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Egypt

Egypt, officially the Arab Republic of Egypt, is a country mainly in North Africa, with the Sinai Peninsula forming a land bridge in Southwest Asia. Thereby, Egypt is a transcontinental country, and is considered to be a major power in North Africa, Mediterranean Region, African continent, Nile Basin, Islamic World and the Red Sea.

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United States center DeMarcus Cousins controls the ball against Puerto Rico center Ramon Clemente
2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup Group B Preview, Schedule and Key Players: Argentina, Greece, Croatia Favourites To Top Opening Round

By IBTimes AU

FIBA World Cup News - Two powerhouse basketball national teams—Argentina and Greece lead Group B of the 2014 FIBA World Cup in Spain. However, another top team Croatia and dark horse squad Puerto Rico dark horse squads like Puerto Rico and Croatia a... (2:46 pm)

MORE TOPICS: ARGENTINA, POLAND, NEW YORK, SENEGAL, AGING, SILVER

Smoke and sand are seen following an Israeli air strike in Gaza August 25, 2014.
Gaza Gets Long Ceasefire: Hamas Sidelined, Abbas to the Fore

By IBTimes AU

The disenchantment in Gaza over Hamas, for dragging the protracted war has allowed the dramatic entry of Mahmoud Abbas into the scene (1:28 pm)

MORE TOPICS: ISRAEL, UNITED NATIONS

Still image from undated video of a masked Islamic State militant holding a knife speaking next to man purported to be James Foley at an unknown location
Islamic State: British Intelligence Agencies Identify Rapper Abdel Bary Is Jihadist John, the Beheader of James Foley

By IBTimes AU

Hours after British media reported that Abdel-Majed Abdel Bary is the main suspect in the beheading of American photojournalist James Foley last week, British intelligence agencies M15 and M16 identified on Sunday that the rapper is indeed jihadist John. (Aug 24)

MORE TOPICS: IRAQ, TWITTER, KENYA, LONDON

James Foley
Islamic State: Brit Rapper Abdel-Majed Abdel Bary Is Suspected Beheader of James Foley; Had Tweeted Photo Holding Decapitated Head

By IBTimes AU

Abdel-Majed Abdel Bary, a British rapper, is suspected by UK's SAS to be John, the man with an English accent who beheaded American journalist James Foley last week, the New York Post reports. (Aug 24)

MORE TOPICS: IRAQ, NEW YORK, LIBYA, KENYA, LONDON

Still Image From Undated Video Of A Masked Islamic State Militant Holding A Knife Speaking Next To Man Purported To Be James Foley At An Unknown Location
Seven More Journalists Believed To Be With The ISIS – CPJ

By IBTimes AU

The Committee to Protect Journalists believed that seven more identified journalists were abducted by the ISIS (Aug 22)

MORE TOPICS: AFGHANISTAN, IRAQ, ISRAEL, PAKISTAN, RUSSIA, INDIA

Tom Hanks attends The Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles 23rd Annual Simply Shakespeare benefit reading of ''The Two Gentlemen of Verona'' in Santa Monica, California in this September 25, 2013, file photo.
Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson Survive Temporary Separation – Report

By IBTimes AU

The A-list power couple reportedly took a month off from each other. (Aug 21)

MORE TOPICS: IPAD, HOLLYWOOD

U.S. President Barack Obama delivers a statement from Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts
Ferguson Ethnic Riots In USA Give Rivals the Opportunity to Thrash US Human Rights Record

By IBTimes AU

Racial divide in the U.S is antithetical to the ethos of the American dream. (Aug 21)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, HUMAN RIGHTS, TWITTER, CIVIL RIGHTS, ATTORNEY GENERAL, FBI

An artist's conception shows what NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has revealed
Martian Structure Reveals Signs of Life on Mars

By IBTimes AU

A Martian meteorite that had hit the earth more than a century ago has provided signs of life on Mars. (Aug 21)

A Palestinian boy and his father look at the house of top Hamas political leader Mahmoud Zahar which police said was targeted by an Israeli air strike in Gaza City
Hamas Declares Israel Opened 'The Gates of Hell' as Cairo Talks Fail After Gaza Rockets Fire

By IBTimes AU

Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, declared that Israel had unleashed "the gates of hell." They threatened that Israel will pay "a heavy price." The fighting had resumed hours before the ceasefire was set to expire. (Aug 21)

MORE TOPICS: ISRAEL

Palestinians sleep at a United Nations school, where people who fled heavy Israeli shelling in the Shejaia neighbourhood sought refuge during fighting,
Israel Walks Out Of Gaza Talks: Renewed Israeli Air Raid Kills Two

By IBTimes AU

Hamas seems to be wary of a deal that will have a prominent role for Mahmoud Abbas in Gaza (Aug 20)

MORE TOPICS: ISRAEL