Egypt's new prime minister said on Tuesday he would seek to eradicate militant violence that has increased since the overthrow of Islamist President Mohamed Mursi, hoping improved security will lead to economic recovery.
Saudi Arabia's arrests of 113 Al Qaeda-linked militants, including two suicide bomb teams, shows that the jihadi threat to the world's top oil exporter has not disappeared. It has just migrated to neighbouring Yemen.
But the arrest
The Taliban has established itself across a large part of Pakistan, forcing the country to fight a war against the hardline Islamist group that is about Pakistan's own survival, President Asif Zardari told CBS News.