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Egypt bets on ancient finds to pull tourism out of…

By SAMY MAGDY, CAIRO (AP):- Workers dig and ferry wheelbarrows laden with sand to open a new shaft at a

Israel, Egypt talk truce with Hamas, rebuilding Gaza Strip

By SAMY MAGDY, CAIRO (AP) — Egypt and Israel held high-level talks in both countries Sunday to shore up a fragile

Egypt: Suez Canal ship case adjourned for compensation talks

CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court on Saturday adjourned the case of a hulking cargo vessel that blocked the Suez

No surprises as Syria’s Assad re-elected for 4th term

DAMASCUS, (AFP):- Bashar al-Assad has been re-elected for a fourth term as president of war-ravaged Syria, official results showed on

Blinken claims progress in effort to boost Gaza truce

By SAMY MAGDY and JOSEF FEDERMAN, CAIRO (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken wrapped up a two-day Mideast

Blinken heads to Egypt to shore up Gaza cease-fire efforts

JERUSALEM, (AP):- Secretary of State Antony Blinken heads to Egypt and Jordan on Wednesday as he presses ahead with a

Qatar’s top diplomat visits Egypt amid improving ties

By SAMY MAGDY, CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s president met Tuesday with Qatar’s chief diplomat in Cairo as ties between the two

Israeli police escort Jews to flashpoint Jerusalem site

By JOSEPH KRAUSS, JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police escorted more than 250 Jewish visitors Sunday to a flashpoint holy site

Hamas defiant with military parade, appearance of top leader

By WAFAA SHURAFA and SAMY MAGDY, GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Hundreds of masked Hamas fighters brandishing assault rifles paraded

Egyptian mediators hold talks to firm up Israel-Hamas truce

By WAFAA SHURAFA and SAMY MAGDY, GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Egyptian mediators held talks Saturday to firm up an

The Latest: Egyptian mediators work to shore up cease-fire

By The Associated Press, CAIRO — An Egyptian diplomat says two teams of Egyptian mediators are in Israel and the Palestinian

Palestinians see victory in Gaza truce as Israel warns Hamas

By FARES AKRAM and JOSEPH KRAUSS, GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Palestinians rallied by the thousands Friday after a cease-fire

Israel, Hamas agree to cease-fire to end bloody 11-day war

By JOSEF FEDERMAN and FARES AKRAM, JERUSALEM (AP):- Israel and Hamas agreed to a cease-fire Thursday, halting a bruising 11-day

Israel unleashes strikes after vowing to press on in Gaza

By FARES AKRAM and JOSEPH KRAUSS: GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israel unleashed another wave of airstrikes across the

Gaza’s health system buckling under repeated wars, blockade

By FARES AKRAM and AYA BATRAWY, GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP):- The Gaza Strip’s already feeble health system is being

Israeli airstrikes kill 6, level large family home in Gaza

By FARES AKRAM and JOSEPH KRAUSS, GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP):- Israeli airstrikes killed at least six people across the

Gaza children bearing the brunt in Israel-Hamas conflict

By FARES AKRAM, GAZA CITY, Gaza (AP) — Suzy Ishkontana hardly speaks or eats. It’s been two days since the 7-year-old

Israeli police: 2 killed in strike launched from Gaza

By FARES AKRAM and JOSEPH KRAUSS, GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP):- Israeli police say two Thai workers inside Israel have

Israel says Gaza tunnels destroyed in heavy airstrikes

By FARES AKRAM and JOSEPH KRAUSS, GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP):- The Israeli military unleashed a wave of heavy airstrikes

Israeli warplanes stage more heavy strikes across Gaza City

By FARES AKRAM and RAVI NESSMAN, GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP):- Israeli warplanes unleashed a new series of heavy airstrikes