Worldfocus special correspondent Hoda Osman blogs about attending a briefing with Libyan dictator Muammar al-Qaddafi.
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Protesters rallied outside as Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad spoke at the United Nations on Wednesday, and several delegations walked out. But Iran's state-run television saw the speech in a different light.
U.S. President Barack Obama's message in Ghana on Saturday was described as a kind of "tough love," encouraging democracy and at the same time warning African nations they need to take care of themselves. Yaw Nyarko of New York University discusses why Obama chose Ghana and what is at stake for the U.S. in Africa.
In a historic speech from Egypt on Thursday, President Obama called for a new beginning between the United States and the Muslim world. Shibley Telhami of the Brookings Institution discusses the speech and bloggers in the region react.
U.S. President Obama's upcoming speech to the Muslim world in Cairo has been highly anticipated and generated controversy over everything from the location to what the president may say about Israel and the Palestinians. But Egyptians are working hard to make their capital picture-perfect, right down to the street level.