Thursday, June 11, 2015
Police said they foiled an attempted suicide bomb attack Wednesday on one of Egypt's most popular ancient attractions in a rare assault on the country's vital tourism sector.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday held a surprise meeting with a senior figure from the opposition Republican People's Party (CHP), as Turkey's political forces weigh up coalition options after legislative elections.
Gaza residents are unhappy with the territory's Islamic militant Hamas rulers and their war with Israel last summer, a new Palestinian poll released Tuesday shows.
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Rebels attacked a major Syrian army base in the southern province of Daraa on Tuesday in the latest push by opposition fighters against President Bashar Assad's embattled forces, activists said.
An Egyptian court Tuesday upheld death sentences against 11 soccer fans over a February 2012 riot in the eastern city of Port Said that cost the lives of 74 people.
Opposition parties are likely to demand limits on President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's role in Turkey's next government, complicating coalition talks as the ruling party sought ways Tuesday to remain in power.
Israel released Tuesday the speaker of the Palestinian parliament, an AFP reporter said, after almost a year in prison following an army crackdown over the kidnapping of three Israeli teenagers.
Tuesday, June 9, 2015