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Egypt's Christian minority rally behind charter

01/16/2014 12:00am
Hymns echoing from the new church in this village in Egypt's southern heartland could be heard well after sundown, a reminder of the jubilant mood as Aziyah's Christian residents voted on a new constitution.

Israel probes bribery claim involving famous rabbi

01/16/2014 6:03am
Israel's Justice Ministry said Thursday it is looking into claims that the head of Israel's elite anti-corruption police unit received bribes from the associates of a multimillionaire celebrity rabbi with a strong following in the U.S. and worldwide.

Jordan to Israeli PM: Make peace with Palestinians

01/16/2014 6:32am
Jordan's king called on visiting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday to seize the moment and opportunity made possible under a U.S. diplomatic push to achieve a lasting and comprehensive settlement with the Palestinians, the Royal Palace said.

Algeria's president back from French hospital

01/16/2014 9:29am
Algeria's president has returned home after a four-day medical trip to Paris to follow up on his treatment for a stroke last year.