In 1996, a canny and polished politician named Benjamin Netanyahu stormed onto the electoral scene and became Israel's youngest prime minister. An articulate and commanding presence, fluent in English, twice wounded in combat, he became a political force of nature, never far from the spotlight...
Egypt on Friday opened an international investors’ conference that it hopes will drum up billions of dollars in business and help revive an economy that has been in dire straits for the last four years of political turmoil.
Ayman Odeh was running late, as usual. But like the charismatic politician he is, Odeh lingered over handshakes and looked constituents meaningfully in the eye, sometimes placing his hand atop his own tousled head while he listened carefully to their questions.
As word emerged Monday of a gruesome new round of Islamic State beheadings, Libya’s internationally recognized government installed a onetime rogue anti-Islamist general as army chief.
In the final full week of a tightly contested election campaign, a peculiarly Israeli paradox is on clear display.
The setting will be a joint meeting of the U.S. Congress, but Benjamin Netanyahu's most crucial audience may be the one back home: the Israeli electorate.
Widening a 20-month-old campaign against Islamist groups, an Egyptian court on Saturday declared Hamas a terrorist organization.
Has the Islamic State struck back?