Middle East

Missing Malaysian Jet have ruled out an area where ‘pings’ heard

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Investigators searching for the missing Malaysian jet have ruled out an area where acoustic signals were detected as the final resting place of the plane after an unmanned submersible found no trace of it, the Australian … read more

Sisi wins Egypt elections with 97% of vote

Egypt’s former military chief Abdel Fattah el-Sisi appeared on Wednesday headed for landslide victory in the country’s presidential elections. Initial results showed Sisi leading with 97.7 percent of the vote ahead of his only rival Hamdeen Sabahi who appeared to … read more

Poet, Educator and Civil Rights Advocate Dr. Maya Angelou, 86, dies

WINSTON-SALEM — Maya Angelou, writer of the classic autobiography “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” has died. She was 86 Her death comes days after canceling her appearance at the Major League Baseball Beacon Awards luncheon, where she was … read more

French police in standoff with migrants

French police in standoff with migrants at Calais camps France clears migrant camps.   pic.twitter.com/NYfZVIWnS1 Police in northern France reportedly moved in Wednesday on makeshift migrant camps near the port of Calais, prompting a standoff with the defiant residents — … read more

Israeli police clash with Palestinian protesters at Temple Mount

Four Palestinians said seriously hurt by rubber bullets and tear gas in Jerusalem Day clashes; Israeli police officer lightly hurt by rock. Israeli police vehicles at Jerusalem’s Western Wall plaza in February. Photo by Olivier Fitoussi Four Muslim worshipers were … read more