Due to concerns about swine flu, health ministers at a Cairo summit on Wednesday announced that the young, elderly, and chronically ill should not make the hajj.
The Monitor spoke with the CBS anchorman, who died Friday, in a 1973 series of interviews with the three networks' broadcast journalists.
The neighboring countries agreed Thursday to work together on terrorism despite stalled peace talks. US secretary of state arrives Friday.
After Uganda briefly threatens to carry out war crimes warrant against Bashir, a new poll shows broad public support in Africa for such a move.
Ahead of a major Fatah leadership conference, the Arab TV network reported Tuesday that President Mahmoud Abbas had been involved in an assassination plot against his predecessor, Yasser Arafat.
Formed as a cold-war forum for developing countries that didn’t want to take sides, the movement has struggled to find its way since the USSR collapsed.