برچسب مطالب ‘cairo’

US To Maintain Military Presence In Syria After Withdrawal – OpEd

The US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo delivered contradictory messages in a speech in Cairo on Thursday, January 18. On the one hand, he said Washington will withdraw American troops from Syria in line with Donald Trump’s momentous announcement on December 19, and on the other, he emphasized the US will continue fighting the Islamic State and will also contain the influence of Iran in the Middle East region.

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At least four killed in Giza tour bus bomb blast

Bombing at Egypt’s most representative tourist spot Giza Pyramid seized the country with terror on Friday. Armed policemen and soldiers were dispatched in downtown Cairo on the next day. It has been a year since foreign tourists were killed by terrorism in Egypt.

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Egypt unearths tomb of ancient high priest

Egyptian archaeologists have discovered the tomb of a priest dating back more than 4,400 years in the pyramid complex of Saqqara south of Cairo, authorities said Saturday.

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Egyptian journalists reject bin Salman’s visit saying his natural place should be in the dock

Nearly 100 Egyptian journalists have announced their rejection of the visit of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman to Cairo.

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Egypt tortures Palestinian resistance combatants

“We were a group of 15 combatants returning from a training mission from one of the countries that supports the Palestinian resistance. When we arrived at Cairo airport, we were taken to an underground place. We were blindfolded, handcuffed, and transferred to a number of prisons.” This is a part of a testimony of a Palestinian resistance combatant who was arrested in Egyptian prisons and has been released recently.

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Cairo denounces UNESCO’s award for imprisoned photojournalist

On Sunday, Cairo denounced UNESCO’s intention to grant Mahmoud Shukan, a photojournalist and prisoner in Egypt, the Freedom of Press Prize, a denunciation that the photojournalist’s lawyer described as “anticipating the judiciary’s verdict,” according to Anadolu news agency.

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Egypt invites Hamas leaders for talks on Gaza protests, reconciliation

A senior Hamas delegation is scheduled to arrive in Cairo on Tuesday amid reports that Egypt has been exerting pressure on the Palestinian terrorist group to halt the weekly mass demonstrations along the Israeli border.

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Saudi crown prince meets Egypt’s Sisi on first public trip

Saudi Arabia’s Mohammed Bin Salman met President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in Cairo on Sunday, on his first public trip abroad since he became crown prince last year and purged the kingdom’s political and economic elite, Reuters reports.

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Big terror act with 11 bombs prevented in Cairo

A big terror act with 11 bombs has been prevented in Cairo, reports TASS news agency.

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Eleven killed in attack on Coptic Christians in Cairo

An attack at a Coptic church on the outskirts of Egypt’s capital Cairo has left at least 11 people dead, officials say.

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Islamic State claims responsibility for attack on Christians in Egypt

The terror group Islamic State claimed responsibility for an attack in Egypt that targeted a Coptic Christian church in a Cairo suburb, but the group did not provide any evidence to back up its claim.

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Egypt president invites Palestinian counterpart to Cairo for talks on Jerusalem

According to a statement by the administration of President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi of Egypt, the president has invited his Palestinian counterpart Mahmoud Abbas to Cairo for a consultation on the matter of Jerusalem, reported RIA Novosti news agency of Russia.

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Palestinian People’s Party invited to talks in Cairo

The Palestinian People’s Party received an official invitation from Egypt Friday to continue reconciliation talks slated for Nov. 21 in Cairo.

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At least 54 Egyptian police killed in ambush

At least 54 policemen, including 20 officers and 34 conscripts, were killed when a raid on a militant hideout southwest of Cairo was ambushed, Egyptian officials have said.

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Egypt’s Hasm militants claim attack targeting Myanmar embassy

Egyptian militant group Hasm claimed responsibility on Sunday for a small explosion at Myanmar’s embassy in Cairo, saying it was in retaliation for that country’s military crackdown on Rohingya Muslims.

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Fatah delegation visits Cairo to discuss completion of Palestinian reconciliation

Today, Cairo has declared that it would welcome a delegation from the Palestinian movement Fatah on Friday to discuss ways to complete the Palestinian reconciliation.

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