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Egypt has blasted the EU and Britain for criticizing a recent court decision to freeze the assets of three rights activists, accusing them of double standards and telling them to mind their own business.   An Egyptian court on Wednesday ruled...
Israel's prime minister has thanked the U.S. House of Representatives for approving a bipartisan measure that rebukes the United Nations for its recent resolution condemning Jewish settlements. Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday thanked the House and...
Yahoo has discovered a 3-year-old security breach that enabled a hacker to compromise more than 1 billion user accounts, breaking the company's own humiliating record for the biggest security breach in history.   The digital heist disclosed...
President-elect Donald Trump announced Tuesday he has picked ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson to be secretary of state, calling him "among the most accomplished business leaders and international deal makers in the world." A native of Wichita...
The father of a California soldier recently killed in Afghanistan said he felt disrespected and hurt by passengers who booed him and his family when they were on a flight to meet his son's remains. Stewart Perry, his wife and daughter were on an...
Egypt's state news agency says Kuwait has agreed to supply Egypt with 2 million barrels of crude per month, starting in January.   Tuesday's announcement comes more than a month after Saudi Arabia halted previously agreed fuel shipments...
  Israel is embarking on a major archaeological expedition to find yet undiscovered Dead Sea Scrolls, an Israeli antiquities official said Monday. Amir Ganor of the Israel Antiquities Authority said a government research team will spend the...
On the morning after the election, Alia Ali had a sickening feeling as she headed to her job as a secretary at a New York City public school, her hijab in place as usual. Ali is a Muslim who lives and works in one of the most diverse places in the U...
Despite losing Tuesday's presidential election, Hillary Clinton appears to be on pace to win the popular vote, an ironic twist in an election in which her opponent repeatedly said the system was rigged against him. Just two days before Election...
A rare TV interview with Egypt's former chief auditor, who went on trial after publicly alleging massive government corruption, has been banned, the former state official said on Sunday. Hesham Genena, who was fired by President Abdel-Fattah el-...