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Latest in Tag: region
Daily protests have been calling for Houthis to cease using Taizz as military base
Meeting aims at reaching common ground between different opposition groups
Ministers met on the side lines of AMCEN 15 organised by UNEP in Cairo
Tripartite committee discussing technical and financial routes for Ethiopia’s dam
The visit aims at fostering military cooperation
During the counter terrorism summit in Washington, Shoukry met with his US counterpart John Kerry and EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs Federica Mogherini
The delegation is following up on the Arab Spring report
Robert Serry arrived in Cairo to discuss potential resumption of Palestinian-Israeli peace talks
Visit is expected to discuss potential collaboration between the two countries
The militant’s head was reportedly separated from his body
Both push for ceasefire, hope it will be followed by dialogue on causes of the crisis
Al-Nusra and other rebel groups in Syria have been locked in fierce fighting with ISIL since January that has killed thousands of fighters.
Shoukry met with several Arabic and African counterparts on sidelines of visit to Saudi Arabia for the OIC’s 41st session
Iraqi officials have insisted they are making progress in repelling the fighters, who are led by the powerful Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) jihadist group, but have continued to lose ground.
The army says more than 150 Palestinians have been arrested in the search for the three youngsters Israel says were kidnapped by Hamas militants from a settlement bloc in the southern West Bank on Thursday night.
By Matthew Timmerman Now well into its fourth year, the crisis in Syria stands as the world’s worst refugee crisis since the Rwandan genocide exactly 20 years ago. It’s believed a variety of Syria-specific circumstances have resulted in the scope of the disaster witnessed, the most notable being the nature of the stalemate. Not just any …
AFP – The Libyan navy’s chief of staff, his driver and two guards were wounded on Wednesday when gunmen attacked his convoy in Tripoli, the navy spokesman said. Rear Admiral Hassan Abu Shnak was on his way to work when gunmen blocked his convoy in a western district of the capital and opened fire, Colonel Ayub Kassem …
By Luis Martinez When the Gaddafi regime was toppled in 2011, it left behind a security vacuum. Rather than a national police force, army or security service, powerful regional militias have taken over management of their own territories and the security of the people residing there. The visceral refusal by the regions to obey …
The international standoff was underlined Wednesday with Damascus reacting to Lakhdar Brahimi’s announcement that he will step down on May 31 by accusing him of bias and interference in domestic politics.
It is impossible not to be touched by the apocalyptic scenes emerging from the Palestinian refugee camp of Yarmouk in Damascus, besieged and cut off for months. The images are at once epic and personal. Row upon row of gaunt faces, serried ranks of grimy, raged figures; the delicate, hunger-ravaged features of children waiting in …
AFP – A blast rocked a primary school in Libya’s restive second city Benghazi during playtime on Wednesday, wounding six children, security and medical officials said. The blast was caused by an explosive device thrown over the exterior wall of the school as the children were playing, said Fadia al-Barghathi, spokeswoman for Benghazi’s Al-Jala hospital. …
The new cabinet line-up includes a new oil minister, Ali al-Omair, a lawmaker who is a senior member of the Islamist Salaf Alliance. He replaced Mustafa al-Shamali, who served in the post for just five months after serving several years as finance minister.
Fahmy meets more diplomats from across the world and discusses disarmament and nuclear non-proliferation among other issues in New York
Controversy had swirled over Al-Bashir’s visit, and the ICC issued a statement on Tuesday confirming it had requested that Nigeria arrest him on charges of war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide.
Popular Front for Suez Canal Axis protests outside Press Syndicate, Port Said criticises law in popular conference
Shajul Islam, 26, is accused of being part of a jihadist group that held photographers John Cantlie from Britain and Jeroen Oerlemans of the Netherlands at a Syrian camp between July 17 and 26.
AKP party a potential role model for development
The brightest minds in the ‘mobile ecosystem’ recently gathered in Berlin to promote innovation in the mobile phone industry. The annual Qualcomm 2012 Conference on Innovation (IQ2012) in the mobile industry concluded recently. Qualcomm sought to highlight hands-on access to the latest in mobile technology, products and services as well as insight to “the future …
By Alya Essam As Mohamed Morsy commences his three-day trip to China, which will be followed by a five-hour visit to Tehran, the president comes to introduce himself to world wide leaders, striving to hint at new approaches with countries that Mubarak had cut back relations with. “International relations between all states are open and …