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CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court on Thursday ordered the release of a prominent rights lawyer held in solitary confinement for more than 100 days after he raised a legal challenge to a decision by the country's president to hand over two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia.
Slightly fewer people filed for U.S. unemployment benefits last week, a sign the American job market remains healthy. THE NUMBERS: The Labor Department said Thursday that applications for jobless aid slipped ...
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Syrian Kurdish forces have started withdrawing east of the Euphrates River, Turkish officials said Thursday, a move that could fulfill a major demand by Ankara and the United States a day after Turkey sent in tanks across the border to help Syrian rebels take a key Islamic State stronghold.