| Jul 16, 2014
| 9:08 AM
An Egyptian court Wednesday sentenced seven men to life in prison for sexual assaults that took place during several rallies in Cairo's Tahrir Square. Two other men were sentenced to 20 years.
The court had merged three cases in which eight women were...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 9:34 PM
Israeli troops pounded an eastern neighborhood of Gaza City with air and artillery strikes Sunday, trading fire with Hamas militants armed with antitank missiles and rocket-propelled grenades and sending a tide of panicked humanity streaming from the...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 7:26 PM
As Secretary of State John F. Kerry embarks on his latest Mideast mission, seeking to stem the escalating carnage in the Gaza Strip, he also wades into a complicated secondary fray: the enmity between Egypt and its regional rivals Turkey and Qatar....
| Jul 22, 2014
| 7:57 AM
Diplomatic efforts to achieve a cease-fire in the Gaza Strip yielded no apparent breakthrough on Tuesday, but Secretary of State John F. Kerry reiterated U.S. support for an Egyptian-authored truce initiative, while also opening the door to wider...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 9:37 AM
EL CAIRO (Reuters) - El liderazgo palestino propuso el martes a Egipto un plan para declarar un cese al fuego en Gaza que estaría seguido por cinco días de negociaciones para detener los enfrentamientos en la región, dijo a periodistas el martes el...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 4:34 PM
WASHINGTON/NUEVA DELHI (Reuters) - Israel y el grupo Hamas acordaron una tregua humanitaria de 72 horas en Gaza, informaron el jueves el secretario general de la ONU, Ban Ki-moon, y el secretario de estado de Estados Unidos, John Kerry.
El cese del...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 8:59 PM
GAZA/JERUSALÉN (Reuters) - Los ataques israelíes dejaron al menos 21 palestinos muertos en la Franja de Gaza en la mañana del miércoles, que el Estado hebreo dijo estaban dirigidos contra milicianos islamistas en decenas de lugares en el enclave costero,...
| Jul 22, 2014
“Girls in Egypt, in their daily lives, are not expected to be violent or aggressive,” the 22-year-old Egyptian woman said. “They are expected to be good mannered… but in roller derby, it’s a rebellious sport.”...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 7:34 AM
Police and soldiers clamped a tight security lid on sensitive sites in the capital and elsewhere on Thursday, the one-year anniversary of the overthrow of Islamist president Mohamed Morsi. Scattered clashes between protesters and security forces left at...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 10:33 AM
The Egyptian government trimmed its energy subsidies Saturday, causing fuel prices to soar and motorists to stew.
The cabinet's cuts increased prices Saturday for gas and diesel, in some cases by almost 70%. The action was part of a package of austerity...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 12:28 PM
Hamas rejected on Saturday as insufficient offers made in Cairo to Palestinian negotiators seeking to end Israel's offensive in the Gaza Strip, and raised the possibility of renewed fighting when the current truce expires.
Israel said it had also not...