The United States and Libya have offered conflicting accounts about the attack in Benghazi, Libya, last week in which U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans were killed.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai has criticized the United States for not handing over hundreds of Afghan prisoners at the Bagram detention facility to the Afghan government.
Russian authorities say 10 people were killed overnight when a minivan they were traveling in veered into the path of an oncoming truck.
Iranian media are reporting that an Islamic foundation has increased a bounty being offered for the death of British writer Salman Rushdie.
The United Nations has said the last major group of Iranian exiles has been relocated from their longtime base in northeast Iraq to a new site near Baghdad.
Reports from Afghanistan say eight people -- all of them women or girls -- were killed in an overnight airstrike by NATO forces in the eastern part of the country.
The U.S. special representative to Pakistan and Afghanistan says peace in the region will depend on whether an "enduring" and "clearly defined" relationship can be established between Washington and Islamabad.
Turkish officials say eight police officers were killed and nine wounded when a roadside mine exploded in southern Turkey.
Pope Benedict XVI has celebrated an open air Mass for tens of thousands of pilgrims from across the Middle East in the major public event of his three-day visit to Lebanon to press for peace and reconciliation between Christians and Muslims.
Israel's prime minister says a policy of containment for Iran will not work because Tehran is guided by a "leadership of fanaticism."
The Russia-led Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) has launched large-scale military exercises in the South Caucasus nation of Armenia.
The U.S. State Department has announced that it is ordering non-essential diplomatic personnel to leave Tunisia and Sudan, a day after its embassies in both countries were stormed and damaged by demonstrators.