By RICK GLADSTONE
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel told the United Nations on Thursday that he believes Iran's ability to make an atomic weapon will be irreversible by next spring or summer.
By ISABEL KERSHNER
A leaked report appears to be a rare Israeli acknowledgment that there might be time to halt the Iranian nuclear program without military action.
By C. J. CHIVERS
For the rebels, managing to deny the use of an important airfield has undermined the government's ability to exert its full authority in some parts of the country.
By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
President Thein Sein of Myanmar said his country has taken irreversible steps toward democracy and paid unprecedented public tribute to opposition leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi.
By NEIL MacFARQUHAR
Two new Middle Eastern leaders, despite being swept to power by popular uprisings, issued rebuttals to President Obama's defense of Western values at the United Nations.
By JEFFREY GETTLEMAN
The agreement signed by the two countries' leaders should permit oil exports to resume, which its economies desperately need, but leaves important issues unresolved.