Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe swore in opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai as prime minister Wednesday, creating a unity government in an unprecedented move during Mugabe's virtually unchallenged rule.
By PBS NewsHour
The U.N. Security Council approved an expanded mission in Iraq Friday, unanimously voting to increase their political role and serve as an intermediary in negotiations between neighboring nations and rival Iraqi factions.
Six weeks after its formation, the Palestinian unity government is struggling with many of the same challenges it faced at its inception, including a crippling economic embargo and continued tensions between leaders of rival parties.
Jordan's King Abdullah told Congress Wednesday that the United States must take the lead in cementing peace between Israel and the Palestinians. Abdullah talks to Jim Lehrer about the need for a two-state solution.
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The two main rival Palestinian factions, Fatah and Hamas, signed an agreement to share government power in Saudi-brokered talks Thursday, a move aimed at ending growing violence between the two factions.
King Abdullah VI of Saudi Arabia urged a reconciliation between Palestinian rival factions Fatah and Hamas in a meeting with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Mecca on Tuesday.
Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki pleaded for unity after an escalation of attacks over the weekend. Violence continued on Monday as two car bombs exploded in Baghdad's Sadr City neighborhood.
Hoshyar Zebari, the Iraq foreign minister talks about efforts to build a unity government, the recent violence and efforts to crackdown on militias. Zebari has served as the foreign minister of Iraq for nearly three years.
In his first public comments since allegations concerning Iraqi civilian deaths in Haditha and Hamdaniya, Marine Corps Commandant Gen. Michael Hagee took responsibility for the training of troops in Iraq, but said he would not resign. Two former Central Command…
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