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Iraq: Recognizing Golan Heights as Israeli territory contradicts int’l law

BAGHDAD, March 23 (MENA) – The US call to recognize the Syrian Golan Heights as an Israeli territory contradicts the…

‘Yellow Vests’ march in Paris as troops join police to prevent trouble

PARIS, March 23 (Reuters) – French "yellow vest" demonstrators began their 19th consecutive weekend of protests against President Emmanuel Macron's…

Egypt’s SCMR criticizes BBC reporting after hosting terror-list member

CAIRO – 23 March 2019: The Supreme Council for Media Regulation (SCMR) on Friday criticized the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)…

Sisi: Terrorists’ crawl to neighboring countries should be confronted

CAIRO – 23 March 2019: In his speech at a press conference with Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi on Saturday,…

Iraqi PM arrives in Cairo to discuss regional issues with Sisi

CAIRO – 23 March 2019: Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi arrived in Cairo Saturday as he is set to…

Thousands of Algerians rally to demand Bouteflika quit

ALGIERS – 22 March 2019:Tens of thousands of Algerians rallied on Friday to demand the immediate resignation of President Abdelaziz…

Lebanon’s Berri tells Pompeo Hezbollah sanctions hurt Lebanon

BEIRUT – 22 March 2019:Lebanon's parliament speaker told visiting U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday that U.S. sanctions…

Syria says Trump position on Golan ignores international law

The Syrian government on Friday condemned US President Donald Trump's pledge to recognise Israel's annexation of the Golan Heights, saying…

Egypt: Golan Heights are Syrian Occupied Lands

CAIRO – 22 March 2019: Egypt strongly condemned U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision of recognizing Israel’s sovereignty over the Syrian…

EXPLAINER-Bouteflika at bay: Why protesters are taking on Algeria’s ruling system

ALGIERS/CAIRO – 21 March 2019: Protests that brought hundreds of thousands onto the streets in Algeria over the past month…

Deputy transportation minister resigns, reason unclear

CAIRO – 21 March 2019: Deputy Transportation Minister Amr Shaat, who took post in 2018, formally submitted his resignation to…

Parliament discusses constitutional amendments

CAIRO – 21 March 2019: At a general session, Egypt’s House of Representatives is discussing the newly proposed amendments to…

Egypt upholds sentences of imprisonment against 268 convicts in Nahada sit-in case

CAIRO – 21 March 2019: Egypt’s Court of Cassation upheld on Thursday life sentences against 23 convicts, 15-year terms against…

Lawyer submits complaint accusing Zumur of planning terrorist attacks in Egypt

CAIRO – 20 March 2019: Lawyer Tarek Mahmoud filed a complaint Wednesday to the attorney general accusing fugitive terrorist Tarek…

US envoy says Houthis are to blame for Yemen peace deal delays

CAIRO – 21 March 2019: U.S. ambassador to Yemen Matthew Tueller has blamed the Iran-backed Houthi militia for the stalling…
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