met in Tripoli with tribal leaders from the eastern part of the country.

19 killed in clashes across Yemen

2011-05-12 08:39:23

At least 19 people were killed and hundreds of others were injured when Yemeni security forces opened fire to disperse the protesters.

Diary: Bin Laden eyed new targets, big body count

2011-05-12 06:40:33

Osama bin Laden kept pressing followers to find new ways to hit the US while he was deep in hiding, officials say, citing his private journal and other documents recovered in last week's raid.

Israel's ex-president spared prison for more days

2011-05-11 21:53:04

Israel's High Court of Justice on Wednesday granted former President Moshe Katzav several more days as a free man, announcing that it would hand down its ruling on an appeal to postpone his prison sentence early next week.

SEAL sleuths expose those who've faked service

2011-05-11 21:16:34

As long as there have been Navy SEALs, there have been men pumping up their resumes or thumping their chests in bars with bogus claims of being one of the Navy's elite warriors.

Yemen-based al-Qaida says to revenge US

2011-05-11 20:06:13

Leader of the Yemen-based al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) Nasir al-Wahishi said the United States "will repent of killing Osama bin Laden", in a statement posted on Wednesday in al-Qaida's Jihadist websites.

Al-Qaida vows strikes after bin Laden death

2011-05-11 17:15:36

The leader of al-Qaida's Yemeni offshoot has warned the US that Osama bin Laden's death does not signal the end of the fight and threatened to carry out worse attacks in the future.

Syrian tanks shell central city of Homs

2011-05-11 17:06:31

Syrian tanks on Wednesday shelled Bab Amr area in the third largest Syrian city of Homs, witnesses said.

Ban calls for immediate ceasefire in Libya

2011-05-11 17:01:05

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged Syria on Wednesday to halt mass arrests of anti-government protesters and to heed calls for reform.

Iran proposes Istanbul as venue for nuclear talks

2011-05-11 16:50:21

The Iranian top advisor to president, Seyyed-Mojtaba Samareh-Hashemi, said Wednesday that Iran proposes Istanbul as the venue for the next round of nuclear talks with the five permanent members of the UN Security Council plus Germany (G5+ 1), the official IRNA news agency reported.