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Egyptian security officials say a bomb has exploded outside Egypt's largest and most prominent university, injuring nine people including five policemen.   They say the makeshift bomb went off Wednesday following clashes between police and...
U.S. coalition-led warplanes struck jihadis attacking a town near the Turkish border for the first time Saturday, as well as positions including wheat silos in the country's east, activists and a Kurdish official said. The coalition, which began...
The president of Turkey has slammed the U.N. Security Council's inaction on some of the world's most pressing issues, accusing its members of rendering the world body ineffective.   Speaking before the General Assembly meeting in New...
Egypt will host a brief round of indirect talks this week between Israelis and Palestinians on a sustained Gaza cease-fire deal, as well as negotiations between Palestinian rivals Hamas and Fatah on who should run the territory, a Palestinian...
Ukraine accused Russia on Saturday of helping separatist rebels destroy evidence at the crash site of a Malaysia Airlines plane shot down in rebel-held territory — a charge the rebels denied. As dozens of victims' bodies lay in bags by the...
Former US President Jimmy Carter is warning Egypt that its transition to democracy after years of political turmoil is faltering ahead of presidential elections later this month.   His Carter Center won't be sending observers for Egypt'...
Jordan's ambassador to Libya who was abducted last month at gunpoint in the Libyan capital, Tripoli, returned home on Tuesday after being freed by his captors.   Ambassador Fawaz al-Etan was welcomed at Amman's military airport by...
Clashes have erupted in Istanbul between May Day demonstrators and riot police as crowds determined to defy a government ban tried to march to the city's iconic Taksim Square. Security forces pushed back demonstrators with water cannons and tear...
The prime minister of the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip has praised an attack that killed an Israeli in the West Bank. Speaking Tuesday in Gaza, Ismail Haniyeh said the shooting a day earlier outside the city of Hebron "brought back life to the path...
The United Nations says its staff have found a mass grave in South Sudan's oil rich Unity State.   The UN human rights office says staff who visited the site Monday in the northern town of Bentiu counted 14 bodies in the grave and 20 more...