Sudanese leaders ink oil and trade deals

The leaders of Sudan and South Sudan have agreed deals on trade, oil and security, easing tensions that brought them to the brink of war in April. Omar al-Bashir and Southern counterpart Salva Kiir signed the accords after days of talks in Ethiopia’s capital. They agreed to set up a demilitarised buffer zone, and concluded […]

Presidents of Sudan, South Sudan Meet

The presidents of South Sudan and Sudan meet Sunday in Ethiopia’s capital, Addis Ababa, in an attempt to resolve differences that have widened since South Sudan gained independence last year. The planned meeting between Sudan President Omar al-Bashir and South Sudan’s Salva Kiir comes a day after a U.N. deadline to work out their issues […]

14 Suspects in Tripoli’s KFC, Hardee’s attack arrested

14 people have been arrested in the assault on the KFC, Hardee’s fast food outlets and the Serail during protests against an anti-Islam U.S. film last week, according to Tripoli police chief Brig. Gen. Bassam al-Ayyoubi said the 14 suspects had set alight the fast food restaurants and tried to storm the Tripoli Serail

Hezbollah chief makes rare appearance, warns U.S.

Beirut, Lebanon -Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah, in a rare appearance before tens of thousands of faithful, said on Monday the United States would face grave repercussions across the Muslim world unless it suppressed a film that demeans the Prophet Mohammad.

Hezbollah chief calls for anti-Islam film protests in Lebanon

The head of Lebanon’s Shi’ite militant group Hezbollah on Sunday called for nationwide protests over a film about the Prophet Muhammad, saying that the United States must be held accountable for creating strife between Muslims and Christians. The call came as Western embassies across the Muslim world remained on high alert

Suspected anti-Islam filmmaker questioned

A man purported to be a filmmaker involved with the anti-Islam video sparking violent unrest in the Middle East and North Africa was escorted by deputies from his Cerritos, Calif., home shortly after midnight Saturday morning, NBCLosAngeles.com reported. Media and law enforcement had been staking out the home at the end of a cul de […]

Romney denounces the anti-Muslim film

US presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Friday denounced an anti-Muslim film that is stirring unrest in the Middle East, even as he stood by his condemnation of the U.S. Embassy in Cairo for its implied denunciation of the film.

UK calls for justice over protests

The UK has urged the Sudanese authorities to bring to justice protesters who attacked the British and German embassies amid a wave of angry Muslim protests over a film lampooning the prophet Muhammad. Foreign Secretary William Hague said the Government had raised “serious concerns”