It appeared to be the deadliest assault targeting Egyptian security forces in recent months, according to the country’s state-run news service.
Tens of thousands of people have fled rebel-held areas in past weeks as government forces move in. Both sides are suspected in the disappearances.
Modern dance gives performers an escape from the daily grind of life in the West Bank.
Even as Sirte falls, clashes between rival militias in other cities are challenging the fragile U.S.-backed government.
Islamist rebels vow to fight “until the last drop of blood” as government forces close in.
The secretary of state said Israel must choose between settlements and a two-state solution.
At the Fatah party congress, the head of the Palestinian Authority emerged on top.
Items left behind by militants suggest a detailed level of military planning and training.
Children are dying as conflict pushes the Middle East’s poorest country closer to a famine.
Hundreds feared missing amid mass detentions; dozens reported killed in government shelling.
After months of siege, food is running out as people must decide whether to flee or stay.
Iraqi commanders are grappling with the effects of the decision to let civilians stay.
At least 10,000 civilians have fled the push by government forces, backed by Russian warplanes.
The symbolically important city has seen the largest exodus of civilians since the war began.
Israeli troops were first attacked by Islamic State affiliates fighting along the Syrian border.