Regional News

30 آب/أغسطس 2014

Secretary of State John Kerry in a New York Times article detailed an plan to coordinate global forces against IS at the UN's September summit. (AFP/File)
12:09 بتوقيت جرينتش

After President Obama said earlier this week the U.S. currently has 'no strategy' to combat IS on a regional level, Secretary of State John Kerry said he will seek a 'global coalition' action plan at the UN Security Council's September summit meeting.

29 آب/أغسطس 2014

US President Barack Obama. [AFP]
07:43 بتوقيت جرينتش

US President Barack Obama says Washington does not have “a strategy yet” to tackle the ISIL group, which is operating in Iraq and Syria.

28 آب/أغسطس 2014

Sinai militants released a video on Twitter detailing the execution of four Egyptian men charged with spying for Israel. (AFP/File)
15:30 بتوقيت جرينتش

Sinai militant group Ansar Bayt Al-Maqdis said Thursday it depacitated four Egyptian men on charges of 'spying for Israel.'

Ousted Morsi detained for another 15 days pending investigation. [AFP]
10:01 بتوقيت جرينتش

Ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi is accused of smuggling top secret documents to Qatar via Al-Jazeera TV channel.

Becoming the president meant relinquishing both the prime minister's office and the leadership of the Justice and Development Party. (AFP/File)
09:57 بتوقيت جرينتش

Recep Tayyip Erdogan will be sworn in Thursday as Turkey's new president.

Smoke rises from buildings following an air strike attack early in the morning on August 27, 2014, near military camps in Libya's eastern coastal city of Benghazi. [AFP]
03:10 بتوقيت جرينتش

A top Libyan official has warned the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) that the North African country could descend into a “full-scale civil war” if militias are not disarmed.

27 آب/أغسطس 2014

The protests were calling for the end of the al-Khalifa family's rule. (AFP/File)
08:12 بتوقيت جرينتش

Anti-government protesters in Bahrain were met with aggression from police forces.

26 آب/أغسطس 2014

The air strikes were against Islamic militias near Tripoli. (AFP/File)
14:22 بتوقيت جرينتش

Air strikes by Egypt and the UAE were launched against anti-government militias in Libya last week, senior U.S. officials revealed.

The crash occurred early Tuesday morning in Egypt's Luxor province, killing 19 and injuring 15. (AFP/File)
11:46 بتوقيت جرينتش

Following another fatal bus collision at Egypt's Sham el-Sheikh Friday, A minibus crash Tuesday in the Luxor province killed 19 Egyptians and injured 15 more.

Saudi and Iranian leaders will meet Tuesday for talks about regional issues, specifically about the looming threat posed by ISIS gains. (AFP/File)
08:20 بتوقيت جرينتش

Amid Iranian deputy foreign minister Hussain Amir Abdollahian's visit to Riyadh Tuesday, Iranian and Saudi leaders are expected to find common ground in fighting the looming ISIS threat facing the both countries.

25 آب/أغسطس 2014

American soldiers in Jordan were the targets of the eight suspects (AFP/ File Archive).
20:00 بتوقيت جرينتش

Jordanian military prosecutors on Monday charged eight suspects with plotting to attack U.S. soldiers and Israel's embassy in Jordan.

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shokri (C) speaks as Libyan Foreign Minister Muhammad Abdelaziz (R) looks on during a meeting on Monday (Khaled Desouki/ AFP).
19:00 بتوقيت جرينتش

Egypt is to host a meeting of foreign ministers of Libya and its neighbours on Monday regarding Libya´s security situation.

The Jordanian Armed Forces opened fire at the infiltrators who were aboard a wheeled armoured personnel carrier (AFP/ File/ Archive).
13:42 بتوقيت جرينتش

Jordanian border guards on Sunday killed two infiltrators who attempted to cross the border from Syria

The battle between militias has destroyed Tripoli's airport. (AFP/File)
07:50 بتوقيت جرينتش

Libya's Islamist militias said Sunday that they have consolidated their hold on Tripoli.

Protests erupted after a government negotiating team abandoned talks with the country's Houthis. (AFP/File)
07:08 بتوقيت جرينتش

Rival protests have been staged in Sana'a.