Four Egyptian workers killed by land mine near new capital

By Reuters CAIRO (Reuters) - Four Egyptian workers were killed and two injured, when a landmine exploded east of Cairo in an area where the government is constructing a new administrative capital, security sources said. The sources said the mine was likely a remnant of the 1973 war Egypt fought with Israel

Autopsy results show Palestinian protester died by gunshot wound

By Middle East Affairs After Israeli military initially reported that a Palestinian protester died overnight Thursday of tear gas inhalation, new autopsy reports show he died of a close-range gunshot wound, according to the Palestinian Authority on Prisoners Affairs. Yasin al-Saradih, 33, clashed with Israeli military overnight in Jericho when he ran

35 dead in Ghouta after Syria attack

By Middle East Affairs At least 35 people are dead after the Syrian government and its allies attacked eastern Ghouta near Damascus on Monday, Reuters reports. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the death toll included five children and came from air strikes, rocket fire and shelling. Rebel groups in eastern