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  • Damietta port reopens after weather improvement

    Date: 2018-01-20 09:10:47 GMT - Egypt - Local - SN:14 - ID:7200560

    DAMIETTA, Egypt, Jan 20 (MENA) - The Damietta Port Authority decided on Saturday to reopen Damietta port after weather has improved in the coastal city. The port was previously closed due to bad weather and heavy rain. A container ship sailed ....

  • Alexandria, Dekheila ports reopen after weather improvement

    Date: 2018-01-20 09:07:46 GMT - Egypt - Local - SN:13 - ID:7200559

    ALEXANDRIA, Egypt, Jan 20 (MENA) - Alexandria Port Authority decided on Saturday to reopen Alexandria and Dekheila ports after the weather has improved. Wind speed has decreased and the level of waves is now suitable for navigation, said an ....

  • Series of earthquakes hit Iraqi Mandali city

    Date: 2018-01-20 09:07:06 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:12 - ID:7200482

    BAGHDAD, Jan 20 (MENA) - A series of earthquakes hit the Iraqi city of Mandali, in Diyala province on Saturday morning, according to Iraq's meteorological organization. In a statement, the organization said that about six earthquakes occurred in ....

  • 23 militants killed, wounded in military operations in Afghanistan

    Date: 2018-01-20 09:06:00 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:11 - ID:7200481

    KABUL, Jan 20 (MENA) - At least 18 militants were killed and five others wounded in military operations led by the Afghan armed forces in northern Kunduz province of Afghanistan, the Afghan Ministry of Defense said on Saturday. In a statement, ....

  • Weapons cache discovered in Anbar

    Date: 2018-01-20 08:30:47 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:10 - ID:7200487

    BAGHDAD, Jan 20 (MENA) - Iraqi police discovered a weapons cache in al Karma district of Anbar earlier Saturday. Acting on a tip, the police were able to find the cache, which included explosive materials and ammunition, according to a statement ....

  • 1,000 Kurdish troops deployed in Syria's Tal Abyad

    Date: 2018-01-20 08:25:04 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:9 - ID:7200473

    DAMASCUS, Jan 20 (MENA) - Nearly 1,000 Kurdish troops have been deployed in the town of Tal Abyad in Syria’s northern city of Raqqah on the border with Turkey following stepped-up US reconnaissance activity in the area. The deployment comes after ....

  • 5-magnitude earthquake jolts western Iran

    Date: 2018-01-20 08:24:08 GMT - Iran - Middle East - SN:8 - ID:7200480

    TEHRAN, Jan 20 (MENA) - A 5-magnitude earthquake hit on Saturday Sumar town in the western province of Kermanshah, bordering Iraq at 1:47 a.m local time (22: 17 GMT). According to the Seismological Center affiliated to the Institute of Geophysics ....

  • 50 persons suffer suffocation due to Iraq sand storm

    Date: 2018-01-20 07:27:15 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:7 - ID:7200416

    BAGHDAD, Jan 20 (MENA) - At least 50 persons have reportedly suffered suffocation due to a sand storm that hit several parts of Iraq. The Fallujah General Hospital received more than 50 persons, including 15 women and eight children, said Nazem ....

  • Egypt takes over presidency of G-77 & China Group

    Date: 2018-01-20 06:46:41 GMT - Egypt - Politics and Diplomacy - SN:6 - ID:7200354

    CAIRO, Jan 20 (MENA) - Egypt has taken over the presidency of the Group of 77 (G-77) and China from Venezuela. In a ceremony held in Rome, Egyptian Ambassador to UN Organizations Hisham Badr said Egypt is taking over the presidency of the G-77 ....

  • Egypt-Press-Headlines, 4 last Cairo

    Date: 2018-01-20 06:13:43 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:5 - ID:7200348

    -- THE EGYPTIAN GAZETTE: - In a speech to A Tale of A Nation Conf.: * Sisi: Confidence in Egyptian policy increasing day after another - Tanta investor donates LE 105m to government - Turkey shells Syria's Afrin region - ....

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