35 wounded in Egypt after assailant lobs bomb into a chapel close to the outer wall of St Mark's Cathedral, seat of Egypt's Orthodox Christian church and home to the office of its spiritual leader, Pope Tawadros II.
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After several houses in Halamish went up in flames two weeks ago, the Israeli army closed off Deir Nizam and turned one home into a military outpost. And then the problem really flared.
A 2008 document, leaked by whistleblower Edward Snowden, says the British were concerned about Israel's stance on Iran. GCHQ also spied on Israeli diplomats, and defense firms.
Some 50,000 Syrians said fleeing the embattled city, as U.S. and Russian military experts and diplomats are meeting in Geneva to work out details of the rebels' retreat.
The Palestinian newspaper Al-Quds drew criticism recently when it interviewed Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman. Its senior editor, Amjad Omari, explains why Arabs will never recognize a Jewish state and the importance of an independent Palestinian press.
Iran's FM Zarif says U.S. has 'less than respectable' history regarding commitment to international law.
After Assad routs the rebels, the U.S. will be left with no ally in Syria in fight against Islamic State. Considering Trump's desire to steer clear of Mideast conflict, we may see U.S. and Russia dividing the fight between them.
After the shooting earlier this month, Jordan state media reported that the three U.S. Army sergeants killed had sparked a firefight by disobeying orders from Jordanians.
As part of rapprochement deal between Turkey and Israel, court also cancels international arrest warrants against former top officers who were charged with murder for their involvement in Mavi Marmara raid.