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 […]

Egyptian tank crew saved dozens of people by crushing car packed with 220 pounds of explosives

Egyptian tank crew saved dozens of people by crushing car packed with 220 pounds of explosives

by WorldTribune Staff, July 26, 2017 An Egyptian tank crew are being hailed as heroes after they ran over a car packed with explosives that was headed toward an army checkpoint in North Sinai. The tank crushed the car, which contained four terrorist gunmen and 220 pounds (100 kilograms) of explosives, the Egyptian army said. […]

‘Horrendous’ statistics: The ongoing decimation of Christians and their churches

‘Horrendous’ statistics: The ongoing decimation of Christians and their churches

Special to WorldTribune.com By Sol W. Sanders A pervasive persecution of Christians goes on throughout the Middle East and South and Southeast Asia with relatively small organized efforts to oppose it, even among Western churchmen. True, Pope Francis has spoken out against discrimination, and in many instances, imprisonment and worse. In April he made a […]

Egyt’s Sisi, backed by UAE and Libya’s Haftar, dedicates largest military base in Middle East

Egyt’s Sisi, backed by UAE and Libya’s Haftar, dedicates largest military base in Middle East

by WorldTribune Staff, July 23, 2017 Egypt has opened what it says is the largest military base in the Mideast. President Abdul Fatah Sisi on July 22 officially inaugurated the Mohamed Naguib Military Base at El Hammam in Marsa Matrouh governorate west of Alexandria. Among those in attendance was Libyan Gen. Khalifa Haftar and Sheikh […]

Former Hamas members took part in ISIS attack in Sinai, Israeli general says

Former Hamas members took part in ISIS attack in Sinai, Israeli general says

by WorldTribune Staff, July 9, 2017 Four ex-members of Hamas were part of a group of Islamic State (ISIS) jihadists that carried out coordinated attacks in Sinai on July 7 that killed at least 23 Egyptian soldiers, an Israeli defense official said. The four were previously members of Hamas’s military wing, but had left the […]

Qatar responds after Gulf states extended deadline to comply with demands

Qatar responds after Gulf states extended deadline to comply with demands

by WorldTribune Staff, July 3, 2017 Four Arab states who severed diplomatic ties with Qatar last month agreed to extend their deadline for Qatar to comply with their list of demands for ending the crisis. Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt on July 2 agreed to a request by Kuwait to extend […]

Hamas building buffer zone along Gaza-Egypt border

Hamas building buffer zone along Gaza-Egypt border

by WorldTribune Staff, June 29, 2017 Seeking to improve strained ties with Egypt, Hamas is constructing a buffer zone along the Gaza Strip border with Egypt. Hamas’s Ministry of the Interior and the Internal Security arm of Hamas began constructing the buffer zone after recent meetings between Hamas leaders and top ranking officials within the […]

Arab states give Qatar deadline and list of demands: Shutter Al Jazeera …

Arab states give Qatar deadline and list of demands: Shutter Al Jazeera …

by WorldTribune Staff, June 23, 2017 Four Arab states which have cut diplomatic ties with Qatar have delivered a list of demands the Gulf state must comply with in order to end the current crisis. The demands from Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain delivered to Qatar include shutting down Al Jazeera […]

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