Six children and one wife of Osama Bin Laden have reportedly been living in Iran since fleeing Afghanistan shortly before 9/11. His 17-year-old daughter recently escaped to the embassy of Saudi Arabia, Iran's traditional rival.
The German intelligence official reportedly mediating a prisoner exchange to bring home Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit had previous success with an Israel-Hezbollah swap in 2008.
Foreign interests buy up cheap agricultural land across Africa to grow tomorrow’s food. But will any of it benefit Africans?
A violent war of words after two Egypt-Algeria World Cup qualifiers is being used by the regime of Hosni Mubarak to rally support and distract from Egypt's domestic woes, critics say.
Al Jazeera ran a scathing parody of the Palestinian national anthem on a program to show how divided society has become.
In a rare interview, Eritrea's president Isaias Afwerki denies helping Islamic militants in Somalia, and says his country doesn't need elections.
Ali Saleh Al-Marri, who pleaded guilty to conspiring to provide material support to Al Qaeda, could have got 15 years. But the federal judge took into account the almost six years he was held without charge as an enemy combatant in a military prison.
Too many boats and technology that is too good mean that nations must cooperate to preserve tuna and other fish stocks.
A rarity in the mideast, the political show spares no one – but even President Mahmoud Abbas is chuckling.