JERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday praised warming relations with Egypt and its president, Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, who ousted an Islamist government seen as hostile to ties between the neighbors.
CAIRO Egypt's former top auditor, who was sacked after he said corruption had cost the country $68 billion in four years, was sentenced to jail on Thursday for spreading false news, judicial sources said.
CAIRO Egypt has not received any request for political asylum from U.S.-based Turkish opposition cleric Fethullah Gulen, Prime Minister Sherif Ismail said in comments carried by the state news agency MENA, late on Wednesday.
BEIRUT/BAGHDAD At a checkpoint in central Beirut, a guard checks a small truck for explosives. He is manning the last security barrier before Lebanon's parliament building 100 meters away, and relying on a bomb detector that experts say is useless.
UNITED NATIONS The United Nations Security Council failed on Saturday to condemn the violence and unrest in Turkey after Egypt objected to a statement that called on all parties to "respect the democratically elected government of Turkey," diplomats said.
CAIRO Audio from the flight recorder of crashed EgyptAir flight MS804 mentions a fire on board the plane in its final moments, the investigation committee said on Saturday, confirming what sources on the committee had previously told Reuters.
CAIRO An airplane powered by energy from the sun arrived on Wednesday in Egypt, the penultimate stop on the first fuel-free flight around the globe.
An Egyptian kebab shop owner in New Zealand has become an internet hit after a video of him ignoring a would-be robber and continuing to serve a customer went viral, drawing more than a quarter of a million views.
CAIRO Egyptian security agents have abducted and tortured "at least several hundred people", some as young as 14, in an unprecedented spike in enforced disappearances aimed at silencing opponents, Amnesty International asserted in a report published on Wednesday.
CAIRO Egyptian authorities said on Tuesday Muslim clerics would be required to read out identical pre-written weekly sermons as part of the government's campaign against extremism, drawing angry criticism from some preachers.
It's a tearful night for some Bernie Sanders supporters at this year's Democratic National Convention, as delegates from all 57 U.S. states and territories cast their votes, ensuring Secretary Hillary Clinton the Democratic presidential nomination.