FIGHTING SPIRIT: Abu Mohamed, a 70-year-old injured Free Syrian Army fighter, aims his weapon as he takes a position in Sheikh Saeed neighborhood. (Reuters)
WASHINGTON: The United States is “not aligned” with any political party or group in Egypt following the ouster of Islamist leader Muhammad Mursi, President Barack Obama said on Saturday
CAIRO: Egypt’s new president moved to assert his authority and regain control of the streets Saturday even as his Islamist opponents declared his powers illegitimate and issued blood oaths to
BEIRUT: The main Western-backed Syrian opposition group elected a former political prisoner yesterday as its new president, filling a post that has been vacant for months due to divisions among Pre
ADEN/SANAA: A roadside bomb in Yemen's capital Sanaa killed three soldiers and injured two others during a security patrol early yesterday, a security official said.
CAIRO: A Cairo court has adjourned to Aug.
ANKARA: The Council of Europe's human rights commissioner Nils Muiznieks yesterday urged an investigation into the use of excessive police force during a crackdown on anti-government protests i
CAIRO: Liberal opposition leader Mohamed ElBaradei, who was named as Egypt's new prime minister on Saturday, is a former head of UN nuclear watchdog the International Atomic Energy Agency.The T
BEIRUT: Rebels clashed with an opposition unit linked to Al-Qaeda in northern Syria, activists said on Saturday, in a deadly battle that signals growing divisions among rebel groups and rising tension
CAIRO: The army chief came to President Muhammed Mursi with a simple demand: Step down on your own and don’t resist a military ultimatum or the demands of the giant crowds in the streets of E
ADDIS ABABA: The African Union suspended Egypt from the continental body yesterday after the ouster of President Muhammad Mursi, in line with its strict rules against unconstitutional changes of go
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