Egypt says it fights fake news, critics see new crackdown

FILE – In this April 3, 2017 file photo, Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sissi listens during a meeting with President Donald Trump in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Echoing Trump’s rhetoric, authorities in Egypt are taking aim… Continue Reading

Last stand: Syria’s rebel Idlib prepares for a losing battle

next FILE – In this Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018 file photo, fighters with the Free Syrian army eat in a cave where they live, in the outskirts of the northern town of Jisr al-Shughur, Syria, west of the city of… Continue Reading

Palestinian stabs American-Israeli man to death in West Bank

JERUSALEM –  A Palestinian assailant on Sunday fatally stabbed an Israeli settler outside a busy mall in the West Bank. The victim was identified as Ari Fuld, a U.S.-born activist who was well-known in the local settler community and an… Continue Reading

Libyan officials say unknown missiles hit Tripoli airport

BENGHAZI, Libya –  Missiles were fired at Libya’s capital Tripoli, including the city’s only functioning airport, forcing authorities to divert flights to another airport to the south, government and airport officials said Wednesday, less than a week after the U.N.… Continue Reading

Palestinians file war crimes claim over West Bank hamlet

RAMALLAH, West Bank –  A top official said Tuesday the Palestinians have filed a new complaint against Israel with the International Criminal court, after the United States said it would resort to any means to protect its allies against such… Continue Reading