As usual, the Arab-Israeli conflict demonstrated its necessity â€“ what would the distinguished leaders discuss in its absence?
Moscow held a day of mourning Tuesday for the 39 victims of twin rush-hour suicide bombings on packed metro trains, as Russian leaders pledged to hunt down and wipe out those behind the attacks.
Sudan's president warned former southern rebels on Monday that if they refused to take part in April's elections, a southern referendum on secession would not happen.
Hamas security forces took $400,000 from a bank in the Gaza Strip on Monday, in a direct challenge to Palestinian authorities in the West Bank who had frozen the money to comply with money laundering regulations.
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has assured Turkey the White House opposes a congressional resolution labeling the World War One massacres of Armenians in Turkey as genocide, the Turkish Foreign Ministry said on Monday.
At least 40 people were killed in Moscow Monday morning in a double suicide attack on the city's metro system. Dozens more were wounded. One attack took place at the Lubyanka station; 40 minutes later, a second bomber struck the Park Kultury station.
The Arab League concluded its 22nd summit in Libya on Sunday without any changes from its longstanding policies: no to recognizing Israel under any conditions, yes to armed resistance (aka terror) against Israel, no condemnation of genocide in Darfur, yes to Arab Jerusalem, and more. A follow-up meeting will be held in October.
Muslim students of the Mt. Scopus campus of Hebrew University of Jerusalem have begun a campaign for an on-campus mosque â€“ which Jewish students fear will become a headquarters for incitement against Israel.