CAIRO: Gunmen Friday killed an Egyptian policeman who was on a security team guarding the home of a judge in the jailbreak trial of ousted president Muhammad Mursi, security officials said.
BIRZEIT, Palestinian Territories: Israeli soldiers shot and wounded five Palestinians in clashes in the West Bank on Friday, medics said, after the funeral of a man killed during an army raid.
BEIRUT: The militant Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant has begun withdrawing from parts of northern Syria ahead of a deadline set by a rival group, a monitor said Thursday.
ANKARA: Turkey’s main opposition party asked the top court on Friday to overturn a law tightening government control of the judiciary, which it sees as a bid by Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan to snuff
SANAA: At least 24 people were killed on Friday as Yemeni troops and allied Islamists engaged in heavy fighting with Shiite rebels in the north, tribal sources said.
BEIRUT: Lebanon will seek the death penalty for a radical Sunni cleric who has been at large since deadly clashes between his followers and the army last year, a judicial source said Friday.
CAIRO: A court in Egypt on Thursday suspended the espionage trial of deposed President Muhammad Mursi after defense lawyers requested that the judges in the case withdraw.
AMMAN: A radical Jordanian preacher deported from Britain who is on trial on terrorism charges says Al-Qaeda fighters in Syria should not impose an Islamic tax on Christians under their control.
ISTANBUL: Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday openly challenged his arch-rival, US-based Fethullah Gulen, to return home as their feud deepened with a second leaked recording linki
GAZA CITY: A hand grenade exploded in the courtyard of a Roman Catholic church in Gaza City overnight without causing any casualties or damage, a parish official said.
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