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Emergency workers have recovered the bodies of three Palestinians who went missing in a smuggling tunnel between Gaza and Egypt.   Search efforts were still ongoing Sunday for a fourth who is still missing.   The Al-Aqsa Radio, run by Gaza...
Turkey threatened Friday to open the migrant floodgates if the European Union halts its membership talks, as criticism grows of Ankara's heavy-handed response to a failed military coup. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's warning — the...
The "Islamic State" group's affiliate in Egypt claims it has beheaded two men that it mistakenly described in a statement as priests, but were later identified by locals as leading religious figures from among Sinai’s Bedouins....
A young female freestyle wrestling world champion has been killed in a road accident in Egypt, according to the Egyptian state news agency.   Reem Magdy, who won a bronze medal in the Cadet Wrestling World Championships held in Georgia in...
Iraqi troops faced stiff resistance Saturday from Islamic State militants as they pushed deeper into eastern Mosul, backed by aerial support from the U.S.-led international coalition, a senior military commander said.   At dawn, troops moved...
Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi has praised U.S. President-elect Donald J. Trump, saying that his inflammatory statements from the campaign trail do not necessarily reflect the actions he will take as president.   Sisi, in an...
An international rights group has warned of a new Egyptian bill to regulate civil society, saying that the proposed law amounts to a "death warrant" for relevant organizations.   In a strongly-worded statement, London-based Amnesty...
The 44-year-old singer took a break from his "One World" tour Wednesday to share the news on Ellen DeGeneres' talk show. Martin said he recently proposed to Arab artist Jwan Yosef, whom he met a year ago after becoming a fan of Yosef...
For the first time, a new drug given along with a cholesterol-lowering statin medicine has proved able to shrink plaque that is clogging arteries, potentially giving a way to undo some of the damage of heart disease. The difference was very small...
A Sicilian commercial fishing cooperative says two of its boats have been released after being seized in international waters by Egyptian officials for what were apparently technical checks. Giovanni Tumbiolo, president of the COSVAP consortium,...