Arab world
  • US student Amanda Knox's former Italian lover Raffaele Sollecito (2nd L) and his father (R) leave the Florence courthouse on November 6, 2013 after his and Knox's retrial for the November 2, 2007 murder of British student Meredith Kercher.

    Former head of intelligence Nicolo Pollari and deputy had been expected to serve up to 10 years for abduction of Muslim cleric in collaboration with U.S.

    LAST UPDATE : Feb 24, 2014, 3:18 PM EST
  • Supporters of Egyptian Defense Minister Abdel Fattah al-Sisi celebrate at the end of the second day of voting in Egypt's constitutional referendum in the Shubra district on January 15, 2014 in Cairo, Egypt.

    Revised document draws massive support in poll some see as unbalanced, paving way for extended military rule.

    LAST UPDATE : Jan 16, 2014, 4:58 PM EST
  • An Egyptian wears a toy weapon and tank on his head as he holds a poster showing Egyptian Defense Minister Gen. Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi surrounded by pictures of late Presidents Anwar Sadat and Gamal Abdel-Nasser during a celebration marking Sissi's birthday in Tahrir Square, in Cairo, Egypt, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013.

    Renewed tension between supporters of interim military government and those still loyal to the ousted President Mohammed Morsi.

    LAST UPDATE : Nov 19, 2013, 7:37 PM EST