Egyptian delegation seeks to prevent new Gaza flare-up

Egyptian delegation seeks to prevent new Gaza flare-up

RAMALLAH: Egyptian security officials have held talks with Palestinian leaders in recent days in part to prevent a new flare-up of tensions between Israel and the Gaza Strip, Palestinian officials said Sunday.The Egyptian delegation led by deputy intelligence chief Ayman Badie was in the Gaza Strip on Friday and Saturday and the occupied West Bank […]

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Hunt for backers of ‘sleeper cell’ militants who fled Egypt for Kuwait

Hunt for backers of ‘sleeper cell’ militants who fled Egypt for Kuwait

JEDDAH/CAIRO: Security chiefs launched an investigation on Saturday to find out how a militant cell linked to the banned Muslim Brotherhood escaped from Egypt and set up operations in Kuwait. The militants were arrested on Friday in a series of raids by Kuwaiti security forces. A special unit of Kuwait’s Interior Ministry uncovered the cell, […]

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Advanced nuclear reactors hold promise of clean energy for Gulf countries

Advanced nuclear reactors hold promise of clean energy for Gulf countries

ABU DHABI: Saudi Arabia will be one of a handful of countries expected to receive state-of-the-art advanced nuclear reactors from China and Russia, according to a new report. The report, “Advancing Nuclear  Innovation: Responding to Climate Change and Strengthening Global Security,” was commissioned by the Global Nexus Initiative. This is a project established by the Partnership for Global […]

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Military planes to fly fans to Egypt if Algeria reach final

Military planes to fly fans to Egypt if Algeria reach final

ANKARA: At a critical junction in bilateral relations, the new US ambassador to Turkey, David Satterfield, arrived in Ankara on Wednesday just as S-400 Russian air defense systems were delivered to Turkey. The American diplomat will now look to bring US-Turkey relations back on track, defusing complicated bilateral issues in Syria and derailing Russian-Turkish military cooperation. The […]

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Israel could be ‘wiped out’ in a war with Iran, Hezbollah leader warns

Israel could be ‘wiped out’ in a war with Iran, Hezbollah leader warns

KHARTOUM, Sudan: A transition agreement between Sudan’s ruling military council and a pro-democracy coalition was scheduled to be signed Saturday, a top African Union diplomat said, just hours after the military claimed it thwarted an attempted coup by a group of officers.The AU’s Mohammed el-Hassan Labat made the announcement Friday. The transition agreement sets up […]

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Syrian airstrikes intensify in northwest

Syrian airstrikes intensify in northwest

Author:  Reuters, AFP article author:  REUTERS, AFP ID:  1562965759073170700 Sat, 2019-07-13 00:08 IDLIB, BEIRUT: Airstrikes targeted opposition-held cities in northwest Syria on Friday, a war monitor reported, widening bombardment of the last major insurgent enclave to areas that had mostly escaped it. The strikes killed three people in Idlib and three in Maarat Al-Numan, two […]

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Kuwaiti authorities arrest militant cell linked to Muslim Brotherhood

Kuwaiti authorities arrest militant cell linked to Muslim Brotherhood

article author:  Reuters Author:  Reuters ID:  1562943439781398700 Fri, 2019-07-12 14:50 CAIRO: Members of a militant cell linked to the banned Muslim Brotherhood group have been arrested in Kuwait, the interior ministry said on Friday. The arrested people were wanted by Egyptian authorities, the ministry added in its statement. Main category:  Middle-East Source link

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Two killed as car bomb targets funeral in Libya’s Benghazi

Two killed as car bomb targets funeral in Libya’s Benghazi

Author:  Reuters article author:  Reuters ID:  1562851458312008900 Thu, 2019-07-11 13:15 BENGHAZI: At least three people were killed and 15 wounded when a car bomb hit a funeral of former senior military commander in the east Libyan city of Benghazi, medical and military sources said. The funeral at Benghazi’s Huwari cemetery was for Khalifa Mismari, the assistant […]

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