Tag Archive: Middle East

Pope to hold peace summit with religious heads

(Reuters) – Pope Benedict, worried over increasing inter-religious violence, will host a summit of world religious leaders in Assisi in October to discuss how they can better promote peace, he announced on Saturday.… Continue reading

Unrest in the Middle East and North Africa – country by country

(CNN) – Two months ago, a Tunisian fruit vendor struck a match that started a fire that has spread throughout the much of North Africa and the Middle East. Muhammad Bouazizi’s self-immolation prompted… Continue reading

Soaring Food Prices Could Spread Unrest To Central Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa

Spiking food prices are pushing tens of millions of people throughout the globe into poverty, and threaten to spread unrest in the Middle East further afield to sub-Saharan Africa and Central Asia, according… Continue reading