CAIRO (AP) — When a doctor at a Cairo hospital told a police officer that his cut didn't require stitches, the response was startling and br... Full Story
Egyptian doctors revolt against escalating police abuses
CAIRO (AP) — When a doctor at a Cairo hospital told a police officer that his cut didn't require stitches, the response was startling and brutal. Police beat up the doctor and a colleague and dragged them off into custody.
AP News Guide: Diplomats push as Syria battlefield shifts
Diplomats from a dozen countries, led by the United States and Russia, are struggling to make progress in Syria, even as fighting in the north sends tens of thousands fleeing and threatens a deepening humanitarian crisis. Next month, Syria's civil war will reach the end of its fifth year, and its cnsequences continue to reach new and disastrous levels.
Militants shoot down Libyan fighter jet
BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Libya's air force chief of staff says a fighter jet was shot down while carrying out airstrikes against Islamic militants, the third jet to be downed in nearly 40 days.
Israel says EU relations 'friendly' again after label spat
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's foreign ministry says relations with the European Union are "close and friendly" again after tensions arose last year over the bloc's decision to label West Bank exports.
Doctors stage rare public protest against police abuses
CAIRO (AP) — Thousands of Egypt's doctors staged a rare protest against police abuses after accusations two doctors were beaten up by policemen in a Cairo hospital.
AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the Middle East this week
Highlights from the weekly AP photo report from the Middle East and Afghanistan, a selection of indelible images you might have missed from a region grappling with unrest on multiple fronts.
Activists ask Emirates for contact with Jordanian journalist
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An international rights group is asking the United Arab Emirates to allow a Jordanian journalist believed to be held incommunicado by the country's security forces to contact a lawyer and his family.
The Latest: Kerry calls for genuine negotiation on Syria
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest developments on the war in Syria, the refugee crisis and security talks in Munich, Germany. (all times local):
Italy urged Egypt for help hours after student disappeared
CAIRO (AP) — Italian officials contacted Egyptian authorities hours after a student later found tortured to death disappeared in central Cairo last month, according to an official summary of early Italian efforts to locate him.
Moroccan freed from Guantanamo now out of jail in homeland
RABAT, Morocco (AP) — A former Guantanamo Bay prisoner who was jailed again after returning to Morocco in September has been released, but still waits to learn whether he will be charged with "conspiring against national security."
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