Cyprus serial killer pleads guilty to killing 7 women, girls

Jun 24, 2019

A Cypriot army captain has tearfully apologized to the families of seven foreign women and girls for the "unjust pain" he has caused them after pleading guilty to a dozen charges of premeditated murder and kidnapping.

Egypt's ousted president Morsi dies in court during trial

Jun 17, 2019

Egypt's state TV says Mohammed Morsi, the Brotherhood leader who became the country's first freely elected president and who was ousted by the military after a year in office, died during a court session

Report: Iran investigates death of activist in jail

Jun 17, 2019

A spokesman for Iran's judiciary says authorities have begun probing the death of an activist who was killed in a Tehran prison last week

Cyprus police find third suitcase with body inside in lake

Jun 4, 2019

A Cyprus police spokesman says a suitcase containing decomposing human remains has been dragged out of a toxic lake

In UAE, Trump's adviser warns Iran of 'very strong response'

May 29, 2019

Trump's security adviser warns Iran of 'very strong response' if Tehran launches attacks on US, allies in Persian Gulf

Report: Wife of Iran presidential adviser shot dead at home

May 28, 2019

Report: Second wife of an adviser to President Rouhani shot to death at her home in upscale Tehran neighborhood

Group says arrests raise fears of fresh crackdown in Egypt

May 18, 2019

An international rights group says the recent arrests of a rights lawyer and an activist have raised fears of a fresh crackdown by Egyptian authorities on dissent

Report: Iran gives death penalty for American woman's murder

May 18, 2019

Iran's state-owned newspaper says the country's Supreme Court has upheld the death sentence for an Iranian man accused of murdering an American woman during a robbery

Iran says US sanctions 'unacceptable' amid Gulf tensions

May 16, 2019

Iran's foreign minister says sanctions imposed by the Trump administration are "unacceptable" but that his country is committed to an international nuclear deal that has steadily unraveled amid rising tensions

The Latest: 3 nations formally notify UN of ships targeted

May 15, 2019

The governments of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Norway are formally notifying the United Nations that four commercial ships were targeted and at least three of them damaged in the territorial waters of the United Arab Emirates on Sunday

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