- Women from Tunisia chosen for Bush fellowship Updated: Mar-07-14 5:36 pm
- UN criticizes violence against Egypt protesters Updated: Mar-07-14 5:31 pm
- Saudi Arabia names Brotherhood a terrorist group Updated: Mar-07-14 2:37 pm
- Wounded South Sudan rebels fear hospital Updated: Mar-07-14 1:58 pm
- Statue of Egypt pharoanic princess found in Luxor Updated: Mar-07-14 1:28 pm
- Militant grip transforms, terrorizes Syrian city Updated: Mar-07-14 11:47 am
- Farmers urged to prep for possible aphid attack Updated: Mar-07-14 6:59 am
- Entrepreneurship grows in Egypt's flailing economy Updated: Mar-07-14 2:11 am
- Review: 'Peabody & Sherman' a sweet, geeky jaunt Updated: Mar-06-14 6:28 pm
- A Gadhafi son is extradited to Libya Updated: Mar-06-14 5:13 pm
- Tunisia ends state of emergency after 3 years Updated: Mar-06-14 3:57 pm
- World diplomats seek to stabilize Libya Updated: Mar-06-14 3:17 pm
- Australian parents shocked as son caged in Egypt Updated: Mar-06-14 4:23 am
- Australian parents haunted by Egyptian court scene Updated: Mar-05-14 11:37 pm
- Israeli naval raid nabs rocket shipment Updated: Mar-05-14 4:59 pm
- Al-Jazeera reporter speaks at Egyptian trial Updated: Mar-05-14 3:06 pm
- Saudi, UAE, Bahrain withdraw envoys from Qatar Updated: Mar-05-14 1:10 pm
- Tunisian blogger imprisoned for blasphemy released Updated: Mar-05-14 10:17 am
- Pay dispute, sounds of war rattle S. Sudan capital Updated: Mar-05-14 9:58 am
- Italy's prime minister in Tunisia for talks Updated: Mar-04-14 4:48 pm
- US activist says Egypt police assaulted her Updated: Mar-04-14 3:55 pm
- Egypt: El-Sissi gives sign of presidential run Updated: Mar-04-14 1:25 pm
- 700 migrants fail in bid to enter Spanish enclave Updated: Mar-04-14 6:17 am
- Osaka to host all-star concert on Int'l Jazz Day Updated: Mar-04-14 3:00 am
- Gaza public workers say Hamas not paying salaries Updated: Mar-03-14 9:14 am
DALLAS - Former first lady Laura Bush on Friday introduced a group of women from Tunisia as the latest participants in the George W. Bush Institute's fellowship program that helps women in the Middle East and North Africa hone leadership skills.
CAIRO - A group of 27 countries on the United Nations Human Rights Council expressed concerns Friday over the Egyptian government's wide-scale use of violence against opposition protesters, the first reprimand from the international body since a bloody crackdown on dissent in the country begab.
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - Saudi Arabia identified the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist group along with al-Qaida and others Friday, warning those who join them or support them they could face five to 30 years in prison.
BOR, South Sudan - Satine Riek remembers the sting as the bullet pierced his leg. The 26-year-old soldier, who recently defected from South Sudan's army, was shot last month when government troops recaptured the town of Bor.
CAIRO - Egypt has announced that a team of European archaeologists have found a nearly 2-meter- (6 ½-foot-) tall alabaster statue of a pharoanic princess, dating from approximately 1350 B.C., outside the southern city of Luxor.
BEIRUT - Once a vibrant, religiously mixed community, Syria's eastern city of Raqqa is now a shell of its former self, terrorized by hard-line militants who have turned it into the nucleus of their vision for the Islamic caliphate they hope one day to establish in Syria and Iraq.
WINNSBORO, Louisiana - LSU AgCenter scientists are warning Louisiana farmers about a new pest infiltrating sorghum crops, and urging them to be on the lookout.
CAIRO - In Egypt's newest reality television show, contestants sold fruit juice from push carts in Cairo's busiest market and later organized a desert safari for tourists, hustling to make sales in the capital's crowded streets.
Animated films have seen their share of uptight dads - the most memorable being merman Triton and his strict rule over daughter Ariel in "The Little Mermaid" and the over-protective caveman Grug in the prehistoric journey "The Croods." Mr. Peabody the dog in the charming "Mr. Peabody & Sherman" is no different.
TRIPOLI, Libya - One of Moammar Gadhafi's sons, al-Saadi, was extradited on Thursday to Libya from Niger, where he had taken refuge as his father's regime crumbled in 2011, bringing cheers from Libyans as the government prepares to prosecute him for his alleged role in trying to suppress the uprising against Gadhafi's rule.
TUNIS, Tunisia - Tunisia's president on Thursday lifted the state of emergency that has been in place since the outbreak of a popular revolution three years ago, and a top military chief said soldiers stationed in some of the country's most sensitive areas will return to their barracks.
ROME - World diplomats worked Thursday to help Libya create a stable government and more secure environment amid the violence and growing political tensions that have festered since Moammar Gadhafi's regime crumbled in 2011.
BRISBANE, Australia - The parents of an Australian journalist jailed in Egypt said Thursday they were haunted and depressed by images of their son caged in a Cairo courtroom.
BRISBANE, Australia - The parents of jailed Australian journalist Peter Greste said on Thursday they were haunted and depressed by images of him caged in an Egyptian court.
JERUSALEM - Israeli naval forces on Wednesday seized a ship laden with rockets allegedly bound for militants in the Gaza Strip, and officials accused Iran of orchestrating the delivery in an elaborate 5,000-mile (8,000-kilometer) journey that included covert stops across the region.
CAIRO - An Egyptian-Canadian journalist working for Al-Jazeera English told an Egyptian court Wednesday that he could "never possibly betray his country," testifying in a case accusing him and other colleagues of being terrorists.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain recalled their ambassadors from Qatar on Wednesday in an unusually public dispute among the clubby Western-allied Gulf Arab states, a move analysts say centers on their neighbor's support for the Muslim Brotherhood and its perceived aggressive meddling in regional conflicts.
TUNIS, Tunisia - The lawyer for a Tunisian blogger sentenced to seven years in prison for posting cartoons deemed insulting to the Prophet Muhammad says her client was freed late Tuesday.
JUBA, South Sudan - The sounds of war rattled the capital of South Sudan on Wednesday after violence broke out inside the military over a pay dispute, and five soldiers were killed, officials said.
TUNIS, Tunisia - Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has met with Tunisian leaders to push for closer cooperation on trade and immigration.
CAIRO - The co-founder of U.S.-based anti-war group CodePink said Tuesday that Egyptian police detained her at Cairo's international airport when she tried to enter the country on route to the Gaza Strip and treated her roughly, fracturing her shoulder as they handcuffed her before deporting her.
CAIRO - Egypt's military chief, Field Marshal Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, gave his strongest indication yet that he intends to run for president, saying Tuesday that he "can't turn his back" to public demands. In a campaign-style speech, he said Egyptians must unite and end street turmoil to tackle the country's mounting economic and security woes.
MADRID - Officials say some 700 sub-Saharan African migrants have attempted to cross into the Spanish enclave of Ceuta from Morocco but were turned back by Moroccan forces.
NEW YORK - Herbie Hancock reckons he's performed more often in Japan than in his hometown of Chicago during his professional career. The pianist will be back next month for an all-star concert at Osaka Castle Park highlighting the third annual International Jazz Day.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - Palestinian civil servants called on the Gaza Strip's Hamas government Monday to pay them full salaries, the clearest sign yet that Egypt's blockade of the territory is making it increasingly difficult for the Islamic militants to govern.