Saudi Crown Prince, US Secretary of Defense discuss troop deployment

Saudi Crown Prince, US Secretary of Defense discuss troop deployment

:: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman received a phone call on Wednesday from the US Secretary of Defense during which they discussed ongoing arrangements to send US troops of a More »

Saudi Energy Minister confirms restoration of Kingdom’s gas production capacity

Saudi Energy Minister confirms restoration of Kingdom’s gas production capacity

:: Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Energy confirmed on Wednesday the restoration of production capacity, affirming the Kingdom’s position as a reliable energy supplier in the global market. The energy minister, Prince Abdulaziz More »

Egypt calls Erdogan statements ‘ironic,’ accuses Turkey of sponsoring terrorism

Egypt calls Erdogan statements ‘ironic,’ accuses Turkey of sponsoring terrorism

:: Egypt’s foreign ministry spokesman, Ahmed Hafez, slammed Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s statements at the UN General Assembly this week where he urged the UN to “handle the suspicious death of More »

Saudi Crown Prince: Attacks are test of int’l resolve against destructive acts

Saudi Crown Prince: Attacks are test of int’l resolve against destructive acts

:: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said on Wednesday that the attacks on Saudi Aramco oil facilities are a test of international resolve in the face of destructive acts that More »

Saudi Crown Prince says attacks on oil facilities are a ‘dangerous escalation’

Saudi Crown Prince says attacks on oil facilities are a ‘dangerous escalation’

:: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said the recent attacks on Saudi Aramco facilities represented a “dangerous escalation not only toward the Kingdom but also the entire world.” The Crown More »


Tag Archives: CAIRO

Egypt expects several IPOs before year-end

:: Egypt expects to see three to five initial public offerings before the end of this year, the Vice Chairman of the country’s stock exchange said. In an interview with Reuters, Mohsen Adel said that over the next few years,

Emaar Misr considers investment project in Egypt’s al-Alamein

:: Egypt’s investment and housing ministers met Egyptian property developer Emaar Misr on Saturday to discuss future investments by prominent Emirati businessman Mohamed Alabbar, the investment ministry said. Alabbar founded and has led Emaar Properties of Dubai, Emaar Misr’s parent

King Salman to host 1,000 families of Egyptian martyrs in performing Hajj

King Salman

:: A thousand families of Egyptian security forces who have lost their lives defending their homeland will be performing Hajj this year as guests of King Salman, the Saudi ambassador to Cairo said on Monday. Ambassador Ahmed bin Abdulaziz Qattan

Egyptian in Red Sea knife attack supported ISIS, sources say

:: An Egyptian man who stabbed three foreign tourists to death and wounded three more earlier this month at a Red Sea resort had tried to join ISIS, according to a police investigation, two security sources said on Sunday. Officials

Egypt sentences 8 to death in police killings

:: An Egyptian criminal court has preliminarily sentenced eight people to death over charges of murder during an attack on a police station in a Cairo suburb in 2013. Saturday’s ruling referred the case to the grand mufti — the

Egypt’s new capital among world’s ‘top urban mega-projects’

:: Egypt’s new capital mega-project has been listed as one of the biggest eight urban projects that will transform cities across the world by 2030, according to a recent report. The Business Insider listed the project to establish a “New

Arab League urges Israel to learn lessons from al-Aqsa crisis

:: The Arab League said on Thursday Israel’s removal of new security measures that sparked days of violence at Jerusalem’s al-Aqsa mosque had solved the immediate crisis but urged it to learn lessons by desisting from any such steps in

Al-Azhar takes up anti-terrorism fight through kiosk on Cairo metro station

:: Two elderly sheikhs have set up shop at a kiosk in one of Cairo’s busiest underground stations, ready to dole out religious advice to commuters queueing outside. It is the latest attempt by Al-Azhar university, Egypt’s highest religious authority

Egypt: Presidential decree to set up National Council to counter terrorism

:: Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi issued presidential decree to establish the National Council to counter terrorism on Wednesday, reported Al Arabiya. The National Council for Countering Terrorism and Extremism includes members and public figures. The council will meet monthly

Egypt security forces kill four suspected militants: Ministry

:: Egypt’s security forces killed four suspected militants and arrested two others thought to have carried out an attack on a checkpoint south of Cairo earlier this month, an interior ministry statement said on Monday. Egypt has been battling an

Egypt’s Sisi says foreign reserves close to $35 billion

:: Egypt’s foreign reserves are close to $35 billion, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisisaid on Monday. The figure brings the country to about where it was before a 2011 uprising drove tourists and foreign investors away, drying up foreign reserves.

Egypt military says 40 militants killed in campaign

:: Egypt’s military said on Tuesday it has killed more than 40 extremists in a wide-ranging campaign in the Sinai Peninsula where ISIS has been waging a deadly insurgency. The announcement came a day after seven civilians were killed in

Egyptian forces kill 30 extremists in Sinai

:: Egyptian forces have killed 30 extremists during several days of security operations in the Sinai Peninsula involving the army, air force and police, the military said Saturday. The Egyptian authorities are battling an insurgency by ISIS in North Sinai

Egypt security forces kill two suspected militants, ministry says

:: Egyptian security forces killed in a shootout two people suspected of being prominent members of the militant Hasm Movement, an Interior Ministry statement said on Friday. Hasm, a group that emerged last year and has claimed several attacks on

Egypt’s state-run media says attack kills 1 policeman

:: Egypt’s state-run news agency says gunmen have attacked a three-car police convoy on the main Cairo-to-Fayoum road killing one policeman and injuring three others. MENA quoted an Interior Ministry statement late Thursday as saying the gunmen fired at the

Egypt police trap and kill top militants

:: Egyptian police have killed three top ISIS militants in two separate operations, including two caught trying to move to a new hideout on Cairo’s outskirts, the government said Tuesday. The interior ministry said the two militants killed in New

Egypt ends visa-free entry for Qataris, insists Doha meets demands

:: Egypt will end visa-free entry for Qatari nationals with some exceptions, the Egyptian Foreign Ministry said on Monday, the latest measure taken against Doha which Cairo and three Gulf governments are boycotting. Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain

Egypt says 1 killed, 50 injured in clashes on Nile islands

:: Egyptian police on Sunday fired tear gas to disperse a rock-pelting crowd of residents on a River Nile island in Cairo, clashes that left one person dead and 50 others injured, according to authorities. The Health Ministry said a

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