Iran’s election unsettles Biden’s hope for a nuclear deal

WASHINGTON — Biden administration officials are insisting that the election of a hard-liner as Iran’s president won’t affect prospects for reviving… Read more

Palestinians, settlers clash in tense Jerusalem neighborhood

JERUSALEM — Palestinians and Jewish settlers hurled stones, chairs and fireworks at each other overnight in a tense Jerusalem neighborhood where settler… Read more

Fear shakes Mexico border city after violence leaves 18 dead

CIUDAD VICTORIA, Mexico — Fear has invaded the Mexican border city of Reynosa after gunmen in vehicles killed 14 people, including taxis drivers, workers… Read more

Iran’s hard-line president-elect says he won’t meet Biden

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Iran’s president-elect said Monday he would not meet with President Joe Biden or negotiate over Tehran’s ballistic missile… Read more

In poorest countries, surge combines with vaccine shortage

KAMPALA, Uganda — Hati Maronjei once swore he would never get a COVID-19 shot, after a pastor warned that vaccines aren’t safe.

Now, four months… Read more

Iran vote to determine next president, direction

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Iran’s presidential election Friday will determine who will lead the country’s civilian government as tensions remain… Read more

Israel set to swear in government, end Netanyahu’s long rule

JERUSALEM — Israel is set to swear in a new government on Sunday that will send Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu into the opposition after a record… Read more

Algeria votes for new parliament but activists plan boycott

ALGIERS, Algeria — Algerians vote Saturday for a new parliament in an election with a majority of novice independent candidates running under new rules… Read more

EXPLAINER: What will change under Israel’s new government?

JERUSALEM  — If all goes according to plan, Israel will swear in a new government on Sunday, ending Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s record 12-year… Read more