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Fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad came to the Rio Games determined to show the world that Muslim-American women could compete in elite sports. And the 30-year-old from New Jersey, the first US Olympian to wear a hijab — a headscarf worn by Muslim women...
The Supreme State Security Prosecutors' interrogation of the second defendant in Friday's attack on three tourists in Hurghada revealed that the first defendant, who was killed, and second defendant visited Hurghada a few days prior to the...
Israel tightened security on Sunday, hours after five more Israelis were either stabbed or subjected to stabbing attempts by Palestinians who had launched a string of knife attacks in Jerusalem over the past few weeks, AFP reported.  ...
A sandstorm passing through several regions in the Middle East has not affected Egypt, a spokesperson for the Egyptian Meteorological Authority said Wednesday.   Wahid Seoudi said Egypt is instead witnessing “suspended impurities”...
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...