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CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian official says armed men have seized 70 Egyptians in the Libyan capital, Tripoli.
CAIRO (AP) — Security officials in Egypt say a wall has collapsed on customers at a coffeehouse in the port city of Alexandria, killing six people and injuring seven.
CAIRO (AP) — The former chief of staff of Egypt's military says he will not run for president, leaving a leftist politician as the only serious candidate to run against the nation's military chief.
CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian security officials say gunmen have opened fire on an army bus in Cairo, killing one officer and wounding three soldiers.
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's new finance minister says economic growth will remain at around 2 or 2.5 percent for 2013-14, rather than increase as his predecessor had predicted.
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's prime minister has warned Syria has become the world's main arena for terrorism, which could spread to the West if its civil war continues.
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria's state TV is reporting that President Bashar Assad has made a rare public appearance, visiting people displaced by the war in a Damascus suburb.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The official news agency of the United Arab Emirates says Egypt's military chief, Field Marshal Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, is in the country attending the closing ceremony of joint military exercises.
CAIRO (AP) — The deputy head of Egypt's dwindling Jewish community has been buried.
GENEVA (AP) — The United Nations says 2.8 million Syrian children cannot go to school because of a civil war now entering its fourth year.
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 11, 2014--Under the patronage of Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, Major General Dr. Ahmed Nasser Al Raisi, Director General of Central Operations at Abu Dhabi Police GHQ, inaugurated the events of the first International Road Traffic Accident Conference addressing “Causes, Challenges, and Solutions.” The conference was organized by the Traffic and Patrols Directorate at Abu Dhabi Police, in collaboration with Lifeline Healthcare Group. The conference is being held on 10-11 March at the Rosewood Hotel in Abu Dhabi.
ASSUIT, Egypt (AP) — Officials say a truck collided with a bus on a highway in southern Egypt that was flooded after heavy rains, killing 16 people.
GAZA CITY, Gaza City (AP) — The Gaza Strip has endured back-to-back wars and uprisings in recent years, but criminal violence has been relatively rare.
CAIRO (AP) — A lawyer for three of Egypt's most prominent youth activist says his clients were beaten in the courthouse by their guards before a hearing in the appeal of their prison sentence.
EILAT, Israel (AP) — Israel's prime minister is inspecting dozens of rockets on a ship that navy commandos intercepted in the Red Sea last week, allegedly on the way from Iran to the Gaza Strip.
EILAT, Israel (AP) — Israel's military says a cargo ship it intercepted in the Red Sea last week carried 40 rockets with a range of up to 160 kilometers (100 miles) and dozens of mortar shells.
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's powerful military chief is launching a housing initiative to build a million homes in the country, in the first campaign-style move by Field Marshal Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, who is widely expected to run for president.
SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — A senior security official in Egypt says a missile shipment seized by Israel last week was destined for militants in either the Sinai Peninsula or the Gaza Strip.
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's powerful military chief is launching a housing initiative to build a million homes for the poor, in the first campaign-style move by Field Marshal Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, who is widely expected to run for president.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Arab Emirates has thrown its support behind neighboring Saudi Arabia's decision to label the Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist organization, deepening Gulf Arab pressure on the group.
CAIRO (AP) — A Saudi-owned satellite network says the signal of its Egyptian affiliate deliberately was jammed while it aired the country's top satirical program.
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's interim president has issued a much anticipated decree that governs upcoming presidential election, clearing the way for the vote that many expect the country's military chief to take part in and win.
CAIRO (AP) — A homemade bomb placed near a women's college has wounded one person in an upscale district of eastern Cairo, security officials say.
CAIRO (AP) — A group of countries on the United Nations Human Rights Council say they are concerned about the Egyptian government's use of violence in its crackdown on opposition protesters.