French counter-terror authorities tell TIME about a Tunisian arrested on suspicion of being a central figure in al-Qaeda’s activity on the internet and in the terrorist network’s recruitment, and fund-raising.
Two bombings of churches in Kenya pointed to the resurgence al-Qaeda-linked terrorist groups in East Africa. But a TIME investigation into how the region’s countries (and the U.S.) are handling groups like Somalia’s al-Shabab …
Does a week of protests in and around Khartoum show that Sudan is facing its own Arab Spring?
The long-banned Muslim Brotherhood makes a stunning turnaround as its candidate is declared President after a historic runoff with a Mubarak veteran. But how will the Brotherhood work with the all-powerful military?
The Yemeni army has had remarkable success evicting the terrorist group from towns it held. But military cohesiveness is weak–and a suicide bomber managed to kill the leader of the campaign.
Almost immediately after polls closed, the junta announced directives on the constitution, lawmaking and, it seemed, the nature of the presidency. Activists are furious, but no one is likely to change the status quo
In today’s required reading: evidence of Iranian subterfuge, power plays in Pakistani and more communal clashes in Nigeria’s divided Kaduna state.
Today we focus on coverage of investigations of official wrongdoing in China, the furor over the political situation in Egypt, and why Germans think Obama has failed
More young radicals are following in the footsteps of Toulouse killer Mohamed Merah by traveling from Europe to al-Qaeda training spots on their own, instead of through established terrorist networks
TIME’s Africa correspondent writes from the front lines in war-ravaged Somalia, where an African Union offensive against al-Shabab is offering a tenuous glimpse of progress
The show won’t go on. Lady Gaga this weekend announced that she is canceling a sold-out concert in Jakarta because of threats of violence from religious hard-liners. The gig, scheduled for June 3, was staunchly opposed by …
Spillover - Lebanon’s Daily Star reports on escalating violence inside the country after soldiers shot dead a prominent anti-Bashar al-Assad Muslim preacher Sunday. “The gravity of the incident… prompted leaders on both sides …