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The 8 teams contesting the Confederations Cup in Russia

A look at the eight teams competing in the June 17-July 2 Confederations Cup, Russia's dress rehearsal for the 2018 World Cup. FIFA ranking...

Namibian independence leader ya Toivo to get state funeral

JOHANNESBURG (AP) - Namibia is planning a state funeral for Herman Andimba Toivo ya Toivo, an independence leader who was jailed alongside Nelson Mandela...

AP Explains: Qatar’s ties with Iran and Islamist groups

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - The political crisis engulfing Qatar stems from accusations by its Arab neighbors that it supports terrorism. Qatar denies...

Pope to Nigerian priests: you’ll be fired if you don’t obey

VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis has laid down an ultimatum to defiant Nigerian priests: lose your job if you don't obey me and...

Gadhafi’s son released after more than 5 years of detention

BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) - Seif al-Islam, the son and one-time heir apparent of late Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi, has been released after more than...

Thousands protest in Morocco against corruption

RABAT, Morocco (AP) - Thousands of protesters have taken to the streets of the Moroccan capital to protest against corruption and abuse of power.The...

Egypt parliament in tumultuous meet over Saudi islands pact

CAIRO (AP) - In a raucous meeting, an Egyptian parliamentary committee on Sunday began reviewing a disputed 2016 agreement to hand control over two...

Qatar, in regional crisis, hires former US attorney general

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - Qatar has paid $2.5 million to the law firm of a former attorney general under U.S. President George...

Qatar, in regional crisis, hires former US attorney general

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - Qatar has paid $2.5 million to the law firm of a former attorney general under U.S. President George...

Arab states in row with Qatar laud Trump’s supportive stance

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - Arab states that have laid virtual siege on Qatar praised U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday for enthusiastically...