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African Union rejects bid by South Africa and Algeria to strip Israel of observer status

Attempt by Algeria and South Africa to revoke Israel of its status as observer in African Union rejected.

African Union rejects bid to strip Israel of observer status

Jewish leaders applaud Israel's rejoining African Union

Conference of Presidents welcomes reestablishment of Israel’s observer status in the African Union.

Jewish leaders applaud Israel's rejoining African Union

Israel rejoins African Union as an observer

For first time since 2002, Israel rejoins 55-member African Union, the largest organization in Africa.

Israel rejoins African Union as an observer

African leaders denounce Trump's 'Deal of the Century'

African Union says Trump's Middle East plan is "illegitimate". South African President: It is reminiscent of apartheid resolutions.

African leaders denounce Trump's 'Deal of the Century'

Abbas: Al-Quds is occupied

PA chairman accuses Israel of implementing a policy of ethnic cleansing in Jerusalem.

Abbas: Al-Quds is occupied

Abbas urges African leaders to get involved in peace process

PA chairman speaks at African Union summit, reiterates that U.S. can no longer broker peace talks and calls for international involvement.

Abbas urges African leaders to get involved in peace process

Abbas urges Africans to support French initiative

PA chairman calls on African Union member states to support the French peace initiative, which Israel rejects.

Abbas urges African Union to support French initiative

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.

Rivlin wants stronger ties with Africa

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.'

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

Al Qaeda Affiliate Strikes African Union Base

Al Shabaab launches car bomb followed by hours-long gun battle against peacekeepers, claims it killed 35 soldiers.

Al Qaeda Affiliate Strikes African Union Base in Somalia

Sudanese President Escapes 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.

Sudanese President Escapes South Africa Before War Crimes Trial

Liberman to Visit Africa, Bid for AU Status

Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman to visit Africa for the first time in five years, calls Africa 'a key objective in foreign policy.'

Liberman to Bid for Israeli Observer Status in African Union

Dlamini Zuma Breaks A Few Traditions In Victory

Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, former wife of South Africa's president, will chair the African Union.

African Union To Be Chaired By Ex Wife Of Jacob Zuma

Somalia: Shabab Becomes Al-Qaeda Franchise

The Shabab terror militias in Somalia touted their accession to the ranks of the multinational Al-Qaeda terror conglomerate

Somalia: Shabab Becomes Al-Qaeda Franchise

Zuma Fails To Land Top African Union Job for Ex

South Africa's failure to win the top job in the African Union reflects resentment over South African pretentiousness and relative success.

African States Rebuff  South African Leadership Pretensions

African Union Recognizes Libya's New Leaders

African Union officially recognizes Libya’s National Transitional Council as the country’s legitimate leadership.

African Union Finally Recognizes Libya's New Leaders

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.

AU 'Encouraged' by Libyan Rebels

AU Won't Recognize Libyan Rebels

African Union declines to recognize Libyan rebels, calls for formation of an all-inclusive transitional government.

AU Won't Recognize Libyan Rebels

Hillary in Africa

Secretary of State Clinton sought to combat an African predisposition to protect Qaddafi

Clinton Attempts to Enlist Africa Against Qaddafi

What is Qaddafi 'Peace' Gambit?

The Libyan Government's call for unconditional peace talks can be interpreted as surrender or an attempt to split its adversaries.

Analysis of Libyan Peace Overtures: Surrender or Poisoned Fruit