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)
Saudi Arabia on Monday reiterated its support for the Palestinian cause, stressing that the peace process should help the Palestinians claim all their legitimate rights, including the establishment
BANGKOK: Thailand’s prime minister said Monday she is willing to do anything it takes to end violent protests against her government and restore peace, but cannot accept the opposition’s “uncons
TRIPOLI: The owner of a Libyan radio station that broadcasts exclusively in English and plays Western music was found dead in his car, his body riddled with bullets, the broadcaster said on Monday.
GAZA: Hundreds of Palestinian youth activists sailed from the shores of the Gaza Strip on Monday to protest at Israel’s restrictions on fishing in the seas off the enclave.
DOHA: The Doha Center for Media Freedom said on Monday that it has sacked its Dutch director general, Jan Keulen, without giving a reason for his departure.
GENEVA: Evidence collected by UN investigators probing Syrian war crimes implicates President Bashar Assad, UN human rights chief Navi Pillay said.
CAIRO: Human Rights Watch called Sunday on Egypt’s military-backed government to immediately release from detention five aides of ousted President Muhammad Mursi.
BAGHDAD: As violence in Iraq has worsened with attacks hitting a wider array of targets, security officials have held an unusual seminar for café owners — how to stop a suicide bomber.
RAMALLAH, West Bank: Israel’s new opposition leader says he told Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas that a clear majority in Israel supports a peace deal with the Palestinians and that his L
CAIRO: Police on Sunday used heavy tear gas to clear hundreds of supporters of Egypt’s ousted president from Cairo’s famed Tahrir Square shortly after they took over the plaza.
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