Once it’s completed its seven-month journey to the Red Planet, the orbiter will collect information on the Martian atmosphere and climate.
"He said he hated the smell of cigarettes, so I took up smoking."
A bizarre void in a dynamic Iranian art scene was filled this spring.
Should America really be trying to fix Iraq again?
With 50 people killed in Taliban attacks, the final round of Afghanistan's presidential elections passed more quietly than expected.
The stories old-timers tell about the Tunisia suburb run counter to the way the West views the Arab World. It was a place where three religions and five languages intermixed, Jews and Muslims partied together, and young ladies flaunted their beach...
After the country’s bloodiest summer, the trail of bodies is reinforcing one of the mainstays of the Mubarak era: unexplained deaths, denials by authorities.
The Arab Spring is heating up in Saudi Arabia, and that might make everything in the entire world much, much more expensive.
Situated at the southernmost tip of the Middle East, just across the Gulf of Aden from Somalia, Yemen is the region's poorest country, and one of the more heavily armed Arab nations.