Abbas urges African Union to support French initiative

PA chairman calls on African Union member states to support the French peace initiative, which Israel rejects.Ben Ariel, 7/18/2016, 6:46 AM

Rivlin wants stronger ties with Africa

President Rivlin meets with Ivory Coast FM, declares that Israel aims to obtain observer status in the African Union.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/16/2016, 2:22 PM

Watch: Obama Claims 'I Could Win a Third Term'

Obama tells African Union he's been a "pretty good" president, laments the lack of a third term in America 'but the law is the law.'Ari Yashar, 7/28/2015, 3:48 PM

Al Qaeda Affiliate Strikes African Union Base in Somalia

Al Shabaab launches car bomb followed by hours-long gun battle against peacekeepers, claims it killed 35 soldiers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/26/2015, 12:15 PM

Sudanese President Escapes South Africa Before War Crimes Trial

Omar al-Bashir was to be tried for war crimes committed in Darfur - and one paper claims he escaped with help from the SA government.Tova Dvorin, 6/19/2015, 12:45 PM

Liberman to Bid for Israeli Observer Status in African Union

Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman to visit Africa for the first time in five years, calls Africa 'a key objective in foreign policy.'AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/10/2014, 2:33 PM

African Union To Be Chaired By Ex Wife Of Jacob Zuma

Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, former wife of South Africa's president, will chair the African Union.Amiel Ungar, 7/17/2012, 4:49 AM

Somalia: Shabab Becomes Al-Qaeda Franchise

The Shabab terror militias in Somalia touted their accession to the ranks of the multinational Al-Qaeda terror conglomerateGabe Kahn., 2/13/2012, 8:07 PM

African States Rebuff South African Leadership Pretensions

South Africa's failure to win the top job in the African Union reflects resentment over South African pretentiousness and relative success.Amiel Ungar, 2/2/2012, 11:05 AM

African Union Finally Recognizes Libya's New Leaders

African Union officially recognizes Libya’s National Transitional Council as the country’s legitimate leadership.Elad Benari, 9/21/2011, 8:01 AM

AU 'Encouraged' by Libyan Rebels

The African Union says it is encouraged by promises made by Libya’s NTC, will discuss the possibility of recognizing it. Elad Benari, 9/2/2011, 5:07 AM

AU Won't Recognize Libyan Rebels

African Union declines to recognize Libyan rebels, calls for formation of an all-inclusive transitional government. Elad Benari, Canada, 8/27/2011, 1:29 AM

Clinton Attempts to Enlist Africa Against Qaddafi

Secretary of State Clinton sought to combat an African predisposition to protect QaddafiAmiel Ungar, 6/16/2011, 12:37 AM

Analysis of Libyan Peace Overtures: Surrender or Poisoned Fruit

The Libyan Government's call for unconditional peace talks can be interpreted as surrender or an attempt to split its adversaries.Amiel Ungar, 5/26/2011, 11:29 PM