Hardline Sadrists throw support behind Iraqi PM, with hopes of taking over after US leaves

Anti-American cleric vies for more power in Iraq

Danish foreign minister meets Muslim ambassadors ahead of cartoon anniversary

Denmark seeks to avoid renewed cartoon uproar

Iranian diplomats’ defections signal fissures in Islamic Republic leaders over election unrest

Iranian defections hint at fissures over election

Word that 1 of 3 Americans held in Iran for 13 months will be freed offers hope to families

Moms of US hikers held in Iran get some good news

Iran says it will free 1 of the 3 jailed Americans Saturday in clemency for end of Ramadan

Iran to free 1 of 3 Americans in holiday clemency

Clinton, Gates denounce planned Quran burning, warn of risks to Americans