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  • Egypt queries Mursi over documents 'leaked' to Al Jazeera: security sources

    CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt is investigating jailed ex-president Mohamed Mursi in connection with documents that judicial investigators say were leaked to the Qatar-based Al Jazeera satellite news channel, security sources said on Thursday. Relations between...
  • Egyptian court sentences Brotherhood leader Badie to life in prison

    CAIRO (Reuters) - An Egyptian court sentenced Mohamed Badie, general guide of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, and seven others to life in prison on Saturday for inciting violence during protests last year, judicial sources said. Badie had already...
  • As Kenya fights terrorism, its tactics come under fire

    The 44-year-old Muslim cleric was driving with his family along a narrow highway on Kenya's coast when bullets shattered the car's windows and blood seeped through his white robes. Sheik Aboud Rogo Mohammed steered the car to the shoulder and...
  • Libya's neighbors agree not to intervene in Libyan affairs, call for dialogue

    CAIRO (Reuters) - Libya's neighbors agreed on Monday not to intervene in Libyan affairs to end chaos and clashes in the oil producer, calling instead for a national dialogue, according to the final communique after a foreign ministers' meeting in Egypt....
  • Libya needs foreign help to protect oilfields: Libyan ambassador in Cairo

    CAIRO (Reuters) - Libya is calling on the international community to help protect its oilfields, airports and other state assets, its ambassador in Cairo said on Monday. "Libya is unable to protect its institutions, its airports and natural resources,...
  • Pumas must learn to win matches, says coach Hourcade

    BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - South Africa were not better or stronger than Argentina, just more streetwise. The Pumas were unable to kill off the Springboks and let them wriggle free. "They were there for the knockout (blow) and we didn't deal it," Argentina...
  • Lesotho military says "no coup", respects constitution

    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Lesotho's armed forces denied attempting a coup against Prime Minister Thomas Thabane on Saturday, saying they had moved against police elements suspected of planning to arm a political faction, an army spokesman said. "The...
  • Lesotho leader says army attempted military coup: TV

    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Lesotho's Prime Minister Thomas Thabane on Saturday accused the country's army of attempting a coup against him, he told South African ENCA television station. "It is a military coup because it is led by the military. And the...
  • Egypt calls for indefinite ceasefire in Gaza

    CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt called on Israel and the Palestinians on Saturday to accept an indefinite ceasefire and resume indirect talks in Cairo to end the Gaza crisis, Egypt's foreign ministry said in a statement. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas had...
  • West Africa Ebola deaths reach 1,427, World Health Organization says

    GENEVA The number of deaths from Ebola has risen to 1,427 in West Africa, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday. It said 2,615 suspected or confirmed cases had been reported in the region. Between Aug. 19 and 20, 142 new suspected and...
  • Sinai militant group says it beheaded four Egyptians

    CAIRO (Reuters) - A Sinai-based militant group said on Thursday it had beheaded four Egyptians, accusing them of providing Israel with intelligence for an airstrike that killed three of its fighters. Four headless corpses were found in the Sinai...