Chad’s President Idriss Deby has died following sustained injuries he suffered on the frontline, the country’s army said on Tuesday. “He sustained the injuries while commanding his army in fighting against rebels in the north over the weekend,” a spokesman announced on state television. The 68-year-old Deby was projected […]

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Arab Emirates announced on Saturday a major overhaul of the country’s Islamic personal laws, allowing unmarried couples to cohabitate, loosening alcohol restrictions and criminalizing so-called “honor killings.” The broadening of personal freedoms reflects the changing profile of a country that has sought to […]