| Jul 31, 2014
| 6:50 PM
JERUSALEM Israel and Hamas agreed Thursday to a 72-hour "humanitarian cease-fire" in the fighting in Gaza that's to be followed by immediate negotiations on a durable truce, the first sign that diplomacy finally may bring an end to three weeks of...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 7:26 PM
As Secretary of State John F. Kerry embarks on his latest Mideast mission, seeking to stem the escalating carnage in the Gaza Strip, he also wades into a complicated secondary fray: the enmity between Egypt and its regional rivals Turkey and Qatar....
| Jul 31, 2014
| 4:34 PM
WASHINGTON/NUEVA DELHI (Reuters) - Israel y el grupo Hamas acordaron una tregua humanitaria de 72 horas en Gaza, informaron el jueves el secretario general de la ONU, Ban Ki-moon, y el secretario de estado de Estados Unidos, John Kerry.
El cese del...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 4:15 AM
Israeli forces pounded Gaza on Wednesday, meeting stiff resistance from Hamas Islamists and sending thousands of residents fleeing, as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on a visit to Israel ceasefire talks had made some progress.
In a blow to...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 8:59 PM
GAZA/JERUSALÉN (Reuters) - Los ataques israelíes dejaron al menos 21 palestinos muertos en la Franja de Gaza en la mañana del miércoles, que el Estado hebreo dijo estaban dirigidos contra milicianos islamistas en decenas de lugares en el enclave costero,...
| Jul 22, 2014
“Girls in Egypt, in their daily lives, are not expected to be violent or aggressive,” the 22-year-old Egyptian woman said. “They are expected to be good mannered… but in roller derby, it’s a rebellious sport.”...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 6:30 AM
A Cairo court on Monday convicted three Al Jazeera English journalists on charges of conspiring with the Muslim Brotherhood in the ruling of a closely watched case discussed by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday during his state visit with new...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 8:25 AM
Secretary of State John F. Kerry, on a Mideast mission to help stave off the unraveling of Iraq, said Sunday it was up to the Iraqi people to decide who should lead them – but pointedly noted wishes across the Iraqi political spectrum to “...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 2:54 PM
It was a fine line to walk: urging greater respect for human rights in repression-haunted Egypt while seeking to solidify ties with an important Mideast ally as the region grimly battens down amid a time of tumult.
Sunday’s hours-long visit to...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 8:22 AM
Five crude devices exploded during Wednesday morning rush hour at sites across Cairo, injuring at least six people, state television reported.
The apparently coordinated blasts were the first to rattle the capital since President Abdel Fattah Sisi,...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 5:39 AM
Even in violent times in a violent city, the death of Salwa Bougaighis had the power to horrify.
The prominent human rights lawyer, 47, was attacked by masked men with guns and knives who stormed the walled compound where she lived in the eastern city...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 4:50 AM
Three and a half years ago, the world was riveted by massive crowds of youths mobilizing in Cairo's Tahrir Square to demand an end to Egypt's dreary police state. We watched transfixed as a movement first ignited in Tunisia spread from one part of Egypt...