Egyptian police stormed Al-Azhar University dormitory after the clashes in eastern Cairo.
16:44, 11 December 2013 Wednesday
In a statement, judges expressed their "unease" with presiding over the trial and requested permission to be excused.
Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan has reaffirmed Libya's ties with neighbor Egypt despite the military coup.
School dean Sherif Mourad is among many members of Cairo University's Engineering Faculty to submit their resignations due to ongoing student protests.
The UN nuclear agency and Iran will hold a new round of talks in Tehran on Jan. 21.
Gulf leaders agreed to take military cooperation one step further by establishing a unified military command.
Iran's ambassador to the IAEA said that Iran would set the time of UN inspection.
Jailed Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed al-Beltagi said in a message conveyed through a visitor that Egypt's draft constitution should be "put in a garbage can, not to a referendum."
The commander of Iran's elite revolutionary guards force said the foreign minister Zarif was not qualified to comment on military matters.
The former Israeli Defense Forces chief said that Israel would prefer Syria's regime leader Bashar al-Assad to stay in power rather than Muslim rebel groups.
Syrian opposition head Ahmed Jarba urged wealthy Gulf Arab states to set up an aid fund.
Syrian opposition leader Ahmad Jarba has appealed for urgent help for the opposition as he took part in the opening session of the 34th Gulf Cooperation Council Summit.
Rights watchdog Amnesty International had accused Egypt of unlawfully detaining and deporting hundreds of Syrian refugees who had fled the deadly conflict in their homeland.
Ousted Egyptian President Morsi was questioned in regard to accusations that he broke out of prison during the 2011 uprising that toppled Hosni Mubarak.
On the 1000th day since the start of the Syria civil war, figures show that around 129,000 have been killed, 103,000 of whom were civilians.
The UK government publishes guidance which says it “does not encourage or offer support to such activity”
Legislators who supported the new law said they were defending the Jewish character of Israel. Opponents called the measure undemocratic.
The United Nations is launching its first airlift of aid to Syria via Iraq.
Abu Qatada dismissed charges leveled against him in the first session of his trial on Tuesday.
A team of lawyers will observe the interrogation of ousted president Mohamed Morsi.
At least three people have been killed in US drone strike in Yemen.