Despite US training and support, West African nations have been unable to stamp out the terrorist group and the upheaval in Libya may be bolstering the group's arsenal.
Despite the Russian media report, the Libyan government denies Qaddafi will consider stepping down and rebels say he must face justice.
Syria's Bashar al-Assad sent security forces back to Hama, which saw the largest protests yet against his regime last Friday.
Libya rebel leaders said this weekend that will try to recapture territory on the road to Tripoli, which could put them within striking distance of the capital.
The Greek coastguard escorted a US boat seeking to join the Gaza flotilla back to port and said it will stop all other attempted departures. It looks like a big diplomatic victory for Benjamin Netanyahu.
Boko Haram has been receiving more attention from the international community and media since its June 16 attack in Abuja. The scrutiny warrants a look at its history.
Rugged, intuitive to use, affordable solar lamps that women can sell door-to-door change lives.
The site of a notorious 1982 massacre that quelled an uprising saw protesters come out in force, demanding the regime of Bashar al-Assad be brought down.
Ohio Congressman Dennis Kucinich goes where seasoned diplomats and Middle East experts fear to tread. Is that a wise move?