Yemeni party names new leader after Saleh killed

Yemeni party names new leader after Saleh killed

The party of former Yemeni president Ali Abdullah Saleh named a new leader on Sunday after he was killed last month by the Iran-aligned Houthi movement his one-time allies in the country's civil war.

Egyptian president pardons 82 jailed 'youths'

Egyptian president pardons 82 jailed 'youths'

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Thursday pardoned 82 "youths" including a prominent advocate of Islamic reform, following calls to free prisoners swept up in a crackdown, his spokesman said.