World Bulletin / News Desk
An Egyptian military source said on Friday that the armed forces had arrested six "terrorists" in the Sinai region, after an attack on a police station in the area earlier this week which killed 16 border guards, state television reported
Egypt poured troops into North Sinai on Thursday to tackle gunmen in the Israeli border region. Army commanders said as many as 20 people were killed in the offensive.
Muslim cleric called for protests in Egypt on the anniversary of the country's Jan 25 uprising against Hosni Mubarak and said Mohamed Mursi is Egypt's "legitimate" leader
Abdullahi Bego, spokesman for the state governor, said the militants released young men, women and children who were kidnapped on Jan 6
"Russia have just blocked a (Security Council) statement by refusing to include condemnation of recent provocative public statements by the separatists," a council diplomat said
The government says Nisman's allegations and his death were linked to a power struggle at Argentina's intelligence agency and agents who had recently been fired.
Barack Obama begins a historic India trip where he will become first US president to be chief guest at India's Republic Day parade
European leaders eye the results fo the elections closely as a Syriza victory may generate a clash with the Troika -- the EU, European Central Bank and the IMF -- which could possibly start a new crisis between the nation and its creditors, with the euro in the balance.
Several hundred demonstrators gather in Manhattan to protest Egypt's president Sisi on fourth anniversary of Jan. 25 Revolution.
Rope attached to lifting bag connected to fuselage snaps in waves of 2-3 meters, the section of the plane returning to the seabed.
The blast targeted policemen stationed outside a sports club in Cairo's Heliopolis area, the security sources said.
Parliamentary sources said that the postponement of the session is intended to make room for further negotiations among all factions to reach a political solution
The bodies of the five troops were found on a road between the southern districts of Abu Najim and Jufra, near the site where they had been kidnapped
Islamic Front military commander issues ultimatum to Bashar al-Assad regime calling it to stop attacks on suburb of capital Damascus or else opposition fighters would attack regime positions with rockets
They accused the Lebanese regime of being "complicit" in the war now being waged by the Syrian regime against the Syrian people
The Muslim Brotherhood's former spokesman, Mahmoud Ghozlan, had disappeared soon after Egyptian police evicted Morsi-backing protest camps in Cairo and Giza in August of 2013.
Algeria's deputy foreign minister for African affairs Abdel-Qadir Mesahel met in Algiers with a Turkish delegation led by Emrullah Isler to discuss the crisis in Libya
Zambia's ruling party candidate Edgar Lungu secured a narrow victory in this week's presidential poll, defeating his closest rival who said the election had been "stolen".