Israelis usher in new year with fireworks, alcohol and kisses; captain of Russian cargo ship docked in Ashdod wishes ‘warm and friendly’ Israelis a happy New Year; Europe holding scaled-back festivities
Egyptian security officials says 24-year-old Andre Pshenichnikov, who was detained in Sinai over the weekend, tried to gather information from drives; ‘interrogations will reveal motive,’ one of them says
Officials familiar with negotiations between White House, Republicans say agreement would raise tax rates on family income over $450,000 a year. Senator: This whole thing is a national embarrassment
CAIRO (AP) Gunmen drove into Cairo's Tahrir Square before dawn Monday and fired at an anti-government sit-in, seriously wounding a protester who had been jailed and tortured by former military rulers after he witnessed the killing of another activist. Two lawyers involved in the case suggested it was a targeted attack.
CAIRO (AP) The Egyptian pound slipped further against the dollar on Monday, a downward plunge on the first two days of trading under a new system, as the president tried to assure a worried public that the crisis atmosphere will end soon.
Heavy death toll in war zones result of ‘failure by governments, UN to fulfill their international obligations to protect journalists’ basic right to life,’ group says
Residents of Tel Aviv’s southern neighborhoods, right-wing activists protest in wake of rape of 83-year-old woman by Eritrean refugee: ‘Crime in the area is ceaseless’
Minister Bagis says European Commission’s latest report on Turkey’s progress was ‘overshadowed by more subjective, biased, unwarranted and bigoted attitudes’