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Egypt’s former president Morsi buried in Cairo

Cairo - Egypt's first democratically elected president Mohamed Morsi was buried in Cairo on Tuesday, his lawyer said, a day after he collapsed in court and died. Rights groups called for an independent probe into the detention conditions…

Mecca to host three summits focused on Iran tensions

The holy city of Mecca prepared to welcome Arab and Muslim leaders Thursday for three summits, as Saudi Arabia seeks to rally support against arch-rival Iran over attacks on oil installations. On the eve of the talks, Riyadh blasted what…

Egypt unearths tomb of ancient high priest

CAIRO: Egyptian archaeologists have discovered the tomb of a priest dating back more than 4,400 years in the pyramid complex of Saqqara south of the capital Cairo, authorities said Saturday.