Tag Archives: Egypt

17Nov/15

World facing World War 3 – Jordan’s King Abdullah

Jordan’s King Abdullah says that the world is facing another “world war” and that there must be a swift response to the threat posed by Islamic State militants and other such groups.

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07Nov/15

Russian plane broke up in mid-air after noise, crash investigators say

A Russian plane which crashed in Egypt last week was flying on auto-pilot and appeared to break up in mid-air after a sudden noise but it is too soon to conclude exactly what brought it down, the lead investigator says.
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31Oct/15

File footage of plane of Russian Kogalymavia, whose airliner crashed in Egypt

File footage shows a plane of Russian airline Kogalymavia, which operates under the name Metrojet, whose airliner carrying 224 passengers and crew reportedly crashed in Egypt’s Sinai peninsula.

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09Oct/15

Tunisian president, people welcome Nobel win for mediator group

The Tunisian president says the Nobel committee has honoured the country’s National Dialogue Quartet and its work, after the group won the Nobel Peace Prize.

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20Sep/15

Israel set to approve harsher measures against Palestinian stonethrowers

The Israeli government is set to approve increased security measures against Palestinian stone-throwers in east Jerusalem, including the usage of live fire – condemned by human rights watchdog as “illegal and immoral.”

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07Sep/15

Egyptian billionaire offers to buy Island for refugees

Egyptian billionaire offers to buy an island from Greece or Italy to house refugees fleeing war in the Middle East.

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06Sep/15

Israel’s Netanyahu rejects calls to take in Syrian refugees

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu rejects calls to take in Syrian refugees after their plight in Europe strikes chord in Israel, says Israel too small.

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