Middle East: Angry Egyptian Police Close Gaza Crossing
Egyptian police officers blocked the Rafah crossing into the Gaza Strip on Friday to protest the kidnapping of seven of their colleagues by Islamist gunmen, witnesses said.
Hamas rebuffs Arabs for softening Israeli-Palestinian peace plan
GAZA - Islamist Hamas's leader in the Gaza Strip on Friday rejected a revised Middle East peace initiative put forward by the Arab League, saying outsiders could not decide the fate of the Palestinians.
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Middle East: Clashes Erupt Over Courts in Egypt
Supporters and opponents of Egypt’s Islamist president clashed near Tahrir Square in Cairo on Friday at an Islamist rally demanding a purge of the judiciary.
Middle East: Egypt: Islamist Party Picks New Leader
Younis Makhyoun, a 58-year-old cleric and trained dentist, was selected in a consensus vote to lead the Salafi Al-Nour party.
Middle East: Comedian Accused of Insulting Egyptian President to Be Investigated
Prosecutors in Cairo opened a criminal investigation on Tuesday into allegations that a popular television comedian, Bassem Youssef, has taken special aim at ultraconservative Islamists on his program.