A member of the Iraqi forces walks past a mural bearing the logo of the Islamic State (IS) group in a tunnel that was reportedly used as a training centre by the jihadists, on March 1, 2017, in the village of Albu Sayf, on the southern outskirts of Mosul. Iraqi …

Egypt Military Says Top Jihadist Killed in Sinai

Egypt’s military said Sunday a founder of a extremist faction in North Sinai that pledged allegiance to the Islamic State terrorist group was killed in an air strike.

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi speaks at a press conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel (unseen), following their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Cairo on March 2, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / KHALED DESOUKI (Photo credit should read KHALED DESOUKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Egyptian President Al-Sisi to Visit White House, Meet Trump in April

Egypt’s state-owned paper Al-Ahram has announced that Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi will meet with President Donald Trump on April 3. The White House has confirmed that Sisi accepted the invitation Trump extended to him just days after his inauguration.

Iranian foreign ministry spokesman, Bahram Ghasemi speaks during a press conference on August 22, 2016 in Tehran. Iran said that Russian raids on Syria from one of its airbases had ended for now, shortly after accusing Moscow of 'showing off' when it revealed the bombing missions. / AFP / ATTA …

Uncertainty, Applause Across Middle East After Trump Victory

Uncertainty spread across the Middle East following Donald Trump’s US election win, with questions hanging over the war against the Islamic State group, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and Iran’s nuclear deal.

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim gestures as he delivers a speech during a press conference after a Turkish-Israeli meeting, at the Cankaya Palace in Ankara, on June 27, 2016.

Turkey Wants to Repair Ties With Egypt: PM

Istanbul (AFP) – Turkey wants to repair its ties with Egypt, after relations soured over the ouster of Islamist president Mohamed Morsi in 2013, Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said on Saturday.

Palestinian civilians and medical personel wait for permission to enter Egypt at the Rafah border crossing in the southern Gaza Strip, on December 3, 2015.

Egypt Closes Gaza Border After Rare 3-day Opening: Hamas

GAZA CITY (PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES) (AFP) –  Nearly 2,500 people left Gaza during a three-day humanitarian opening of the border with Egypt, a rare opportunity for Gazans to leave the blockaded enclave, authorities in the Palestinian territory said Tuesday. The Hamas-run interior

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Egyptian Court Upholds Prison Sentence for Hosni Mubarak and Sons

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak and his sons, Gamal and Alaa, were found guilty of corruption in 2014 for embezzling millions of dollars from the national treasury. The case was retried last May, ending in another guilty verdict, which was upheld on Saturday after an appeal.