The U.S. evacuated its diplomatic personnel from South Sudan last month.
The August summit seeks to build on Obama's trip to Africa last year to strengthen trade and...
The U.S. military secretly deployed trainers and advisers to Somalia in October.
The Obama administration is coming under criticism for its arms exports and military aid policies,...
Abu Sufian bin Qumu reportedly was released from the U.S. prison in Cuba in 2007.
More than 1,000 have been killed in South Sudan in fighting over several weeks.
The comments came one day ahead of scheduled peace talks in Ethiopia.
U.S. military personnel investigating potential evacuation routes in Libya were detained.
The U.N is responding to escalating violence that has sparked fears of a civil war.
About 150 Marines arrived in Djibouti to be ready to quickly protect U.S. interests.
The State Department said Americans were flown out on U.N. and U.S. civilian helicopters.
Gunfire hit their aircraft during a mission to evacuate Americans in South Sudan.
President Obama has excluded Egypt and six other nations from his upcoming Africa summit because of...
“The United States is deeply concerned by Nigeria’s enactment of the Same Sex Marriage Prohibition...
“This crisis must be ended swiftly through a negotiated settlement," she said.
Sen. Ben Cardin (D-Md.) called on the United States to do more to prevent “ethnic cleansing” in...
A spokesperson urged negotiators to make “rapid, tangible progress.”
U.S. Ambassador to South Sudan Susan Page remains in Juba.
Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) is calling on Uganda's president to veto an anti-gay bill that would...
The lawmakers are pressing South Sudan's president to refrain from violence.
Obama signed an executive order extending preferential trade benefits to the African nations.
In a letter to Congress, Obama said he could take further action to protect Americans.
The president warned fighting leaders to negotiate differences or risk losing U.S. support.
The measure must still be signed by President Yoweri Museveni to take effect. The president has...