- Libya says its forces now near oil tanker Updated: Mar-09-14 9:38 pm
- AP Interview: Jihadi head says Gaza groups growing Updated: Mar-09-14 6:55 pm
- Arab envoys say no to Israel as Jewish state Updated: Mar-09-14 3:34 pm
- Egypt military chief launches housing initiative Updated: Mar-09-14 2:49 pm
- Israel: 40 rockets in alleged Iranian shipment Updated: Mar-09-14 2:01 pm
- Correction: Egypt-El-Sissi's Run story Updated: Mar-09-14 9:20 am
- UAE backs Saudis with Muslim Brotherhood blacklist Updated: Mar-09-14 7:16 am
- Network says signal of Egyptian satire show jammed Updated: Mar-08-14 2:35 pm
- Women from Tunisia chosen for Bush fellowship Updated: Mar-07-14 5:36 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
- 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
- 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
TRIPOLI, Libya - Libyan government forces and loyal militia fighters besieged a North Korea-flagged tanker Sunday that a rival militia hoped to use to export oil in defiance of central authorities, officials said.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - A leader of one of Gaza's secretive jihadi groups says the al-Qaida-inspired movement now has several thousand armed fighters in the seaside strip, posing a formidable threat to both Israel and the area's Hamas rulers.
CAIRO - Arab foreign ministers on Sunday rejected Israel's demands that the Palestinians recognize it as a Jewish state, saying such a move would undermine the rights of Palestinian refugees.
CAIRO - Egypt's powerful military chief launched a $40 billion housing initiative Sunday to build a million homes in cooperation with a major Emirati construction firm, the first campaign-style move by Field Marshal Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, who is widely expected to run for president.
EILAT, Israel - Israel's military says a cargo ship it intercepted in the Red Sea last week carried 40 rockets with a range of up to 160 kilometers (100 miles) and dozens of mortar shells.
CAIRO - In a story March 8 about Egypt's military chief Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, The Associated Press reported erroneously how much Egypt spends annually on fuel subsidies. The country spends nearly $20 billion a year, not $2 billion.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - The United Arab Emirates has thrown its support behind neighboring Saudi Arabia's decision to label the Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist organization, increasing Gulf Arab pressure on the Islamist group.
CAIRO - The signal of a Saudi-based television network was deliberately jammed while airing the show of Egypt's top satirist, the broadcaster's spokesman said Saturday, the latest disruption to hit the popular program.
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.
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.
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.
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.