Tunisia guards fire in air to disperse crowds at Libya border

RAS JDIR Tunisia - Tunisian guards shot into the air and fired tear gas on Friday to stop a group of Egyptians from storming across the border with Libya after fleeing violence in Tripoli, a Reuters reporter said.

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Israeli TV retracts report Gaza ceasefire agreed

JERUSALEM - An Israeli television station retracted its report on Tuesday that a ceasefire in the Gaza conflict had been agreed, saying instead there was "movement" toward a truce between Israel and the Palestinian territory's dominant Hamas Islamists being brokered by Egypt.

World, 29 Jul 2014

Rocket kills four children in Egypt near Gaza border: sources

CAIRO - Four children were killed and five other people were injured when a rocket landed near their homes in Rafah, an Egyptian town in Sinai near the border with Gaza, security officials said on Saturday.

World, 26 Jul 2014

Egypt summons Turkish envoy for second time over Erdogan comments

CAIRO - Egypt summoned the Turkish charge d'affaires on Saturday for the second time in a month to complain about comments by Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan deemed insulting to the leadership in Cairo, the Egyptian Foreign Ministry said.

World, 26 Jul 2014

Two Egyptian officers killed in Sinai attack

CAIRO - Two high-ranking Egyptian police and army officers were shot dead by unknown assailants on Friday in the Sinai region near the border with Israel, army and security sources said.

World, Israel 25 Jul 2014

British foreign minister says Hamas must agree to ceasefire without conditions

CAIRO - Hamas must agree to a humanitarian ceasefire without conditions, British Foreign Minister Philip Hammond said at news conference in Cairo on Thursday, as Egypt tries to mediate a truce between Israel and Palestinians in the Gaza Strip.

World 24 Jul 2014