CAIRO: With nearly all ballots counted, Egypt’s former military chief has won a crushing victory over his sole opponent in the country’s presidential election, his campaign said Thursday.
BEIRUT, Lebanon: The death toll from Syrian air raids on rebel-held areas in the northern city of Aleppo has topped 40 over a 24-hour period, a monitoring group said Wednesday.
RAMALLAH: Israeli soldiers raided the offices of a Palestinian newspaper in the West Bank city of Ramallah Wednesday, ordering them to stop printing publications by Hamas, managers said.
BEIRUT: Security officials in Lebanon say a Hezbollah military commander wanted by the FBI has been killed in Syria while fighting alongside President Bashar Assad’s forces.
BENGHAZI: Libyan warplanes bombed militia bases in Benghazi on Wednesday as part of a rogue former general’s campaign to purge the chaotic North African state of radicals, witnesses and officials said
TUNIS, Tunisia: Gunmen attacked the home of Tunisia’s top security official while his family was inside, killing four of the policeman standing guard, the Interior Ministry said Wednesday.
CAIRO: The Egyptian government launched a determined effort to get out the vote on Tuesday after lower than expected turnout in a presidential election threatened to undermine the credibility of the f
TRIPOLI: Armed men attacked the home of Libya’s new prime minister on Tuesday, two days after he won a parliamentary vote of confidence but with opposition to his proposed government rising.
KHARTOUM: A Christian Sudanese woman, sentenced to hang for apostasy in a case that has sparked international outcry, has given birth in jail, her husband said Tuesday.
JERUSALEM: In what some call a complex game of “papal propaganda poker,” Pope Francis’ prayer at Israel’s West Bank separation barrier handed a decisive victory to the Palestinians, commentators said.
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