{FD} US pastor on trial in Turkey for terror links

An American pastor is going on trial in Turkey accused of ties to terror groups and spying, in a case that has strained ties between Turkey and the United States.

{FD} Egypt upholds death sentence against 4 over plotting attacks

Egypt’s highest appeals court has upheld death sentences for four people over forming a “terrorist cell” to plot attacks on security forces and other institutions.

{FD} UN chief warns that Mideast ‘chaos’ threatens global peace

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned Friday that the Middle East is in such “chaos” that it has become a threat to international peace and security and Syria “represents the most serious threat.”