The trial of Iraq's fugitive Vice President Tareq al-Hashemi, accused of running death squads, was postponed Tuesday after defence requests to call President Jalal Talabani to testify were again denied.
Fighter jets unleashed sonic booms and helicopter gunships strafed rebels as they pressed their fight Tuesday into new neighborhoods in Aleppo, Syria's largest city. Farther south, ground troops combed Damascus after the nearly complete rout of the largest rebel assault yet on the capital.
IDF set to use multi-sensor system in northern operational activities; ‘System completely alters concept of intelligence gathering,’ says Combat Intelligence Collection Corps officer
Egypt's president on Tuesday designated a young, independent U.S.-educated irrigation minister as the new prime minister to form a government that will be tasked with turning the country's economy and security around after 17 months of instability and protests.