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Libyan Newswire

Tamer El-Ghobashy

Friday, May 27, 2016 – 06:28

After two years of cool relations between the U.S. and Egypt, the October terrorist attack on a Russian passenger plane over the Sinai Peninsula triggered a flurry of visits here by U.S. officials, who called for increased military aid to shore up President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi, despite human rights concerns.

Tuesday, September 22, 2015 – 06:25

United Nations-brokered peace talks aimed at reconciling Libya’s two rival governments teetered on the edge of collapse Monday, as the deadline for an accord passed.

Tuesday, September 8, 2015 – 06:28

Two of Libya’s most powerful rival militias have maintained pragmatic truces in a joint effort to beat back the advance of extremist group Islamic State, commanders and political representatives said.

Thursday, July 9, 2015 – 06:53

The sparsely populated desert bordering Israel is one of Middle East’s most sensitive regions.

Monday, May 18, 2015 – 11:34

An Egyptian court on Saturday sentenced ousted President Mohammed Morsi to death for breaking out of prison during the height of the nation’s uprising in 2011, the latest blow against Islamist critics of the government.

Monday, March 9, 2015 – 07:09

Iraqi cultural officials called for more military help from the U.S.-led coalition battling Islamic State to halt the group’s destruction of ancient monuments—a new source of anger, shock and shame for a nation reeling from the loss of life and land.

Friday, February 20, 2015 – 06:53

Egypt’s president made an aggressive gambit this week to win broad international support for military intervention to fight Islamic State in neighboring Libya—his first major foray onto the global stage. But Western diplomats said he was rebuffed because of his own crackdown at home on moderate Islamists.

Monday, January 5, 2015 – 12:07

Egypt opened a trial against 26 men charged with engaging in “debauchery”—a euphemism for homosexuality—the latest step in what rights groups say is a broader government crackdown on gay men.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 – 07:41

Israel’s leaders said they were escalating the military campaign in Gaza and told the country to prepare for a prolonged operation, defying international demands for an immediate cease-fire after Hamas militants broke a Muslim holiday lull.