Rebels Appear to be Closing in on Syria's Assad

Syrian opposition forces captured a military air field, as well as the army's 22nd Brigade air defense base, both just outside Damascus.Chana Ya'ar, 12/5/2012, 1:49 PM

Report: Israel Asked Jordan for OK to Bomb Syrian WMDs

The Atlantic reports that Israel asked Jordan for its approval to bomb Syria's chemical weapons sites. Jordan reportedly said 'no.'Chana Ya'ar, 12/3/2012, 9:14 PM

Saudis Raise Specter of Nuclear Arms Race

Saudi Arabia will seek nuclear weapons if Iran comes close to obtaining them, raising the specter of a nuclear arms race in the Mideast.Gabe Kahn., 7/1/2011, 3:07 PM

The Iranian Space Monkey Cometh

Iran says it plans to launch a monkey into space in preparation for a manned flight in 2020.Gabe Kahn., 6/17/2011, 2:14 AM

Ishihara: Crank Call or Wake Up Call

The outgoing Tokyo governor has called for Japan to go nuclear.Amiel Ungar, 3/9/2011, 9:51 PM

Iran: We're 'Insured' on Nuclear Development

Iran said Thursday that it would be able to continue its uranium enrichment even in the event of an attack on its nuclear facilities.David Lev, 1/21/2011, 7:38 AM