TURMOIL: Protesters help a wounded comrade during clashes with Egyptian police following a demonstration in Cairo. (AFP)
TRIPOLI: Gunmen killed at least 12 Libyan soldiers in an attack on a checkpoint near the city of Bani Walid, a former stronghold of supporters of Muammar Qaddafi, security officials said on Saturday.&
TUNIS: Tunisia’s political rivals agreed Saturday on a timetable for the unpopular ruling coalition to quit and be replaced by a government of independents, aiming to end a festering political crisi
CAIRO: The Tamarrod movement which led a campaign against now deposed president Muhammad Mursi called Saturday for demonstrations across Egypt on the anniversary of the 1973 Middle East war.
WASHINGTON: The United States believes Iran is a year or a more away from being able to produce a nuclear weapon, President Barack Obama said in an interview with the Associated Press released on Satu
MOSUL: Two journalists with Iraq’s Sharqiya television were “assassinated” in the northern city of Mosul on Saturday, the channel said.
TEHRAN, Iran: Iran’s top leader hinted Saturday that he disapproved of the phone call between Presidents Hassan Rouhani and Barack Obama during the Iranian leader’s trip to New York las
JERUSALEM: A Palestinian farmer says that a group of vandals from an Israeli settlement in the West Bank damaged dozens of olive trees as the annual harvest of the important crop begins.
CAIRO: Five people were killed in clashes on Friday as supporters of deposed President Muhammad Mursi took to the streets of Cairo and other cities to demand the end of army-backed rule.
KHARTOUM: Hundreds of men and women marched for “freedom” in the Sudanese capital on Friday despite the deployment of militia, troops and riot police, AFP correspondents reported.
TRIPOLI: Before many African migrants can even begin the perilous sea crossing to Europe they must pass through Libya, where they face exploitation or arrest by often brutal militias.
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