Two Egyptians shot dead in Libya-Tunisia border clash: state media

TUNIS - Two people were shot dead when Libyan border guards opened fire to disperse hundreds of Egyptians trying to cross into Tunisia to flee Libya's growing chaos, the Tunisian state news agency TAP said on Thursday.

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Rocket kills four children in Egypt near Gaza border - sources 26 Jul 2014

CAIRO - Four children were killed and five other people were injured when a rocket landed near their homes in Rafah, an Egyptian town in Sinai near the border with Gaza, security officials said on Saturday.


Egypt summons Turkish envoy for second time over Erdogan comments 26 Jul 2014

CAIRO - Egypt summoned the Turkish charge d'affaires on Saturday for the second time in a month to complain about comments by Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan deemed insulting to the leadership in Cairo, the Egyptian Foreign Ministry said.

Egypt FM calls for seven-day humanitarian truce in Gaza 25 Jul 2014

CAIRO - Egypt's Foreign Minister Sameh Shukri called on Friday for a seven-day humanitarian truce in Gaza for the Muslim Eid al-Fitr holiday next week.


Al Jazeera journalist jailed in Egypt to appeal - family 25 Jul 2014

SYDNEY - One of the Al Jazeera journalists jailed in Egypt last month for up to 10 years on charges of aiding a terrorist organisation will appeal his conviction, the family of imprisoned Australian journalist Peter Greste said on Friday.

Two Egyptian officers killed in Sinai attack 25 Jul 2014

CAIRO - Two high-ranking Egyptian police and army officers were shot dead by unknown assailants on Friday in the Sinai region near the border with Israel, army and security sources said.