HERZLIYA, Israel (AP) — Even as he faces a potential deportation from Israel, 30-year-old Eritrean asylum seeker Johny Goytiom Kafl brims with satisfaction as he looks out upon thousands of fellow protesters rallying against the impending expulsions, all while peacefully secured by police.
JERUSALEM (AP) — Qatar's point man for Gaza on Thursday urged the world to send urgently needed humanitarian aid to the territory, warning that the war-ravaged coastal strip is "on the verge of collapsing" and could plunge into a new round of fighting with Israel if conditions do not improve.
JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli court has extended the arrests of a media tycoon and a former adviser to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu implicated in a corruption case involving Israel's telecom giant.
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's military says seven troops have been killed so far in a massive security operation launched this month against Islamic militants in the restive northern Sinai Peninsula and other areas.
CAIRO (AP) — Three Egyptian policemen were able to catch a 5-year-old child as he fell from a third-floor apartment balcony in the southern city of Assiut, saving the boy's life.
CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court sentenced on Thursday 21 people to death and seven others to up to life in prison over belonging to a group believed to be affiliated with the extremist Islamic State group, the state-run MENA news agency reported.
JERUSALEM (AP) — A 33-year-old Palestinian man was killed early on Thursday by Israeli soldiers who are seen on a security camera video kicking and beating him with their rifles after he comes charging down an alley, carrying a long object on his shoulder.
BEIRUT (AP) — A father saying his last goodbye to his dead child, before the shelling starts again.
BEIRUT (AP) — Doctors in Syria's rebel-controlled suburbs of Damascus said Wednesday they were unable to keep up with the staggering number of casualties, amid a ferocious bombing campaign by government forces that has targeted hospitals, apartment blocks and other civilian sites, killing and wounding hundreds of people in recent days.
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CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's official news agency says police have arrested six suspected Muslim Brotherhood members on a farm allegedly owned by a recently detained Islamist politician.
JERUSALEM (AP) — Now that one of Benjamin Netanyahu's closest confidants has turned state witness, according to Israeli media reports Wednesday, it may mark a turning point for the beleaguered prime minister facing a slew of corruption allegations that could topple him from power.
CAIRO (AP) — The Egyptian president declared on Wednesday that his country "scored a goal" by signing a $15 billion deal with an Israeli company to supply natural gas that will help turn Egypt into a regional energy hub.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A prominent human rights activist in Bahrain was sentenced Wednesday to five years in prison over tweets alleging prison torture in his country and misconduct in Saudi Arabia's war in Yemen, despite wide international criticism of his trial.
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is fighting for his political life as a dizzying array of scandals has engulfed him, his family and his inner circle.
TIGHANIMINE, Morocco (AP) — Bitter cold and exceptionally heavy snowfall have beleaguered parts of Morocco this winter, disrupting schools, closing national highways — and delighting residents in cities where it hadn't snowed for decades.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Budget carrier flydubai says its earnings and profits have increased, with revenue reaching 5.5 billion dirhams ($1.5 billion) in 2017 compared to 5 billion dirhams ($1.37 billion) in 2016.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Court in Bahrain sentences prominent activist Nabeel Rajab to 5 years in prison over tweets.
BEIRUT (AP) — A string of court cases and judicial investigations against Lebanese media figures is testing this country's reputation as a forum for ideas in a region blanketed by censorship and threats to the press.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas ruled out the United States as a broker for peace with Israel on Tuesday, calling for an international peace conference by mid-2018 with the key goals of full U.N. membership for the state of Palestine and a timeframe for a two-state solution.