Four Islamist militants were killed by a missile strike in Egypt's North Sinai region on Friday as they prepared to launch rockets at Israel, Egyptian security sources said.
Muslims across the world began to celebrate the holiday of eid al-Fitr on Thursday, beginning the day with morning prayers after one month of fasting.
Protesters clashed with the police on Thursday in Cairo near Tahrir Square on the eve of the second anniversary of the uprising that toppled President Hosni Mubarak. Three police officers and dozens of protesters were injured in skirmishes after protesters tried to dismantle concrete barriers that had been set up around the Interior Ministry after previous
JERUSALEM — The final ballots in Israel’s national elections were tallied on Thursday, giving a right-wing religious party one more seat in Parliament than had been expected and the Arab-dominated parties one fewer. But the results also sustained the political shift that weakened Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and left him scrambling to form a stable coalition.