Though analysts call the peace deal between Sudan and South Sudan 'partial,' President Obama praised the move, calling it an 'important step' away from conflict.
President Morsi and Field Marshal Tantawi have been gripped in a power struggle for months. In a surprise move, Morsi fired Tantawi today.
Private guards and international naval patrols – and some rough seas – have prevented successful high-seas hijackings by Somali pirates since June 19, the first zero-attack month since 2007.
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The new pipeline bypasses the Strait of Hormuz, a choke point for Middle East oil that Iran has threatened to block.
Prompted by rising prices for food, housing, and fuel, student protests have spread to cities across the country. Will the government's harsh crackdown backfire and fuel the movement?
Crown Prince Nayef was the interior minister responsible for cracking down on al-Qaeda after September 11.
His lawyer said he does not trust the doctors in the prison where he is serving his life sentence.
The cause is being investigated and the U.S. Coast Guard has set up a safety zone around the crash site, officials said.