Al Jazeera journalist Mohamed Fahmy could be freed within hours after renouncing his Egyptian citizenship. Photograph: Stringer/Reuters

Egypt could free Canadian-Egyptian journalist Mohamed Fahmy within hours, Qatar-based news channel Al Jazeera English reported on Tuesday.Mr Fahmy’s (...)

Israeli foreign minister Avigdor Lieberman and his Canadian counterpart in Jerusalem yesterday. Mr Baird’s country voted against Palestinian membership of the ICC; his car was pelted with eggs by protesters in Ramallah. Photograph: Ronen Zvulun/Reuters

Israel has reacted angrily to the decision by the International Criminal Court (ICC) to open an inquiry into possible war crimes in the Palestinian te(...)

International government leaders have called for a more open and secure internet at the fourth annual Freedom Online Coalition conference, bein(...)