Israel's Netanyahu said Thursday a large arms shipment seized this week was sent by Iran to Syria and Hezbollah, and charged this was a 'war crime.'
Frequent oil spills in the Red Sea off the coast of Egypt kill marine life and damage the environment.
The American University in Cairo opened a $400-million, 260-acre campus in a desert east of Cairo. Developers hope this 'New Cairo' will one day be home to 2 million.
Northeast Passage through the Arctic slashes time and money for mariners and could be a boom for Russia. But it raises concerns about ice loss induced by global warming.
Escalation of violence could lead pirate gangs to join radical militants, including those with ties to Al Qaeda, say analysts.
The seven men arrested will be turned over to Kenya, which plans to set up a court to try pirates.
The world is not willing to allow this strategic nation to remain ungoverned. Can a coordinated effort create a stable government?