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  • Turkish troops shell northern Aleppo, Afrin in Syria -- SOHR

    Date: 2018-01-20 19:21:21 GMT - United Kingdom - Arab world - SN:11 - ID:7201720

    Turkish troops have continued shelling Syria's Afrin and northern countryside of Aleppo controlled by the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said on Saturday. The Turkish army and the SDF exchanged ....

  • Russia pulls back troops from Syria's Afrin

    Date: 2018-01-20 18:36:01 GMT - Russia - Arab world - SN:10 - ID:7201671

    Russia's Defense Ministry said on Saturday that, it is pulling back troops that had been deployed near the Syrian city of Afrin after Turkish warplanes strike the area, ABC News reported. In a statement, the ministry said that, in order to ....

  • Saudi Arabia intercepts ballistic missile fired by Houthis

    Date: 2018-01-20 13:42:33 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:9 - ID:7201182

    Spokesman for the Arab coalition on Yemen Col Turki al Malki announced on Saturday that a ballistic missile launched by Houthi militias towards the city of Najran was intercepted, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported. The missile was ....

  • Immigration minister to call on expats to partake in electoral process

    Date: 2018-01-20 13:40:26 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:8 - ID:7201171

    Immigration Minister Nabila Makram said she would take advantage of her visit to London to call on the Egyptian expatriates there to take part in the electoral process. In statements before leaving for London Saturday, the minister said she plans ....

  • Military production min. Italian amb. discuss industrial cooperation

    Date: 2018-01-20 13:40:07 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:7 - ID:7200816

    Minister of Military Production Mohamed el Assar met Saturday with Giampaolo Cantini, the Italian Ambassador in Cairo, to discuss industrial cooperation between Cairo and Rome. The meeting took up cooperation between military production ....

  • Military spox: Takfiri element killed in Central Sinai

    Date: 2018-01-20 11:39:05 GMT - Egypt - Egypt - SN:6 - ID:7200780

    One takfiri element has been killed in Central Sinai as part of a campaign by law enforcement troops of the Third Field Army to eliminate terrorism. The takfiri element had a machine gun, vision goggles and communication devices, said military ....

  • Agriculture ministers of Egypt, Germany confer on strategic partnership

    Date: 2018-01-20 10:24:26 GMT - Germany - Egypt - SN:5 - ID:7200706

    Egyptian Agriculture Minister Abdel Men'em el Banna has held talks with his German counterpart Christian Schmidt on a strategic partnership between the two countries to achieve sustainable development. The meeting focused on joint projects in ....

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

    Date: 2018-01-20 10:22:07 GMT - Syria - Arab world - SN:4 - ID:7200704

    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 US armored vehicles ....

  • 5-magnitude earthquake jolts western Iran

    Date: 2018-01-20 09:52:23 GMT - Iran - International - SN:3 - ID:7200627

    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 of Tehran University, ....

  • Fatah calls for comprehensive strike after Trump decision on al Quds

    Date: 2018-01-20 09:48:27 GMT - palestine - Arab world - SN:2 - ID:7200612

    The Palestinian movement of Fatah has called for a comprehensive strike on Tuesday in condemnation of US Donald Trump's recognition of al Quds as the capital of Israel. In a statement Saturday, Fatah also urged Arab countries to boycott a ....

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