Egypt court sentences 11 Islamists to life for prison breaks

Sep 7, 2019

An Egyptian court has sentenced 11 people including the head of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, Mohammed Badie, to life in prison after a retrial on charges related to prison breaks at the height of the 2011 uprising

Rights groups: Egyptian-Palestinian activist must be freed

Aug 30, 2019

Three human rights groups are urging Egyptian authorities to immediately release Egyptian-Palestinian activist Rami Shaath, who was arrested last month for alleged ties to the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood

British teen pleads not guilty over false rape report

Aug 27, 2019

A 19 year-old British woman has pleaded not guilty in a Cyprus court to a public mischief charge for making what prosecutors say was a false claim that she was raped by 12 Israelis at a holiday resort on the east Mediterranean island nation

Israeli, US militaries simulate ship hijacking amid tensions

Aug 20, 2019

Israel's military says it has conducted a joint exercise with U.S. Special Forces simulating the retaking of a hijacked ship

AP: UN workers accused of fraud, theft in handling Yemen aid

Aug 5, 2019

AP investigation finds some UN aid workers in Yemen accused of corruption involving donated food, medicine and money

Cyprus court adjourns Brit teen's false rape case for 1 week

Jul 30, 2019

The lawyer for a British teen who faces a public nuisance charge after recanting allegations that she was raped by a dozen Israeli teenagers at a Cyprus resort says his client will have a court appearance next month

Cyprus court hearing for Brit in false rape case postponed

Jul 29, 2019

A custody hearing has been postponed for a British teenager who faces a public nuisance charge after recanting allegations that she was raped by 12 Israeli teens at a popular Cyprus resort town

Iran says it arrested 17 Iranians allegedly recruited by CIA

Jul 22, 2019

Iran says it arrested 17 Iranians recruited by CIA as spies, some of them already sentenced to death

The Latest: Greece: 10 arrested over migrants medical fraud

Jul 18, 2019

A doctor, two medical staff members, and a translator have been arrested at a state-run camp for migrants and refugees in Greece

Iran state TV: Iranian forces seize foreign oil tanker, crew

Jul 18, 2019

Iran's state TV says Revolutionary Guard forces have seized a foreign oil tanker with 12 crew accused of smuggling oil

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