August 31, 2012
By ERIC SCHMITT
With a Congressional deadline looming, the Obama administration appears ready to designate the Haqqani network as a terrorist organization, risking a new breach in relations with Pakistan.
By BINYAMIN APPELBAUM
Ben S. Bernanke delivered a detailed, forceful argument for further moves to aid the economy, reinforcing earlier indications that the Federal Reserve is on the verge of action.
By JODI RUDOREN and DAVID E. SANGER
An International Atomic Energy Agency report detailing Iran's ramped up nuclear capabilities may force Israel to strike Iran or concede it cannot act on its own, according to experts.
By THOMAS ERDBRINK
The move by the supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, came a day after President Mohamed Morsi of Egypt countered the Iranian stance on Syria and denounced the repression of the armed uprising there.
By KAREEM FAHIM and RICK GLADSTONE
Top United Nations officials attending a special Security Council session reported alarming new data on the severity of the crisis, including a doubling in the number of civilians who need emergency aid.