US calls for new sanctions against North Korea

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has urged new sanctions against North Korea at a UN gathering. He told More »

Erdogan: We want a ‘new start’ with the US

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced on Friday that he and his US counterpart Donald Trump would open a More »

Trump administration considering assisting Arab coalition in war against Houthis

US officials have revealed that elaborate discussions are taking place within the administration of President Donald Trump that will More »

GCC achievements despite challenges highlighted

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Naif expressed the pride of Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries with the GCC’s outstanding More »

Erdogan says Turkey retaliating against ‘serious’ mortar fire on Syria border

President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday Turkey’s southern border region with Syria had come under serious mortar fire over More »

 

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Pope Francis at Al Azhar: Religious leaders must unite to defeat ‘barbarity’

Leaders of all faiths should unite in renouncing religious extremism and counter the “barbarity of those who foment hatred and violence,” Pope Francis said on Friday at

Al-Qaeda leader tells fighters to prepare for long Syria wars

Al-Qaeda’s leader has urged his followers and all militants in Syria to unite ranks and prepare for protracted jihad, or holy war. Ayman al-Zawahri tells the militants

Egypt sentences 20 to death over police killings

An Egyptian court on Monday sentenced 20 people to death for the killing of 13 policemen in the aftermath of the ouster nearly four years ago of

Egyptian security forces eliminate Sinai monastery shooter

Egyptian security forces killed a gunman suspected of shooting dead a policeman near St. Catherine’s monastery in the Sinai Peninsula, the interior ministry said on Wednesday. Three

ISIS claims deadly attack near Egypt’s St. Catherine’s Monastery in Sinai

Gunmen attacked security forces near St. Catherine’s Monastery in Egypt’s south Sinai on Tuesday, killing at least one police officer and injuring four others, the Health Ministry

Clashes erupt between tribes and ISIS militants in Sinai

Three people were injured in clashes between militants and local tribes in the Sinai peninsula in a fight that began when militants shot at a truck smuggling

Egypt arrests 13 terrorist suspects ‘preparing attacks’

The Egyptian authorities have arrested 13 suspected “terrorists” allegedly planning to attack Christians and public institutions, the interior ministry said on Sunday, a week after deadly church

Egypt acquits US-Egyptian citizen after 3-year legal ordeal

An Egyptian court on Sunday acquitted Aya Hijazi, a dual US-Egyptian citizen, after nearly three years of detention over accusations related to running a foundation dedicated to

How fabricated narratives shape Egyptians’ thinking

Mohammed Nosseir

By : Mohammed Nosseir :: Knowing little is less of a predicament than being completely misinformed, while confidently believing that you know it all. Egyptians, unfortunately, believe

Second church bomber identified in Egypt following Sisi pledge

The authorities in Egypt said on Thursday they had identified the second of two jihadist bombers who targeted Coptic Christian Palm Sunday services last week. The interior

Egypt’s interior ministry identifies Tanta church suicide bomber

Egypt’s interior ministry has identified the suicide bomber in the church bombing in the Nile Delta city of Tanta as Mamdouh Amin Mohamed Baghdadi, a resident of

Egypt imposes sugar export tariff of 3,000 pounds per tonne

Egypt will impose a sugar export tariff of 3,000 Egyptian pounds ($165.47) per tonne, the state’s official gazette said on Thursday. Egypt expects to produce about 2.4

Egypt church curtails Easter celebrations after bombings

Egypt’s Coptic Church announced on Wednesday that it would cut back Easter celebrations to a simple mass after twin bombings killed 45 worshippers last weekend. “Given the

Churches in southern Egypt will not celebrate Easter

Egyptian churches, in the southern city of Minya, say they will not hold Easter celebrations next Saturday in mourning for 45 Coptic Christians killed this week in

Egypt police kill ISIS militant suspects in shootout after church attacks

Egyptian security forces killed seven suspected ISIS militants in a shootout on Monday as they were meeting to plan attacks on minority Christians, the Interior Ministry said.

Families gather after Egypt church attack, state of emergency approved

Families of victims of Sunday’s bombing at Alexandria’s Coptic cathedral gathered at the Monastery of Saint Mina under heavy security on Monday as Egypt’s cabinet approved a

Palm Sunday church bombing kills 22 in Egypt

A bomb blast at a church north of Cairo killed at least 22 people and wounded dozens who had gathered for Palm Sunday mass, officials said, in

Muslim Egyptians donate blood to deadly church blast victims

Egyptian men and women rushed to mosques in Tanta to donate blood for people injured in Sunday’s deadly blast, which struck the Coptic Christian Church earlier in

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