| Jul 15, 2014
| 2:49 AM
Israel's Cabinet on Tuesday accepted an Egyptian proposal for a cease-fire with Hamas, but the militant group rejected the offer, putting a pause in the week-long armed conflict that has killed nearly 200 Palestinians in the Gaza Strip at risk.
| 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 16, 2014
| 9:08 AM
An Egyptian court Wednesday sentenced seven men to life in prison for sexual assaults that took place during several rallies in Cairo's Tahrir Square. Two other men were sentenced to 20 years.
The court had merged three cases in which eight women were...
| 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 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...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 9:34 PM
Israeli troops pounded an eastern neighborhood of Gaza City with air and artillery strikes Sunday, trading fire with Hamas militants armed with antitank missiles and rocket-propelled grenades and sending a tide of panicked humanity streaming from the...
| 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...