The U.S. has temporarily withdrawn troops from Libya as eastern-based strongman Khalifa Haftar advances on the ultimate prize in the OPEC member -- the capital.
The International Monetary Fund said it expects Egypt to keep its monetary policy tight to ward off against another spike in inflation, adding that while the nation has made significant gains in implementing its economic program, it remains vulnerable to a broader aversion to emerging markets.
Jordan is talking to the World Bank about a $1 billion soft loan as it seeks to cut the cost of its debt repayments and revive an economy strained by more than a million Syrian refugees.
Zimbabwe plans to complete land valuations by the end of May to determine the level of compensation to be paid to former white commercial farmers who lost their properties during the government’s land reform program.
Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto called for change in a rally Sunday, talking down the government’s economic performance as competition heats up ahead of an election next week.
The prospect of many small parties gaining parliamentary seats in Thailand has dented the claim by an anti-junta coalition that it has a majority following March’s general election.
Mexico City (AP) -- Former Mexican President Vicente Fox says armed men tried to storm into his house, just months after President Andrés Manuel López Obrador cut off security for the country's ex-presidents.
Prime Minister Theresa May defended her decision to ask archrival Jeremy Corbyn to help draft a new blueprint for Brexit, and warned the U.K. might never leave the European Union if he doesn’t back a compromise plan.
Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara said he’s almost made up his mind whether to seek a third term in next year’s presidential election.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he would extend sovereignty to areas of the West Bank, an incendiary gambit Israeli leaders have avoided for half a century, just days ahead of national elections.