Even in the relentless heat and dust of the sprawling Dadaab refugee settlement in northern Kenya, camp residents observe the dawn-to-dusk Ramadan fast.Hawa Abdi is among them. She is from southern Somalia, a part of the country where famine has been declared by the United Nations.
Libyan loyalists launched counteroffensives throughout the capital on Wednesday, seemingly taking their cues from leader Moammar Gadhafi, who called on them from hiding to drive the "devils and traitors" from Tripoli.Clashes erupted in a neighborhood next to Gadhafi's Bab al-Aziziya compound a day a
When Sudan allowed South Sudan to become an independent nation last month, it hoped this would put an end to years of friction with the United States.More specifically, Sudan desperately wanted to be removed from Washington's list of state sponsors of terrorism and get out from under the many sa
The United States wants to give Libya its money back.The U.S. froze some $30 billion worth of the country's assets after leader Moammar Gadhafi launched a harsh crackdown on his opponents earlier this year. With Gadhafi's rule now near or at its end, U.S.
Fierce street fighting in Tripoli on Tuesday undercut hopes of a quick rebel victory in the Libyan capital as Moammar Gadhafi's son turned up free despite reports of his capture and taunted the opposition.Seif al-Islam, the Libyan leader's heir apparent, made a surprise appearance early Tuesday morn
Libyan rebels have claimed control of most of the capital Tripoli, but big questions remain about the future of the country and the fate its longtime leader Moammar Gadhafi.The whereabouts of Gadhafi, as of Monday, remained unknown.David Mack is a former U.S.