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 Egypt is making an ambitious bid to place itself at the center of the fight against extremism across the Middle East. Beyond fighting militants in its own Sinai Peninsula, it is trying to organize an international coalition against the Islamic...
Police in Egypt say they have thwarted two Islamic militant suicide car bomb attacks on a police station in the restive northern Sinai. Police officials said Saturday the attack in the town of Sheikh Zuweyid wounded two police officers. Police say...
 Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has shrugged off the killing of protesters by police and other human rights abuses, telling a German magazine that there is a "civilizational gap" between his country and Germany, where...
A series of bombs exploded in the Iraqi capital on Saturday, killing at least 37 people in attacks targeting busy outdoor markets and a restaurant in the New Baghdad neighbourhood.   Ahead of Baghdad ending a decade-old nightly curfew, bombs...
An Egyptian lawyer who admits spreading terrorist threats after the 1998 bombings of two U.S. embassies should be sentenced to the maximum 25 years in prison under a plea deal he reached last year, government lawyers say while his lawyers have urged...
A third attack by suspected Islamist militants in Egypt killed a police officer in Suez city, raising the death toll from the three attacks to 27, medical and security sources said on Thursday. The roadside bomb in Suez followed a bomb attack on...
Images of a slain protester, blood running down her face and hair as her body was lifted from the ground, have touched off powerful criticism of Egypt's government on the anniversary of a revolution initially sparked by police brutality. The...
A statement from the family of a Canadian-Egyptian Al-Jazeera journalist, imprisoned in Egypt, says they have requested his deportation and were told by a senior official the process is in its “final stages.” Three Al-Jazeera English...
 Kuwaiti authorities detained a former liberal lawmaker overnight for questioning and on Wednesday ordered him held for 10 days for tweets criticizing the Arab Gulf country’s ruler and his support for Egypt’s president, a defense...
An Egyptian security official says the country's top prosecutor has referred more than 400 suspected Islamists to military tribunals for acts of violence and killings of policemen. The official says that among the men it describes as Islamists...