{FD} Cairo upset over latest US travel warning to Egypt

Egypt has expressed "discontent" over the latest U.S. travel warning to the Mideast country, saying the notice makes a false distinction between terrorist groups and violent political organizations.

{FD} The Latest: Austria to Italy: Stop migrants reaching Europe

The Latest on the migrant crisis in Europe (all times local): 7:15 p.m. Austrian foreign minister says he has told his Italian counterpart that migrants arriving by boat to Italy's islands should not be permitted to travel on to the mainland because that acts as a gateway for them to the rest of Europe.

{FD} On hot mic, Israeli PM raps ‘crazy’ EU, admits Syria strikes

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been caught by a live microphone railing against the European Union's "crazy" insistence on resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict as a precondition for closer ties with the 28-state bloc, and trumpeting Israel as essential to its prosperity and survival.

{FD} China, Tunisia call for new efforts to stabilize Libya

The foreign ministers of China and Tunisia are calling for new efforts to reach a negotiated peace in Libya and prevent the unstable North African nation from dissolving into a humanitarian disaster on a level with Syria.

{FD} Trump administration letting Africa’s crises drift: Experts

When President Donald Trump left his chair at this month's G20 summit while Africa was discussed and had daughter Ivanka sit in for him, critics blasted it as a breach of diplomatic protocol.

{FD} Obstacles mount in fight to aid Syrians stranded near Jordan

Desperate to help Syrians stuck on Jordan's sealed border, U.N. agencies reluctantly agreed late last year to hand much of the control over aid distribution to Jordan's military, a Jordanian contractor and a Syrian militia.

{FD} Iran foreign minister distances himself from US citizen’s espionage sentencing, ‘doubts’ Syria used chemical weapons

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Monday that his country has an entirely "independent judiciary" set in stone in its constitution, and deflected the notion that he or the government had much immediate authority in helping free the jailed Chinese-American graduate student Xiyue Wang.

{FD} Israel submarine bribe case: Suspect could incriminate senior officials, report says

One of the men arrested in connection with an Israeli corruption case involving the purchase of multi-million dollar naval vessels from Germany is in negotiations to become a state’s witness, Channel 2 reported Monday.

{FD} The Latest: Israel opens Jerusalem holy site after shooting

The Latest on Israeli-Palestinian tensions following last week's attack at a Jerusalem holy site, in which three Arab Israelis shot dead two police officers before being killed (all times local): 1:15 p.m. Israel has reopened a Jerusalem holy site for worshippers after taking the rare step of shutting it down following a deadly assault there that sparked concerns of a fresh round of violence.

{FD} The Latest: Opposition criticizes Turkish govt over coup

The Latest on the first anniversary since Turkey quashed last summer's coup attempt (all times local): 1:30 p.m. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is attending a special session in parliament to mark one year since authorities quashed last summer's coup attempt.