Al Qaeda Affiliate Strikes African Union Base in SomaliaAl Shabaab launches car bomb followed by hours-long gun battle against peacekeepers, claims it killed 35 soldiers.
Sudanese President Escapes South Africa Before War Crimes TrialOmar al-Bashir was to be tried for war crimes committed in Darfur - and one paper claims he escaped with help from the SA government.
Liberman to Bid for Israeli Observer Status in African UnionForeign Minister Avigdor Liberman to visit Africa for the first time in five years, calls Africa 'a key objective in foreign policy.'
African Union To Be Chaired By Ex Wife Of Jacob ZumaDr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, former wife of South Africa's president, will chair the African Union.
Somalia: Shabab Becomes Al-Qaeda FranchiseThe Shabab terror militias in Somalia touted their accession to the ranks of the multinational Al-Qaeda terror conglomerate
African States Rebuff South African Leadership PretensionsSouth Africa's failure to win the top job in the African Union reflects resentment over South African pretentiousness and relative success.
African Union Finally Recognizes Libya's New LeadersAfrican Union officially recognizes Libya’s National Transitional Council as the country’s legitimate leadership.
AU 'Encouraged' by Libyan RebelsThe African Union says it is encouraged by promises made by Libya’s NTC, will discuss the possibility of recognizing it.
AU Won't Recognize Libyan RebelsAfrican Union declines to recognize Libyan rebels, calls for formation of an all-inclusive transitional government.
Clinton Attempts to Enlist Africa Against QaddafiSecretary of State Clinton sought to combat an African predisposition to protect Qaddafi
Analysis of Libyan Peace Overtures: Surrender or Poisoned FruitThe Libyan Government's call for unconditional peace talks can be interpreted as surrender or an attempt to split its adversaries.