The secretary of State's visit to Africa's top oil producer on Sunday and Monday is being seen as an effort to counter China's clout there.
The vaunted program is supposed to convince militants that Al Qaeda's ideology is un-Islamic. But Human Rights Watch says it violates international law.
In a push for progress, three heavy hitters from the administration – Mitchell, Gates, and Jones – visited the region this week.
During Mitchell's visit, activists set up 11 outposts. A report said the number of Israelis living in the West Bank has surpassed 300,000.
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.
Halfway to President Obama’s deadline, basic aspects of the closure are undecided.
Based on an 1986 incident, this portrayal of mob rule in an Iranian village is a haunting tale.
Friday's terror attack in Jakarta puts the Al Qaeda-linked Indonesian militant group back in spotlight.