- Palestinian rivals to try again for unity deal Updated: Apr-23-14 3:50 pm
- Blair: Radicalized Islam a growing threat Updated: Apr-23-14 5:28 am
- US clears Egypt for some military assistance Updated: Apr-22-14 10:35 pm
- In Egypt, a corruption watchdog hit by backlash Updated: Apr-18-14 1:10 pm
- Gulf Arab states strike new deal to heal rifts Updated: Apr-17-14 6:41 pm
- Egypt clamps hold over mosques to control message Updated: Apr-16-14 2:32 am
- Video shows suicide bomber who killed 16 in Egypt Updated: Apr-10-14 7:16 pm
- Cash-strapped Hamas turns to e-bullets Updated: Apr-10-14 4:04 pm
- AP Interview: Arab League chief backs peace talks Updated: Apr-10-14 2:11 pm
- Egypt women: Rights on paper, not yet on ground Updated: Apr-08-14 5:32 am
- UK's Cameron orders probe of Muslim Brotherhood Updated: Apr-01-14 1:25 pm
- Key events in Egypt since the 2011 uprising Updated: Mar-26-14 5:32 pm
- Arab summit lays bare serious cracks on Syria Updated: Mar-26-14 4:10 pm
- Egypt's mass verdicts show pressure on judiciary Updated: Mar-25-14 6:27 pm
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - Rival Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah agreed Wednesday to form a unity government and hold new elections - a potentially historic step toward mending the rift that has split their people between two sets of rulers for seven years.
LONDON - The West should set aside its differences with Russia and China to focus on the growing threat from radical Islam, Tony Blair said Wednesday, in a speech that included a call to support Egypt's military government against its Muslim Brotherhood opponents.
WASHINGTON - The Obama administration said Tuesday it has certified that Egypt is upholding its 35-year-old peace treaty with Israel and therefore qualifies for some military and counterterrorism assistance.
CAIRO - Hesham Genena has created uproar by trying to actually do his job. The head of one of Egypt's foremost government oversight agencies, he says he has uncovered billions of dollars-worth of corruption, involving some of the country's most untouchable institutions, including the police, intelligence agencies, and the judiciary.
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - The Western-allied Arab states of the Gulf Cooperation Council said Thursday the bloc has agreed on the mechanisms to implement a security pact, marking a possible first step toward bridging deep rifts among its six energy-rich states.
CAIRO - In his weekly sermon, Muslim cleric Ali Abdel-Moati preached to his congregation in a southern Egyptian city about the evils of making hasty judgments. That prompted a complaint to authorities from a judge, who accused him of criticizing a recent mass death sentence issued against supporters of ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi.
CAIRO - An al-Qaida inspired group in Egypt posted a video online Thursday showing a suicide bomber attacking a security headquarters in the Nile Delta city of Mansoura, an assault that killed 16 people in December.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - In a long hallway that looks more like a videogame arcade than a military base, Hamas security forces are holding target practice using assault rifles fitted with lasers - all without firing a bullet.
CAIRO - The head of the Arab League said Thursday he is confident that Israel and the Palestinians soon will resolve a crisis over the release of long-held Palestinian prisoners and extend their U.S.-brokered peace negotiations beyond an April deadline.
CAIRO - Women activists say they won a major step forward with Egypt's new constitution, which enshrined greater rights for women. But months after its passage, they're worrying whether those rights will be implemented or will turn out to be merely ink on paper.
LONDON - British Prime Minister David Cameron has ordered the country's intelligence agencies to investigate the Muslim Brotherhood, amid reports the group is using London as a base to plan militant activities after a crackdown in Egypt.
CAIRO - Here are some key events from more than three years of turmoil and transition in Egypt:
KUWAIT CITY - An Arab summit that ended Wednesday exposed cracks in what was once solid Arab support for Syrian rebels, with Saudi Arabia and Qatar divided over which factions to back and Syria's neighbors increasingly expressing fatigue with the flood of refugees from the country's civil war.
CAIRO - Egypt's judiciary is rife with judges who are sharp opponents of Islamists, and they are operating amid a media frenzy demanding swift and harsh verdicts against the Muslim Brotherhood.