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Arab foreign and defense ministers will sign a protocol for the creation of a joint defense force on Thursday, as the region faces mounting domestic turmoil in Yemen, Libya and Syria, as well as a surging threat by the Islamic State..  ...
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi agreed Wednesday in Cairo with the Yemeni President Abd Rabbo Mansour Hadi to send Egyptian soldiers to protect Yemeni south ports and to train Yemeni soldiers, according to the London-based newspaper Asharq...
Thirteen Arab countries have announced on Thursday the beginning of the holy Islamic fasting month of Ramadan.   On Thursday, Ramadan began in Egypt, Saudi Srabia, United Arab Emirates, Jordan, Palestine, Kuwait, Yemen, Qatar and Tunisia, among...
Chairman of the Russian Rostec Corporation Sergey Chemezov said that Moscow has proposed the building of a center for helicopter services in Egypt to help prepare the country for advanced helicopters.   The Russian news agency Sputnik...
Days after Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdel Aziz launched an initiative for reconciliation between Egypt and Qatar, Turkey hinted at a desire to restore ties with Cairo, seemingly following in Doha’s steps.   Deputy Prime Minister of Turkey...
An earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale hit the Aegean Sea in north-west Turkey on Thursday.   According to information that has been obtained from the Turkish Disaster and Emergency Management, at 20:43  local time, the...
Osama Morsy, son of the deposed President Mohamed Morsy, said his family will submit complaint to the United Nations against being deprived of more than once from visiting his father. “We seek communication with Ban Ki Moon, the UN secretary...
The radical Islamic Jihad movement said on Thursday that an Egyptian-brokered truce had gone into effect to halt a spiralling confrontation with Israel. "An Egyptian-brokered truce went into effect at 2pm (1200 GMT)," Islamic Jihad...
According to Anadolu News, Egypt's ambassador to Brussels, Ihab Fawzy, said on Wednesday that the European Union is ready to deal with any president that would be elected later this year, even if with a military background.   The ambassador...
President Vladimir Putin has been informed about the decision made by the Supreme Council of the Crimea on joining the Russian Federation as its subject. Presidential spokesperson Dmitry Peskov told this to Itar-Tass correspondent on Thursday....