- Egypt is struggling to justify its recent expansion of the Suez Canal. Now, its longtime rival Panama has ratcheted up the pressure with an expansion of its own waterway.
- Some of the weapons were used in a shooting that killed two Americans at a police training facility in Amman, Jordan, according to a joint investigation by the New York Times and Al Jazeera.
- The move is a major step forward for internet companies under governmental pressure to eradicate violent propaganda from their websites.
- The suspects — one Turkish national and two from Russia’s volatile Dagestan — were ordered held in custody pending formal charges by an Istanbul court.