A Syrian refugee boy carries a water jug to his family's tent at Zaatari Refugee Camp, Jordan.
A Syrian refugee boy carries a water jug to his family's tent at Zaatari Refugee Camp, in Mafraq, Jordan, September 8, 2012. Photo by AP
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Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said in a CNN interview aired Sunday that American and Israeli threats to stop Iran's nuclear program have no effect on his country's policies.

Meanwhile, Ahmadinejad's television cameraman, who came to New York with as part of the Iranian delegation to the UN General Assembly, was reportedly seeking asylum in the U.S

In a Wall Street Journal op-ed, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney accused U.S. President Barack Obama that his lack of resolve regarding the Middle East, Israel and Iran puts U.S. security at risk. 

Billionaire financier George Soros has committed $1 million to the "Super PAC" group that is helping fund Obama's re-election bid, The New York Times revealed Monday.

The number of refugees worldwide in 2012 is set to be the highest this century, a senior United Nations official said on Monday, as tens of thousands are fleeing Syria every month.

French and Swiss investigators will visit the West Bank to conduct parallel probes into the death of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, a Palestinian official said on Monday.

Jewish-British historian Eric Hobsbawm died on Monday at the age 95 after suffering from pneumonia.

Online retail giant Amazon.com has come under fire over the sale of a jigsaw puzzle depicting the crematorium at Dachau concentration camp.