Egyptian gay community suffers crackdown under Sissi

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A televised raid on a Cairo bathhouse comes after a string of arrests of alleged homosexuals.

    Egyptian gay community suffers crackdown under Sissi

    Egyptian gay community suffers crackdown under Sissi

    A televised raid on a Cairo bathhouse comes after a string of arrests of alleged homosexuals.

    Israeli parliament seeks to bar ‘hated’ Arab lawmaker

    Israeli parliament seeks to bar ‘hated’ Arab lawmaker

    “I am evidence of the Israeli failure to tame the Palestinian,” Haneen Zoabi says.

    American scholar denied entry into Egypt

    Michele Dunne of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace was stopped at the airport in Cairo.

    Seven Israelis injured in West Bank acid attack

    Seven Israelis injured in West Bank acid attack

    The assailant was a Palestinian who was later shot by a bystander, the Israeli military said.

    Dispute emerges over cause of notable Palestinian’s death

    Dispute emerges over cause of notable Palestinian’s death

    Israel said the cabinet minister died of heart problems. Palestinians say he was struck and choked on tear gas.

    Suicide bombing rocks Kabul school

    Suicide bombing rocks Kabul school

    Several people were killed and more injured after a teenage suicide bomber targeted a packed auditorium during a play condemning suicide attacks.

    Photos from around the region

    A 50-day war that will last forever

    The summer conflict between Israel and Hamas had an extraordinary effect on kids. Here are the reactions of 8.

    The world’s most dangerous truck route?

    Drivers haul vital goods from Jordan into Islamic State territory.

    Attackers storm Jerusalem synagogue, killing 4 worshipers

    Two attackers armed with knives, axes and a gun stormed a synagogue in an Orthodox Jewish neighborhood, killing four worshipers and wounding several others before police shot them dead.

    From symbol of peace to lightning rod

    A train line that was meant to unite Jerusalem’s Palestinian and Jewish populations has become the site of violence.

    Muslims commemorate Ashura

    Shiite devotees in Pakistan, Iraq and Afghanistan mark the holy day amid heightened security measures.

    Tomb raiders in Jordan ravage ancient crypts

    Treasure hunters imperil a rich cultural heritage in their search for artifacts.

    Muslims celebrate Eid

    People around the world celebrate Eid al-Adha to commemorate the prophet Abraham’s willingness to sacrifice his son Ishmael.

    A holy journey

    About 2 million Muslims stream into Mecca in Saudi Arabia for the hajj.

    Syrian Kurdish refugees seek haven in Turkey

    As they flee the advancing Islamic State, they are hoping Turkish fighters can establish a secure zone for their safe passage.

    Syrian Kurds flee advance of Islamic State

    Nearly 150,000 Syrian Kurds have crossed into Turkey since the past weekend.

    Battling the Islamic State

    The United States launches airstrikes against targets in Syria.

    Financial woes roil a part of Iraq used to stability

    Oil-rich Kurdistan region is shaken by Islamic State threat and an economic crisis fueled by budget disputes and corruption.

    Kerry makes unannounced visit to Iraq

    The secretary of state discussed ways to bolster the stability of the new Iraqi government and combat the Islamic State.

    A defeat for Islamic State in two Iraqi towns

    Kurdish pesh merga fighters, Iraqi soldiers and Shiite militiamen take one town and free another from besiegement by militants

    Pushing back Islamic State

    Government forces and Shiite militias launch counterattack to reclaim territories taken by the militants.

    Fighting ends as Israel, Hamas agree to truce

    Hamas and Israel have agreed to an open-ended cease-fire after 50 days of warfare that has killed more than 2,200 people.