Barack Obama Won't Meet Iran's Hassan Rouhani

    A potential encounter at the United Nations on Tuesday between U.S. President Barack Obama and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani proved too complicated, an Obama administration official said.

    Barack Obama Pushes Mideast Peace and Bid To Block Nuclear Iran at U.N. Speech

    President Obama in an address to the United Nations said the U.S. focus in the Middle East will be keeping Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon and advancing Israeli-Palestinian peace.

    Sweden Party Moves To Ban Circumcision

    A bill introduced in the Swedish parliament would ban the non-medical circumcision of underage boys.

    British Board Backs Prof in Spat With 'Zionist' Student Over 62 Grade

    An English review board has rejected bias complaints by an Israeli student against the University of Warwick but recommended the university apologize for being “insufficiently flexible.”

    Mahmoud Abbas Pleads for Jewish Support in Talks

    In a meeting with Jewish leaders, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said he was more hopeful now for peace than he was in the mid-2000s.