ISIS rocket from Sinai ‘targeted a Jewish community with two Grad missiles’

ISIS rocket from Sinai ‘targeted a Jewish community with two Grad missiles’

by WorldTribune Staff, October 17, 2017 Islamic State (ISIS) jihadists fired two rockets from Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula into southern Israel on Oct. 15, the terror organization’s Amaq propaganda agency said. The attack “targeted a Jewish community with two Grad missiles,” Amaq said in a statement. The rockets hit the Eshkol Regional Council territory in Negev, […]

Egypt’s Sisi salutes ’more than 40 years’ of peace with Israel, calls on Palestinians to ‘overcome differences’

Egypt’s Sisi salutes ’more than 40 years’ of peace with Israel, calls on Palestinians to ‘overcome differences’

by WorldTribune Staff, September 20, 2017 Egypt’s more than 40 years of peace with Israel can be repeated in the Palestinian territories if Palestinian Arabs are willing to overcome their differences with Israelis and one another, Egyptian President Abdul Fatah Sisi said in an address to the UN General Assembly on Sept. 19. Addressing Israelis, […]

Egypt court sentences Morsi to 25 years in Qatar spy case

Egypt court sentences Morsi to 25 years in Qatar spy case

by WorldTribune Staff, September 17, 2017 Egypt’s Court of Cassation, in a final ruling issued on Sept. 16, sentenced Mohammed Morsi to 25 years in prison in a case accusing the former president of spying for Qatar. The court reduced Morsi’s sentence from an original 40 years in the case, which centered on the leaking […]

Reports: Egypt has severed ties with North Korea

Reports: Egypt has severed ties with North Korea

by WorldTribune Staff, September 13, 2017 Egypt has cut military ties to North Korea, according to reports. “Egypt will actively co-operate with South Korea against North Korea acts that threaten peace,” Egyptian Defense Minister Sedqi Sobhi said during a visit to Seoul on Sept. 12, Yonhap reported. Cairo, which for decades maintained close ties with […]

Crowns vs chaos: Brexit and Trump repudiated governance by ‘urban globalists’

Crowns vs chaos: Brexit and Trump repudiated governance by ‘urban globalists’

Special to WorldTribune.com By Gregory R. Copley, Editor, GIS/Defense & Foreign Affairs What form of governance is “best”? What is most durable? What is most equitable? What produces the best economic results? These questions are usually posed — and the answers are usually imposed — as though a universally applicable model could be found by […]

U.S.-Egypt resume annual military exercises canceled by Obama in 2011

U.S.-Egypt resume annual military exercises canceled by Obama in 2011

by WorldTribune Staff, September 6, 2017 The United States and Egypt have agreed to resume the “Operation Bright Star” military exercises. The bi-annual exercises had been held since 1981, but were postponed by the Obama administration in 2011 following the uprising that toppled Hosni Mubarak and brought to power the pro-Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohammed Morsi. […]

Russia adds Egypt to list of Mideast nuclear power deals

Russia adds Egypt to list of Mideast nuclear power deals

by WorldTribune Staff, September 5, 2017 Egypt and Russia on Sept. 4 finalized a deal in which Moscow will fund the construction of a nuclear power plant in Egypt. The deal was announced after Egyptian President Abdul Fatah Sisi met with Russian President Vladimir Putin in China, where they were attending a summit, the Associated […]

Egypt: Jihadi suspects in attacks on Christians die in firefight

Egypt: Jihadi suspects in attacks on Christians die in firefight

by WorldTribune Staff, August 11, 2017 Three jihadists who were suspects in terrorist attacks against Egypt’s Coptic Christian community were killed in a shootout with Egyptian security forces on Aug. 8, Egypt’s Interior Ministry said. One security officer also died in the firefight in Qena. The Interior Ministry said the shootout took place after a […]

Egypt receives second submarine from Germany

Egypt receives second submarine from Germany

by WorldTribune Staff, August 10, 2017 Egypt’s effort to modernize its military took another step forward this week with the arrival of the second of four submarines ordered from Germany. Egypt’s navy said the new Type-209/1400 submarine, manufactured by the German company of ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems, is able to sail in a range of 11,000 […]

Hamas said to accept Egypt’s plan on Palestinian unity

Hamas said to accept Egypt’s plan on Palestinian unity

by WorldTribune Staff, August 7, 2017 A deal proposed by Egypt to unify Hamas and the Palestinian Authority’s Fatah party has been accepted by Hamas, according to reports. Under the deal proposed by Egyptian President Abdul Fatah Sisi, the PA would be committed to ending harsh actions it has taken against Hamas in Gaza since […]

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