CAIRO ? U.S. Navy SEALs seized control of an oil tanker that had illegally taken on a cargo of crude oil peddled by rebels in Libya who had earlier captured key oil ports, the U.S. military announced early Monday.
CAIRO -- Assailants targeted a checkpoint in a northern suburb of Cairo just after Saturday?s dawn prayers, killing at least five soldiers in what the government denounced as a ?cowardly terrorist act.?
CAIRO ? Egypt?s presidential election, previously set for this spring, could be pushed back to midsummer, state media reported.
CAIRO -- Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan was ousted Tuesday in a parliamentary vote of no confidence on the heels of a confrontation with a breakaway militia that sought to bypass the weak government and sell oil on its own.
CAIRO ? Three veteran activists of Egypt?s 2011 revolution told a court Monday that they were suffering abuse at the hands of their jailers and that they were even beaten up by the prison guards bringing them to court.
CAIRO -- Confrontation deepened Sunday between Libya?s weak central government and a rebel militia that has launched a brazen bid to sell crude oil and seize the profits for itself.
CAIRO ? Prosecutors in Egypt on Wednesday displayed seized items such as cameras, cables and microphones as evidence in the trial of 20 journalists on terrorism-related charges.
Google’s social network Google+ loosened up a little bit Tuesday, announcing that it would no longer require users to go by their real names. “There are no more restrictions on what name you can use,” Google+ said in a post. “We know you've been calling for this change for a while.” The social network, which launched in 2011, used to flag names it found implausible and require the user to provide evidence. It began allowing pseudonyms and nicknames in January 2012. More recently, it began allowing YouTube user names. Responding to a commenter’s concern that the latest loosening of restrictions would encourage trolling, Google+ Chief Architect...