Muslim Brotherhood supporter holds Morsi poster.
Muslim Brotherhood supporter holds portraits of deposed president Mohamed Morsi on July 7, 2013. Photo by AFP
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Forty-two people were killed in shooting outside the Cairo headquarters of Egypt’s Republican Guard where pro-Morsi supporters believe the ousted president is being held, local media reported.

Meanwhile, deadlock over Egypt’s interim prime minister enters a third day after Islamist Nour Party rejected two possible liberal-minded choices for the key position suggested by interim President Adly Mansour.

The protests in Turkey are affecting reconciliation talks with Israel, Foreign Ministry officials said, as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who apologized for the Gaza flotilla incident, feels he was tricked.

Pluralistic prayer group Women of the Wall was denied entrance to the Kotel on Monday and was forced to pray outside Jerusalem’s Western Wall.

Israeli doctors were invited to advise Washington on how to deal with hunger strikers after administration was criticized over force-feeding at Guantanamo Bay detention camp.

Prime suspect in the 2009 gay center shooting in Tel Aviv, Hagai Felician, was indicted on two counts of first-degree murder.

Nearly half of the female physicians were sexually harassed at worked,either verbally or physically, a recent survey says.

After five years out of the political arena, former New York governor and attorney general Eliot Spitzer announced that he will run for city comptroller.