Middle East
  • Mohammed Morsi, second left.

    Trip will be Morsi's first appearance on American soil since taking office in June. 

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 24, 2012, 8:11 AM EDT
  • In this Monday, Aug. 13, 2012 file photo, newly-appointed Egyptian Minister of Defense, Lt. Gen. Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi meets with Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi, unseen, in Cairo, Egypt. The surprise appointment of Egypt's new defense minister opens the way for a younger generation of military leaders who had grown frustrated with aging top generals who have had a lock on the powerful institution for decades under ousted leader Hosni Mubarak. Crucially, the move appears to reflect a recognition among the

    The remarks are the latest response from the Morsi government to the Aug. 6 attacks on a military outpost bordering Gaza.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 23, 2012, 6:05 AM EDT
  • Hezbollah supporters carry pictures, of Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, right, disappeared Imam Moussa al-Sadr, center, and Iran's Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, left, during a rally to mark the occasion of Jerusalem Day in the southern suburb of Beirut, Lebanon, Friday, Aug 17, 2012.

    Lebanese Shiite militant group Hezbollah will transform the lives of Israelis to "hell" if Israel attacks Lebanon, its leader said on Friday, adding that the group would not hesitate to hit targets that would leave tens of thousands of Israelis dead.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 22, 2012, 5:02 PM EDT