Egypt begins trial of man accused of killing Coptic priest

Egypt begins trial of man accused of killing Coptic priest

Placeholder while article actions load CAIRO — A court in the Egyptian city of Alexandria began the trial Saturday of a man accused of stabbing to death a Coptic Christian… Read more
Libya’s rival officials conclude election talks without deal

Libya’s rival officials conclude election talks without deal

Placeholder while article actions load CAIRO — Rival Libyan officials wrapped up weeklong talks in the Egyptian capital without an agreement on constitutional arrangements for elections, the United Nations said… Read more
Libya oil company says field closed amid political impasse

Libya oil company says field closed amid political impasse

Placeholder while article actions load CAIRO — Libya’s national oil company said Sunday it was forced to shut down an oil field amid a political impasse that threatened to drag… Read more
First fuel ship permitted in Yemen’s Hodeida under truce

First fuel ship permitted in Yemen’s Hodeida under truce

CAIRO — On Sunday, a tanker with fuel was allowed to enter Yemen’s Hodeida port. This came as the cease-fire that had been in effect for the past two months… Read more
Ramadan begins in many parts of Middle East amid rising prices

Ramadan begins in many parts of Middle East amid rising prices

CAIRO — Ramadan, the holy month for Muslims — which sees the faithful fasting from dawn until dusk in Islam — started Saturday at sunrise in most of the Middle… Read more
UN appeal raises $1.3B to Yemen in the shadow of the Ukraine war

UN appeal raises $1.3B to Yemen in the shadow of the Ukraine war

CAIRO — The United Nations’ appeal for Yemen on Wednesday raised $1.3B, less than one third of the amount the organisation had intended to aid the Arab world’s most impoverished… Read more
UN Envoy Angelina Jolie visits Yemen in preparation for the fundraising summit

UN Envoy Angelina Jolie visits Yemen in preparation for the fundraising summit

CAIRO – Angelina Jolie, a Hollywood actress, visited Yemen on Sunday to stand with families displaced by war in Yemen in order to mobilize support for the upcoming fundraising conference.… Read more
Sudan’s top general lauds recent ties with former foe Israel

Sudan’s top general lauds recent ties with former foe Israel

CAIRO — Sudan’s top general has lauded recent ties with Israel, saying that intelligence sharing between the two former adversaries helped arrest suspected militants in his country. The two countries… Read more