BEHIND BARS: Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohammed Badie, left, sits with Saad El-Katatni, head of the Brotherhood’s Freedom and Justice Party (FJP), at the defendant’s cage during their trial with other Brotherhood leaders in a courtroom in Cairo on Wednesday. (Reuters)
CAIRO: Egypt’s Health Ministry says a fuel tanker overturned and exploded on a road in a Nile Delta city, killing 14 people.
KUWAIT CITY: Kuwait’s lower court on Monday acquitted 70 opposition activists including nine former MPs of charges of storming Parliament building in the Gulf state two years ago.
JERUSALEM: A senior Palestinian official said the United States was asking Palestinians to make security concessions in peace talks with Israel in order to silence the Jewish state’s criticis
BEIRUT: Fighters from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) have executed a man in Syria’s Idlib province after accusing him of blasphemy, a monitoring group said Monday.
CAIRO: Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood chief Mohammed Badie Monday attended the first session of his second trial, his lawyer said, marking his first public appearance since he was arrested in August.
SANAA: Yemen’s security officials say the leader of the country’s Socialist Party has escaped an assassination attempt, the third on him in recent months.
CAIRO: Egypt said Sunday it has recovered a statue of pharaoh Tutankhamun’s sister looted from the southern Mallawi museum during riots by supporters of ousted President Muhammad Mursi.
AMMAN: A Jordanian military court will start on Tuesday to hear the trial of a radical preacher deported from Britain to face terrorism charges at home, a court official said.
CAIRO: An Egyptian court acquitted 155 people arrested during deadly clashes in the capital between protesters and police in October, state media reported Sunday.
SAMEER N. YACOUB | AP
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