For as Little as $3 a Vote, Egyptians Trudge to Polls

TANTA, Egypt — The woman in a long black shawl bustled up to a stall on a back street in the crowded Nile Delta city of Tanta, 50 miles...

Saudi Crown Prince, on U.S. Visit, Urges Tough Line on Iran

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia has renewed his attack on the Iran nuclear deal during a visit to the United States, saying the agreement would delay...

Trump Fund-Raiser Files Hacking Lawsuit Against Qatar

LONDON — Lawyers for Elliott Broidy, a Republican fund-raiser close to President Trump, on Monday filed a lawsuit accusing the government of Qatar of hacking into his emails and...

U.S. Experts Say Why Trump Should Support Iran Deal

The Iran nuclear accord, assailed by President Trump and his revamped retinue of advisers, received a strong endorsement Monday from a bipartisan group of more than 100 national security...

Saudis Claim to Intercept Houthi Missile on 3rd Anniversary of Yemen Campaign

AL MUKALLA, Yemen — Saudi Arabia said its air defenses destroyed at least one ballistic missile fired late Sunday, apparently by Yemen’s Houthi rebels, as it zoomed over Riyadh,...

U.S. Strikes Qaeda Target in Southern Libya, Expanding Shadow War There

BENGHAZI, Libya — The United States military carried out its first ever drone strike against Qaeda militants in southern Libya this weekend, signaling a possibly significant expansion of the...

Egypt’s Election Should Be a Lock. So Why Is President Sisi Worried?

CAIRO — Days before Egypt’s presidential election, President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi’s beaming visage adorns billboards across Egypt. His rivals are in jail, the news media is in his pocket...

Emboldened Turkey Pushes Deeper into Syria, but Risks Abound

KILIS, Turkey — After two months of uncertain fighting, Turkey appears suddenly to be riding high in its military campaign to take control of a larger piece of northern...

After Months of Acrimony, Baghdad Strikes Deal With Kurds

ERBIL, Iraq — Markets are bustling with shoppers seeking new holiday outfits. Airport flight boards feature packed schedules. And political tempers, which were erupting a few months ago, are...

Palestinian Teenager Who Slapped Israeli Soldier Gets 8 Months in Prison

JERUSALEM — Ahed Tamimi, a Palestinian teenager whose angry altercation with an Israeli soldier outside her West Bank home made her a worldwide symbol of resistance but quickly got...