Sudan leader digs in against protests

KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — When Sudan’s longtime president Omar al-Bashir introduced drastic austerity measures, he berated the public for being…

Uneasy Gulf states weigh US-Iran overtures

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Lost in the blizzard of attention on Iran’s cautious openings to the U.S. was another bit of noteworthy o…

Tunisia’s ruling Islamists to step down

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisia’s governing Islamist party has agreed to step down following negotiations with opposition parties that begin n…