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Dutch prosecutors said on Thursday they will prosecute anti-Islam politician Geert Wilders for remarks made about Moroccans during election campaigning. A prosecution statement said Wilders, whose party is leading opinion polls in the Netherlands,...
 Kellogg has raised its bid for Egyptian snack maker Bisco Misr to 86.36 Egyptian pounds per share, topping a rival offer from the UAE's Abraaj Investment Management by two percent. The move follows an increased bid by Abraaj that was...
Chantelle Taylor is a former combat medic who fought in one of Britain's bloodiest battles inAfghanistan and wrote about her experience as a rare woman on the front line. Written in a neutral tone, "Battleworn" reads like an...
Two Egyptian military officers and two from the United Arab Emirates were killed on Wednesday when their plane crashed during a joint exercise in Egypt, official reports said. Egypt's military spokesman said in a statement a technical failure...
Jordan formally submitted to the United Nations Security Council on Wednesday a draft resolution calling for peace between Israel and the Palestinians within one year and an end to Israel's occupation of Palestinian territories by the end...
President Barack Obama announced the United States would restore diplomatic relations it severed with Cuba more than 50 years ago, drawing resistance from lawmakers opposed to reconciling with the communist-run island. After 18 months of secret...
More than 120,000 fighters supporting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad have been killed in the country's civil war since it began in 2011, a group monitoring the war said on Wednesday. Syria's conflict began as a peaceful protest...
Egypt has signed its first contract to extract gas by fracking in a deal with Apache and Shell Egypt that includes investments of $30-$40 million, the oil ministry said on Wednesday, part of efforts to boost output and ease a lingering energy crunch...
The UAE's Abraaj Investment Management asked Egypt's financial regulator on Wednesday to approve a revised offer of 84.66 Egyptian pounds per share for Egyptian snackmaker Bisco Misr, topping a rival bid by Kellogg. If approved, the fresh...
The massacre of more than 130 Pakistani school children by Taliban gunmen was a chilling reminder of Hillary Clinton's warning to Islamabad in 2011 that "you can't keep snakes in your backyard and expect them only to bite your...