UN chief slams upsurge of violence in Egypt

2013-07-29 07:35:13

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon on Sunday strongly condemned "the upsurge of violence in Egypt," which reportedly left more than 70 people dead, and urged "all Egyptian leaders to urge their supporters to show restraint."

Israeli-Palestinian peace talks to resume

2013-07-29 07:31:24

Israel and the Palestinians plan to resume peace negotiations this week for the first time in nearly three years after intense US mediation efforts.

More than 1,000 inmates escape Libyan prison

2013-07-28 03:37:03

Over 1,000 convicts have escaped from a prison near Libya's eastern city of Benghazi on Saturday, local media reported.

Egypt's police deny using lethal weapons

2013-07-27 19:49:20

Egyptian police spokesman said Saturday that the police forces only used tear gas in the clashes erupted on Friday.

19 killed in rival protests in Egypt as tentions mount

2013-07-27 13:42:36

Clashes between supporters and opponents of ousted President Mohamed Morsi on Friday killed at least 19 people and injured over 700 across the country.

Egyptian army detains Morsi ahead of rallies

2013-07-27 10:10:34

The Egyptian army is detaining ousted President Mohammed Morsi over accusations of kidnapping, killing soldiers and other charges.

Morsi ordered in custody over spying charges

2013-07-26 17:52:31

Egypt's ousted Islamist-oriented President Mohamed Morsi was ordered into custody for 15 days over spying and jailbreak charges.

Syria slams Washington over arming rebels

2013-07-25 20:10:34

Syria's Foreign Ministry slammed Thursday the US intention to arm the Syrian rebels, saying it reveals America's role in fueling the domestic crisis in Syria.

Egypt army call signals possible crackdown

2013-07-25 07:45:05

The military chief who ousted Egypt's elected president called on the public to take to the streets to give him a mandate to tackle "violence and terrorism," in an address that pointed to a possible move against supporters of the Islamist leader.

UN chemical weapons team arrives in Syria

2013-07-24 21:13:02

A UN delegation tasked with investigating the reported use of chemical weapons in the Syrian conflict arrived in Damascus on Wednesday.

Death toll rises to 15 in rival clashes in Egypt

2013-07-24 20:55:50

The death toll of continued Egyptian clashes between supporters and opponents of ousted President Mohamed Morsi has risen to 15 and the injured increased to 114 in the early hour of Wednesday.

Bomb at Egypt police station kills 1, injures 17

2013-07-24 12:45:35

A bomb exploded at a police station in a province north of Cairo early on Wednesday, killing one person and wounding 17 others, Health Ministry and security sources told Reuters. At least 9 die in Cairo violence