{FD} The Latest: Egypt official: Mideast peace prospects waning

The Latest on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the fallout from the U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel (all times local): 3:20 p.m. Egypt's defense minister says chances for a Mideast peace deal have been diminished after the U.S. government's decision to move its embassy to Jerusalem.

{FD} Thousands of Russian private contractors fighting in Syria

Before he was killed by a sniper in Syria at age 23, Ivan Slyshkin wrote a poignant message on social media to his fiancee: "We will see each other soon — and I will hold you as tight as I possibly can."

{FD} Amnesty accuses EU of complicity in Libya migrant abuse

European Union countries are complicit in the abuse of migrants held in Libya, Amnesty International said in a report released Tuesday that accused the EU of turning a blind eye to allegedly brutal tactics of the Libyan coast guard and dangerous detention facilities.

{FD} The Latest: Putin says Jerusalem move may end peace process

The Latest on Russian President Vladimir Putin's trip to Syria, Egypt and Turkey: (all times local): 10:15 p.m. Russian President Vladimir Putin has criticized the U.S. administration's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, warning that it could destabilize the region and derail the Middle East peace process.

{FD} The Latest: Putin criticizes US move on Jerusalem

The Latest on Russian President Vladimir Putin's Mideast tour (all times local): 10:15 p.m. Russian President Vladimir Putin has criticized the U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, warning that it could destabilize the region and derail the Middle East peace process.