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Tunisia egg-thrower gets suspended sentence

TUNIS - A Tunisian filmmaker who threw an egg at a minister received a suspended five-month sentence Friday while charges were dropped against the...

Islamists urge protesters to avoid Cairo’s Tahrir

CAIRO - An Islamist alliance urged its supporters to stay away from Cairo's Tahrir Square during protests Friday to avoid more bloodshed after a...

US suspension of arms to Egypt could be lifted: Kerry

KUALA LUMPUR - Secretary of State John Kerry said Thursday that Washington's suspension of military hardware deliveries to Egypt could be lifted based on...

UAE trial of 30 Emirati, Egypt Islamists on Nov 5: UAE

 DUBAI- Thirty Emiratis and Egyptians charged with allegedly setting up an illegal branch of the Muslim Brotherhood are to go on trial in the...

Murder trial of Egypt’s Morsi to start November 4: state media

CAIRO- The trial of Egypt's deposed Islamist president Mohamed Morsi on charges of inciting the murder of protesters will start on November 4, the...

Empty Egypt army intel office in Sinai bombed: security

CAIRO- A bomb exploded in an empty military intelligence office in the Sinai Peninsula on Wednesday where the army is battling an Islamist insurgency,...

Saudi Renews Support to Egypt against “Terrorism’

 JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia- Egypt's interim president Adly Mansour won fresh support from King Abdullah for his country's fight against "terrorism" as he Tuesday wound...

Militants launch Egypt attacks after deadly clashes

Cairo — Militants in Egypt launched three attacks on Monday, a day after dozens were killed in clashes between security forces and supporters of...

Egypt forces storm Islamist bastion, policeman killed

  by Jailan ZAYAN CAIRO — A senior police officer was killed when Egyptian security forces stormed a village outside Cairo Thursday in the latest crackdown...

Cairo metro briefly grounded after bombs found: security

CAIRO- Egyptian authorities on Thursday briefly grounded several metro lines in the capital after two unexploded bombs were found on the tracks in a...

Egypt army storms Islamist-held town: security

Cairo- Troops on Monday stormed a central Egyptian town held for over a month by hardline supporters of ousted Islamist president Mohammed Morsi who...

Al-Jazeera in legal action claiming Egypt harassment

LONDON — Qatari-owned news channel Al-Jazeera has launched legal action against the Egyptian authorities, saying that its journalists have been detained without charge and...

Tunisia declares Salafist Ansar al-Sharia group terrorist organization

By Eileen Byrne TUNIS Tunisian Prime Minister Ali Larayedh on Tuesday declared Ansar al-Sharia, one of Tunisia's leading Salafist groups, a terrorist organization, saying it had been implicated...

Tunisia Islamists link new govt to constitution, polls

TUNIS Tunisia's ruling Islamists detailed Monday proposals to end weeks of political crisis, saying they would accept a technocrat government once consensus on the constitution...

Thousands protest in Tunis demanding government’s ouster

TUNIS- (AFP) Thousands of protesters marched in Tunis Saturday, on the first day of a planned week-long campaign aimed at bringing down the Islamist-led government,...

Tunisia opposition rejects ruling Islamists’ concession

by Mounir SOUISSI TUNIS, Aug 23, 2013 (AFP) Tunisia's opposition coalition on Friday rejected proposals by the ruling Islamists for ending a month-long political crisis, saying...

Thousands rally for Morsi in Israel

NAZARETH, Israel, Aug 17, 2013 (AFP) Thousands of Arab supporters of the Islamic Movement in Israel demonstrated on Saturday in support of Egypt's ousted Islamist...

Thousands of pro-Morsi protesters take to Turkey streets

ISTANBUL, Aug 17, 2013 (AFP) Thousands of supporters of Egypt's ousted leader Mohamed Morsi took to the streets in Turkey on Saturday to denounce "massacres"...