Egypt launches airstrikes at Islamic State in Libya


Egypt launched airstrikes against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, an Islamic militant group, after the group killed 21 Christian Egyptians in Libya. Continue reading

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Jailed journalists test press freedom in Egypt


An Egyptian court ruling has granted retrials for three Al-Jazeera journalists who received 7-to-10 year sentences in June for allegedly publishing false news and supporting the Muslim Brotherhood. Continue reading

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Obama Visits Oil-Rich Saudi Arabia


President Barack Obama began his trip to the Middle East Wednesday with a visit to Saudi Arabia, an important oil-producing country that was also home…read more

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