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Muslims attend a gathering to protest President Donald Trump's Jerusalem decision.

REPORT: Egypt publicly condemned Trump’s Jerusalem decision while accepting it behind closed doors

While the Egyptian government was publicly denouncing the decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, it was also privately accepting it.

Qatar calls Trump’s Jerusalem decision a ‘death sentence for peace’

The US has historically played a major mediating role in Israel-Palestine peace negotiations.
A view of the Western Wall and the golden Dome of the Rock Islamic shrine on December 6, 2017 in Jerusalem, Israel. U.S. President Donald Trump will announce his recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital on Wednesday.

US embassies are bracing for ‘potentially violent’ backlash over Trump’s Jerusalem decision

Palestinian leaders encouraged worldwide demonstrations and called for "three days of rage."
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi gives a televised statement on the attack in North Sinai, in Cairo, Egypt November 24, 2017 in this still taken from video.

How the deadly Egypt mosque attack that killed at least 235 people unfolded

It's one of the deadliest attacks on civilians in Egypt's modern history.
Inside The Gate, an upcoming mixed-use complex in Cairo, Egypt.

This futuristic complex in Cairo will feature indoor ‘mega-trees’ and 1,000 luxury apartments

Vincent Callebaut Architectures has designed a mixed-use, greenery-filled complex that's set to open in Cairo, Egypt in 2019.
A map showing Bir Tawil.

This man is the latest in a series of travellers to declare ownership of a bizarre no man’s land in north Africa

Suyash Dixit has laid claim to Bir Tawil, a stateless territory between Egypt and Sudan, and named himself king.
Syrian Democratic Forces fighters ride military vehicles as they celebrate victory in Raqqa.

ISIS is losing its grip in Iraq and Syria, but here are 9 places where it’s still a threat

Even as ISIS' territorial control erodes in Iraq and Syria, ISIS-linked militants and fighters inspired by the group remain a threat around the world.
A photo illustration of the pyramids of Giza in Egypt.

The Great Pyramid of Giza is hiding a huge, unexplored space — and scientists used cosmic rays to find it

Physicists used cosmic rays to penetrate the pharaoh Khufu pyramid's thick rock and discover a void that's about the length of two semitrailers.
Laborers work at the construction site of a building in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, October 18, 2017.

Saudi Arabia just announced plans to build a $500 billion mega-city that’s 33 times the size of New York City

The plan calls for a business and industrial zone that will connect with Saudi Arabia, Jordan, and Egypt, and may lessen the kingdom's reliance on oil exports.
A soldier stands with an RPG-7.

North Korea reportedly tried to smuggle 30,000 rocket launchers to Egypt

A disguised North Korean ship bound for Egypt was intercepted carrying more than 30,000 rocket-propelled grenades.