World Jul 29Wildfire rages for 2nd day in Lebanon, spreads to Syria
Lebanon's civil defense says it deployed 25 firetrucks, supported by four air force helicopters and military units, to put out the blaze. But the fires continued to rage, spreading east.
World Dec 15Lebanese burn ruling parties’ offices after night of clashes
The overnight confrontations in Beirut left more than 130 people injured, according to the Red Cross and the Lebanese Civil Defense.
World Jun 30Tens of thousands protest army rule in Sudan
Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets in Sudan’s capital and elsewhere in the country on Sunday calling for civilian rule nearly three months after the army forced out long-ruling autocrat Omar al-Bashir.
World Jun 23Sudan’s protesters accept roadmap for civilian rule
Sudan’s protest movement accepted an Ethiopian roadmap for a civilian-led transitional government, a spokesman said on Sunday, after a months-long standoff with the country’s military rulers — who did not immediately commit to the plan.
World Jun 15US diplomat wants ‘credible’ probe into Sudan crackdown
The top U.S. diplomat to Africa said there must be an “independent and credible” investigation into the Sudanese military’s violent dispersal of a protest camp in the capital earlier this month, and the ruling military council said it would announce…