By ANTHONY SHADID
President Bashar al-Assad lashed out at the Arab League for isolating Syria, and vowed to subdue what he cast as a foreign-backed plot against the country.
By MICHAEL D. SHEAR
Fresh evidence on Tuesday suggested Mitt Romney was still the heavy favorite to win New Hampshire's primary, even as Jon M. Huntsman Jr. enjoyed a late surge in the polls.
At War Blog
By GRAHAM BOWLEY
Arrests in the case of Sahar Gul, a teenager confined by her husband's family, may be a sign that Afghanistan is beginning to take women's rights seriously.
By RICK GLADSTONE and HARVEY MORRIS
The punishment shocked the man's family and was imposed against a backdrop of increasingly bellicose relations with the United States over the disputed Iranian nuclear program.
By RICK GLADSTONE
In the second diplomacy-tinged sea rescue in less than a week, a vessel on patrol near the Persian Gulf pulled a group of distressed Iranians to safety from a foundering cargo dhow.
By SOUAD MEKHENNET
Several European citizens who spent time in the Pakistani region of Waziristan are now waiting in Iran, trying to return to Europe.