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Egypt arrests 13 Brotherhood members on Rabaa massacre anniversary

14 August, 2018

The arrests come on the fifth anniversary of the largest mass killing in Egypt's history, when police fired on supporters of Mohammed Morsi.

Overthrow govt or lose Hajj, Saudi newspaper tells Qataris

14 August, 2018

A Saudi paper has demanded Qataris make a choice between support for their government or their religious obligations with attending Hajj.

Netanyahu made secret Egypt trip for Gaza talks

14 August, 2018

Netanyahu engaged in secret talks with the Egyptian President on Gaza

Tunisian leader vows to enshrine inheritance equality in law

13 August, 2018

Tunisia's President vowed to submit a bill to parliament 'as soon as possible' to grant women equal inheritance rights, despite protests from hardliners

Human Rights Watch demands probe into 2013 Rabaa massacre

13 August, 2018

Human Rights Watch made the appeal a day before the five-year anniversary of the worst mass killing in Egypt's history.

Egyptian-French Marxist thinker Samir Amin dies in Paris

13 August, 2018

A leading Arab leftist thinker has died in Paris, with tributes coming from across the world praising the controversial figure

More Gaza violence 'inevitable', says Israeli defence minister

13 August, 2018

Israel's defence minister said the next confrontation with Gaza is not a question of if, but when, in comments made amid international efforts to reach a long-term truce.

Egypt police arrest six over failed church attack

12 August, 2018

Egyptian police arrested six men over an attempted attack on a church near Cairo.

Egypt hands life sentence to Muslim Brotherhood leader

12 August, 2018

Mohamed Badie was previously handed a life sentence before a Cairo appeals court struck down the ruling.

Egyptian forces kill 12 gunmen in Sinai shootout

12 August, 2018

Cairo has been battling Sinai-based insurgents for years, but launched a major military operation in February.

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