Jordan’s King Abdullah says that the world is facing another “world war” and that there must be a swift response to the threat posed by Islamic State militants and other such groups.
A Russian plane which crashed in Egypt last week was flying on auto-pilot and appeared to break up in mid-air after a sudden noise but it is too soon to conclude exactly what brought it down, the lead investigator says.
Russian airline Metrojet rules out technical fault and pilot error in the first news conference following fatal aircraft crash.
File footage shows a plane of Russian airline Kogalymavia, which operates under the name Metrojet, whose airliner carrying 224 passengers and crew reportedly crashed in Egypt’s Sinai peninsula.
The Tunisian president says the Nobel committee has honoured the country’s National Dialogue Quartet and its work, after the group won the Nobel Peace Prize.
Egyptians gather at the Great Pyramids of Giza in the early hours of Monday to witness a rare supermoon eclipse.
The Israeli government is set to approve increased security measures against Palestinian stone-throwers in east Jerusalem, including the usage of live fire – condemned by human rights watchdog as “illegal and immoral.”
(REUTERS AND HILTI FOUNDATION) – The statues of the pharaohs were discovered in the sunken ancient Egyptian city of Thonis-Heracleion in 2002, off the northern Egyptian coast.
Egyptian billionaire offers to buy an island from Greece or Italy to house refugees fleeing war in the Middle East.
Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu rejects calls to take in Syrian refugees after their plight in Europe strikes chord in Israel, says Israel too small.