Egypt

Turkish MPs approve troop deployment to Qatar base

Turkish MPs approve troop deployment to Qatar base

Turkey`s parliament has approved a draft bill allowing its troops to be deployed to a Turkish military base in Qatar, an apparent move to support the Gulf Arab country.

Jun 08, 2017, 10:25 AM IST

India issues advisory for Indian nationals in Qatar

A senior UAE official said that measures being taken by the United Arab Emirates and other nations against Qatar are aimed at pressuring Doha into changing its policies.

Jun 07, 2017, 21:11 PM IST

UAE seeking 'change of policy, not regime' in Qatar: Minister

Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Egypt and Bahrain are among seven states that have cut diplomatic ties with Qatar, a gas-rich emirate at the Saudi border.

Jun 07, 2017, 17:01 PM IST
Isolating Qatar 'beginning of end' of terrorism: US President Donald Trump

Isolating Qatar 'beginning of end' of terrorism: US President Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday said isolating Qatar was the 'beginning of end' of terrorism.

Jun 06, 2017, 19:53 PM IST
Qatar says Kuwait trying to mediate, solve diplomatic rift

Qatar says Kuwait trying to mediate, solve diplomatic rift

Qatar Airways, one of the region's major long-haul carriers, has suspended all flights to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain until further notice.

Jun 06, 2017, 09:28 AM IST

Turkey offers to help resolve Gulf-Qatar row: Minister

"It's a development that really saddened all of us," Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu told reporters.

Jun 05, 2017, 20:19 PM IST
Gulf diplomatic crisis could hit 2022 Qatar World Cup

Gulf diplomatic crisis could hit 2022 Qatar World Cup

Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Egypt and Yemen were among those to cut diplomatic ties with Qatar on the grounds that Doha supported extremist groups "that aim to destabilise the region".

Jun 05, 2017, 20:07 PM IST

Measures taken by Gulf states against Qatar

 The three Gulf states have banned their citizens from travelling to Qatar.

Jun 05, 2017, 15:49 PM IST

Qatar denounces 'unjustified' cut of Gulf ties

Qatar on Monday slammed the decisions of three Gulf states and Egypt to sever ties with it.

Jun 05, 2017, 13:08 PM IST
Rex Tillerson tells China to 'step up' on North Korea

Rex Tillerson tells China to 'step up' on North Korea

China and other nations must strengthen efforts to curb North Korea`s nuclear weapons programme.

Jun 05, 2017, 12:57 PM IST

How the 1967 Arab-Israeli war began

The Arab-Israeli Six-Day War erupted early on Monday, June 5, 1967, a morning that saw heavy Israeli bombing of Egyptian air bases near Cairo and in the Suez desert.

May 31, 2017, 09:42 AM IST

Egypt to press ahead with air strikes after Christians attacked

The strikes targeted Majlis Mujahideen Derna and Abu Salim Brigade, two local Libyan groups allied with al Qaeda.

May 30, 2017, 09:26 AM IST

Egypt and Russia discuss fight against `terror`

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Monday held talks in Cairo with Russia`s foreign and defence ministers on ways to battle "terrorism", his office said.

May 30, 2017, 00:46 AM IST
Islamic State claims deadly shooting of Egyptian Christians

Islamic State claims deadly shooting of Egyptian Christians

Islamic State said on Saturday that its fighters had carried out a shooting that killed dozens of Egyptian Christians on Friday.

May 27, 2017, 18:26 PM IST

Egypt launches air raids on Libya after Christians killed

President had ordered strikes against terrorist camps, declaring in a televised address that states that sponsored terrorism would be punished.

May 27, 2017, 08:56 AM IST
Masked gunmen kill 28 in attack on Christians in Egypt

Masked gunmen kill 28 in attack on Christians in Egypt

Eyewitnesses said masked men opened fire after stopping the Christians, who were travelling in a bus and other vehicles.  

May 26, 2017, 23:52 PM IST

Gunmen kill 23 Christians on road to monastery in Egypt: Official

Gunmen killed 23 Coptic Christians and wounded 25 others on Friday as they were driving to a monastery in Minya province, south of Cairo, the provincial governor.

May 26, 2017, 19:07 PM IST
Gunmen kill 26 in attack on Christians in Egypt - medical sources

Gunmen kill 26 in attack on Christians in Egypt - medical sources

Coptic Christians, who make up about 10 percent of Egypt`s population of 92 million, have been the subject of a series of deadly attacks in recent months.

May 26, 2017, 16:01 PM IST

United Nations restarts Syria talks with fresh format, same challenges

Syria peace talks in Geneva this week should prosper from a tighter format and a recent deal to reduce the violence, U.N. mediator Staffan de Mistura said on Monday, playing down dismissive comments by President Bashar al-Assad.

May 15, 2017, 19:05 PM IST
Egyptian artist hopes for record with 700-metre Koran

Egyptian artist hopes for record with 700-metre Koran

Saad Mohammed, who has hand-painted Islamic motifs on the walls and ceilings of his home in the town of Belqina, has reproduced the Muslim holy book on a paper scroll 700 metres long.
 

May 03, 2017, 21:23 PM IST