- Israelis, world leaders gather for Peres funeral
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israelis, along with dignitaries from around the world, were gathering in Jerusalem Friday for the funeral of former President Shimon Peres.
- The Latest: Israel begins Peres funeral procession
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the funeral of Israel's former President Shimon Peres (all times local):
- Amnesty: Hundreds trapped in Libya's Benghazi amid fighting
CAIRO (AP) — An international rights group expressed alarm Friday over the fate of hundreds of Libyan and foreign nationals trapped for months amid fighting in the eastern city of Benghazi.
- UN impotent before Syria war crimes
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Russia and Syria faced a growing chorus of international condemnation over their actions in Aleppo, but U.N. officials conceded Thursday there was little they could do beyond shaming the two countries for what they are increasingly calling "war crimes."
- Egyptian court blocks cancellation of islands transfer
CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court has blocked the cancellation of an Egyptian-Saudi pact under which Cairo will transfer control of two Red Sea islands to Riyadh.