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  • Egyptian militant admits links to 1998 U.S. embassy bombings

    A longtime Egyptian militant with ties to Al Qaeda and Osama bin Laden admitted in federal court Friday that he had links to the 1998 U.S. embassy bombings in Africa, a surprise guilty plea that the judge sharply questioned because it reduces his prison...
  • Egypt levies additional espionage charges against ex-President Morsi

    Egypt levies additional espionage charges against ex-President Morsi
    Egyptian authorities will try jailed former President Mohamed Morsi for allegedly providing official secrets to the Persian Gulf nation of Qatar in what the state prosecutor called Egypt's biggest espionage case ever. By leveling new espionage charges...
  • Hours-long power outage in Egypt strands commuters, disrupts capital

    An hours-long power outage in the Egyptian capital and elsewhere in the country on Thursday stranded commuters, disrupted TV broadcasts and trapped a small but unlucky cohort in elevators as daytime temperatures topped 100 degrees. Compounding the...
  • Bomb attack kills 11 in ambush of Egyptian security forces

    Egypt’s battle against Islamic militants in the Sinai Peninsula heated up Tuesday when a security convoy was ambushed, killing 11 members of the nation's security forces and wounding four more, the state news agency reported. The attack came two...
  • Gaza truce holding but Israel's Netanyahu under fire at home

    GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - An open-ended ceasefire in the Gaza war held on Wednesday as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faced strong criticism in Israel over a costly conflict with Palestinian militants in which no clear victor has emerged. On the...
  • After lopsided warfare, Israel and Hamas declare victory

    JERUSALEM After a 50-day conflict in Gaza that ended with inconclusive results, leaders of Israel and Hamas are struggling to convince their war-weary constituents that the costly campaign has brought them real achievements. But analysts say that the...
  • Gaza truce holds as Israelis debate what was won and lost

    The cease-fire that ended 50 days of fighting between Israeli forces and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip held Wednesday past the 24-hour mark, but Israel’s wartime solidarity quickly gave way to a round of angry political recriminations....
  • WFP steps up Gaza food aid after Egypt opens Rafah crossing

    LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - For the first time since 2007, a United Nations World Food Program (WFP) convoy crossed from Egypt into the Gaza Strip on Wednesday, carrying enough food for around 150,000 people for five days. Eighteen trucks...
  • U.S., Europe weigh sanctions, armed force for Libya

    U.S., Europe weigh sanctions, armed force for Libya
    The Obama administration and its European allies are weighing their options for greater involvement in Libya, including sanctions against warlords and an armed international force to help stabilize the North African country, diplomats said Tuesday. With...
  • Relief and bitterness mix as Gazans return to destroyed homes

    GAZA (Reuters) - Gaza's city workers cleared roads of rubble and fixed power lines on Wednesday as a ceasefire took hold after 50 days of war, with displaced families expressing a sense of relief and frustration as they returned to their damaged homes....
  • What's in the Gaza peace deal?

    GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel and the Palestinians agreed to an Egyptian-brokered plan to end the fighting in Gaza after 50 days of combat in which more than 2,100 Palestinians, most of them civilians, 64 Israeli soldiers and six civilians in Israel...