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Police State Egypt: The war on journalism

20 February, 2017

While Press Syndicate leaders await a verdict in their appeal against imprisonment, and a new media law threatens further government control, Egypt sees its worst days for press freedom.

Israel 'rejected' secret peace deal with Arab states

19 February, 2017

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu reportedly turned down an offer from former US Secretary of State John Kerry to make peace with Arab states in return for some concessions to Palestinians.

Egypt's firebrand 'blind sheikh' dies in US prison

18 February, 2017

Omar Abdel-Rahman, an icon for the Egyptian Salafi-jihadi movement, has died in a US prison while serving a life-sentence on conspiracy charges connected to the 1993 World Trade Centre bombing.

Egypt denies plans for a Palestinian state in Sinai

18 February, 2017

Egyptian foreign ministry says the idea has 'never' been a point of discussion, while emphasising Cairo's commitment to a two-state solution.

Canada to settle longstanding torture case: report

17 February, 2017

Canada is expected to settle a $100-million lawsuit launched by three Canadians who were tortured in Syria in the early 2000s.

Bombing kills six soldiers in Egypt's North Sinai

17 February, 2017

At least six soldiers including an officer were killed in a roadside bomb attack in North Sinai on Friday, local sources said.

Five reasons you should ignore Trump's Lebanon travel warning

17 February, 2017

Blog: Don't let the travel warnings scare you off, Lebanon is safer than many countries with no warnings - and you'd miss out on all the country has to offer...

Libya's Independence Day 'cancelled' over east Libyan security woes

17 February, 2017

Three east Libyan cities cancelled their Independence Day celebrations due to pitched battles against Islamist fighters, while large crowds gathered in Misrata and Tripoli.

Trump wants Israel, Arabs to buddy up against Iran

17 February, 2017

Washington is pushing for a new military coalition of Sunni Arab nations, involving intelligence sharing with Israel, in a move against the growing regional presence of Iran.

Egypt appoints first female governor

16 February, 2017

Nadia Saleh, former deputy governor of Beheira province, has been named among President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's new intake of cabinet ministers and governors.

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