TURMOIL: Protesters help a wounded comrade during clashes with Egyptian police following a demonstration in Cairo. (AFP)
CAIRO: An Egyptian court sentenced 26 people to death on Wednesday on charges of forming a “terror group” plotting to target shipping passing through the Suez Canal, judicial sources said.
AMMAN: Jordan's Parliament voted unanimously to expel the Israeli ambassador and recall its own envoy on Wednesday, a day after Israeli lawmakers debated a proposal to take over a Jerusalem holy site
BEIRUT: Hezbollah on Wednesday threatened to retaliate after Israel's first reported air raid targeting a position of the Lebanese Shiite movement since the 2006 war.
CAIRO: Egypt’s interim president has chosen as prime minister a construction magnate from the era of ousted autocrat Hosni Mubarak.
HEBRON: Twenty years on, the massacre of 29 Muslims by a Jewish extremist as they prayed in a West Bank mosque still haunts Mohammed Abu Al-Halawa, a survivor who was left a paraplegic.
GAZA CITY: A Hamas MP said Tuesday that a natural gas field might have been discovered off the Gaza shore, prompting hopes for alternative fuel supplies for the blockaded Palestinian territory.
DAMASCUS, Syria: The chief of the United Nations relief agency supporting Palestinian refugees said Tuesday he is “deeply disturbed and shaken” by the despair and destruction he’d seen in a besi
CAIRO: Egypt’s outgoing housing minister Ibrahim Mahlab told state-run Al-Ahram newspaper on Tuesday that he had been asked to form a new government, Al-Ahram reported on its website.
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