- Saudi Arabia names Brotherhood a terrorist group Updated: Mar-07-14 2:37 pm
- Entrepreneurship grows in Egypt's flailing economy Updated: Mar-07-14 2:11 am
- Saudi, UAE, Bahrain withdraw envoys from Qatar Updated: Mar-05-14 1:10 pm
- Gaza public workers say Hamas not paying salaries Updated: Mar-03-14 9:14 am
- Egypt army 'AIDS detector' instead finds ridicule Updated: Feb-27-14 7:00 pm
- First Egyptian film at Oscars not shown at home Updated: Feb-27-14 5:34 pm
- US: Syria leads human rights violations in 2013 Updated: Feb-27-14 4:24 pm
- AP INTERVIEW: Female party head doubts Egypt path Updated: Feb-24-14 2:22 pm
- South Korean tourists killed in Sinai bombing Updated: Feb-16-14 6:17 pm
- Putin backs Egypt army chief's run for president Updated: Feb-13-14 3:38 pm
- Watchdog: Past 2 years 'atrocious' for journalists Updated: Feb-12-14 5:40 pm
- Egypt military chief heads to Moscow in rare visit Updated: Feb-12-14 5:08 pm
- Egypt's ousted president says protests "useless" Updated: Feb-10-14 6:17 pm
- Violence risks turning Egypt to jihadi front Updated: Feb-07-14 2:01 pm
- Tunisia basks in praise over its new constitution Updated: Feb-07-14 12:36 pm
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - Saudi Arabia identified the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist group along with al-Qaida and others Friday, warning those who join them or support them they could face five to 30 years in prison.
CAIRO - In Egypt's newest reality television show, contestants sold fruit juice from push carts in Cairo's busiest market and later organized a desert safari for tourists, hustling to make sales in the capital's crowded streets.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain recalled their ambassadors from Qatar on Wednesday in an unusually public dispute among the clubby Western-allied Gulf Arab states, a move analysts say centers on their neighbor's support for the Muslim Brotherhood and its perceived aggressive meddling in regional conflicts.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - Palestinian civil servants called on the Gaza Strip's Hamas government Monday to pay them full salaries, the clearest sign yet that Egypt's blockade of the territory is making it increasingly difficult for the Islamic militants to govern.
CAIRO - Egypt's military leaders have come under ridicule after the chief army engineer unveiled what he described as a "miraculous" set of devices that detect and cure AIDS, hepatitis and other viruses.
CAIRO - Directors of Egypt's first Oscar-nominated film will be walking the red carpet at the Oscars ceremony next week in Los Angeles, but most Egyptians have yet to see the hard-hitting movie that chronicles the country's unrest over the past three years.
WASHINGTON - A chemical weapons attack in Syria last summer that the U.S. says killed more than 1,400 people was the world's worst human rights violation of 2013, the Obama administration concluded Thursday.
CAIRO - The first woman elected to head an Egyptian political party expressed doubt over the country's transition to democracy on Monday, criticizing the interim authorities' increasing intolerance of dissent.
CAIRO - An explosion tore through a bus filled with South Korean sightseers in the Sinai Peninsula on Sunday, killing at least four people and raising fears that Islamic militants have renewed a bloody campaign to wreck Egypt's tourism industry.
MOSCOW - Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday wished Egypt's military chief victory in the nation's presidential vote, even though he has yet to announce his bid - a strong endorsement signaling Moscow's desire to expand its military and other ties with a key U.S. ally in the Middle East.
UNITED NATIONS - The past two years have seen an "absolutely atrocious" number of killings and incarcerations of journalists, with Syria the deadliest place to work and Turkey the number one jailer, a press freedom advocacy group said Wednesday.
CAIRO - Egypt's military chief headed to Russia Wednesday on his first trip abroad since ousting the country's Islamist president, part of a shift to reduce reliance on the United States at a time of frictions between the longtime allies.
CAIRO - Egypt's ousted President Mohammed Morsi says protests by his supporters and the violent crackdown against them are "useless" in a recording of a private conversation with one of his lawyers that was leaked by security authorities eager to show the Islamist leader in a less defiant posture.
CAIRO - An Islamic militant group that has waged a campaign of bombings and assassinations for months in Egypt has quickly advanced in weaponry and sophistication of attacks, drawing on the experience of Egyptians who fought in Syria's civil war.
TUNIS, Tunisia - As recently as December, the outlook for Tunisia remained grim. International lenders were withholding money. Parliament remained deadlocked. Investigations continued into the assassination of two politicians.