Middle East news

‘Egypt to provide all forms of support for Sudan’: Madbouli

CAIRO – 17 August 2019: Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli said on Saturday that Egypt will always support its Sudanese brothers,…

Vice Admiral Osama Rabie appointed Suez Canal Authority chairman

CAIRO – 17 August 2019: President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi appointed on Saturday Vice Admiral Osama Rabie as chairman of the…

Deforestation in Brazil, vote in Argentina endanger EU-Mercosur pact

BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil’s backsliding on Amazon conservation under right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro and a likely Peronist return to power…

Libya Air Force strikes warehouse housing drones in Zuwarah: Army

CAIRO – 16 August 2019: The Libyan Air Force on Friday have targeted a warehouse housing drones at Zuwarah International…

Turkey to open new military base in Qatar

CAIRO – 16 August 2019: Ankara will open a new military base in Qatar this autumn, Turkish media outlets have…

Pompeo praises Lebanese gov’t for firm stand against Iranian threat

CAIRO – 16 August 2019: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has praised the commitment by the Lebanese government to…

Gibraltar decides to free seized Iranian tanker; U.S. seeks to hold it

LONDON – 16 August 2019: Britain’s Mediterranean territory Gibraltar decided on Thursday to free a seized Iranian oil tanker, but…

Liberal Wafd forms committee to prosecute those disrespecting party

CAIRO – 16 August 2019: Chairman of the 40-year old New Wafd Party Bahaa Abu Shoka has decided to form…

Former Sudanese intelligence chief banned from entering US

CAIRO – 15 August 2019: The United States has banned Salah Gosh, the man responsible for Sudan’s intelligence service during…

Turkish drones start operating in northern Syria

CAIRO – 15 August 2019: The Turkish Ministry of Deference announced late on Wednesday that drones have started operating in…

UAE FM says Khamenei meeting proves Houthis are Iran’s proxy

CAIRO – 15 August 2019: UAE’s Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash said on Twitter on Thursday that…

Libyan MPs hail Egypt’s support to war torn state in face of terrorism

CAIRO – 14 August 2019: Libyan Parliament members have hailed the Egyptian state's role in supporting Libya in the fight…

2012: Muslim Brotherhood’s Political Failures, Democracy Breaches

CAIRO – 13 July 2018: Following the January revolution in 2011 and the ousting of former President Hosni Mubarak, Egyptian…

Social media insults might fine up to LE 20k

CAIRO – 14 August 2019: Article no. 303 of Egypt’s Penal Code stipulates that the penalty of insulting or harassing…

Egyptian Media Group releases documentary on Muslim Brotherhood dark history

CAIRO – 14 August 2019: Six years after the dispersal of the Muslim Brotherhood sit-in camp at Rabaa Al-Adawiya, the…
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