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Iran to teach drone-hunting to school students

08/19/2013 4:12am
Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guards paramilitary units plan to teach drone-hunting to school students, an Iranian newspaper reported Monday.

Israel quietly maintains ties with Egyptian army

08/19/2013 7:21am
Israel is quietly and carefully watching the turmoil in neighboring Egypt while maintaining close contacts with the Egyptian military amid concerns that the escalating crisis could weaken their common battle against Islamic militants in the Sinai Peninsula, officials said.

Group: Egyptian held in Dubai for Islamist links

08/19/2013 11:27am
United Arab Emirates authorities held an Egyptian journalist without charge and subjected him to mistreatment in a secret prison on accusation of membership in an Islamist group, a human rights group said Monday.

AP Interview: Top Iran adviser reaches out to West

08/19/2013 12:13pm
A top adviser to Iran's supreme leader says the election of centrist Hasan Rouhani as the country's president gives an opportunity to world powers to reach a deal with Iran over its nuclear program _ but that Tehran will never again suspend its nuclear activities.

Turkey presses Egypt for release of journalist

08/19/2013 12:25pm
Turkey is pressing the Egyptian government to release a Turkish journalist who was detained after police stormed a mosque in Cairo and swept up hundreds of supporters of the country's ousted president who had sought refuge there.

Palestinian shepherd says settlers beat him

08/19/2013 1:53pm
Shepherds from this Palestinian village say they think twice before taking their herds to graze near Jewish settlement outposts in the area, fearing attacks by militant settlers.

Egypt's devastating museum looting latest casualty

08/19/2013 3:24pm
As violent clashes roiled Egypt, looters made away with a prized 3,500-year-old limestone statue, ancient beaded jewelry and more than 1,000 other artifacts in the biggest theft to hit an Egyptian museum in living memory.

Village bloodbath highlights Egypt's new agony

08/19/2013 4:41pm
The police captain says he has memories of pretending to be dead, of men being dragged around by cars, of a policeman being told by his attacker: "We will give you a slow death."

Officials: Brotherhood's supreme leader detained

08/19/2013 6:08pm
Egyptian security officials and state television say the supreme leader of the Muslim Brotherhood has been detained.