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FJP inks international deals for erecting six new waste-recycling factories

By Mostafa Salah The Freedom and Justice Party (FJP) concluded an agreement with a number of investors from Turkey and Sweden to establish garbage recycling factories in Alexandria. The project costs are an estimated $50 million. Member of FJP’s Supreme Council Saber Abou El-Fotouh said that prominent businessman Hassan Malek reached the agreement with the …

Daily News Egypt

Region Briefs

    Syria: BRUSSELS (AP) — Members of Syrian opposition groups met in a conference in Belgium on Sunday to discuss their political differences and Syria’s democratic transition. Groups discussed whether the Syrian opposition should request foreign military intervention and whether the groups should begin negotiations with Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad. According to activists more …

Daily News Egypt

Turkey and Syria face off after shooting

Diplomatic relations between Turkey and Syria have deteriorated since the Syrian uprising began nearly 17 months ago. Several Syrian civilians and military opposition groups have since taken refuge in neighbouring Turkey

Rana Muhammad Taha

Clash along Iraq-Turkey border

Turkish military and Kurdish militants from the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) clashed near the border of Iraq leaving eight Turkish soldiers dead and at least 16 others wounded,Turkish officials said. The incident is the bloodiest clash over the contentious Kurdish region in recent months. It was reported by Reuters that the attacks were launched in …

Ahmed Khalifa

Turkey calls for tougher action against PKK

By AFP ANKARA: Turkey on Friday urged the leader of Iraq’s autonomous Kurdish region for tougher action against a drawn-out insurgency waged by Kurdish militants, a Turkish diplomat told AFP. “The issue of tougher action against the (Kurdistan Workers’ Party) PKK was discussed … during the meeting” between Massud Barzani and Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet …