40 years after Sadat’s historic visit, Israel pays tribute

40 years after Sadat’s historic visit, Israel pays tribute

by WorldTribune Staff, November 23, 2017 The connection between Israel and Egypt “is more important than words can say” and “can never be taken for granted,” Israeli President Reuven Rivlin said on Nov. 22 in a ceremony marking 40 years since the historic visit of Egyptian President Anwar Sadat to Israel. “Forty years later, thirty-eight […]

Israeli defense minister urges Arab leaders to follow Sadat’s example

Israeli defense minister urges Arab leaders to follow Sadat’s example

by WorldTribune Staff, November 19, 2017 Arab leaders should forge a “coalition of moderates against Iran,” Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman said on Nov. 18. The leaders also should follow late Egyptian President Anwar Sadat’s lead in reaching out to Israel, Liberman wrote in a Facebook post. On Nov. 19, 1977, Sadat became the first […]

Egypt declares state of emergency after 52 security forces killed during shootout

Egypt declares state of emergency after 52 security forces killed during shootout

by WorldTribune Staff, October 22, 2017 Egypt’s parliament on Oct. 22 declared a three-month nationwide state of emergency in the wake of an Oct. 20 terror attack that killed 52 Egyptian security personnel. The state of emergency gives authorities greater power to crack down on what are described as “enemies of the state.” Acting on […]

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 […]

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