Egyptian Voters Urged to Allow el-Sissi Rule Until 2030

CAIRO Egyptian pro-government media urged a “yes” vote Sunday, the second day of a nationwide referendum that would allow President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to stay in power until 2030.

Critics have blasted the proposed changes as …

Sudan Delegation to Visit US to Discuss Removal from Terror List

A Sudanese delegation is expected to visit the United States for talks aimed at getting Sudan removed from the U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism.

Sudan’s army ruler, General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, in his …

Sudan Arrests Top Members of Former Ruling Party

CAIRO Sudanese authorities arrested several top members of the former ruling party late Saturday, a senior party official told Reuters.

Those arrested included the acting head of the National Congress Party, Ahmed Haroun; ousted President …

Sudanese Political Cartoonist Seeks Lasting Change with Iconic Images

A week after the Sudanese military ousted Omar al-Bashir as president and seized control of the country, protesters continue to demand representation and civilian rule.

Thousands of kilometers away, Khalid Albaih monitors the events that …

Masses Return to Algeria’s Streets, Demanding Radical Reform

ALGIERS Hundreds of thousands of demonstrators returned to Algeria’s streets Friday to press demands for sweeping democratic change well beyond former President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s resignation, chanting, “This is our country and we do what we …

Sudan’s Protest Leaders to Announce Civilian Council

KHARTOUM Leaders of Sudan’s ongoing protest have stepped up pressure on the transitional military council that this month replaced ousted President Omar al-Bashir. The protesters have announced plans to form their own civilian council to …

US Will Support Transition in Sudan Led by Civilians

WASHINGTON The United States supports a democratic and peaceful transition in Sudan led by civilians who represent all Sudanese, the State Department said on Thursday, as protesters in Khartoum kept up demands that the country’s …