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  • Egypt soccer riot leaves at least 22 dead

    In an eerie replay of even more lethal violence three years ago, an outbreak of soccer-related fighting Sunday evening left at least 22 people dead outside a stadium near the Egyptian capital, authorities said, with the toll expected to rise. Though the...
  • Region feels ripples from Yemen's turmoil as embassies close

    Region feels ripples from Yemen's turmoil as embassies close
    As Western diplomats and staff fled Yemen on Wednesday, concern widened over the increasing turmoil in the impoverished nation, with Saudi Arabia arming loyal tribesmen across its southern border and Egypt readying a military unit to intervene if needed....
  • Court ruling in Egypt is another setback for parliamentary elections

    Court ruling in Egypt is another setback for parliamentary elections
    Egypt’s parliamentary elections, already behind schedule, face new delays after a court ruled Sunday that portions of the election law are unconstitutional. The voting had been set to start March 21 and continue into the following month. The...
  • Egyptian court rules Hamas a terrorist organization

    Egyptian court rules Hamas a terrorist organization
    Widening a 20-month-old campaign against Islamist groups, an Egyptian court on Saturday declared Hamas a terrorist organization. Hamas denounced the ruling, which appeared a death knell to Egypt’s already-stalled efforts to mediate a long-term...
  • Jeb Bush's foreign policy: More stability, less 'democracy'

    Jeb Bush's foreign policy: More stability, less 'democracy'
    Cooperative dictators can rest easier if Jeb Bush becomes president. Wednesday, in a speech delivered to the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, the latest Bush to set his sights on the White House implied he wouldn't be running around trying to spread...
  • Bomb attacks in Libya kill 40

    Bomb attacks in Libya kill 40
    Has the Islamic State struck back? A string of bombings in a town in eastern Libya killed about 40 people and injured scores Friday, officials and news reports said. The speaker of Libya’s parliament blamed militants of Islamic State for the...
  • Islamic State group claims responsibility for Libya bombings that kill dozens

    Islamic State militants unleashed suicide bombings Friday in eastern Libya, killing at least 40 people in what the group said was retaliation for Egyptian airstrikes against the extremists' aggressive new branch in North Africa. The bombings in the town...
  • Egypt and Qatar squabble anew, this time over Islamic State

    Egypt and Qatar squabble anew, this time over Islamic State
    Egypt’s relationship with the Persian Gulf emirate of Qatar, which had seemingly warmed in recent months, has abruptly chilled again over how best to deal with the militants of the Islamic State. Egypt this week sent warplanes to bomb Islamic...
  • Islamic State's horrible healing power in Egypt

    Islamic State's horrible healing power in Egypt
    The horror in Libya could have come from a Hieronymus Bosch painting of hell: 21 knife-wielding figures hacking the heads off 21 young men in orange jumpsuits along the shoreline, blood staining the surf red. But this was no imagined scene — it...
  • Egypt's Sisi visits border with Libya, vows to fight terrorists

    Two days after sending warplanes to hit Islamic State targets in Libya, Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah Sisi -- a former military chief -- visited troops in the border zone on Wednesday and vowed to fight “terrorist” groups. Egypt has...
  • Facing Islamic State threat, Arab leaders call for lifting Libya arms sanctions

    Facing Islamic State threat, Arab leaders call for lifting Libya arms sanctions
    Arab leaders called Wednesday on the U.N. Security Council to lift arms sanctions against Libya to help its army fight the Islamic State and warned that the militants’ beheading of Egyptian Christians threatened to expand Libya’s civil war...